Marcia Elizabeth Fuller

1 January 1815–18 February 1896 (Age 81)
Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Marcia Elizabeth

When Marcia Elizabeth Fuller was born on 1 January 1815, in Hampton, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elijah Fuller, was 37 and her mother, Ruth Robinson, was 33. She married Dr Erastus King in 1842, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States in 1875 and Unadilla Forks, Plainfield, Otsego, New York, United States in 1880. She died on 18 February 1896, at the age of 81, and was buried in Unadilla Forks, Plainfield, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Dr Erastus King
Marcia Elizabeth Fuller
Marriage: 1842
Willis E. King
Theodore Pitt King

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New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 12

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Age 31

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Martin King in household of Erastus King, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Marcia King in household of Erastus King, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marcie King in household of Pitt T King, "United States Census, 1880"

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