Son – Jeremiah

Land Distribution (from Wills)

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6. Jeremiah Fuller was born 4 March 1658, Cambridge Village, MA; d. 23 December 1743, Newton, MA
+Mary Bass b. 1660; d. 17 August 1689

*2nd Wife of Jeremiah Fuller
+Elizabeth Blake b. 3 October 1658; d. 3 July 1700

*3rd Wife of Jeremiah Fuller
+Thankful Bird b. 6 Feb 1667; d. 27 April 1729

*4th Wife of Jeremiah Fuller
+Rachel unknown; d. 4 Jan 1741/2

Jeremiah’s Living Sons Information from Jeremiah’s Will
6.1. Thomas Fuller Sr.b. 12 Sept 1701;
d. 13 Nov. 1748
+ Elizabeth Ball    b. 9 Apr., 1705;
d. ____
85 Acres – where he lives E. of my farm2 Acres of meadow on W. side of CheeseCakeBr.5.5 Acres of upland joining the Charles R.Gangway 1.5 Rods wide between our houses & same from my house to the upland 1/3 of 4 acre marshland in Cambridge  …..   [93.9]
6.2. Joshua Fuller Sr.b. 12 Apr. 1703;
d. 23 Aug. 1777
+ Anna Stearns b. 2 Aug. 1718;
d. 6 Oct 1778
125 Acres – the homestead & remaining land 1/3 part of 4 acre marshland in Cambridge                                                             [126.3]
6.3. Josiah Fuller Sr. b. 2 Dec 1710;
d. 10 May 1793
+ Abigail Williams b. 4 Oct 1710;
d. 30 Sept. 1796
53 Acres where he now lives 5 Acres of meadow & upland, E. of Cheesecake Br.8 Acres that I bought from William Williams 1/3 part of 4 acre marshland in Cambridge      …………….    [67.3]
TOTAL  ………………………………      287.5 Acres

 Land Distribution (from Wills)

6.1. Thomas Fuller Sr. b. 12 Sep 1701; d. 13 Nov 1748
+ Elizabeth Ball b. 9 Apr 1705;

6.1 Thomas’s Living Sons Information from Thomas’s Will
6.1.1 Jeremiah Fuller Sr. b. 14 May 1736;
+ Sarah Robinson b. ;  d. ____
16 Acres and 10 Perches of land,Bounded: Westerly land of Amos Bond; Northerly land set to brother Benjamin; Easterly by a Road; Southerly by land hereafter set to brother Thomas; the East End of the House; west End of the Barn.
…….[16.3]
6.1.2 Thomas Fuller Jr. b. 25 Sept. 1738;
d. 24 Oct. 1792
+ Hannah Kingsbury
19 Acres, 2 Rods and 20 Perches of land,Bounded: Westerly by the land of Amos Bond; Northerly land set off to brother  Jeremiah; Easterly by a Road; Southerly by land set to brother Nathan; all the remainder of the Buildings (Only Excepting what is here before Set off to Jeremiah).                                                           [19.3]
6.1.3 Nathan Fuller b. 3 June 1741;
d. 21 Sept 1822
+ Beulah Craft b. 5 June 1745; d. 16 Nov. 1818
23 Acres, 3 Rods and 10 Perches of land,Bounded: Westerly by land of Amos Bond; Northerly by land set to brother Thomas; Easterly by a Road; Southerly by land heirs of Josiah Goddard; Marsh Land lying in Cambridge [4 acres].
[27.4]
6.1.4 Benjamin Fuller b. 15 Nov 1743
+ Hannah Child d. 19 July 1777
20 Acres of LandBounded: Westerly by the Land of Amos Bond and Land of Captain Joshua Fuller; Northerly land of Captain Joshua Fuller and by a Road; Easterly by a Road; Southerly by land set off to brother Jeremiah.
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TOTAL …………………..83 Acres

 

6.2. Captain Joshua Fuller Sr. b. 12 Apr. 1703; d. 23 Aug. 1777
+ Anna Stearns b. 2 Aug. 1718; d. 6 Oct 1778

Joshua’s Heirs Information from Joshau’s Will
6.2.1. Anna Stearns Fuller (wife) b. 2 Aug. 1718; d. 6 Oct, 1778 All movable Estate she brought with her. Improvement of east end of my dwelling house and one third part of the Barn on the west end and one thid of my lands in Newton (that is not sold for payment of Just Debts) and if she marries 5 pounds per year.
6.2.2. Lieut. Joshau Fuller b. 2 Mar. 1747; d. 8 Nov. 1817
+ Catherine Jackson
+ Mary Brewer
Rights of land in Bernardston, Hampshire.One third share of buildings and land in Newton and one thirs of my Personal Estate 
6.2.3. David Fuller b.18 Apr 1751; d. 1804 + Sarah Williams6.2.4 Moses Fuller b. 1 Apr 1753, d. 1778

His death was prior to the Probate of his Father’s Will – so we assume each of the boys above received 50% as Moses was not married and had no children that we know of.

