Biography of Talmadge D. Fulkerson
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Fulkerson, Talmadge D., was born in Dryden, December 10, 1846. His father, Burnett C. Fulkerson, was born in Dryden and spent his life of eighty years in Tompkins county, in which he was born in 1797. At the age of twenty two he married Parintha Sutliff, who came to Caynga in 1804. In 1822 he took a part of his father's farm of seventy five acres, on which he built himself a house and where his descendants reside to the present day. He raised a family of thirteen children, who lived to manhood and womanhood and have been prominently identified in the prosperity and development of the country. T. D. Fuikerson was educated in the common schools, to which he added through life by reading and close observation. At the age of twenty four he married Elerene Gaston, and they have one son, Laroy H. He takes the Republican side in politics and an intelligent interest in church and school matters. Our subject has added to the original estate and is recognized in his town as a practical and successful farmer.

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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