Surname: Fuller

Biographical Sketch of Eugene Fuller

Of EUGENE FULLER, the second child of Timothy Fuller and Margaret Crane, the following notice taken from the annual obituary college record, by Joseph Palmer, M.D., published by the “Boston Daily Advertiser,” gives some account: – “Eugene Fuller, the eldest son of Hon. Timothy and Margaret (Crane) Fuller, was born in Cambridge, Mass., May 14, 1815. After leaving college in 1834, he studied law, partly at the Dane Law School in Cambridge, and partly in the office of George Frederick Farley, Esq., of Groton, Mass. After his admission to the bar, he practiced his profession two years in Charlestown, Mass. He afterwards went to New Orleans, and was connected with the public press of that city. He spent several summers there, and, some two or three years ago was affected by sun-stroke, which resulted in softening of the brain, and ultimately in a brain fever, which came very near proving fatal, and left him in a shattered condition. His friends hoping that medical treatment at the north might benefit him, he embarked, with an attendant, on board the Empire City for New York. When one day out, June 21, 1859, his attendant being prostrated with seasickness, Mr. Fuller was left alone, and was not afterwards seen. He must have been lost...

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Biographical Sketch of Richard Frederick Fuller

RICHARD FREDERICK FULLER was the fourth son. He graduated at Harvard University, 1844, studied law in Greenfield, Mass., afterwards a year at the Harvard Law School, and, having completed his studies in the office of his uncle, Henry H. Fuller, Esq., in Boston, was admitted to the bar on examination in open court, December, 1846, at the age of twenty-two. He became, and continued for two years to be, the law partner of his uncle, and subsequently practiced law with success in Boston. Having been fitted for college, at the age of sixteen he entered a store in Boston, at the solicitation of his family; but mercantile life proving distasteful to him, be relinquished it at the end of one year. By severe application, he in six months made up for this lost year, at the same time keeping pace with the studies of the Sophomore class, and was admitted to college in the middle of the Sophomore year. He graduated the second or third scholar of his class. He died at his country home in Wayland, May 30, 1869. He had a taste for literature, was deeply religious, and an ardent lover of nature. One of his greatest pleasures was to walk in the early morning through woods and fields accompanied by his...

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1867 Plymouth County Massachusetts Directory, Oil and Candle Manufacturers to Pump Makers

Oil and Candle Manufacturers  Judd L. S., Marion Organ Manufacturers Reynolds P., N. Bridgewater Marston A. B. Campello, Bridgewater Oysters and Refreshments (See Eating Houses) Nash J. E. Abington Douglas W. East Abington Gilman A. N., Bridgewater Fuller John, Bridgewater Hull J. C., Bridgewater Tripp B. F., Middleboro Union Saloon, Middleboro Grover R. B., No. Bridgewater Washburn and Richardson, No. Bridgewater Ballard S. D., Plymouth Dodge J. E., Plymouth Painters Carriage  Peirce Wm. M., Abington Ford B. F. East Abington Bates Asa, South Abington Hersey David A. Hingham Sprague Joseph T., Hingham Eldridge David, Kingston Boomer B. L., Middleboro Southworth Rodney E., Middleboro Sparrow J. G., North Bridge water Jones John B., North Bridge water Sargent Samuel, Bridge water Thomas William E., Bridge water Jones Charles L., Plymouth Young Charles, Scituate Young Edw., Scituate Painters (House and Sign) Davis W. H.. Abington French Joseph, Abington Ford B. F., East Abington Gilson L. C., East Abington Lawrence Thomas R., East Abington Lincoln S. B., North Abington Harding J. S., South Abington Beed Philip, South Abington Alden James S., Bridgewater Braman H. F. & J. G., Bridgewater Chandler Alden, Duxbury Hathaway Joshua W., Duxbury Sampson Alfred, Duxbury Grow & Wentworth, East Bridgewater Bonney E. P., Halifax Cook John, Halifax Bailey Melzer, Hanover Bryant Snow, Hanover Corbin Frank, Hanover Eells John P., Hanover Sturtevant George, Hanover Roberts John C., Hanson Cobb David, Hingham Cross and...

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Slave Narrative of Sarah Louise Augustus

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Sarah Louise Augustus Location: 1424 Lane Street, Raleigh, North Carolina Age: 80 Age 80 years 1424 Lane Street Raleigh, North Carolina I wus born on a plantation near Fayetteville, N. C., and I belonged to J. B. Smith. His wife wus named Henrietta. He owned about thirty slaves. When a slave was no good he wus put on the auction block in Fayetteville and sold. My father wus named Romeo Harden and my mother wus named Alice Smith. The little cabin where I wus born is still standing. There wus seven children in marster’s family, four girls and two boys. The girls wus named Ellen, Ida, Mary and Elizabeth. The boys wus named Harry, Norman and Marse George. Marse George went to the war. Mother had a family of four girls. Their names wus: Mary, Kate, Hannah and myself, Sarah Louise. I am the only one living and I would not be living but I have spent most of my life in white folk’s houses and they have looked after me. I respected myself and they respected me. My first days of slavery wus hard. I slept on a pallet on the floor of the cabin and just as soon as I wus able to work any at all I wus put to milking cows. I have seen the paterollers hunting men and...