 

One third share of buildings and land in Newton and one third of my Personal Estate.
6.2.5 Anna Fuller 6.2.6 Eunice Fuller - 40 pounds- 40 pounds (when she reaches 21
Note:This was a substantial Estate with a lot of Land, however the court ordered that most of it be sold (except the dower rights) in order to pay off the debts of 2,316 pounds.But we do not know what the family may have done to try to hold on to the Homestead and as much Land as possible.

[Farmstead Map]   (John Sr., Jeremiah, Josiah Sr.)

6.3. Josiah Fuller Sr. b. 2 Dec 1710; d. 10 May 1793
+ Abigail Williams b. 4 Oct 1710;
d. 30 Sept. 1796

Josiah Sr.’s Heirs Information from Josiah’s Will
6.3.1. Abigail Williams Fuller (wife) b. 4 Oct. 1710; d. 30 Sept, 1796 “12 Acres bought from Capt Jonathan Fuller, 8 Acres being N. end of old orchard & old field, 1 Acre of meadow N. side of Brook (River Meadow)”
6.3.2. Josiah Fuller Jr.
b. 24 Oct. 1739; d. 22 Mar. 1825
+ Anna Priest
+ Eunice Fuller
+ Mary Trowbridge
+ Mary Wooward
“WHEREAS my two sons Josiah and Joseph have made a contract, with my consent, and by the said contract, my said son Josiah has received his full share or portion of my Estate.”
6.3.3. Joseph Fuller Sr. b. 29 July 1751; d. 23 Feb 1813
+ Joanna Spring
+ Elizabeth Bacon
Joseph died intestate
“I give and bequeath to my son Joseph Fuller aforesaid and to his heirs and assigns, forever all by buildings and lands, lying in Newton aforesaid and in Cambridge adjacent but not for him to come into the possession of that part of the Real Estate; that I have given the improvement of to my wife aforesaid, so long as she shall remain my Widow.”

 

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Land Distribution (from Wills)

[Farmstead Map]   (John Sr., Jeremiah, Josiah Sr., Josiah Jr.)

6.3.2. Josiah Fuller Jr. b. 24 Oct. 1739; d. 22 Mar. 1825
+ Anna Priest
+ Eunice Fuller
+ Mary Trowbridge
+ Mary Wooward

Josiah Jr.’s Heirs Information from Josiah Jr.’s Will
6.3.2.1. Nathaniel Fuller Sr. b. 25 Dec. 1760; d. 22 Dec 1817
+ Elizabeth Jackson b. 13 Jan. 1767; d. 22 Oct. 1831
6.3.2.2A  Ann Fuller b. abt. 1790; d. 19 Jan. 1882
+ William Alden Jr. b. 22 Aug. 1791; d. 4 Aug. 1861
6.3.2.2A1 Charles Alden b. 22 Apr. 1819; d. __?__ 5 Acres in Newton on Pine Plain; bound Southerly on land of Rev. Mr. Greenough – Westerly on land of William Alden – Northerly on land of Josiah Fuller Jr. (III)  and Easterly on land of Joseph Stone
6.3.2.2B.  Joseph Fuller b. abt 1791 1/3 of a farm or parcel of land situate in said Newton commonly called and known by the name of the Morse place and is bounded Easterly by land of the heirs of Timothy Jackson, Esq. Dec’d. Southerly bylandofJohn Richardson, Esq.,WesterlybylandofDavid Fullerand Northerly by land of Marshal Spring and Severns
6.3.2.2C.  Eliza Fuller b. July 1797; d. 27 Sept 1865 1/3 of a farm or parcel of land situate in said Newton commonly called and known by the name of the Morse place and is bounded Easterly by land of the heirs of Timothy Jackson, Esq. Dec’d. Southerly bylandofJohn Richardson, Esq.,WesterlybylandofDavid Fullerand Northerly by land of Marshal Spring and Severns
6.3.2.2D.  William Fuller b. 3 Feb. 1805; d. 13 Apr. 1863 1/3 of a farm or parcel of land situate in said Newton commonly called and known by the name of the Morse place and is bounded Easterly by land of the heirs of Timothy Jackson, Esq. Dec’d. Southerly bylandofJohn Richardson, Esq.,WesterlybylandofDavid Fullerand Northerly by land of Marshal Spring and Severns
6.3.2.3. Josiah Fuller III b. 18 Sept 1785; d. abt. 1838
+ Sarah Greenough b. 24 Aug. 1787; d. 30 Dec. 1815
7 Acres inNewton, bound Southerly by land of the heirs of Alexander Shepard, Dec’d and Easterly, Northerly and Westerly by lands of the said Josiah Fuller, Jr (III)Also my tomb situate in the burying ground in the West parish in saidNewton
6.3.2.3A  Josiah IV b. 25 Dec. 1815; d. 7 Oct. 1848
+ Cordelia M. Stevens b. abt. 1812
3 Acres inNewtonon Pine Plain; bound Northerly on the town road –Westerlyon land of my son Josiah Fuller, Jr(III). and Southerly on land of Enoch Smith and running to a point
TOTAL 15 Acres + Land of the ‘Morse Place’

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