Biography of Nathan R. Fuller
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Fuller, Nathan R., is a grandson of Reuben, who with his brother Captain John Fuller, came from Bradford county, Pa., and settled in Carlton in 1811, where they purchased from the Holand Land Company about 128 acres. The father of our subject was Lyman Fuller, born in Sheshequin, Bradford county, Pa., August 16, 1808, and died on the farm taken up by his father, March 22, 1866. Lyman married Roxana Barnum, who was born in Hartland, Niagara county, February 25, 1810, and died May 24, 1875. They were married in Carlton in 1827, and their family consists of four children, viz.: Phoebe Ann, born in Carlton October 19, 1827, and was married to Warren Root, April 15, 1847, and had five children, dying in August, 1886; Lyman Victor. Inez, Ernest, Alta R., Nathan Wallace, and Charlotte and a twin sister born April 12, 1841, and died in infancy. Nathan R. Fuller attended the common schools of Carlton till nineteen years of age, when he attended Yates Academy where he finished his education. He is a Republican and has represented his town as assessor. He is a member of the A. O. U. W. of Waterport Lodge 178, and has been a member of I. O. O. F. of Eagle Harbor. Mr. Fuller was married September 18, 1859, to Abbie Root, who was born in Orleans county. Her father, Daniel Root, was born March 23, 1797, in Otsego county, and her mother, Aunis Hastings, was a native of Canada. Moses Root, father of Daniel, was one of the first settlers of Carlton, and landed at the mouth of Johnson's Creek in 1804. Moses and his sons Reuben and Daniel took part in the war of 1812. The children of Nathan and Abbie Fuller were: Alta, born in Carlton, February 5, 1862, and died March 24, 1862; Lottie D., born in Oarlton, April 20, 1863, and married Fred E. Willson, July 24, 1889, and they have one son, Glen F., born October 20, 1891; Evart Lyman, born May 27, 1875, and died March 17, 1876; Newel C., born September 2, 1878; Willie F., born July 18, 1881, of Rochester. Daniel Cash, great grandfather of our subject, was bora in New England in 1747, and in 1769 he and his wife, Mary Tracey Cash, were married, in the Warwick Baptist church of Orange county. In 1776 they emigrated to Pittston, Pa., at wich time occurred the troubles with the Indians, Mr. Cash's family being among whose who were obliged to take refuge in the fort for safety from the Wyoming massacre. The children of Daniel and Mary Cash were: Isaac, Nathan, Reuben, Mehittable, Ziphorah, Polly, Betsey, Phoebe, and Pamelia. Polly was the grandmother of Nathan R. The father and mother of this family died in 1789 in Orange county. Nathan R. Fuller owns the farm taken up by his grandfather Reuben in 1811.

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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