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Biographical Sketch of Louis B. Fuller

Fuller, Louis B., Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1823. He is a stock grower and dealer. He has been an extensive farmer and owns 800 acres. He deals largely in hay, having several large store buildings and presses. He has been selectman, a justice of the peace, poor-master, and has held several other town offices. He was married in 1850 to Polly Ann Satterly, of Ferrisburgh, Vt., who was born in January, 1832. They had a family of four children born to them — Elenor (born 1854) ; Gideon (born 1857 and died in 1883) ; Hattie (born in 1861) ; Lucy E. (born in 1864). Louis B. Fuller was a son of Gideon and Elenor (Lace) Fuller, who were born and married in Ferrisburgh, Vt. They had three children born to them, two of whom are now living — Louis B. and Loretta. Gideon Fuller was a son of Ezbon Fuller, who was one of the first settlers of this...

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Biographical Sketch of J. S. Fuller, M.D.

J. S. Fuller was born November 19, 1850, in the State of Arkansas. He is the third son of W. A. Fuller, of Tennessee, and Miss M. Morgan of the same State. James attended county schools until he was twenty years of age, when he went to Cane Hill College, and Cincinnati, Arkansas. He began the study of medicine in 1883, and attended the medical college in St. Louis, since which time he has been practicing in Fort Gibson, while he is also in the mercantile and drug business. In October 1888, he married Miss Rosa Percival, daughter of William Percival, one of the oldest merchants in the nation, and an adopted citizen. By this marriage he has one child, Nell, born February 18, 1890. In his mercantile business he carries a stock of $16,000, and in his drug business about $3,000. He is the owner of a gin, valued at $3,000, 160 acres of farm, 20 head of stock horses, and a nice residence on the edge of town. Dr. J. S. Fuller is about five feet ten inches in height, 140 pounds in weight, and of gentlemanly appearance and address. As a citizen he is most popular, and as a physician has a large practice and considerable...

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Biographical Sketch of John Houghton Fuller

John Houghton Fuller was of a family which, during his childhood, emigrated from Lunenburg, Mass., to Walpole in this county, sometime during the last decade of the last century. He passed his youth in Walpole, and began active life in a country store, first in Chesterfield, then in Winchester, and then in Keene, where he soon engaged in wool-dealing, which became the main business of his after life. While living at Winchester, he was called to act as adjutant-general of the government forces stationed at Portsmouth during the closing season of the war of 1812, and it was then, too, that he married a daughter of Rev. Ezra Conant, by whom he bad three sons and three daughters. He was the principal promoter and first president of the Winchester bank, of the Ashuelot railway, and of the Keene Five Cent Savings bank. He reclaimed, at great expense, the large area of waste-land in Keene, lying north of Cross street, and between Court and Washington streets, laid out and built streets, located a school reservation, and aided many homeless families to secure homes upon wase and practical terms. He died suddenly in the winter of 1869, at the age of seventy-seven years, leaving a reputation denoting the highest type of the old New England character, and a well to do estate, that was in no way tainted or fused by...

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Biography of J. E. Fuller

J. E. Fuller. The Fuller home is a mile and three-quarters southeast of Ludlow, in section 8 of Harwood Township. It is a home of comforts and superior improvements, and is the domicile of people whose character and activities tend to raise the general standard of community life in Champaign County. Mr. Fuller was born in Michigan, son of Dexter and Elizabeth Ann (Curtis) Fuller. His parents were born in Massachusetts, moved from there to Ohio and finally to Michigan. J. K. Fuller was educated in Michigan schools, completing his training in a seminary at Spring Arbor in that state, where he graduated in 1884. Following that for a number of years he was a successful teacher both in Michigan and also in Champaign County. Mr. Fuller married Miss Jennie Pearson. She was born in Mason County, Illinois, a daughter of Robert and Mary (Fletcher) Pearson, both of whom are natives of England, but came to this country when still single. Mrs. Fuller was the second in a family of five children. She attended the district schools, the college at Paxton, Illinois, and was married at the age of twenty-four. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Fuller located at their present home place, and that has been their continuous residence ever since. Here they have 160 acres and the passing years have witnessed many improvements in their surroundings and...

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Biographical Sketch of Jay D. Fuller

Fuller, Jay D.; manufacturer; born, Alden, N. Y., Jan. 22, 1872; son of Spencer J. and Mary A. Smith Fuller; educated, Alden High School; married, Cleveland, June 4, 1896, Florence Helen Quayle; one daughter, Helen; with the Haserot Canneries Co. fifteen years; established The Fuller Canneries Co. in March, 1904; pres. of the company; in November, 1912, became identified with The Weideman Co., Canned Foods and Mnfg. Dept.; Mason; member Union and Athletic...

