Marietta W. Fulkerson

Lee, Virginia

The Life of Marietta W.

When Marietta W. Fulkerson was born in 1858, her father, James Finley Fulkerson, was 26 and her mother, Martha J. Howard, was 27. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1858.

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James Finley Fulkerson
Martha J. Howard
Harriet Elizabeth Fulkerson
John Whitehill Fulkerson
Archelous Hugh Fulkerson
Marietta W. Fulkerson

Parents and Siblings

    James Finley Fulkerson


    Martha J. Howard




World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Volkertsen, a north German patronymic from Volkert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaretta Fulkerson, "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Marietta W F C Fulkerson, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Marietta W. Fulkerson, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

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