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Most surname lists are just that..a list..Read on for a little
background information, and some Photos. Since all parties involved have long since
passed away there is no reason to not use the stories.
In my list earlier I mentioned my gr. grandfather, Wm.Henry Fuller
being married three times..His 1st wife was Jane McAlmon. Matilda BEST.
was his 2nd wife,and his 3rd wife was Grace Munroe.. but I have an unusual story to
relate..My gr.grandfather William's 2nd wife, Matilda, was raking and
burning leaves when her dress caught on fire, and she burned to death in
front of my grandfather Harry Elmer Fuller, while Harry was still very young.
This story was relayed to me by my Aunt Gladys (Fuller) Taylor who
said my father Leroy Sr. told her the story.
Another bit of information...my grandfather and his wife were
British subjects living in Portland Maine. Later they moved to
Vermont and for a time both of my gr.grandfathers
( William Henry Fuller and Robert Marshall Perham )
lived with the rest of the Fullers in Gilman Vermont, in the town
of Lunenburg. Grandfather Harry and his wife Caroline Evelyn Perham
were not naturalized as US citizens until 10/18/1919 shortly
after my Aunt Gladys was born. Both of my gr.grandfathers are buried
side by side in the John's River Cemetery, located on the New Hampshire
side of the Connecticut river which divides Vermont and New
Hampshire.It's on NH route 135 a short distance N. of Dalton, NH.
Grave markers for great grandparents
William Henry Fuller Robert Marshall Perham
A story now on the YOUNG side of the family. My mother
was a YOUNG one of 3 girls of James A. Young and Minnie
This story appeared in a newspaper in early 1907. I have a
photo copy of the newspaper clipping.
James A. Young
Warrensburgh (NY) Agent of the National Express Co.
The National Express company, one of the largest corporations
doing business as a common carrier in the United States,exercises
great care in choosing men to represent its interests in the various
towns. They must possess many excellent qualities in order to satisfy
the rigid requirements entrusted with their selection. As a natural
consequence, the employees of the great company are a remarkably fine
body of men. One of the finest is James A. Young, the company's
Warrensburgh agent..Affable and courteous to a degree, he is always
"on the job" ready and willing to exert himself to the utmost to
satisfy and please his company's patrons..And that is no easy job
either, for most people haven't much sympathy for a "soulless
corporation" or its representative. Mr. Young is a native of Schroon
Lake. He was born there June 18 1872. At the age of fourteen he went
to New York and remained a year, then went to Sandy Hill and entered
the employ of the Union Bag & Paper Company. In August 1901,he
became an expressman, driving the delivery wagon in Sandy Hill. In
August of 1903 he was given charge of the Fort Edward office and on
October following, was transferred to Warrensburgh.He was married
June 7 1899 to Miss Minnie F. Colvin, of Sandy Hill They have two
little daughters,Lillian May, and Gladys Irene.
Ed. note...This story also featured a photo of my grandfather YOUNG.
As I mentioned at the top of this story..this clipping had to be
between my Aunt Gladys Young's birth in 1906 and my mother's birth
which came in Nov.1907. Also for those people of a younger generation
..Sandy Hill was the old name for Hudson Falls New York.
My grandfather Harry Elmer Fuller married Caroline PERHAM.
I have a considerable amount of info on the PERHAMS..I won't
bore you with too much..but would also like to include some
of that. The information was gathered and written by May Louise
PERHAM, who married a brother of my grandfather, Albert A.FULLER.
May's father was Robert Marshall PERHAM, her Mother was Frances
Fraizer (Fraiser) who came from Scotland. Some brief notes from
May Louise (Perham) FULLER.
ROBERT MARSHALL PERHAM, after being a Sea Captain off the Grand
Banks (near Newfoundland and Nova Scotia) later came to the USA
in Portland Maine to work for the M.C.R.R. for twenty years was
later transferred to Vermont where be continued work there.
(M.C.R.R.was the Maine Central Railroad.)
ALBERT A.FULLER (Ed. note..brother of my grandfather) worked
for Proctor Ellison in Boston for many years and later transferred
to Eckland PA. He took charge of all leather shipped from the
tannery which was one of the biggest tanneries of America.
