Biography of Reuben E. Fuller
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Fuller, Reuben E., is a grandson of Capt. John Fuller, who died in Carlton in 1817. Reuben, son of John, was born in Pennsylvania May 7. 1800, and died May 13, 1891. He came to Carlton with his parents and settled in 1810 on the farm now owned by his son, our subject. The children of Capt. John Fuller and his wife, Amy Shaw, were: John, Stephen. Reuben, George, Thomas, Polly, Lorinda and Sally. The children of Reuben, Sr., and his wife, Fanny Morehouse, were: Norman, born in 1826; Harvey, born in 1828, died in 1833; Fanny M., born in 1830; Reuben E., our subject, born August 3, 1832; Joanna, born in 1834: Susan P., born in 1838, died in 1851; George S., born in 1841; Harriet E., born in 1843, died in 1847; and Lewis D., born in 1845. Mrs. Fanny Morehouse was born in Connecticut in 1804 and died in 1856. Reuben E. was educated in the common schools of Carlton, and attended the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima. He was given fifty acres of land by his father, and to this he has added until his place now comprises 108 acres. He is a member of the I. O. G. T., Knckville Lodge No. 374, and also a member of the A. O. U. W. of Waterport, No. 156. September 5, 1854, he married Delilah Williams, born in Carlton January 14, 1838, and died August 19, 1856. She left one child, Perry E., born August 17. 1856, who died December 16, 1860. Mr. Fuller married second, Celia Fuller, born November 4, 1834, and they have had seven children: Lester S., born February 19, 1858, died December 29, 1862; Hattie D., born September 21, 1860, married Zachary Thompson, and has four children: Alvah A., born December 4, 1863, married Sadie E. Rice; Vernon E., born October 14, 1867, married Susie M. Eckler; Gertie A., born August 24. 1870, married James H. Smith, and has one child: G. Ray, born February 13, 1872; and Myron C., born September 28, 1876, died March 7, 1887. Reuben Fuller, father of our subject, was three times married, his first wife, Joanna Strickland, having died without issue. His third wife was Harriet St. John, who died October 27, 1889.

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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