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 Andrew Creelman Fulton

Andrew Creelman Fulton

Birth
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Death 19 Jan 1927 (aged 85–86)
Horsham, Horsham Rural City, Victoria, Australia
Burial Horsham, Horsham Rural City, Victoria, Australia
Plot 6486.
Memorial ID 68616122 · View Source
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Andrew Creelamn Fulton was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1841, the son of Robert Fulton a manufacturer and Mary Collins Fulton. He served an apprenticeship in engine fitting in London, England before spending two years running the Union blockade in the American Civil War; eventually being taken prisoner by a Union warship.

After his release Andrew migrated in 1864 to New South Wales, Australia and from there to Brisbane in Queensland, Australia where he was credited with fitting the engines in the ship "Emma". After Brisbane, Andrew moved to Roma, Queensland where he was credited with the installation of the Roma Courthouse clock. In 1886 Andrew moved again, this time to Victoria. He next migrated to New Zealand, but having no success there, he returned to Stawell, Victoria where he worked as an engine driver on the gold claims for the next fifteen years. He then moved to Horsham, Victoria where he was appointed as an engineer to the Horsham Water Trust.

Andrew Creelamn Fulton died at Stawell, Hospital, Borough of Stawell, County of Illawarra, Victoria, Australia on January 17, 1927 at 85 years of age.

Gravesite Details Andrew C. Fulton was considered to be an ally to the Confederate States during the American Civil war and is therefor considered a Confederate veteran.

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  • Created by: James Gray
  • Added: 19 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68616122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Creelman Fulton (1841–19 Jan 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68616122, citing Horsham Cemetery, Horsham, Horsham Rural City, Victoria, Australia ; Maintained by James Gray (contributor 47018862) .