Ancestors of John S. Kirk Jr. Grafton Kirk FULKERSON
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OWEN, Lavena
KIRK, John J
ALLISON, Margaret Ann
KIRK, Olive
FULKERSON, Grafton Kirk


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FULKERSON, Grafton Kirk

  • Born: 31 Aug 1893, Trinadad, Colorado

bullet  Research Notes:

WWI Draft Registration Card:
Grafton Kirk Fulkerson; 316 S. Sheridan Road, Waukegan, Ill. permenant address; Born Aug. 31, 1893; Natural Born in Trinidad, Colorado, USA; Occupation of gate man for the North Western Railroad in Waukegan, Ill; No dependents; Single; Caucasian; No military service; No reason for exemption.
Back of Card:
Medium height; Slender build; Brown eyes; Brown hair; Not bald; no physical problems; signed by Gus Jedlicka registrar; 6th Precient; town of Waukegan, Ill. Lake Co. Local Board No. 2 on June 5, 1917. 1


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He appeared on the 1910 US Census census on 23 Apr 1910 in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois. 2 Fulkerson, Grafton K., son, male, white, age 16, single, born in Colorado, father born in Illinois, mother born in Illinois, speaks English, trade of deliveryman for a meat market, employee, not out of work on Apr. 15, 1910, out of work for 26 weeks in 1909, can read, can write, did not attend school since Sept 1, 1909, (15 in fam schedule).

He appeared on the 1920 US Census census on 5 Jan 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. 3 Fulkerson, Grafton K., son, male, white, age 26, single, attended school, can speak English, born in Colorado, father born in Illinois, mother born in Colorado (mistake), clerical worker, works for North Western Rail Road

He appeared on the 1930 US Census census on 7 Apr 1930 in Waukegan, Illinois. 4 Fulkerson, Grafton, brother, male white, age 36, single, has not attended school since Sept 1, 1929, is able to read and write, born in Colorado, father born in Illinois, mother born in Illinois, code 91 (official use), Signal man, St____Railroad, classified as a worker, is actually at work, is a veteran, was in WWI.



1 Database online-Provo UT-Ancestry.Com 2002, WWI Draft Registration Cards: 1917-18 (National Archives & Records Administration).

2 Illinois, McDonough, 1910 US Census, Olive Fulkerson household, Macomb city, ED 53, SD 5, Series T624, Roll 305, Page 180A, House number 608, dwelling 235, family 241, Enumerator Charles I Jones.

3 Waukegaun Lake County, 1920 US Census, Population (Washington D.C.: The National Archives, 1920), Olive K. Fulkerson household, Waukegan township, Ward 5, 316 Sheridan Rd, dwelling 30, family 53, ED 280, SD 2, sheet 2B, Harriett Bray enumerator.

4 Lake Co., Waukegan, 1930 US Census Population (Washington D.C. National Archives), Florine Fulkerson household, Waukegan township, 214 S___Street, dwelling 69, family 148, ED 49-81, SD 3, sheet 11A, page 122, (One of 4 families at this address).

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