Born: December 5, 1834, London, England.
Died: March 11, 1923, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Faulkner was the wife of John Thomson, first librarian of the Philadelphia Free Library (married 1861). They emigrated from England in 1881, arriving in Philadelphia on the ship Warsland.
Faulkner belonged to the Church of the Annunciation in Philadelphia.
She had 12 children, five of whom died in infancy.