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Deacon Joseph Fuller

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  • Name Deacon Joseph Fuller 
    Title Deacon  
    Born 29 Jul 1751  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1776  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Milit-Beg 04 Mar 1776  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Confirmation 10 Mar 1782  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Between 1793 and 1813  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 23 Feb 1813  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    • Joseph Fuller died February 13, 1813, Intestate; without a Will. Howeverthe Probate court administered the estate and ordered the assets sold topay the debts. Each child received $140 after the debts and the widowreceived 1/3 of the real estate as her dower rights.
    Obituary 27 Feb 1813  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I113  fullereriksen
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2016 

    Father Josiah Fuller, Sr.,   b. 02 Dec 1710, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1793, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Abigail Williams,   b. 04 Oct 1710, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1796, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1738  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    • Vital Record date 14 Jan 1738/9
    Family ID F12  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Joanna Spring,   b. 15 Jul 1750, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1784, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1776  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Joseph Fuller,   b. 25 Apr 1777, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1810  (Age 32 years)
     2. Betsy Fuller,   b. 15 Aug 1782, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1807, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth Bacon,   b. 11 Mar 1764, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1819, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 31 Mar 1785  Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. Joel Fuller,   b. 10 Aug 1786, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1848, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. George Fuller,   b. 01 Jun 1788, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Dec 1789, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 1 years)
     3. George Fuller,   b. 20 Dec 1789, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Aug 1793, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 3 years)
    +4. Abigail Fuller,   b. 14 Sep 1791, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Dec 1848, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. George Fuller,   b. 12 Aug 1793, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1802, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     6. Edmund Fuller,   b. 23 Nov 1794, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mindwell Fuller,   b. 19 Jun 1796, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1818, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     8. Jeremiah Fuller,   b. 09 Sep 1797, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1828, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +9. Sumner Fuller,   b. 03 Jun 1799, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jun 1839, Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     10. Maria Fuller,   b. 12 Dec 1800, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Jane Fuller,   b. 01 Feb 1803, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1874, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     12. Mary Ann Fuller,   b. 26 Jun 1805, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Seth Fuller,   b. 16 Jul 1807, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1844, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    Family ID F45  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Jul 1751 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1776 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 04 Mar 1776 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1776 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsConfirmation - 10 Mar 1782 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 31 Mar 1785 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Between 1793 and 1813 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1813 - Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 27 Feb 1813 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Fuller, Deacon Joseph, (1751-1813)
Obit: Appeared in Boston Newspaper dated 27 Feb. 1813
    Fuller, Deacon Joseph, (1751-1813) Obit: Appeared in Boston Newspaper dated 27 Feb. 1813
    Fuller, Joseph, Dea., of the Church, d. in West Parish, Newton, Tuesday, aged 62 (c.c.Feb 27, 1813); MA. Columbian Centinel 1784-1840 Index to Obituaries. (Long obit notice). [d. 23 Feb, 1813]

    “On Tuesday last, in the West Parish of Newton, Mr. Joseph Fuller Ζt 62: he lived and died the character of an honest, upright man and was for several years Deacon of the Church in that place; he was an affectionate husband and kind parent though greatly lamented by his friends, they enjoy the consoling hope that their loss is his gain. It is worthy of notice, he was one of nine children, and the first instance of mortality which has taken place among them for the space of seventy years.”

  • Sources 
    1. [S106] Vital Records, Massachusetts, Compiler: State of Massachusetts, USA, (Publisher: NEHGS - Online, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA), Ful-various., Newton, MA to 1850, Vol 1, p72; Ful-Sum3, page 2.

    2. [S204] Book, History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex,Massachusetts; 1639-1800, with a Genealogical Register of itsInhabitants prior to 1800, Francis Jackson, (Stacy and Richardson, Boston, MA, USA, Published 1854), Ful-Sum3, various pages., Ful-Sum3, page 2.

    3. [S228] Research Notes - Fuller Family, Author: Members of the Fuller Family, Various., Information from the WILLS of some of the Descendants of John of Newton

      Deacon Joseph Fuller’s farm was located in the far south western cornerof the original Fuller Farm and bordered the Charles River on thewesterly side.
      Deacon Joseph inherited this Land/Farm from his father, Ensign JosiahFuller, in 1776 when he first married Joanna Spring.
      Ensign Josiah inherited this Land/Farm from his father, Jeremiah Fuller,in 1739 when he married Abigail Williams.
      Jeremiah inherited this Land/Farm from his father, John Fuller ofNewton, in 1694 about the time of John’s death.; Ful-Sum3, page 2-3+2-3b.

    4. [S116] Military Record, USA Registration, Ful-PW2, p 19., Fuller, Joseph, Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's (Newton) co., Col.Thatcher's regt.; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776. Asper “Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolutionary War” vol 6, p 173.;Ful-Sum3, page 2.

