Philomela Fuller

11 September 1782–9 July 1855 (Age 72)
Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Philomela

When Philomela Fuller was born on 11 September 1782, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Josiah Fuller, was 24 and her mother, Lydia Heath, was 21. She married John Smith on 23 June 1806. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 July 1855, in Monkton, Addison, Vermont, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Monkton Ridge Cemetery, Monkton, Addison, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
1783–1847
Philomela Fuller
1782–1855
Marriage: 23 June 1806
John Smith
1789–
Enoch Smith
1791–1871
Rhoda Boyden Smith
1795–1872
Edmund Smith
1797–1816
Simeon Smith
1800–1801
Mary Smith
1800–
Dorothy Paige Smith
1804–1850

Spouse and Children

    John Smith

    Male1783–1847Male

    Female1782–1855Female

MARRIAGE
23 June 1806
children

(7)

    John Smith

    Male1789–Male

    Enoch Smith

    Male1791–1871Male

    Rhoda Boyden Smith

    Female1795–1872Female

    Edmund Smith

    Male1797–1816Male

    Simeon Smith

    Male1800–1801Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 9

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1803

Age 21

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a dresser of cloth, Old English fullere (from Latin fullo, with the addition of the English agent suffix). The Middle English successor of this word had also been reinforced by Old French fouleor, foleur, of similar origin. The work of the fuller was to scour and thicken the raw cloth by beating and trampling it in water. This surname is found mostly in southeast England and East Anglia. See also Tucker and Walker .2 In a few cases the name may be of German origin with the same form and meaning as 1 (from Latin fullare).3 Americanized version of French Fournier .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Philomela Smith in entry for John Smith, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Philomela Fuller, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Philomela Fuller, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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