This page has grown over a period of ten years - with help from a number of cousins - to include a substantial branch of Fulkersons who originated in New Jersey around the time of the Revolution. It begins with two brothers or near relatives, David and John FULKERSON of Warren County, NJ. Their descendants settled in Luzerne, Wayne and Wyoming counties in Pennsylvania.
We know the generations of their descendants, including some who served in Pennsylvania regiments during the Civil War and others who migrated westward. We just haven't been able to trace these families backwards to the other known FULKERSON branches, almost all of whom were in New Jersey at the time of the Revolution. One other factor that may complicate this research is that part of the family changed their surname to FULKERSIN...according to one descendant, it was a change that arose from a falling out between two brothers many generations ago.
David FULKERSON........b. ca. 1775 in NJ, m. Mary YATES (b. ca. 1775 in NJ), had one known child:
Mary FULKERSON....15 Aug 1804-8 Apr 1847, b. in Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ, m. in 1821 at Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ to Coonrad WELTER (1799-1888, b. Hackettstown NJ). Mary died at Millbrook, Pahaquarry Twp., Warren Co., NJ, at the age of 42, ten days after giving birth to her 12th child. She is buried at the Millbrook Methodist Cemetery. The 1850-1880 Census listings following Mary's death show Conrad (Coonrod) married to Kasiah/Caziah/Kasiah/Hezziah, by whom he had an additional four children. From WELTER family research we learn that
"Conrad Welter.. was born in the year 1799 and was married to Mary Fulkerson of New Jersey in the year 1821. Mary Fulkerson Welter, wife of Conrad Welt, died in the year 1847 at the age of 43 years and was buried at Millbrook, New Jersey. Soon after Conrad waas married to his first wife, Mary Fulkerson, they started housekeeping near a pace called Scholies Mountains in New Jersey...Conrad Welter was one of the first pioneers of Pahaquary Township, Warren County, New Jersey...They had 12 children...[Her father] John Fulkerson was the oldest of three brothers who came to America in the year 1788. He was married December 4, 1809 to Betsey Ogden of Kentucky, who was born April 18, 1768. He was the father of Samuel Fulkerson, whose children were named Samuel D., John, Mortimer, Achsa, Jane, and Mary; the last named being the wife of Conrad Welter... Mary Fulkerson Welter was born August 15, 1804 and died April 8, 1847....After living a few years in Kentucky, John Fulkerson moved to New Jersay and settled in the vicinity of Vienna....Samuel Fulkerson lived to a good old age, three score and ten. He was a devoted Methodist, and spent the last years of his life in his pleasant home in Pittson, Pennsylvania. He had a son Samuel D who had three wives, the last living until 1909. They have sons and daughters who are living with their families in Pittson, Pennsylvania."
Don't try to follow all of that account literally. Names and dates got jumbled up, and we don't know to what extent that researcher documented or guessed the facts. Then again, we may be making a few assumptions on this page that rely strictly on family legend. Much better documented are the twelve children of Mary and Conrad, who are listed in a family bible which is on display in a church in Millbrook, Warren Co., NJ.
Elijah R. WELTER....24 Aug 1823-29 Aug 1852, b. at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ.
Jesse T. WELTER....29 Aug 1825-13 Dec 1904, b. at Vienna, Warren Co., NJ, m. Jane HOITE, d. at Luzerne Boro, PA, had children who lived in the Luzerne Co. area
Margaret Ann WELTER....10 Dec 1827-25 Jan 1828, b. at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ.
Joseph Fulkerson WELTER....27 Oct 1828-4 Dec 1920, b. at Hackettstown, NJ
Jacob W WELTER....20 Feb 1831-3 Mar 1910, b. at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ, d. at Pittston, PA.
Charles W WELTER....b. 12 May 1833
Asa H WELTER.... b. 2 Mar 1835
Isaiah B WELTER....b. 10 Jul 1837 at Hope Twp, Warren Co., NJ; d. ca. 1921, Sparkhill, NY (Sparkhill Cemetery)
Caroline S WELTER....11 July 1839-29 Dec 1913, b. at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ; d. at Luzerne Boro, PA
Benjamin Shoemaker WELTER....b. 25 Dec 1841 at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ; d. ca. 14 Dec 1912 at Scranton, Lackawanna Co., PA.
