Biography of George Fuller
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Fuller, George, was born in Carlton, Orleans county. In 1810 Captain John Fuller, great grandfather of George, settled in Carlton, between Waterport and Kuckville, where he purchased 400 acres of land. He came from Pennsylvania with his sons Reuben, John, Thomas, Stephen and Joseph. John Fuller. grandfather of George, came to Carlton when eleven years of age. His wife was Hannah Jagger, of English descent. He served in the war of the rebellion. David, the father of our subject, was born in Carlton in the log house erected by his grandfather in 1819, and died November 30, 1891. He was a farmer of energy and thrift, and died possessed of 236 acres of land. Mr. David Fuller was a Republican and has held office as assessor and highway commissioner for many years. His wife was Joan Sebring, born in Carlton in 1825, and is still living. She and her husband were botn and married in the same house. Their children were these: George, our subject, born in Carlton March 27, 1846; Olin, born October 13, 1847, and Andrew, born April 12, 1853. George Fuller, after leaving the district school of his native town, attended the Albion Academy three terms, and at the age of sixteen went to Southampton, L. I., where he attended the Southampton Academy for several years. He then went into business for himself by working the farm of Ezekiel McKennan, consisting of 186 acres on shares, and has ever since been a farmer. November 13, 1872, he married Mary E., daughter of Ezekiel McKennan, and she was born October 21, 1846, on the farm where she now resides at Waterport; Her father, Ezekiel, was born in Bell Castle, Ireland, and died November 28, 1888, aged ninety one, having lived in the town of Carlton over sixty six years. Their family consisted of the following ten children: Rachael, Hugh, Oliver, Sopbia, Selinda, Sarah, James, George, Jane E. and Mary. George and Mary Fuller were the parents of two Sons, Raymond D. and Herbert L. Raymond D. was born in Carlton, February 24, 1874, and began his education at Waterport. He then took a college preporatory course at Kalamazoo College, a business course in stenography at Rochester, and is now attending Union College at Schenectady. Herbert L. was born October 17, 1877, and is now attending school at Waterport.

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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