The John Fuller Farm – Family Farmstead Ownership 1644-1800

Names and dates were taken from the Map of Newton -Dated as of 1700, but prepared with some updates about 1832

Family Farmsteads
(see corresponding numbers on Farmsteads Map).

1- John Fuller Sr. b. 1611. d. 7 February 1698, m. 1644/45

1.1; John Sr. m. 1644/45 (map 1644)
1.2; (Map nor Smith 1880 book show a next resident for this farmhouse)

2- John Fuller Jr. b. 6 June 1645, d. 21 January 1720, m. 1682

2.1; John Jr., m. 1682 (map 1682)
2.2; Stephen White (map) [granddaughter of Jeremiah, Ester Wiswall, m. Benjamin White]
2.3; Benjamin White (map)

2a- John Fuller Jr. b. 6 June 1645, d. 21 January 1720, m. 1682

2a.1; John III, 2 Jul 1685; d. 7 April 1737, m. Aug 1709 (map 1709)
2a.2; Capt. Joseph, b. 15 Aug 1727; d. 3 Mar 1807, m. 4 May 1756

2b- John Fuller Jr. b. 6 June 1645, d. 21 January 1720, m. 1682

2b.1; Richard Fuller, b. 23 Oct 1728; m. 16 Nov 1757
2b.2; Park family (Richard’s mother was Abigail Park (1693-1792)

2c- John Fuller Jr. b. 6 June 1645 – d. 21 January 1720, m. 1682

2c.1; Huldah, (d. of s. Jonathan (1700-1783)), b. 1729, m. 1749, Joshua Jackson (map 1749)
2c.2; Maj. Daniel Jackson b. 1753; d. 1833, m. c. 1783

2d- John Fuller Jr. b. 6 June 1645 – d. 21 January 1720, m. 1682

2d.1; Joseph Fuller (per Smith p120)
2d.2; Bethia Fuller (gdau. of John Jr.; b. 1734; d. c.1760, m. 1750 John Murdock

3- Jonathan Fuller b. 1648; d. 12 August 1722, m. 2 May 1684 (no children)

3.1;* Jonathan, m. 1684 (map 1684)
3.2; Capt. Jonathan (s. of Joseph), b. 7 July 1686, d. 1 Dec 1764, m. 1717 (map 1717)
3.3;* Capt. Edward, b. 17 Dec 1735, d. 12 Dec 1810, m. 1759 (map 1759)
3.4; Ezra (son), b. 16 Sept 1769, d. 25 Apr 1854, m. 1797 (map) (no children)
3.5;* added to the National Register of Historical Places, 1986 (59-71 North Str.).

3a- Jonathan Fuller b. 1648; d. 12 August 1722, m. 2 May 1684 (no children)

3a.1; reported to have been built by Capt. Jonathan Fuller (1686-1764), (351 Crafts St.)
3a.2; Capt. Amariah Fuller, b. 1729, d. 1802, m. 1757 Anna Stone. (reported 1764)
3a.3; Anna Fuller, (d. of Amariah), b. 1770, d. 1840, m. 1797 Henry Craft. (reported 1802)
3a.4; Nathan Craft,(s. of Henry), b. 1811, d. 1892, m. 1835 Serena Houghton. (reported 1855)
3a.5; reported that John S. Fuller took over the house in 1874.

4-Capt. Joseph b. 10 Feb. 1652, d. 5 Jan. 1740, m. 1681

4.1;* Capt. Joseph, b. 1652, d. 1740, m. 1681 Lydia Jackson (map 1680)
4.2; Lieut. Joseph, b. 4 July, 1685, d.23 Apr 1766, m. 11 May 1719 (map 1719)
4.3; Judge Abraham, b. 23 Mar. 1720, d. 20 Apr. 1794, m. 13 Apr. 1758 (map 1758)
4.4; Sarah Fuller, (d. of Abraham), b. 1759, d. 1826, m. Maj. William Hull, 1781, (map 1781)
4.5; reported, Governor Claflin, in Newtonville.
4.6; This is known as the Hull-Fuller home.

4a-Capt. Joseph b. 10 Feb. 1652, d. 5 Jan. 1740, m. 1681

4a.1;* d. Elizabeth Fuller, b. 1701, d. 1786, m. Josiah Bond (1695-1781), 1719/20 (map 1720)
4a.2; Thankful Fuller (Cousin), b.1730, m. Phinehas Bond, (1724-1802), 1749 (map 1749)

5- Joshua Fuller b. 2 April 1654, d. 27 June 1752, m. 1680, 1692, 1742

5.1; Joshua Fuller had no living sons.

6- Lieut. Jeremiah Fuller b. 4 Mar. 1658; d. 23 Dec. 1743, m. 1683, 1694, 1700, 1710

6.1; Lieut. Jeremiah, m. 1694 (map 1694)
6.2; Capt. Joshua, b. 12 Apr. 1703, d. 23 Aug. 1777, m. 1746 (map 1747)
6.3; Lt. Joshua, b. 2 Mar. 1747, d. 8 Nov. 1817, m. 1773, 1778 (map 1772)
6.4; David Fuller, (s. of Lt. Joshua), b. c. 1775, m. Sally Phillips, 27 Nov. 1806.
6.5; Deac, Joel (Cousin) b. 10 Aug 1786, d. 18 Dec. 1848, m. 1815 (map 1815)

6a- Lieut. Jeremiah Fuller b. 4 Mar. 1658; d. 23 Dec. 1743, m. 1683, 1694, 1700, 1710

6a.1; Ensign Josiah b. 2 Dec 1710; d. 10 May 1793, m. 14 Jan 1738 (map 1739)
6a.2; Deacon Joseph b. 29 Jul 1751; d. 23 Feb 1813, m. 25 Apr 1776 (map 1776)

6b- Lieut. Jeremiah Fuller b. 4 Mar. 1658; d. 23 Dec. 1743, m. 1683, 1694, 1700, 1710

6b.1; Eleazer Williams, 1695
6b.2; Captain Thomas Oliver (1708)
6b.3; Goddard Taylor.
6b.4; Colonel Nathan Fuller, b. 3 Jun 1741; d. 21 Sept 1822, m. Beulah Craft, 4 Jul 1763.




* NOTES:

3.1; JACKSON, page 279; “II. FULLER, JONATHAN, (s. of John, Sen.,) m. Mindwell, dr. of James Trowbridge, Sen., no issue. By his will he bequeathed his estate to Jonathan, s. of his brother Joseph.”

3.3/5 – Capt. Edward Fuller built a house in 1775 close to the original homestead, which was added to the National Register of Historic places in 1986. Today it occupies 59-71 North Street in Newton, MA.

4.1; Capt. Joseph built this house on 20 acres gifted from father-in-law, Edward Jackson. This farm eventually included and additional 200 acres that he received from his father’s will.


Francis Jackson, History of the Early Settlement of Newton, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts: From 1639 to 1800 – with a Genealogical of its Inhabitants prior to 1800, “of Boston, a Native of Newton”, Boston: Printed by Stacy and Richardson, 1854.

*OTHER:

2c.1; House was demolished, Nov. 1964.

4a.1; Map shows that Joshua Bond was the resident male, however we know that Elizabeth Fuller married Josiah Bond, 31 Jan 1719/20 in Newton. We have seen these names mixed in the past and assume the Map to be incorrect.