Tennessee Flag Our Unattached Branches:
Some Tennessee Fulkersons

Updated: 9 July 2005

This unattached branch may possibly descend from Captain James Fulkerson and his wife Mary Van Hook, or one of the related Tennessee branches.  Their oldest known ancestor is :

James F. FULKERSON, born about 1830-1833 in TN, and married Julia Ann PATE (b. ca. 1837). He settled in Arkansas by 1860. He served as a Private in Company A of the 8th Arkansas Cavalry - known as Morgan's Regiment - where he was listed as: FULKERSON, JAMES Pvt Enl 10 May 1863 at Clinton, AR. Paroled 5 Jun 1865 at Jacksonport, AR. Age 32. Born TN.   He died at Wichita Falls, TX in 1897.

  The 1870 Census records for Union Township in Conway County, Arkansas (house number 38) listed his household: James Fulkerson, age 37, with spouse Julia, age 33. Their children were Sarah, age 17; Louisa, age 9; Thomas, age 7; David, 7; Tennessee, age 5; and William, age 1. All gave Arkansas as their place of birth except James who was from Tennessee. In total, James and Julia had 11 or 12 children, exact order uncertain: