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Faler

This is my husband's family's genealogy.  I've had a hard time finding any information on his family... Infact, there is much 
dispute within the family as to what 
is its history.  So, if you can add to any information, (preferably with sources!), please drop me a note at kool_geek2000@yahoo.com .
 
Other surnames on this page:
Allen, Fruit, Gleason, Golumbeck, Jackson, Hastings,  Hudson, Mikulski, Murphy.
 

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
F2. 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 few more
times and went on to have 2 more children.
 
Parents of F1. Joseph Robert Faler:
Father:
 F3.  Joseph William Faler
b. August 20, 1912
p. Alton, IL
m. May 8, 1937
p. Hammond, IN
d. January 21, 1985
p. IN
last residence: Cedar Lake, Lake Co., IN
 
Mother:
 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:
Father:
 F5. John Henry Faler
b. Abt. 1892-1893
p. Hannibal, Missouri
m.                                    m.
p.                                     p.
d. May 8, 1933
p. Chicago, Cook Co., IL
 
Mother:
 F6. Florance Gleason
     > Some family records show her as Margaret Florance Gleason.
b. February 17, 1897
p. Illinois
d.
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: 
Father:
F7. George Faler
b. 1833
p.
m.
p.
d.
p.
Occupation: Broom Maker
 
Mother: 
F8. Rebecca Hudson.  
b.
p.
d.
p.
 
Children of George Faler and Rebecca Hudson:
-George E. Faler b. Dec. 30, 1882 p. Bethlehem, Iowa
-John Henry Faler
- (UNKNOWN)Daughter
 
  * 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. Rebecca 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
b.
p. Ohio
m. May 8, 1828
p.  Wayne Co., Indiana
d.
p.  Iowa
 
Mother:  F9. Margaret Fruit
b.
p. Indiana
d.
p. Iowa
 
  F10. Dorothy Jane Gollumbeck's parents:
Father:    F11. August Edward Golumbeck
b.
p.
m.
p.
d.
p.
 
Mother:
  F12. Dorothy Katherine Allen
b.
p.
d.1945
p.
 
 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
b.
p.
m. Jan. 2, 1895
p. Madison Co., Illinois
d.
p.
 
Mother: F18.   Mary Elizabeth Murphy
b.
p.
d.
p.
 
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)

*Faler/Mikulski genealogy continues on the "Mikulski" page.

Mikulski

Click Here to visit a family tree I found online that appears to overlap with ours.

Some sources for this page include:
1. 1850 Census of Birmingham, Van Buren Co., Iowa
2. 1860 Census of Ellington, Adams Co., IL
3. 1880 Census of Adams Co., IL
4. 1900 Census of Adams Co., IL
5. Hancock Co., IL Marriage Records.