Matthew Fulgham

1818–1882 (Age 64)
Wayne, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Matthew

When Matthew Fulgham was born in 1818, in Wayne, North Carolina, United States, his father, Matthew Fulgham, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Dickinson, was 33. He married Penelope G. Harrison on 25 February 1844, in Washington, Wilkes, Georgia, United States. He lived in District 96, Washington, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1882, in Washington, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64.

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Matthew Fulgham
Susan Rebecca Pilcher
Marriage: 11 January 1863
Ivey D Fulgham

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  • Marriage
    11 January 1863Washington, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1830 · Trail of Tears
    Age 12
    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
    1835 · Treaty of New Echota
    Age 17
    A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Foulsham (see Folsom ). This form is found mainly in MS.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Mathew Fulgium, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mathew Fulgham, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Mathew Fulghum, "United States Census, 1870"

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