Biography of Mary F. Lincoln
Franklin County, NY Biographies





Mary Fuller Lincoln. - Few women are as well known in Franklin County as Mary Fuller Lincoln, who has spent most of her life at Malone. She was born at Williston, Vt., March 4, 1848, the daughter of Albert Jonathan and Mary Anna (Morton) Fuller.

Albert Jonathan Fuller was born at Lebanon, Conn., Jan. 9, 1805. He conducted a general mercantile business for many years at Williston, Vt., and in 1853 removed to Moira, N. Y., where he successfully conducted a dairy and cheese business until his retirement. He was a Whig in politics and voted for John Fremont, the first Republican candidate for president. He died Dec. 9, 1887, and is buried in Morningside Cemetery, Malone. Mr. Fuller was married Dec. 6, 1832, to Mary Anna Morton, the daughter of Roswell Morton, of Williston, Vt. She died March 29, 1897, and is buried at Malone. To Mr. and Mrs Fuller were born three children: Ellen Jane, born Oct. 23, 1833, died in January, 1883, was the wife of Philip King Gleed, a prominent lawyer of Morrisville, Vt. 2. Albert Webster, born Oct. 3, 1835, died March 7, 1877. 3. Mary Fuller, the subject of this sketch.

Mary Fuller was educated in the public schools of Morrisville and Moira. She was married in October, 1870, to John Lincoln, who was born at Malone, July 23, 1833. He was a tanner and leather manufacturer during his entire active career and died at Malone in January, 1907. He was the son of Anslem Lincoln, who came to Malone in 1815 and was one of 40 men that contributed the money necessary for the establishment of Franklin Academy in 1831.

To John and Mary (Fuller) Lincoln were born three children: 1. George Morton, born July 31, 1872, was a prominent merchant of Malone for many years. He died Oct. 16, 1920. He married Miss Mabel Lawrence, of Malone, who died Oct. 14, 1918. Their daughter, Mary Sargent Lincoln, was born Feb. 10, 1914, and lives with her grandmather, Mrs. Lincoln. Frederick Fuller, born June 13, 1875, was a graduate of Franklin Academy in 1893, and received the degree of Bachelor of Arts at the University of Vermont in 1897. He was interested in the publishing and advertising business, and died Nov. 9, 1930. 3. Anna Mary, born April 15, 1881, attended Franklin Academy, Burnham School, and was a graduate of the Boston School of Gymnastics, class of 1903. She was married on Sept. 28, 1907, to Orville W Kellogg, who is associated with Manson Brothers, automobile dealers, of Malone. They have two children: Mary Isabel, born Dec. 9, 1910; and John Orville, born April 23, 1919.

Mary Fuller Lincoln has been an active and ardent worker in the W. C. T. U. for more than half a century and for many years held the office of State Social Director and is now county publicity director of W. C. T. U. She is a prominent member of the Congregational Church and serves as Deacon, being one of the few women ever selected to hold this church office.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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