Rebecca Ann WELTER....b. 20 May 1844 at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co., NJ; m. William PEARL
Henry H WELTER....29 Mar 1847-11 Jul 1852, b. and d. at Millbrook, Pahquarry Twp, Warren Co, NJ
John FULKERSON........lived in Warren County, NJ, m. Sarah _____, who was probably of NJ (per later Census reports). The 29 Nov 1805 edition of the Luzerne Federalist reported that John was in court: Common Pleas Court of Luzerne Co., Dec. Term next - the following has made application for the benefit of the laws of this Commonwealth relative to insolvent debtors: John FULKERSON. They had four known children, according to "The Genealogical and Family History of Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania, Volume 2". In that issue his name was spelled FULKERSIN, a common variant of Fulkerson in Pennsylvania from the late 18th Century to the present. The article refers principally to his daughter Ackey, spelled Acca, and her husband Joseph SHOTWELL. It states that Joseph and Acca Fulkerson Shotwell were married in Warren County, New Jersey. Joseph's parents were reported to be Samuel and Pheobe Shotwell, and Acca Fulkersin's parents were John and Sarah Fulkersin of Warren County, NJ. Acca had 3 siblings: John, Samuel and James. Based on later Census information, there is one other presumed son, Charles, whose 1880 Census listing shows his mother was born in NY. This appears to indicate that his father had another wife after Sarah, and possibly had other children as well.
John FULKERSON....b. 1795 in NJ, m. Phoebe KING (b. 1797 in NY) in 1819. The 1850 Census showed them farming in Mount Pleasant Twp, Wayne Co., PA, with their children: John J (1833 PA), George (1820 PA), Samantha (1823 PA) and Frances (1849 PA) [NOTE: Considering all the ages in this family, Frances may have been a granddaughter]. Their property was valued at $2,500. The census listed an A.P. SHOTWELL family living as neighbors to the Fulkersons. Both died in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co. Pa. They had seven children:
George W. FULKERSON....b. 27 Dec 1819 in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., Pa, m. Samantha Elizabeth STEARNS (5 Jun 1821-8 Jul 1855) on 15 Sep 1847 in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA. The 1850 Census listed them at that place, farming with a 1-year-old son Francis and property valued at $325. The 1860 Census found this family moved to Central City, Linn Co., Iowa. There's a new wife, (2nd) Sarah, age 25 and born in NY. Three children were born in PA, one in IA. And George was listed as "Now in California." He returned by 1865, when he moved his family west to Kansas. In 1870 the Census found them at Lostine, Lowell Twp., Cherokee Co., Kansas. George was farming then, and they had 4 additional children. He m. (3rd) Mary E. ROSE or ROSS (b. ca. 1831) on 8 Nov 1871. In 1890 George was living in Beaver Co., OK, with an unnamed wife, son John (21) and daughter Phoebe (22).
Francis M. FULKERSON....Mar 1850-1936, b. in PA, moved with his family to Iowa by 1860 and then to Kansas in 1865. He m. Emma LAMB (Aug 1851-1933, b. in NC) on 30 Dec 1870 in Cherokee Co., KS and remained for a time at Lowell, Cherokee Co.. They were found operating a grocery at Blackwell, Kay Co., OK on the 1900 Census, which listed their birth information, 2 children and 3 other people who worked in their grocery store also living in household. The 1920 and 1930 Census found F.M. and Emma at Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK, retired, aged 81 and 79. Both are buried at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK. A glowing description of his industriousness was found in the Cherokee County section of William G. Cutler's "History of the State of Kansas," which rendered him thus:
F. M. FULKERSON, proprietor and owner of the " Gold Dust Mill" and water power, Lowell, was born in Wayne County, Penn., 1852, and settled here with his people in 1865, where he was identified with farming and stock-raising till 1876, when he engaged at his present industry, which he has successfully carried on since. In 1870, he married Miss Emma Lamb, a native of North Carolina, whose people settled here about 1866. They have a family of one son and a daughter-Arthur and Evelyn. The mill is located at the mouth of Shoal Creek, at its confluence with Spring River; is run by water power of almost unlimited capacity. The mill is a two story and basement building, 60x60, has two run of stone and grinds 400 bushels a day. His trade is exclusively merchant trade, his special brands being Anchor, Lily White and May Queen. Mr. Fulkerson, since taking charge of the mill, has made an entire improvement upon its capacity and machinery, from what it was established upon in 1868.
