I have made some connections in my FOLKS(FULKS)family history. Please contact me if you have any interst in this line.
5GR grandfather Charles FULKS b abt 1770 in PA or VA and unknown female FULKS b abt 1775 in VA have son(4Gr grandfather) Joseph FULKS b 1797 in VA d 1876 in IA., m Esther MCKINLEY.(Other siblings of Joseph are, Thomas F. 1804,Hannah 1806, Violet abt 1806,William 1808,Mary1831?.)
(Esther's sister Sarah MCKINLEY m Charles FULKS, Joseph's father, and has a second family with him.Sarah 1818, Charles 1820,Margaret 1822, Esther 1832?)
Children of Joseph FULKS and Esther MCKINLEY are Charles 1821, Sarah 1822, Jane 1825, David 1826, Lucinda 1828, Mary 1830, James 1835, Martha Jane 1839, male abt 1841.
3Gr grandfather Charles FULKS(FOLKS) b 1821 in Columbiana Co.,OH, m Rebecca Laughman. Moves to Grant, WI andserves in the 7th Wisconsin Infantry and fights at Gettsburg, establishes the town of PLainfield, IA in 1866. d 1879.
(The name seems to have changed in spelling after the Civil War.) Children of Charles and Rebecca FOLKS are William Henry abt 1845, Emma, Amanda, Charles, and Elmer.
My line follows 2Gr grandfather, William Henry FOLKS who is married three times. 1st to Mary FOLKS with children Cora FOLKS KUMPF,Eva FOLKS BEATON,Carrie FOLKS SHERRITT and Irwin FOLKS.
2nd to Anna Isabelle BEMENT d/of Albert BEMENT and Charity KENT. with the following children: William Charles FOLKS b 1881,Upton FOLKS, Vina FOLKS GOOD,Iowa FOLKS TIGGERMAN, Blanche FOLKS REEVES, Mae FOLKS WEDEKING, and Hattie FOLKS SILVERS.
3rd marriage to Mrs. Katharine(Catherine) FULLER July 3, 1908 in Janesville, IA.
My line follows 1st grandfather William Charles FOLKS m Emily Crocker LOWE.
Info is from LDS files, Probate records of William Charles FOLKS 1917, History of Butler and Bremer Co., Iowa 1883.Hope everyone can follow this. Looking forward to hearing.. Jeanie FOLKS ROBERTSON