HARRY ELMER FULLER (Ed. note my grandfather) worked in the office
of the paper mill for over thirty years.(Gilman Paper, Gilman VT.
MAY LOUISE (PERHAM) FULLER had many other stories...I will add
some of her information...
She was b. 1881 m. Albert A.Fuller who was educated and lived
in Portland, Maine..then to Boston, and later to Los Angeles
California..There were no children..Albert died in 1942.
CAROLINE EVELYN PERHAM b. 1884 m. my grandfather..Harry Elmer
Fuller in Portland, Maine..later they moved to Vermont where
six children were born...Harry A.Fuller, Mae Frances Fuller,
Leroy Linwood Fuller (my father),Evelyn Louise Fuller, Gladys
Irene Fuller and Edith (Priscilla)Fuller. May Louise (Perham )
Fuller also added these brief notes..(quoting from her PERHAM
FAMILY HISTORY) The PERHAM family boasts of having 3 Ministers,
one Doctor, several college graduates one graduate of the
Conservatory of Music in Boston who later taught Music in
MY PHOTO ALBUM
More Photos on pg 3 under "Family Photo Album"
Photos of my Dad Leroy L. Fuller
Dad's Navy marker Musician 1ST. WWII with name misspelled with a capital R.
Sept 6 1907 - Feb 9 1967
To the left is stone for Dad's 2nd wife Doris (Remick) Fuller
Located in Glenwood Cemetery Littleton NH.
Photos of my Mom Carrie(Young)Fuller
(Early & mid 1930's) (Later photos in 1990's)
My grandmother Minnie F.(Colvin) Young and my Mom are buried
side by side in the Union cemetery, Fort Edward, NY.
Dad and Second wife. Doris (Remick) Fuller
Roy (Sr), grandson Bryan, and Roy (Jr)
FOUR GENERATIONS of FULLERS
Miriam (baby's mother) Grandfather Roy Jr. Gr-grandmother
Carrie (holding baby Brent) and baby's father Bryan.
Leroy L. Fuller (Jr)
Son Bryan Fuller and His wife Miriam Ludovico
Grandson Brent L. Fuller and his wife Maria Aurora Crespo Juliano
Greatgrandson, Christopher L. Fuller, son of Grandson Brent
Granddaughter Michelle O. Fuller
Grandparents on the Young side.
James A. Young Minnie (Colvin) Young
Found today (1/20/2001) a new photo of my Grandfather. This was found beneath a photo of my Grandmother in a small
locket that had belonged to my Mother.These are my Mom's parents.
James A. Young with grandchildren
l-r Bob..Jim... and Roy Fuller
Grandparents on the Fuller Side.
Harry Elmer Fuller Caroline (Perham) Fuller
Harry, Caroline, and second wife Angie Smith are all buried in the
FULLER plot in the Riverside Cemetery Lunenburg, Vermont
THIS IS THE FULLER PLOT
Main stone Harry-Caroline-Angie
My Great Grandparents
William Henry Fuller Robert Marshall Perham
These guys are helping me Construct the rest of my Web page.
Please note the two photos ( Wm. Henry Fuller & Robert M. Perham)
were taken from a poor copy machine copy of a very old picture probably from about 1910.
The original is in the hands of an Aunt in Arizona.
This is the old photo copy of the Fuller & Perham Families
Back row. l-r Caroline Perham 1884-1935(Grandmother) Harry E. Fuller 1881-1955(grandfather)
Middle row. l-r William H. Fuller 1840-1913 (grGrandfather) Robert M. Perham 1840-1915
(grGrandfather) Willis W. Perham 1889-1925 (A great Uncle) Henry W. Perham 1892-?
(A great Uncle)
Front row. l-r Leroy L. Fuller (Sr) 1907-1967 (My Dad, very young) Mae F.(Fuller)Silver
1892-? (Dad's sister)Harry A. Fuller 1900-? (Dad's brother)
Front L-R: Caroline Perham, Priscilla Fuller, Lucy Andrews Back: Gladys & Frank Fuller William H. Fuller, Caroline Perham, Robert M. Perham
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