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688 HISTORY OF JACKSON COUNTY.
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Rule. In 1866 occurred the marriage of Mr. Everhart to Miss
Catharine Keene, of Hamilton, Ohio. The children born in their
family are Mary (deceased), Bertha, George H. ( deceased),
Hanford R., Clarence and Clare.

LYNN FAULKCONER is a native of Washington County,
Ind., being the youngest of three children born to Joseph K. and
Adaline (Newby) Faulkoner, who were natives of Maryland and
Indiana respectively. Joseph R. Faulkconer was in the secret
service department of the Government, with headquarters at Jef-
fersonville, Ind., during the war, at the close of which he was
appointed deputy warden of the Southern Penitentiary at Jeffer-
sonville, Ind. He served in this capacity four years, then came
to Seymour, where he engaged in hotel keeping. Lynn Faulk-
coner, the subject of this sketch, was born July 13, 1855. He
acquired his primary education in the common schools of his
native county, later attending school at Salem five years. About
the year 1868 he removed with his parents to Jeffersonville, Ind.
In 1869 they removed to Seymour, where his father took charge
of the Carter House, then standing upon the present site of the
Jonas House. Mr. Faulkconer was clerk in the Carter House
until 1874, when he entered the office of George A. McCord to
learn bookkeeping. He subsequently became bookkeeper and
secretary of the hub and spoke factory, which position he now
fills, being also largely interested in the stock of the concern. In
1882 Mr. Faulkconer began the erection of a hotel in Seymour,
Ind., which was named the Lynn House. It was completed and
opened July 1, 1883. In 1879 he was appointed city treasurer
of Seymour, which position he still holds. He is a director in
the Jackson County Bank, and member of the I. O. O. F. Lynn
Faulkconer is sober, steadfast and honorable, and has pursued
a business career of unvarying success, that is seldom equaled
by one of his age.

J. T. FOSTER, a farmer of Jackson Township, is the sixth
son of Hiram and Polly (Trumbo) Foster. His father, also a
farmer, was a native of Ohio; was born in 1796, removed to Jef-
ferson County, this State, and died in January, 1875, after hav-
ing brought up a family of nine children. The subject of this
sketch was born October 16, 1829, in Jefferson County, Ind.;


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