    5. [S170] Phillips Academy, Ful, Sumner school file, (1817), Ful-Sum, page 12a-g., Ful-Sum, page 12d.

    6. [S152] Book, Second Church of Newton, 1882 - One Hundredth Anniversary, dated Nov. 8 1881, West Newton Church Committee, (Beacon Press: Thomas Todd, Printer, No 1 Somerset Street, Boston, MA,Published 1882), Ful-Sum, page 11., The first Deacons of this church were - 1781 - Joseph Ward and JosephJackson, the Third was - 1789 - Enoch Ward and Fourth - 1793 - JosephFuller; Booklet - Second Church.

    7. [S106] Vital Records, Massachusetts, Compiler: State of Massachusetts, USA, (Publisher: NEHGS - Online, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA), Ful-various., VR, Newton, MA to 1850, Vol 1, p449, 2nd Cong. Church, West Newton.;Ful-Sum3, page 2.

    8. [S228] Research Notes - Fuller Family, Author: Members of the Fuller Family, Various., Middlesex Probate Court Case Number 8762, Petition before the court 2 Mar1813.
      Inventory
      Real Estate
      The homestead of said deceased, situated in said Newton containing aboutSeventy Acres with the buildings thereon appraised at
       $2500.00
      A Pew in the West Meeting-house in said Newton
       70.00
      Total $2570.00

      Personal Estate


      Blue Great Coat $2..50 Dark Coat 2.00, Black Coat 1.50
       6..00
      4 Waistcoats 3..00. 1 pr Small Clothes 1..00. 1 pr Pantaloons ..50
       4..50
      3 Shirts 3..50. 1 Frock ..60. Mothers Gloves ..75 Stockings ..75
       5..60
      1 pr Boots 2..00. 2 pr Shoes 1..00. 2 Hats 2..25
       5..25
      1 Bed. Bedstead. Coverlet, Blanket, pr of Sheets Pillows & Legs
       20..00
      1 Bed. Bedstead. Coverlet, Pillows & 1 Bedstead ..50
       10..50
      1 Bed. Bedstead & Coverlet 9..00. 1 Bed. Bedstead & Coverlet 20.00
       29..00
      4 pr Sheets 9.50. 5 Towels ..50. 4 Strainers ..67.
       10..67
      4 pr Pillow cases ..40. 3 Table cloths 1..50. horn 14..00
       15..90
      1 Foot Wheel ..25. Old Iron in the Garret 1..00
       1..25
      Old Lumber in the Garret 1..00. 1 Chest & Contents 1.00
       2..00
      Old Draws ..50. Table ..50 Old Chairs 1.00. Cloths Basket .67
       2..67
      Lumber box 2..00. Rye 5..50 Barley 3..00 Malt 1..00
       11..50
      Lumber in the Chamber 1.25 Meat bags 1.33 Watch 4..50
       7..08
      Andirons, Shovel & Tongs 1..75 3 Maple Tables 1..50
       3..25
      Maple Desk 3..00 Foot Wheel 1..50. Candle stand ..25
       4..75
      9 Chairs 3..00 Desk 5..00 Table 2..50 Large Glass 3..75
       14..25
      Small Glass 1..25 Mahogany Table 3..00 Bible 1.00
       5..25
      Books 1..25 3 Leather bottom Chairs 1..50. 7 Common D[itt]o 2..75
       5..50
      Amount carried Over
       $164..92
      [page2]
      Amount Brought over
       $164..92
      Crockery ware 2..00 Glass ware ..50 11 Earthan milk pans 1.10
       3..50
      Glass bottles .92 Earthan pots ..50 Iron Logs ..75 Wooden boxes ..50
       2..67
      Flax Comb 1..00 Scales & Weights ..50. 2 pr Cards 1..00 Lard 4..25
       6..75
      3 Pails .50. 2 pr of Steel yards 1..50. 1 Gun 5..00 Hunting D[itt]o3..50
       10..50
      Pewter ware 6..32. Tin ware 1..00 Knives & Forks 1..50
       8..82
      Flatirons .50. Candlesticks .50. Brass kettle 5..00. Iron ware 1.80.
       7..80
      Bell meath Skillet 1..00. Gridiron, Toasiron & Frying pan 2..00.
       3..00
      Sickles 1..00. Axes, Billhooks & Hammers 2..75 Sled 2..50.
       6..25
      Old Lumber 5..00 Ox Cart 10..00 Grindstone 1..50
       16..50
      2 Iron bars 4..00. 2 Steel traps 1..50 Wheelbarrow 2..50
       8..00
      Cask of Vinegar 4..50 Old tools 2..00 Mortise bx .75
       7..25
      Hemp Comb .40. 9 Baskets 2..50 Ox Yoke 1..00
       3..90
      Collar, Hairns & Traces 4..00. Cheese Press 1..50. Float Plank 3..00
       8..50
      Old Lumber in the shop 1..00. Plank & Joist 4..00. Old Iron 1..50.
       6..50
      1 Timber Chain & other Chains 9..00. 2 Riddling Sieves 1..25.
       10..25
      Beetle & Wedges 1..50. 5 Cider Barrels 2..50 Churn .50.
       4..50
      Silver spoons 1..50. Hand vice, Spoon & Bullet Moulds 1..00
       2..50
      2 Ploughs 9..00. 2 Harrows 6..00 Wheelbarrow 1.00. Chaise 18.00.
       34..00
      Forks & Racks 1.00 Shovels, Dung fork & Hoe 2..25 Horse Cart 8..00
       11..25
      English Hay 60..00. Swail Hay 9..90. Corn stacks 3.00.
       72..90
      1 Cow 19..00. 2 Ditto 25..00, 25..00, 1 Ditto 21..00 1 Ditto 15..00
       105..00
      3 Heiffers 30..00. 1 Yoke of Oxen 75..00. 2 Hogs 20..00 Cider 16..00
       143..00
      5 Casks 2..00. 1 Lumber Sleigh 1..50. 3 Legs Bacon 4..80
       8..30
      1 Barrel Pork 20..00. Cheese Tub 1..25. 2 Pork Tubs 1..50
       22..75
      Casks in the West Cellar 7..00 Cheese 4..80 Potatoes 9..50
       21..30
      Casks in the East Cellar .50 Bottles .25
       ..75
       [Total] ………………… $701..46

