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REYNOLDS HISTORICAC 
GENEALOGY COLLECTION 



ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 



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Digitized by the Internet Archive 

in 2010 with funding from 

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center 



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GENEALOGICAL 

DATA 

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CONCERNING 

THE 'FAMILY 



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FOULKROD 



1717 - 1910 



COMPILED BY , -, 



George Castor Martin 



MARTIN & ALLARDYCE 

Asbury Park, New Jersey 

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1. Miss Ann B. Foulkrod is men- 

tioned in the records of the 
Presbyterian Church, Frank- 
ford, Philadelphia, Pennsyl- 
vania. 

2. Mrs. Anna Foulkrod is mentioned 

in the records of the above 
church. 

3. Anna Barbara Foulkrod was born 

August 9, 1766, and died July 
19, 1848. Interred in the Pres. 
churchyard, Frankford. 

4. Benjamin H. Foulkrod was born 

in 1826, and died December 28, 
1908. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery, Frankford. 

5. Catherine Foulkrod was born in 

1824, and died September 17, 
1905. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

6. Catherine Fulkrod was married 

February 16, 1773, in the First 
Baptist Church, Philadelphia, to 
Godfrey Henry. 

7. Charles C. Foulkrod was born in 

1811, and died April 8, 1878. In- 
terred in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 

8. Clara Foulkrod was born in 1857, 

and died April 17, 1861. Interred 
in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 

9. Elizabeth Foulkrod died April 23. 

1895. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 
10. Elizabeth Foulckrod married, in 
the German Reformed Church, 
Philadelphia, February 1, 1776, 
Christian Troutman. In the 
Pennsylvania Archives, Second 

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Series, volume 2, page 106, un- 
der the title "Pennsylvania Mar- 
riages," the date of this mar- 
riage is given as January 30, 
1776. 

11. Elizabeth Folkrod married, Aug- 

ust 11, 1794, Henry Shock. See 
Pennsylvania Archives, Second 
Series, volume 9, page 192. 

12. Francis Foulkrod was born in 

1849, and died August 14, 1353. 
Interred in Cedar Hill Ceme- 
tery. 

13. Francis Foulkrod was born in 

1789, and died February 14, 
1873.. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

14. Fannie Foulkrod was born in 

1846 (twin of Sallie), and died 
June 21, 1867. Interred in Ced- 
ar Hill Cemetery. These twins 
were buried in one grave. They 
died on the same day. 

15. Frederick F. Foulkrod was born 

in 1883, and died February 12, 
1885. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

16. George F. Foulkrod, Sr., was 

born October 15, 1726, and died 
December 18, 1811. Interred in 
the Pres. churchyard, Frank- 
ford. He was undoubtedly the 
"George Fuckerodt" of Hanover 
Township, Philadelphia County, 
who, at the Supreme Court, 
Philadelphia, "being a foreigner, 
did April 23, 1764, subscribe" 
and thereby become a citizen. 
As "George Folkrode, farmer" 
and "George Folkrod" in 1774, 
1780 (Effective Supply Tax) 



and in 1781 (Effective Supply- 
Tax) in Oxford Township, 
Philadelphia, he paid as fol- 
lows: — 

On 7 acres of land, 3 horses 
and 2 cattle— £10-17-4. 

On property valued at £4,180 

— £97-3-10, 

On property valued at £640 

— £8-19-4. 

17. George Folkrode, in 1781, paid 

an Effective Supply Tax of £5- 
0-0. 

18. George Foulkrod died November 

10, 1867. Int. in Pres. church- 
yard. 

19. George L. Foulkrod was born 

September 7, 1761, and died 
April 22, 1840. Interred in 
Pres. churchyard. Attended a 
meeting of the Washington 
Fire Engine Company in Frank- 
ford January 15, 1793. 

20. Grace A. Foulkrod. Mentioned in 

the records of Pres. Church. 

21. Henry Foulkrod. Mentioned in 

Pres. Church records. 

22. Henry Foulkrod was born June 

27, 1829, and died April 29, 1857. 
Interred in the Pres. church- 
yard. 

23. Henry Foulkrod was born in 1797 

and died May 15, 1865. Inter- 
red in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 

24. Jacob Adam Foulkrod was born 

August 4, 1806, and died June 

28, 1848. Interred in the Pres. 
churchyard 

25. Jacob Foulkrod was born April 

20, 1760, and died September 29, 
1852. He married, first, Esther, 



daughter of Jacob Neff, who 
was born January 20, 1766, and 
died October 8, 1811. He mar- 
ried, second, Mary i — , who was 
born July 15, 1768, and died Oc- 
tober 21, 1861. He was wound- 
ed at the battle of Germantown 
in the Revolution and was 
granted a pension November 
23, 1833. His age was then giv- 
en as 74 years. He occupied a 
carriage in the Lafayette pa- 
rade. As "Jacob Folkrode, far- 
mer," he paid an Effective Sup- 
ply Tax in 1781 on a property 
valuation of £760 the sum of 
£10-13-0. Also, in the same 
year, he, or another Jacob Folk- 
rode, paid on a valuation of 
£768, same tax, the sum of £5- 
5-4. 

