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From: "P. Stark" <>
Subject: Andrew & Eliz (Hall) Fulton
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 1998 19:49:59 -0700

Dispelling myths...the family group sheet compiled by Mrs. W. T. Birdwell in 1979 and published by Robert Fulton in the "Fulton Family Letter", page 86-34, identifies 4 alleged sons of Samuel Fulton Jr.

1. (Col) Andrew Fulton and wife Elizabeth Hill [sic]
2. David Fulton and wife Nancy Taylor
3. John Fulton and wife Rosanna Littlejohn
4. (Capt) Samuel Fulton III and wife Catherine Smith

#1 (Col) Andrew Fulton was the son of John and Mary (Steele) Fulton of Augusta Co., VA.

From the family group sheet: "(Col) Andrew (Rev. War) Fulton, b ca 1748, who m Elizabeth Hill [sic]. Living in Lancaster Co., Pa., at time of enlistment; settled in Augusta Co., Va."

Many errors here! Col. Andrew Fulton married Elizabeth HALL (not Hill), participated in the Revolution in a unit organized at Augusta Co., VA, fought in the Battle of Guilford Courthourse under Capt. James Tate, and died before March 1824. The will of John Fulton (signed 30 June 1789, recorded at Augusta Co., VA) appoints his son Andrew Fulton to serve as executor along with widow Mary Fulton. The will of Edward Hall names his daughter Elizabeth Fulton, wife of Andrew Fulton (Augusta Co. Will Book 8, p 238, 15 Oct 1790).

Additional Information on this couple comes from Elizabeth (Hall) Fulton's application for a Rev. War widow's pension which was prepared by her son, Judge Andrew Steele Fulton of Wytheville, Wythe Co., VA. The application claimed that the late Andrew Fulton was a member of Capt. James Tate's company recruited at Augusta Co., VA. Andrew Fulton died before 1824. An indenture recorded at Lee Co., VA, 22 March 1822, identifies six heirs of Andrew Fulton: Elizabeth Fulton (presumed to be his widow), John Hall Fulton, Edward Fulton, James Fulton, Andrew Steele Fulton, and Elijah and Sarah (Fulton) Williams.

(Col.) Andrew Fulton who married Elizabeth Hall was the son of John and Mary (Steele) Fulton of Augusta Co., VA, and does not appear to be a descendant of Samuel and Elizabeth (Stewart) Fulton of Donegal Twp, Lancaster Co., PA.


Patrice (Fulton) Stark
Lone Tree, CO 80124

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