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Alexander Fulton

29 August 1805 - 17 January 1885

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GENERATION 4

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Alexander's History
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  1. ALEXANDER FULTON was born 29 August 1805 in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, the fourth known child of JAMES (Gen. 3) and ANN CHRISTOPHER FULTON.

  2. In 1807, ALEXANDER FULTON moved with his parents, JAMES (Gen. 3) and ANN CHRISTOPHER FULTON, his brother, JAMES (Gen. 4) and his sister, ANNA NANCY, to Baltimore, Maryland.

  3. In 1814, ALEXANDER FULTON moved with his parents, JAMES (Gen.3) and ANN CHRISTOPHER FULTON, his brother, JAMES (Gen.4) and his sister, ANNA NANCY, to Ross County, Ohio, near Chillicothe.

  4. In 1822, ALEXANDER FULTON was converted and joined the Methodist Episcopal Church.

  5. On 22 June 1826, ALEXANDER FULTON married ELIZA JONES in Ross County, Ohio.

  6. Shortly after their marriage, ALEXANDER and ELIZA JONES FULTON moved to Delaware County, Ohio.

  7. Five children were born to ALEXANDER and ELIZA JONES FULTON, all in Delaware county, Ohio.

    Robert J. (1829 - 1857)
    Gilbert Lafayette (1831 - 1853)
    Joseph Warren (1833 - 1903)
    William C. (1836 - 1857)
    Martha Amelia (1838 - 1855)

  8. ALEXANDER FULTON worked as a millwright in Ohio.

  9. In 1843, ALEXANDER and ELIZA JONES FULTON and their children moved to Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa Territory where he purchased, from the government, the Southwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of section 26, township 72, R 10 W(40 acres), Jefferson County, Iowa Territory and built a log cabin.

  10. On 29 May 1843, ALEXANDER FULTON purchased the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of section 29, township 72, R 10 W (40 acres), Jefferson County, Iowa Territory.

  11. ALEXANDER FULTON was the proprietor of the first drug and book store in Fairfield, Iowa.

  12. On 8 December 1845, ALEXANDER FULTON purchased 40 acres of land: the Northeast quarter of the Southwest quarter of section 10 of township 71 (Liberty), R 10 W, Jefferson County, Iowa Territory.

  13. On 15 October 1846, ALEXANDER FULTON purchased 40 acres of land, the Northwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of section 34, township 72, R 10 W, Jefferson County, Iowa Territory.

  14. ALEXANDER and ELIZA JONES FULTON were foster parents to many children, including a boy who took the name Morris Fulton.

  15. ALEXANDER FULTON helped found the State Agricultural Society, the forerunner of the Iowa State Fair.

  16. ALEXANDER FULTON was the organizer and first member of Jefferson Lodge No.4, International Order of Odd Fellows.

  17. ALEXANDER FULTON had a celebrated truck garden.

  18. In 1876, ALEXANDER FULTON attended the United States' Centennial celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a representative of the Governor of Iowa, Cyrus C. Carpenter.

  19. ALEXANDER FULTON died 17 January 1885 at his home west of Fairfield. He was buried in the Old Fairfield City Cemetery, Fairfield, Iowa, Lot #52, tombstone #492.
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Table of Contents | Index of Names
Background Information
Generation Three:James and Ann Christopher Fulton
Generation Four: Alexander Fulton's History
Generation Four: Eliza Jones Fulton
Generation Four: Eliza Jones Fulton's History
Generation Four: Alexander's Siblings - William, James, Anna Nancy,
Generation Five: Alexander and Eliza Jones Fulton's Children
Alexander and Eliza Jones Fulton's Foster Children
Queries and/or Comments
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