Biography of Alvah A. Fuller
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Fuller, Alvah A., is a lineal descendant of Reuben, who was born in Wilmington, P&, May 7, 1800, and came to the town of Carlton, then a part of Genesee county, in 1812, and purchased a tract of land containing 300 acres, where his son, Reuben E., father of Alvah, now resides. Reuben E. was born on this farm August 3, 1832, and his wife was Celia Fuller, born November 4, 1834, in Carlton. The children of Reuben E. and Celia Fuller were as follows: Lester S., born February 19, 1853, died December 29, 1862; Hattie D., born September 21, 1860. married December 24, 1879, to Zachary Thompson, and they have these children (Mabel F., born June 30, 1881; Bertha C., born January 12, 1883 ; Lester E., born March 12, 1885;) Alvah A., born December 4, 1863, married January 28, 1891; Sadie E. Rice, born April 12, 1868; Vernon E., born October 14, 1867, married February 14, 1889, Susan Eckler, and resides in Carlton; Gertie A., born August 24, 1870, married March 23, 1893, James Smith; G. Ray, born February 13, 1872; Myron, born September 28, 1876, died March 7, 1877. Alvah A. Fuller was educated in the common schools of Carlton and attended a select school taught by Miss P. A. Foster at Albion. He commenced to work by the month on a farm, and after three years went west as far as Washington State, where he remained two years, and was foreman on a ranch of 800 acres. In 1889 he returned to Carlton and worked on his father's farm two years, and in 1891 moved to the village of Gaines, where he has carried on a mercantile business up to the present time. Mr. Fuller is now town clerk of Gaines, having been elected in the spring of 1891 on the Republican ticket.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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