Theresa Mathursa Fulton

about 1832–
Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Theresa Mathursa

When Theresa Mathursa Fulton was born about 1832, in Missouri, United States, her father, Neal Fulton, was 32 and her mother, Lucy Harris, was 28. She married Pierson V Wyer on 20 December 1857, in Linn, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Clay Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Washington Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Pierson V Wyer
Theresa Mathursa Fulton
Marriage: 20 December 1857
Emma A Wyer
Thomas Turner Wyre
David L Wyer
Mary W Wyre

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1857Linn, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1834 · Zion's Camp
    Age 2
    Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.
    Age 22
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    1863 · Battle of Baxter Springs
    Age 31
    A minor battle of the American Civil War named The Battle of Baxter Springs was fought in Baxter Springs on October 6, 1863. The battle was a Confederate victory and there were approximately 113 casualties.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from Fulton in Bedrule, Roxburghshire, Scotland, so named from Old English fugol ‘bird’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Compare Folden 2.English: variant of Folden 3.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (6)

    • Theresea Weyer, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mathussaa Fulton in entry for P V Wyer, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Thursea Wyer in household of P V Wyer, "United States Census, 1860"

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