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First Generation

1. James Alexander1 Fullerton was born in France or Ireland ca. 1791. James died 17 Mar 1842 in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA, at 50 years of age. James Alexander Fullerton was buried in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA in the old cemetery on Pickering Street, Row 7.

He married Susan Reese before 1822. Susan was born 1800. Susan died in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA. James Alexander may be the James Fullerton who arrived at Philadelphia from Great Britain aboard the Unicorn in 1821.

James lived in Centre co., PA, in 1824 and sometime thereafter moved to Clearfield co., PA. By 1833, he was living in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA.

James Alexander Fullerton appears in the History of Brookville, Jefferson co., PA, published before 1900, as James R. Fullerton.

James Alexander Fullerton and Susan Reese had the following children:

child 2 i. Jane2 Fullerton was born in prob. Center co., PA ca. 1822. She married Smathers.

child + 3 ii. James Alexander Fullerton, Jr. was born 1824.

child 4 iii. Mary Fullerton was born in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA Oct 1825. Mary died 16 Nov 1899 in North East, Erie co., PA, at 74 years of age. Her body was interred Nov 1899 in North East, Erie co., PA, Oak Hill cemetery. Mary never married. In 1870, she was living with her brother Henry Reese Fullerton in Parker City, Armstrong co., PA. She was at that time making her living as a seamstress.

child 5 iv. Henry Reese Fullerton was born in Clearfield co., PA 27 Jun 1827. Henry died 5 Jun 1886 in Parker City, Armstrong co., PA, at 58 years of age. His body was interred in North East, Erie co., PA, Oak Hill Cemetery. He married Harriet Pearsall in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA, 22 Feb 1848. Harriet was born in Brookville, Jefferson co., PA 28 Feb 1827. Harriet was the daughter of Arad Pearsall. Harriet died 1908 at 81 years of age. Henry was a blacksmith in 1850. He later learned the brickmaking trade, but abandoned it to enter the lumber business. He became on of the largest lumber dealers in the country. He moved to Parker City, Armstrong co., PA in 1870 and went on to become one of its leading citizens and a prominent businessmen. He served one term (1877-78) as mayor of Parker City. He was a Republican and served several terms as Justice of the Peace. He was a Mason, never used alcohol or tobacco, and was a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. He died of Bright's disease. He and his wife Harriet had four children.

child + 6 v. Christian R. Fullerton was born 1831.

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