Fulton, Arabella Clemens – Obituary

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Arabella Fulton, Valley Pioneer, Succumbs Today. Mrs. Arabella Clemens Fulton passed away July 30 1934 at 3:45 a.m. at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Will German.

She was born in Boone County, Missouri, on January 23, 1844. She crossed the plains in the spring of 1864 by wagon trains to Boise, Idaho. On November 24, 1864, she married Francis M. Fulton. Four children were born in Idaho; J. L., John Hugh, Della, and Isabelle. In 1872 Mr. and Mrs. Fulton moved by wagon train to Decatur, Wise County, Texas.

In Texas the following four children were born: Frank, Mrs. Nellie Wilmarth, Nettie, and William R.

In 1883 they moved to Washington Territory by wagons. They spent the winter in the Wenas, moving later to Ellensburg in the spring of 1884. Two daughters, Mrs. Estella Cooper and Mrs. Jacquelyn Nickell were born here. Mr. Fulton died here in 1896.

After that, Grandma Fulton resided in Okanogan County and California. She moved back here five years ago and has since made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William German. The seven living children are J. L. Fulton of Willows, Calif.; Mrs. Della German, Ellensburg; Francis M. Fulton, Wenatchee; Mrs. Nellie Wilmarth, Nampa, Idaho; William F. Fulton, Mazama, Wash.; Mrs. Estella Cooper, Glenn, Calif.; and Mrs. Jacqueline Nickell of Pateros, Wash. There are 28 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren.

Grandma Fulton was a faithful member of the Christian Church for many years and until her death. She leaves a host of friends who will mourn her passing. Funeral services will be held at Honeycutt’s Chapel on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Burial in the IOOF Cemetery.

MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Kittitas County, Washington Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/california/fulton-arabella-clemens-obituary.htm - Last updated on Jun 10th, 2012

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