John married Jennie Stewart in 1874 in Toronto at St. James Cathedral. Her parents were John and Frances Stewart. Jennie Faulkner died in 1918 in Sundridge. Both John and Jennie Faulkner are buried in the Strong Cemetery in Sundridge.
John and Jennie had no children, but adopted a girl Lily Agnes Faulkner born about 1888 who was also a photographer in Sundridge. According to Northern Ontario Vintage Postcards site,
Lily was the daughter of John's younger brother William. However to date there is no proof of this.
John Crosby Faulkner is listed in the book The Ontario Photographers List by Glen C. Phillips.
- Faulkner, J. C., photographer 1887 - 1892 - Toronto
- Faulkner, J. C., photographer 1892 - 1900 - Sundridge
- Faulkner, J. C. 1901 - 1907 Sundridge
- Faulkner, John C. 1914 - 1920 Sundridge
In 1881 John & Jennie Faulkner are listed as living in the St. David's Ward, in Toronto. By 1891 the Census shows the couple living in Joly Strong - Sundridge, in the Muskoka and Parry Sound area of Ontario. John's address on the 1911 Census is 5 Main Street, Sundridge.
The photograph used in this blog was taken by John Crosby Faulkner. It is a picture of his brother Ford Faulkner, his wife and children. It was taken around 1910 in Toronto.