Nicholas Fuller

1744–1808 (Age 64)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Nicholas

When Nicholas Fuller was born in 1744, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, John Fuller III, was 34 and his mother, Temperance Gorham, was 23. He married Elizabeth Brian on 17 February 1767, in Lutherville, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1808, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Nicholas Fuller
Elizabeth Brian
Marriage: 17 February 1767
Susanna Fuller
Elizabeth Fuller
Mary Fuller
Sarah Fuller
John Fuller
William Fuller
Jemmima Fuller

Spouse and Children

17 February 1767
Lutherville, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America


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World Events (8)

1745 · Baltimore Town and Jonestown Merge

Age 1

On September 28, 1745, Jonestown and Baltimore Town merged together and became Baltimore Town.
1752 · Baltimore Town

Age 8

By 1752, there were only about twenty-five buildings that had been constructed since the town started. Approximately one building per year was constructed after it merged with Jonestown.
1768 · Baltimore County Courthouse Built

Age 24

In 1768, construction on the Baltimore County Courthouse in downtown Baltimore. It was the first of three that were built in the area around Calvert Street.

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)

  • Nicholas Fuller, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Nicholas Fuller in entry for Jemmima Fuller, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Nicholas Fuller in entry for Jemmima Fuller, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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