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Fulton Early Origins



The surname Fulton was first found in Roxburghshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Fulton Spelling Variations


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Fulton Spelling Variations



Although the name, Fulton, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Fulton, Ffulton, Fullton and others.

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Fulton Early History


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Fulton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fulton research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1260, 1296, and 1506 are included under the topic Early Fulton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fulton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fulton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fulton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fulton In Ireland


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Fulton In Ireland



Some of the Fulton family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Fulton family name Fulton, or who bore a variation of the surname were

Fulton Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Gowen Fulton, who landed in New England in 1730
  • Philip Fulton, aged 37, arrived in New York in 1760
  • John Fulton, who landed in America in 1795
  • Andrew Fulton, who arrived in Kentucky in 1797

Fulton Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Fulton, who arrived in Maryland in 1803
  • Alexander Fulton, aged 34, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1803
  • Nancy Fulton, aged 31, landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1804
  • Thomas Fulton, who landed in America in 1805
  • James Fulton, who landed in America in 1805
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fulton Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Samuel Fulton, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
  • James Fulton, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1775
  • John Fulton, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1775
  • Capt. James Fulton U.E., "Fullton" (b. 1759) born in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA from Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1784 he served in Governor Wentworth's Volunteers from 1777 -1781 then King's American Dragoons from 1781 - 1783 he die din 1829, married to Mary 1783 they had 4 children [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Robert Fulton U.E. who settled in New Brunswick c. 1784 member of the Cape Ann Association [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Fulton Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Ann Fulton, aged 14, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Salus" in 1833
  • Ann Fulton, aged 18, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • Mary Fulton, aged 26, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • Ann Fulton, aged 18, a spinster, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • Mary Fulton, aged 26, a spinster, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Protector" in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fulton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Fulton, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1860 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"

Fulton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Fulton, aged 24, a servant, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of Nations" in 1874
  • Samuel Fulton, aged 42, a farm labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • Elizabeth Fulton, aged 42, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • Ellen J. Fulton, aged 8, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • John Fulton, aged 6, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Queen of The Age" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fulton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fulton (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Walter Scott Fulton (1879-1959), American Commanding General, Fort Benning, Georgia (1942-1944)
  • William Edgar Fulton (b. 1939), American mathematician awarded the Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2010
  • Alexander Fulton, American, the founder of the Iowa State Agricultural Society
  • Robert Fulton (1765-1815), American engineer and artist; while he did not invent the steamboat, he did design and build the first commercially successful one
  • Charles Britton Fulton (1910-1996), American lawyer and United States federal judge
  • David Paul Fulton (b. 1971), former English cricketer
  • Lieutenant General Sir Robert Henry Gervase Fulton KBE (b. 1948), British former Royal Marines officer who served as Governor of Gibraltar
  • Edmund Davie Fulton PC OC QC (1916-2000), Canadian Rhodes Scholar, politician and judge on the British Columbia Supreme Court
  • Brigadier Fraser Fowler Fulton (1905-1977), Colonel General Staff, Staff Duties (Weapons), Canadian Military Headquarters, England (1943-1945)
  • Liam Mark Fulton (b. 1984), Australian professional rugby league player
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Fulton Historic Events


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Fulton Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Leslie Joseph Milne Fulton, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died during the sinking

RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. John Napier Fulton, Canadian 2nd Class passenger from Montréal, Quebec, Canada, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Fulton


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Suggested Readings for the name Fulton



  • Fulton Genealogy, 1751-1986: Robert Fulton of Ireland; Boston, Massachusetts; Londonderry, New Hampshire; and Upper Canada, with His American and Canadian Descendants by Ruth Coan Fulton.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  6. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
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