Arthur George FULKERSON....Feb 1877-10 Dec 1919, b. in KS, m. Martha Elizabeth BEATTY (12 Nov 1878-Oct 1964). Martha was listed as a widow in the 1929 Anadarko, OK, telephone directory, living at "512 W. Okla., Ph. 73." Both are buried at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK.
Francis Ellis FULKERSON....1904-15 Dec 1918, b. in OK, buried at Memory Lane Cemetery, Anadarko, Caddo Co., OK
Julia Belle FULKERSON....b. in OK
Helen Catherine FULKERSON....b. in OK, she was a student living at home in 1929
Jessie Evelyn FULKERSON....b. July 1878 in KS, m. Ellis C. McWILLIAMS on 31 Dec 1903 in Caddo Co., OK [county marriage record]
Olive C. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1851 in PA. She was 19 when she m. (1st) M.E. HARVEY on 2 Apr 1870, and 21 when she m. (2nd) Salem GORDNER on 16 Feb 1873 in Cherokee Co, KS. [Cherokee Co, KS marriages, 1867-1886, pg 31, here and below]
Elizabeth FULKERSON....b. ca. 1854 in PA
Fanton A. FULKERSON....1857-1931, b. in IA; he was listed as 24 years old on 15 Jan 1882 when he m. Ella HOOPER, age 16, in Cherokee Co, KS. He was reported in the 1910 and 1920 Census with a wife Josephine (1868-1939) at Beowawe (bay-oh-wow-wee), Eureka Co., Nevada. Both are buried at Maiden's Grave Cemetery, Beowawe, Nevada.
William H. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1861 in IA
Phoebe A. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1863 in IA
Emma L. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1864 in KS, listed as age 18 on 31 Aug 1882 when she m. Joseph HARPER in Cherokee Co, KS
John P. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1869 in KS
Mortimer FULKERSON....1822- 18 Sep 1905, b. at Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA, d. at Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA
William FULKERSON....b. 1825 in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA, d. at Scranton, Lackawanna Co. PA. The 1850 Census showed a William Fulkerson, age 25, working in a foundry and living in household of Amzi and Loretta MILLER (ages 26 and 24) and their son Fenton.
Loretta A. FULKERSON....Placed here by geography and timeframe, with no definite link to possible parents John and Phoebe. She was b. ca. 1826-29 and m. Amzi Wilson MILLER (b. 26 Dec 1822, son of Caleb MILLER). She appeared on the 1850 Census (age 24), living at Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA, with her husband, her son Fenton and a William FULKERSON, age 25, a foundry worker (Was it the above William, or the William who was the son of Richard Fulkerson?). It is reported that her age was 32 in the 1860 Census and 41 in 1870.
Fenton MILLER....b. in 1840s
Elizabeth FULKERSON, b. 1827 in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., Pa., m. Chauncy FLETCHER on 2 Jul 1846, in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA
Edwin S. FULKERSON....1829-1894, b. in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., Pa., d. at Clinton, Wayne Co., PA, m. Mary J. GRAY (1839-1894, b. in NY). They are listed on the 1860 Census, living at Herrick, Susquehanna Co., PA. Edwin was a 30 yr old blacksmith; Mary was 21, born in NY, with children Charles (6) and Eva (2). At the 1870 Census they lived at Clinton Twp, Aldenville Post Office, Wayne Co., PA. Edwin was 41, working in a blacksmith shop. They had 3 children plus 5 laborers living in the household. By the 1880 Census Edwin and Mary were living alone, farming at Damascus in Wayne Co.
Charles E. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1856, this is apparently the 23-yr-old Charles found in the 1880 Census at Lebanon, Wayne Co., PA, working as a laborer at the farm of Sidney COONS.
Eva M. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1858
Floyd W. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1863
Maud FULKERSON.....8 Oct 1864-16 Jan 1949, b. at Frankfort, Scott Co., IN, d. at Chillicothe, Ross Co., OH, per Ohio death records. She m. a BOWER, first name unknown.
John J. FULKERSON....1833-after 1909, b. in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA, d. at Carbondale, Lackawanna Co., PA. As deduced from the 1880 Census, he was a farmer at Mount Pleasant, married a Helen (b. ca. 1836) by 1857, had at least one child and could afford to hire at least two farmhands.
