Francis Edgar Fuller

24 August 1852–
Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Francis Edgar

When Francis Edgar Fuller was born on 24 August 1852, in Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Elbridge Gerry Fuller, was 41 and his mother, Sarah B Dennen, was 21. He married Fanny Lewis Marston on 13 October 1880, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Roxbury, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years.

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Francis Edgar Fuller
Fanny Lewis Marston
Marriage: 13 October 1880
Aurelia Wynkoop Fuller
Annie Lewis Fuller
Edith Marston Fuller
Ellen Richardson Fuller
John M Fuller

Spouse and Children

13 October 1880
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Annetta Fuller


    Albert Fuller


World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Francis E Fuller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis E Fuller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances L Fuller, "United States Census, 1900"

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