In 1774 he paid a tax on 100 
acres of land, 4 horses, 2 cattle 
and 1 servant, £14-8-8. In 1783 
he paid a Federal Tax on 103 
acres and 3 horses. At another 
time on a valuation of £4,560, 
the amount of £106-0-6. Again, 
on 103 acres, 4 horses and 4 
cattle, the sum of £17-4-8. 

26. Jacob B. Foulkrod had a warrant 

for land in Lycoming County, 
Pennsylvania, February 23, 1782, 
23 acres and 44 perches. 

27. Jacob Fuckerodt, of Oxford 

Township, father of Jacob 
Foulkrod, No. 25, at the Su- 
preme Court, Philadelphia, "be- 
ing a foreigner, did March 11, 
1764, subscribe" and become a 
citizen. It is possible, and prob- 



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able that some of the tax rec- 
ords attributed to Jacob, No. 25, 
really relate to this Jacob. 

28. Jane A. Foulkrod was born in 

1S19, and died January 17, 1S97. 
Interred in Cedar Hill Ceme- 
tery. 

29. Jane L. Foulkrod. Mentioned in 

Pres. Church records. 

30. John Foulkrod, interred in Cedar 

Hill Cemetery, had a daughter 
Jane, who married Lewis Un- 
ruh, eldest son of George Un- 
ruh and Maria Castor, Maria 
was born October 1, 1799, and 
died July 16, 1878. See "The 
Castor Family," 1910, by George 
Castor Martin. 

31. John Foulkrod was born in 1792 

and died July 11, 1862. He mar- 
ried Mahala , who was born 

in 1793, and died November 1, 
1859. 

32. Joseph Foulkrod was born in 

1861, and died February 1, 1864. 
Int. in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 

33. Levi Foulkrod, born December 8, 

1816, died Jan. 21, 1854. Inter- 
red in Cedar Hill Cemetery. He 
married Jane Barnhurst, who 
was born February 11, 1820, and 
died June 16, 1899. 

34. Louisa Foulkrod was born in 

1800 and died December 6, 1863. 
Interred in Cedar Hill Ceme- 
tery. 

35. Mame Foulkrod was born in 1870 

and died December 27, 1897. In- 
terred in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 
38. Mary Foulkrod was born in 1815 
or 1819, and died May 1, 1864. 
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Interred in Cedar Hill Ceme- 
tery. 

37. Mary E. Foulkrod was born 

February 28, 1852, and died No- 
vember 6, 1910. Interred in Ce- 
dar Hill Cemetery. 

38. Mary H. Foulkrod was born Sep- 

tember, 1SS1, and died March 
16, 1882. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

39. Rebecca Foulkrod was born in 

1796, and died January 1, 1889. 
Interred in Cedar Hill Ceme- 
tery. 

40. Philip Foulkrod. Interred in the 

Presbyterian churchyard Frank- 
ford, Philadelphia, Pennsyl- 
vania. His inscription reads — 
Hier Ruhst in Got 
Selig In Dutchalen Die 
Geberine Des Philib 
Folckroth En War 
Gebehian lilake 1717 
Den 16 October Und 
Volendet Disclosloben 
Den 97 (?) Augustus Anno 
1785 Seine Alders 67 
lahi 8 monat und 19 Woohen 
Dieser Lieb ligct Flurln Ruh 
In Der Erden Kammer Seine 
Sile 1st In Got Frey Von Allen. 
Tanner. 
August 97th is evidently Aug- 
ust 17th or 27th, but neither of 
the two dates agree with the 
age given. Born October 16, 
1717, died August 17 or 27, 1785. 
In the tax lists he is called 
variously — "Philip Folkrod," 
"Philip Folkrode" and "Philip 
Folkrode, farmer." 

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In 1769 he was taxed on 46 
acres, 3 horses and 5 cattle. He 
then paid a tax of £8-9-4. In 
1781, he was taxed on a valua- 
tion of £290 and paid £4-1-4. 
At another time on a valuation 
of £280 and paid £1-18-2. Also, 
in 1774, 1780 (Effective Supply 
Tax), and in 1783 (Federal Tax) 
he paid on valuations as fol- 
lows — 

40 acres, 3 horses, 4 cattle — 
£8-2-8. Valuation of £2,430 — 
£56-10-0. 46 acres, 4 horses, 2 
cattle. 

41. Philip Foulkrod, born 1790. Died 

April 24, 1856. Interred in Ce- 
dar Hill Cemetery. 

42. Sarah A. Foulkrod, died June 2, 

1864. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

43. Sallie Foulkrod (a twin of Fan- 

nie, who died same day as Sal- 
lie) was born in 1846 and died 
June 21, 1867. Interred in Ce- 
dar Hill Cemetery. 

45. Sarah C. Foulkrod, born 1826. 

Died May 29, 1891. Interred in 
Cedar Hill Cemetery. 

46. Thomas B. Foulkrod, born No- 

vember 9, 1851. Died December 
19, 1909. Interred in Cedar Hill 
Cemetery. 

47. Honorable William W. Foulk- 

rod was born in 1846. He was 
President of the Frank- 
ford Historical Society. He 
died while a member of Con- 
gress, November 14, 1910. In- 
terred in Cedar Hill Cemetery. 
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