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Rev Isaac Fullerton, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1809
Greenbrier County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1886
Scioto County
Ohio, USA

Bio from newspaper found in Scioto Co. Archives:

REV. ISAAC FULLERTON was born in Virginia, Feb. 15, 1809, a son of John and Susannah (Smith) Fullerton, who came to Ohio in 1818, and settled in Jackson County near Winchester, the next year removing to Portland, where they lived seven years. In 1826 they came to Scioto County and settled in Madison Township, where they both died.
Mr. Fullerton was reared a farmer, following that occupation till 1834, when he was ordained a minister in the Free-Will Baptist church, and for nearly fifty years has preached the gospel in connection with farming. He at present is not in charge of any church, preaching only occasionally to fill a vacancy. He enlisted in the war of the Rebellion, and was appointed Captain of Company G, Fifty-sixth Ohio Infantry. He served eighteen months, and was obliged to resign on account of physical disability caused by typhoid fever. He was married in 1829 to Elizabeth Mead, who died in 1874, leaving five children. June 12, 1875, he married Mrs. Melissa Slocumb, daughter of Martin Finney, and widow of Martin Slocumb, by whom she has five children. Mr. Fullerton has a farm of fifty-five acres, where he now resides.
~ Page 325 - History of Lower Scioto Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co. 1884
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He moved with his parents while still young and settled in Scioto Co., Porter Township, Ohio.
He married Elizabeth Mead Nov. 19, 1829, both his and her fathers giving consent. After Elizabeth died in 1874 at age 63, he married Melissa Finney Slocum, a widow, who survived him.

He and his son(s) entered the War in 1861...Rev. Isaac as a Capt. in 59th OH, from which he later received a pension.

Rev. Rufus Cheney was the first preacher of the Free Will Baptist denomination to preach in Scioto Co., in 1816, and he organized the Porter Free Will Baptist Church Sept. 6, 1817, in a schoolhouse on Ward's Run. Rev. Fullerton received license to preach in 1834, and was ordained to the gospel ministry in November 1836. He farmed to provide for his growing family, and most of his long ministry (abt 52 yrs) was spent with the FWB churches of Little Scioto Quarterly Meeting, where he had been closely identified with all its work, organizing the FWB church in Wheelersburg, May 17, 1851, and was first pastor of the Sciotoville Church. He attended the General Conference at Marion (1886) as a delegate from the Ohio and Kentucky Y.M. He was excused from the Conference before its close because of sickness, and soon joined the company of the redeemed above.

His children:
Morris Fullerton - 1835 1882,d. Minnesota;
Roxanne Fullerton Wooddell - 1838 1865
Anna Fullerton Pyle 1841 d.22 May 1892, Scioto;
Isaac Fullerton, Jr 1843 1907 (Union 173rd Ohio Inf)
Hezekiah Fullerton - 1845
Andrew Harvey Fullerton - 1847 1909
Nancy Fullerton Sampson - 1848 1931.
(Info from Ohio records, family genealogy, and Hist. of Ohio, 1884, chap 17, in usgwarchives).
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fullerton (____ - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Mead Fullerton (1811 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Morris Fullerton (1835 - 1886)*
  Isaac Fullerton (1843 - 1907)*
  Nancy Fullerton Samson (1848 - 1931)*
  Hezekiah M Fullerton (1866 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Butler and Martin Cemetery
Minford
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: wvy
Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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Rev Isaac Fullerton, Sr
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