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William Wolf "Willis" Fulkerson
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Birth: Nov., 1874
Lawrence County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1883
Bates County
Missouri, USA

My grandparent donated the burial plot for this child, "because the parents didn't have money to buy one" is the story I was raised with. The headstone has a Lamb laying on the top.

poplar heights records list him as 3 year and 8 months upon the date of his death.

On Headstone is:
"Willis Wolf Youngest Son of Wm & Mary FULKERSON
DIED Aug 25, 1883 AGED 9 yrs & 9 Ms"

On the "1880 Census it list his address being in the Homer Township, Bates County, Missouri.
Father William, age 50 born Pennsylvania
Mother Mary, age 47 born in Ireland
Bessie J age 25 born in Pennsylvania 1855
William S age 22 born in Pennsylvania in 1858
Epperson* age 20 born in Pennsylvania in 1860
Mary E age 17 born in Pennsylvania in 1863
Howard C age 11 born in Pennsylvania in 1869
Willis Wolf age 6 born in _____________ in 1874"
On Census lists Epperson* as studing ministry.

On the " 1870 Census it list his address being in Union Township, Pennsylvania... **Bessie is Bessie G, a sister Lienore age 14 b 1856 in PA, William, Epperson listed at Epperis, Mary E is listed as Eva, sister Stella b 1866 in PA, Howard.

Family Genealogy link www.yeahpt.com/gedcom/fulkerson/pafg30.htm See # 953. William Fulkerson
*On the "1870 Census family was in Union Township PA and William the Head of Household was a farmer, age 32 b 1938 Beaver County PA; Married to Mary b. 28 May 1932 is age 38; Children in 1870: 1. Bessie G female 16yr b 23 May 1854 in PA 2. Lienore female 14yr b 1856 PA 3. William male 12yr b 1858 PA 4. Epperis male 10 b 1860 PA 5. Eva (Mary E) female 7yr b 1863 PA 6. Stella female 4yr b 1866 PA and 7. Howard male 2yr b 1868 PA" 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William B Fulkerson (1838 - 1906)
 
 Siblings:
  William Wolf Fulkerson (1874 - 1883)
  Lafayette Armstrong Fulkerson (1874 - 1954)*
  Wiliam Penn Fulkerson (1877 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Oldest son of Wm & Mary FULKERSON
DIED Aug 15, 1883 AGED 9 yrs & 9 ms.
 
Note: Headstone has a sleeping lamb on top, when my mother was a little girl visiting her grandparents with her parents, she would pet the little lamb. This grave next to her grandparents' grave.
 
Burial:
Mulberry Cemetery
Mulberry
Bates County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Ann Salisbury
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59755382
William Wolf Willis Fulkerson
Added by: Ann Salisbury
 
William Wolf Willis Fulkerson
Added by: Ann Salisbury
 
William Wolf Willis Fulkerson
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Added by: Judy Lawrence
 
 
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Jan. 12, 2015
 
 
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