F1. Joseph Robert Faler a.k.a. Bob
b. January 20, 1942
p. Hammond, IN
m. in the mid 1960s
d. January 10, 2003
p. Fort Wayne, IN @ VA Hospital
cod. respiratory failure
places of residence throughout his life:
Cedar Lake, Medaryville, Francesville, Winamac, and Hamlet Indiana.
Occupations: Was in the Navy, an Union Operator, later delivered RVs.
Joseph R. Faler was married in the 1960's to
Sandra Jean Mikulski
. They had sporatic
relationship that lasted into the 70's.
Together they had 4 children, 2 (Living) boys and 2 (Living) girls. As of August 2007, he has 14 grandchildren, 2 girls and
12 boys (1 deceased)...and one more grandchild due in the spring of 2008. Joseph R. Faler (F1.) never remarried, but Sandra remarried a
times and went on
to have 2 more children.
Parents of F1. Joseph Robert Faler:
F3. Joseph William Faler
b. August 20, 1912
p. Alton, IL
m. May 8, 1937
p. Hammond, IN
d. January 21, 1985
last residence: Cedar Lake, Lake Co., IN
F4. Dorothy Jane Golumbeck
b. November 24, 1915
p. Hammond, Lake Co., IN
d. November 28, 1984
p. Crown Point, Lake Co., IN
cod. expired insulin (she was a diabetic)
Joseph Wm. Faler and Dorothy J. Golumbeck had 5 children. (A son, Edward, died at birth do to an accident.) Four
lived to adulthood. Two passed away in 2003, F1. Joseph
Robert Faler, and Dorothy Jane (Faler) Kirchenstein of Tennesee.
Parents of F3. Joseph William Faler:
F5. John Henry Faler
b. Abt. 1892-1893
p. Hannibal, Missouri
d. May 8, 1933
p. Chicago, Cook Co., IL
F6. Florance Gleason
> Some family records show her as Margaret Florance Gleason.
b. February 17, 1897
p. Kankakee, IL
** F5. John Henry Faler later married a second
wife named Margaret Gardner. Together they had 4 children: Wm., Arthur, Josephine, and Bernice. (according to the
1930 Federal Census).
*** F5. John Henry Faler owned a Garage in Chicago, IL and
is rumored to have been a bootlegger.
Parents of F5. John Henry Faler:
F7. George Faler
Occupation: Broom Maker
F8. Rebecca Hudson.
Children of George Faler and Rebecca Hudson:
-George E. Faler b. Dec. 30, 1882 p. Bethlehem, Iowa
-John Henry Faler
* F8. Rebecca Hudson was Native American.
She was blinded at some point in her life. One account says that while cleaning out her spices, she tossed the
old ones into the fire place and they sparked back into her face, causing the injury. Another says that she was
making lye and was blinded in the process.
**I do have a picture of F8.
Hudson which is posted on the Faler Ancestor Album
page of this site.
*** F8. Rebecca Hudson was F7. George Faler's second wife. His first wife was to Mary Jane
Hastings of Illinois. They wed on January 21, 1854 in Carthage, Hancock, IL. Together George and Mary Hastings
had 3 children:
Luetta Faler b. 1858 in Adams Co., IL
Charles Edward Faler b. March 14, 1863 in IL
Burt Faler b. Jan. 1873 in IL
F7. George Faler's Parents:
Father: F8. Samuel Faler
m. May 8, 1828
p. Wayne Co., Indiana
Mother: F9. Margaret Fruit
Dorothy Jane Gollumbeck's parents:
Father: F11. August Edward Golumbeck
F12. Dorothy Katherine Allen
* F12. Dorothy K. Allen was receiving a Civil
War Pension as the widow of F11. August Edward Allen.
She filled for this pension while living in Indiana.
Parents of F11. August Edward Golumbeck:
Father: F13. John Golumbeck
Mother: F14. Wilemena (buried in St. Joseph Cemetary
in Hammond, IN
Parents of F12. Dorothy K. Allen:
Father: F15. Peter Allen
Mother: F16. Martha Smith
Parents of F6. Florance Gleason:
Father: F17. John Gleason
m. Jan. 2, 1895
p. Madison Co., Illinois
Mother: F18. Mary Elizabeth Murphy
Parent of F18. Mary Elizabeth Murphy:
Father: F19. (UNKNOWN)
Mother: F20. Martha Jackson
Parents of F20.Martha Jackson:
Father: F21. William Jackson
Mother: F22. (UNKNOWN)