Jennie FULKERSON....b. ca. 1858, she was a 22-yr-old teacher living with her parents in 1880
Charles FULKERSON....b. abt.1834 in Mount Pleasant, Wayne Co., PA, d. after 1910 at Carbondale, Lackawanna Co., PA
Ackey FULKERSON....27 Jan 1808-11 Apr 1871, b. in Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ. Her first name may have been a variant of "Auke," a Dutch name found among females in New York/New Jersey since the 1600s. She m. Joseph SHOTWELL (possibly son of Samuel and Phoebe Poyer SHOTWELL, although 2 correspondents state he could have been the son of an Adam and Catherine SHOTWELL ) about 1832 at Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ, d. at Beaumont, Wyoming Co., PA. Joseph is believed to have had a sister named Charlotte, and it's possible that Ackey's real name was Charlotte, or maybe the names of the two have been mixed up. Their six children were:
Sarah SHOTWELL....m. SCHOOLEY
Martha SHOTWELL....b. 6 Nov 1848 in Pahaquarry Twp, Warren Co, NJ, m. Hiram McAlpine "Mack" HONEYWELL, d. at Parsons, PA
Cassius and Olive FULKERSON
Samuel D. FULKERSON..... 7 Jan 1818-14 Mar 1900, b. in Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ. His marriage record is murky. A presumed first marriage was previously attributed to Euphemia "Phebe" SHOTWELL on 19 Oct 1844 at Hope Twp., Warren Co., NJ, performed by Rev. Hazen [Warren County, NJ, Marriage Index ]. However, Samuel must have been married (1st) by 1839 or 1840. The 1850 Census for Lackawanna, Luzerne Co., PA shows a "Samuel D. Fulgerson" - age 32, b. NJ (Wagon Maker) with a daughter Catherine J. (10 PA) and sons Charles (8 PA), George (4 PA) and John (2 PA). Also living with them is Charlotte SHOTWELL (20, NJ).
He m. (3rd) to this same Charlotte SHOTWELL (25 Apr 1829-27 Aug 1911, b. in Hope, Warren Co., NJ). The 1860 Census for Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA showed Samuel and Charlotte married, with several new children added to the brood: Saron J. (8 PA), Cassius B. (4 PA), and Sanford L. (2 PA). Also living with them is a C.M. FULKERSON (36, PA), whose occupation was blacksmith. Charlotte's father was born in NY, her mother in NJ.
Euphemia and Charlotte were probably sisters of Joseph SHOTWELL. The 1870 Census found Samuel, Charlotte and their youngest children living in the household of blacksmith Charley FULKINSON at Union, Luzerne Co., PA. Based on their known relationship of at least 10 years, it's believed that Charley was his younger brother, or else a very close cousin. The 1880 Census listed Samuel's surname as FULKERSIN and found him working as a wheelwright at Dallas, Luzerne Co., PA. He was living in his own home with Charlotte and four children, ages 9 to 19: Elizabeth (19 PA), Hattie M. (17 PA), Frances J. (14 PA) and William J. (9 PA). He must have spent almost 50 of his 82 years raising children. The Census listed him twice as a "wheelwright" and twice as a "wagon maker." Samuel apparently had 7 children combined with his first wife and Euphemia ("Phebe"), and 4 with Charlotte.
NOTE: Back in the 1990s, a FULKERSIN descendant of this branch told me that the FULKERSIN spelling arose due to a falling-out between two brothers. This must have occurred between 1844 and 1880. All of the 1880 Census listings in Luzerne County used the FULKERSIN spelling. Samuel's widow's obituary used the FULKERSON spelling in 1911, but other family records from that era also used the FULKERSIN spelling.
Samuel died at Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA and was buried at the Marcy Cemetery, Duryea, Luzerne Co., PA. His will was filed in Luzerne Co. in 1900 (No.445, Book T, Page 373). Charlotte Shotwell FULKERSON's obituary was brief, but revealed when she and Samuel moved to Pennsylvania:
WILKES-BARRE RECORD AUGUST 28,1911:
Charlotte Shotwell Fulkerson, widow of the late S.D. Fulkerson, died yesterday [in Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA] at the home of her son, William Fulkerson of Lambert Street. She was born in Warren County, New Jersey, and was in her eighty second year. In 1859 she was married in her home town to Samuel David Fulkerson, and shortly thereafter came to this city, where they have since lived. Interment was in the Marcy Cemetery, Duryea. She and her husband are in an un-marked grave.
