Notes for George Felkner: Some of the records mentioning Henry's family in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Strasburg show that George Volckner, son of Heinrich Volckner was seventeen years old when he was babtized November 21, 1790.
In the 1830 census of Hawkins County, Tennessee, George has a family of five males and three females.
In the 1840 census of Hawkins County, Tennessee, George has a family of four males and four females.
Samuel, George, Gallaher, and John Feltner sold their interest in their father's estate to O.C. Miller These transactions occurred in 1849, 1851, and 1852. Samuel and George were living in Hawkins County, Tennessee at the time and John lived in Appanoose County, Iowa. Gallaher lived in Stewart County, Tennessee. John and his wife, Ruth, signed the deed and stated that George's widow, Susanna still lived on the Carter's Valley land nine miles east of Rogersville, three hundred acres. In his will he left his estate to his wife for her life and then to his children.
WILL OF GEORGE FELKNER
Page 183 Dated Oct. 13, 1830
I, George Felkner of the County of Hawkins and State of Tennessee, being afflicted in body but yet sound in mind and feeling sensibly the uncertainty of this mortal life & the certainty of death, do make this my last Will and Testament.
First. My desire & will is that after my death my mortal remains be decently interred & that my funeral expenses be defrayed.
2nd. That my just debts be paid, then my property real and personal be disposed of in the following manner:
1st. I bequeath unto my wife Susan Felkner all my lands during her widowhood, but should she marry again my will is that she have her Dower as allowed by law & then my children to have their share in the lands laid off to them respectively.
2nd. I also give and bequeath unto my son John Felkner one sorrel horse three years old next spring. The remaining part of my personal property I give and bequeath unto my wife Susan Felkner including my stock of horses, cattle and hogs, sheep, farming utensils and household and kitchen furniture and other property in common not herein named which I am possessed of to her use for the purpose of raising and supporting my children, but at the expiration of her widowhood, the personal estate to be sold and equally divided among my children. I also will that my wife Susan be my sole Executrix.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand & affixed my seal, This 13th of October, 1830. In presence of :
Philip Felkner, Jacob Felkner, Wm. Armstrong, George x Felkner (seal)
More About George Felkner: Census 3: 1830, Hawkins County, Tennessee .
More About George Felkner and Susan Wininger: Marriage: Abt. 1806, Tennessee.
Children of George Felkner and Susan Wininger are: