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 William Wolf “Willis” Fulkerson

William Wolf “Willis” Fulkerson

Birth
Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Aug 1883 (aged 8)
Bates County, Missouri, USA
Burial Mulberry, Bates County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 59755382 · View Source
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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"


Inscription

Oldest son of Wm & Mary FULKERSON
DIED Aug 15, 1883 AGED 9 yrs & 9 ms.

Gravesite Details 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.

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  • Created by: Ann Salisbury
  • Added: 8 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59755382
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Wolf “Willis” Fulkerson (Nov 1874–25 Aug 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59755382, citing Mulberry Cemetery, Mulberry, Bates County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Ann Salisbury (contributor 47359592) .