Monday, January 12, 2009

Little Vance and his little sister Lizzie

The grave marker for two of Col. William C. Falkner's children by his second wife, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Houston Vance. Buried in the Falkner familiy plot in the Ripley Cemetery, these children died while still young, both in 1861. Lizzie was actually Elizabeth Manassas Falkner, and she died as an infant. Thomas Vance Falkner was two years old when he died in 1861.

1860 Census
Tippah County, Mississippi
Ripley post office
W. C. Falkner 35, Atty at Law, born in Tennessee, real property valued at $10,000, personal property at $40,200
Lizzie 26, born in Alabama
Henry 7, born in Mississippi
Willie 4, female, born in Mississippi
T. V. Falkner 1, male, born in Mississippi
Frank Falkner 22, born in Missouri (Falkner's brother)
Caroline Falkner 60, born in Georgia (Falkner's mother)

1870 Census
Tippah County, Mississippi
Ripley post office
W. C. Falkner 44, born Tennessee, Lawyer, personal property value $15,000, real property $5,000
L. H. Falkner, 36, born Alabama, keeping house
W. H. Falkner, 17, male, born Mississippi, at school
W. M. Falkner, 13, female, born Mississippi, at school
Effie D. 3, born Mississippi

1880 Census
Tippah County, Mississippi
William Falkner 54, lawyer, born in Tennessee, both parents born in North Carolina
Elizabeth 47, wife, born in Alabama
Effie Deane 12, daughter
Bama 5, daughter
Lena 13, servant

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