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Biographical Sketch of Hubert Bruce Fuller

Fuller, Hubert Bruce; lawyer, author; born, Derby, Conn., June 15. 1880; son of Robert Bruce and Harriet A. Prentice Fuller; A. B., Yale, 1901; A. M., 1904, LL. M., 1903, Columbian (now George Washington) University; awarded Cobden Club medal (England), 1901; married, Florence B. Dennis, of Chanute, Kan., May 25, 1910; practiced law at Cleveland since 1903; sec’y to Senator Theodore Burton (q. v.), since 1909; Republican; member S. A. R.; Phi Sigma Kappa, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Council of Sociology, Western Reserve Historical Society. Author: The Purchase of Florida, 1906; Tax Returns in Ohio, 1907; The Speakers of the House, 1909. Contributor to magazines on legal, historical and sociological...

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Biographical Sketch of Horace Arthur Fuller

Fuller, Horace Arthur; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, Sept. 23, 1864; son of Samuel Augustus and Julia Clark Fuller; educated, Cleveland public schools, and one year Western Reserve University; married, Brooklyn, N. Y., April 14, 1886, Alice Tenney Ingersoll; issue, Antionette F., Pierrong and Marian Fuller; began business in January, 1883, with Condit, Fuller & Co.; this was a partnership; about two years later, entered the employ of The Union Rolling Mill Co.; in 1888, as asst. sec’y, in 1891, elected treas. and gen. mngr., and pres. in 1911; vice pres. of The Bourne-Fuller Co. in 1891; pres. since January, 1912; pres. of The Upson Nut Co.; pres. and treas. The Union Rolling Mills Co.; vice pres. and treas. The Bourne Fuller Co.; director Central National Bank, and American Box Co.; member school board in the village of Brattenahl; member Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, and Union, Country, Mayfield, and Tavern Clubs. Recreations: Golf and...

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Biographical Sketch of Clifford W. Fuller

Fuller, Clifford W.; lawyer; born, Garrettsville, O., Feb. 6, 1864; son of Sherman W. and Flora R. Case Fuller; educated, Garrettsville public schools, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., A. B., M. A. and Ph. D. pro merite; capt. 10th O. V. I., war with Spain; admitted to the Ohio bar, 1890; practiced law in Cleveland since 1891; sec’y The Cleveland & Youngstown R. R. Co.; sec’y and treas. Willowick Country Club; director The West Ninth Co., The Shaker Vineyards Land Co., and The Sedgwick Land Co.; sec’y Terminal Bldg. Co.; trustee The H. B. Hurlburt Trust for Art; member Phi Gamma Delta, and Union, Mayfield, Country, Athletic, University, Rowfant, and The Willowick Country Clubs. Recreations: Big Game Hunting and...

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Biographical Sketch of Joel Haven Fuller

Fuller, Joel Haven; manufacturer; born, Cleveland, Sept. 6, 1851; son of William and Catherine M. Haven Fuller; educated, common, graded and preparatory schools, Cleveland and Oberlin, O.; married, Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 12, 1888, Lillian Beatty Turner; issue, one daughter, living and one son, deceased; Republican in National polities, Independent in State, County and Municipal; left school at 17, to take clerkship with C., C., C. & St. L. R. R. Co.; served several years then in County Auditor’s office, and later served thirteen years in office of the Standard Oil Co.; left their employment in 1890, to engage in fire brick pavement business, under name of Stowe-Fuller Co.; vice pres. of the Company; prem. Federal Refractories Co., and Terminal Land Co.; vice pres. National Fire Brick Co., Minor Fire Brick Co.; pres. Lock Haven Fire Brick Co.; sec’y and treas. Square Realty Co.; Masonic 32nd°; member Union, Mayfield Country, Cleveland Gun, and Automobile Clubs; member Cleveland and Pittsburgh Chambers of Commerce. Recreations: Golf and...

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Biography of Joseph Allen Fuller

Joseph A. Fuller is clerk of the district court of Greenwood County, with home and offices at Eureka. For a man not yet thirty years of age he had had a great variety of experience, had been a successful teacher, and had also been a participant in the farming and stock raising activities of his home county. His Fuller ancestors came to the colonies in the Mayflower. His grandfather was Joseph Allen Fuller, for whom he was named. The grandfather was born in Illinois, and in 1860 came out to Kansas and was one of the early settlers at Emporia. He served as a soldier in the Civil war, being with an Illinois regiment for a time and afterwards joined a Kansas regiment in assisting to repel Price’s invasion. During that campaign he received a gunshot wound, and that hastened his death. He served as deputy sheriff at Emporia, and died there a number of years before his grandson was born. Joseph Allen Fuller, of Eureka, was born near Madison, Kansas, March 11, 1888. His father, Robert Allen Fuller, who resided on the old farm at Madison, was born in Emporia in 1860, grew up in that town and when a young man came to Greenwood County where he married. He bought a farm near Madison, and had been very successful in diversified agriculture and stock raising. He now...

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