Biography of Samuel C. Fulkerson
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Fulkerson, Samuel C., was born in West Dryden, July 19, 1823. His father, Chapman Fulkerson, was born in New Jersey and came to the town of Lansing with the first settlers. He came to Dryden about 1812 and was drafted in the war of that time, but being a married, sent a substitute and taking his own team to draw provisions for the continental army, and assisting in various ways. Samuel C. was educated in the common schools to which be has added through life by reading and close observation. At the age of twenty six he married Lucinda Hill, daughter of Joseph Hill, of Dryden, and they are the parents of five children: three sons and two daughters, James, Joseph and Elias and Sarah and Esther. In 1852 he bought the Andrew Hill property of 100 acres, which he exchanged for Wm. Mina's in 1864. In 1871 he bought the R. J. Lany homestead which he now occupies. In 1889 he bought sixty eight acres of the Oliver Cady estate and be also owns a farm of sixteen acres in Marion, Linn county, Iowa. Our subject is one of the prominent men of his town being recognized as a man of sterling worth and integrity.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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