      June 3, Judge Prescott accepts the following distribution of the cash inhand and payments to the following:
      Dolls Cts.
      Joel (his own share)………………………….140..00
      Edmund Fuller a son….……………………..140..00
      Minda Fuller a daughter…………………….140..00
      Jeremiah Fuller a son………………………..140..00
      Sumner Fuller a son……….…………………140..00
      Maria Fuller a daughter…………………….140..00
      Jane Fuller a daughter……………………..140..00
      Seth Fuller a son………………………………140..00
      Ethel Jennings in right of his wife,
      Nabby a daughter of the dece[ase]d...140..00
      The children of the deceased’s son Joseph, who is also deceased viz.
       Joanna Fuller ………70..00
       Adelphia Fuller…….70..00
      That he (Joel) retained for future charges 7..97
       [Total] …………………...$1407..97

      
      Source:
      New England Historic Genealogical Society,Middlesex County, MA: ProbateFile Papers, 1648-1871.Online database, 2014.; Will Folders, Joseph Prob1813.

    9. [S213] Semi-Weekley News Paper: Columbian Centinel (1790-1840), (Boston), Ful-John2, Section IV., Fuller, Joseph, Dea., of the Church, d. in West Parish, Newton,Tuesday[23rd], aged 62 (c.c.Feb 27, 1813); MA. Columbian CentinelNewspaper, Boston 1790-1840 Index to Obituaries. (Long obit notice).
      NEHGS search, Columbian Centinel 1790-1840, F73.1/C65/1790-1829, 13 May1812-25 March 1815.

      “On Tuesday last, in the West Parish of Newton, Mr. Joseph Fuller Ζt 62:he lived and died the character of an honest, upright man and was forseveral years Deacon of the Church in that place; he was an affectionatehusband and kind parent though greatly lamented by his friends, theyenjoy the consoling hope that their loss is his gain. It is worthy ofnotice, he was one of nine children, and the first instance of mortalitywhich has taken place among them for the space of seventy years.”;Ful-John1, Section IV.

    10. [S204] Book, History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex,Massachusetts; 1639-1800, with a Genealogical Register of itsInhabitants prior to 1800, Francis Jackson, (Stacy and Richardson, Boston, MA, USA, Published 1854), Ful-Sum3, various pages., 1739 to Abigail Williams; Ful-Sum3, page 3.

    11. [S106] Vital Records, Massachusetts, Compiler: State of Massachusetts, USA, (Publisher: NEHGS - Online, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA), Ful-various., Newton, MA to 1850;; Ful-Sum3, page 3.

    12. [S204] Book, History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex,Massachusetts; 1639-1800, with a Genealogical Register of itsInhabitants prior to 1800, Francis Jackson, (Stacy and Richardson, Boston, MA, USA, Published 1854), Ful-Sum3, various pages., Ful-Sum3, page 2-1.

    13. [S106] Vital Records, Massachusetts, Compiler: State of Massachusetts, USA, (Publisher: NEHGS - Online, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA), Ful-various., Newton, MA to 1850, Vol 1, p286; Ful-Sum3, page 2.