Catherine J. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1840 per 1850 Census. Born in NJ.
Charles W. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1842 per 1850 Census. Born in NJ. He enlisted as a Private in Co. D, 61st Pennsylvania Volunteers in Luzerne County on 2 Sep 1861
George FULKERSON....b. ca. 1846 per 1850 Census. Born in NJ.
John Alvin FULKERSON.....1845-8 Nov 1915. Born in NJ. He served in the Civil War in Co. F, 53rd Pennsylvania Regiment from 1864 to 1865, d. at Shickshinny, PA, buried at Scott Cemetery, Luzerne Co., PA. This is probably the John A. FULKISON listed in the "The History of Columbia and Mountour Counties" by Battle (1887) as the husband of Cornelia SUTLIFF, sister of Wesley W. SUTLIFF, a dentist in Runyan, PA. The 1880 Census listed him at Huntington, Luzerne Co., PA, with a wife Cornelia A., born ca. 1849 in PA, and sons George and Sterling.
1880 census Huntington, Luzerene, PA
Mamie M. FULKERSON....1866-28 Oct 1873, daughter of J.A. FULKERSON, buried at Scott Cemetery, Luzerne Co., PA
George Alvin FULKERSON....23 Jan 1877-, listed on the 1880 Census.
Sterling Ross FULKERSON....3 Feb 1879-, listed on the 1880 Census.
Raymond Fred FULKERSON....29 Jun 1886-,
Saron J. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1852 per the 1860 Census. Born in NJ. He was also listed on the 1870 Census. The 1880 Census found him as Saron FULKERSIN, age 28, farming at Iuka, Pratt Co., Kansas (midway between Wichita and Dodge City). His wife was Rebecca (24 PA, both parents born in PA). They apparently moved west after son William was born. There were no known Fulkerson relatives in that county in 1880, but five of the households preceding them and six of the households following them on the Census listing were all from Pennsylvania. There were Fulkersons in Pratt County about that time or soon afterward, as marriage records report:
"B.D. Keyes, age 24, Pratt Co. to Sou Fulkerson, Pratt Co., age 18. Mar. 23, 1884 at Iuka by W.R. Rolingson, Minister."
"James H. Freeman, 42 of Barber Co. to Susan Fulkerson, 35 of Pratt Co. Apr. 20,1899 at Pratt by W.B. Barton, Minister." [Possibly the same as "Sou."]
"Cassie L. Fulkerson, 28 of Pratt to Minnie E. Rich, 19 of Pratt. Dec. 7,1904 at home of bride by Willy K. Estill, Minister."
"Albert Peachie, 20 of Pratt to Clara Fulkerson, 18 of Sawyer, father of groom consenting on Dec. 6,1911 at Pratt by Lee T. Fischer."
"Lee O. Rhea, 23, Sawyer to Birdie Fulkerson, 17, Sawyer, on Sept. 16,1912, at Pratt, by the Rev. Geo. W. Gelvin, Minister. Fathers written consent on file."
One additional FULKERSON in Pratt County was Melissa Jane Fulkerson KEYES (25 Feb 1858-28 Jun 1946), daughter of John and Sarah Lydia (Cox) FULKERSON of Iowa. Melissa married John Francis KEYES. She is buried at Ellenwood Cemetery, Sawyer, KS.
Lela FULKERSIN.....b. ca. 1877 in PA per Census (which listed him as a son)
William FULKERSIN.....b. ca. 1878 in PA per Census
Cassius Burdette FULKERSON.....12 Sep 1856-19 Dec 1944, Born in NJ. He m. Olive J. POSTEN (1857-5 Jan 1933, dau. of James D.and Miriam or Meriam Mills POSTEN) on 25 Nov 1881. They were married 51 years and had six children, per her one-line death notice.
Casius Burdette Fulkerson, of 42 Lambert street,one of Pittston's grand old men, all of whose 87 active years has been spent in Pittston, died last night at Pittston Hospital,where he had been under treatment since Monday when he suffered a fall at his home. The body is at the home of his son, Samuel J. Fulkerson, 44 Broad street.
