Rev. Justin Dewey Fulton

1 March 1828–16 April 1901 (Age 73)
Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life of Justin Dewey

When Rev. Justin Dewey Fulton was born on 1 March 1828, in Sherburne, Sherburne, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Reverend John I Fulton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Clarissa Dewey, was 26. He married Sarah E. Norcross on 31 March 1856, in Erie, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States for about 17 years. He died on 16 April 1901, in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Rev. Justin Dewey Fulton
Sarah E. Norcross
Marriage: 31 March 1856
F A Pope
Jennie Fulton
Nellie C Fulton
Sarah Esther Fulton
Sarah Fulton
John J Fulton

Spouse and Children

31 March 1856
Erie, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 20

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. probably a reduced form of Fullerton . 2. habitational name from a place in Roxburghshire, Scotland, so named from Old English fugol ‘bird’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Justin D Fulton, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Justin D Fulton, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Justin D Fulton, "United States Census, 1880"

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