Second Generation

2. Eli2 Fuller (Cornelius1) was born 1766/67.(1) He died 31 Dec 1828: Sussex Co, NJ, at 61 years of age.(2) He was buried : at Walpack Center Methodist cem Walpack Twp, Sussex Co, NJ.(3) Died in his 62nd year.

He married Mercy [Rundle] ca 1787:. Mercy was born ca January 1767:.(4) She died 1 July 1840: Sussex Co, NJ, at 73 years of age.(5) She was buried : at Walpack Center Methodist cem Walpack Twp, Sussex Co, NJ.(6) Aged 73 years and 5 months. .. Elia Fuller appeared in the 1788 tax lists for Upper Smithfield Twp, Northampton Co, Pa.

In the 1790 census, Eli Fowler (sic) appears next to Widow Fowler (sic) in Upper Smithfield, Northampton Co, Pa. His family included one male over 16 and three under, and one female. (two of the under 16 would be Nathaniel and Nathan, and the other one?)

Eli Fuller appears as a Lieutenant in the 3rd Company of the 2nd Battalion in the Return of Militia Officers for the Wayne County Brigade, Saturday, October 29, 1798 (Penna Archives).

Eli Fuller lived in a one-story wood house 16 x 30 in Upper Smithfield Twp, Wayne Co, Pa in 1798. According to the US Direct Tax list, he owned 100 acres in 1798,

In 1800, Eli appears in the Upper Smithfield Twp census: 32110-31010. The two boys aged 10-16 are Nathaniel and Nathan; included in the 3 under-10 is Cornelius.

Eli Fuller had 215 acres surveyed in Wayne County, Pa on 21 April 1808.

Eli first appears in the Sussex Co, NJ, deed records on 21 Aug 1811 when he purchased a portion of the VanHorn tract in Walpack Twp. for $3,074.48.

In 1820, Eli and Mercy conveyed 178 acres in Sussex County to Nathaniel, Nathan, Cornelius and James Fuller for "love and affection and $5,000".

Nathaniel and Nathan Fuller were granted letters of administration for the estate of Eli Fuller on 5 Jan 1829 (vol. A, p. 214). The inventory of personal property, made by Aaron Decker and Ira Fuller, was entered 22 June 1829 with a value of $181.82.

In the History of Sussex County, New Jersey by Snell (1881) on page 322 appears the following: Eli Fuller came from Pennsylvania and settled in Walpack about 1800. ... Upon [his] property he found an old dismantled grist-mill supposed to have been built by Judge Symmes soon after his arrival in Walpack. The Fullers soon after erected mills where Haney's Mills now stands, which they continued to operate until about twenty years ago.

Eli Fuller and Mercy or Marcy ? had the following children:

child + 6 i. Nathaniel3 Fuller was born ca 1788.

child + 7 ii. Nathan [A.] Fuller was born ca 1789.

child + 8 iii. Cornelius Fuller was born 22 October 1791.

child + 9 iv. Mary Fuller was born ca 1794.

child + 10 v. Martha "Mattie" Fuller was born ca 1796.

child + 11 vi. Clarissa Fuller.

child + 12 vii. Lydia Fuller was born ca September 1800.

child + 13 viii. Rhoda (Rosa) Fuller was born 1800-1810.

child + 14 ix. James W. Fuller was born 1 May 1804.

child + 15 x. Rebecca Fuller was born ca 1807.

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