Mr. Fulkerson was old enough to remember Pittston in Civil War days. Having been born on North Main street, on the site of the Saint James Hotel, September 29, 1856. He was of school age during the War. Early in his life he worked in the Butler Mine Store, located at 208 North Main street, at the foot of Lambert street. Employees of the Butler and Fernwood Collieries bought their supply's at his store.
For close to sixty years the Fulkerson family home has been at 42 Lambert street. Interment will be in the Pittston Cemetery.
Samuel James FULKERSON....7 Aug 1885-1 Mar 1944, married Mary HASTIE on 1 Apr 1908, lived his entire life in Pittston, and was buried at the Pittston City Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA. On his WWI draft registration he had a wife Mary and was living in Pittston, PA. The obituary of Cassius Burdette FULKERSON listed him as a
Cassius Leola FULKERSON....
Vernon Edward FULKERSON.....
Sanford L. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1858 in PA, per Census. The timing of his birth indicates the possibility that his mother Phoebe may have died about 1858, because his father married Charlotte SHOTWELL in the following year. The 1880 Census found him at Idaho Springs, Clear Creek Co., Colorado, working as a railroad clerk and living in the home of Philip MIXSELL, an unmarried railroad agent from PA.
Elizabeth FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1861 in PA
Hattie M. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1863 in PA
Frances J. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1866 in PA
William J. FULKERSON.....b. ca. 1871 in PA. He m. Mary Elizabeth MYRES (or MYERS) on 3 Jan 1894. She was born 27 Apr 1875, and died on 22 Jan 1939. She and their known son Howard were buried in the Pittston City Cemetery, Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA.
Howard FULKERSIN....28 Jul 1896-10 May 1915, lived in Pittston, died at age 18
Charles M. FULKERSON....b. ca. 1824 per Census. Presumed brother of Samuel D. FULKERSON, or else a very close cousin. He was at Pittston, Luzerne Co., PA in 1860, living with presumed brother Samuel. They were again in the same household in 1870, living at Union, Luzerne Co., PA. The latter Census showed him with a wife Louisa, age 26, and one infant. By the 1880 Census he was widowed, living at Moosic, Lackawanna Co., PA, with two children and a 20-yr-old housekeeper, Isabella STEELE. The 1880 Census also stated his mother was born in NY. His occupation was always listed as a blacksmith.
Georgia FULKERSON....b. ca. 1869 per 1870 and 1880 Census
Harvey FULKERSON....b. ca. 1872 per 1880 Census
James FULKERSON....research in progress.
SOME OTHER NAMES FOUND IN RESEARCHING THIS COUNTY:
One WELTER family descendant sent the following lists, transcribed from old newspaper clippings, to show the number of Fulkersins and Fulkersons who attended Welter family reunions in the early 1900s. This clearly shows that these families remained connected for a very long time.
1905-2nd Welter family reunion: Mr & Mrs Burdett Fulkerson of Pittston, PA; Mrs Sarah Schooley; Mr& Mrs MC Honeywell of Parsons, PA; John Shotwell of Beaumont
1908-5th Welter family reunion: Mr & Mrs Mack Honeywell of Parsons, PA; CW Fulkerson and Natalie Fulkerson of Parsons, PA
1909-6th Welter family reunion: Mr & Mrs Berdett Fulkerson and Miss Cora Fulkerson of Pittston, PA
1910-7th Welter family reunion: CB Fulkersin of Pittston, PA elected vice president; Mrs CB Fulkersin of Pittston, PA; SG Fulkersin; Helen Fulkersin; Mrs John Fulkersin of Shickshinny, PA; Mrs GA Fulkersin of Shickshinny, PA; Zelda Fulkersin of Skickshinny, PA; Mr & Mrs Mack Honeywell of Pittston, PA; WJ Honeywell of Dallas, PA; Mrs & Mrs Clinton Honeywell
Unknown year (possibly 191_) Welter family reunion: CB Fulkerson of Pittston, PA Vice President; Mr & Mrs George Shotwell of Vale, NJ; Mr & Mrs David J Shotwell of Vale, NJ
1914-11th Welter family reunion: CB Fulkerson Vice President; Mrs CB Fulkerson of Pittston, PA
1915-12th Welter family reunion: Mr & Mrs CB Fulkerson of Pittston, PA
Just to say hello, or if you have any CLUES about these ancestors that may assist the Unattached Branch.