William resided with his wife and children in Great Swamp, Wayne, North Carolina in 1900 
Wiliam Rufus Fulghum was born 5 Dec 1851, Wayne County, North Carolina, UInited States 
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Wiliam Rufus Fulghum died on 1 Oct 1920, Great Swamp Twp. Wayne, North Carolina, United States
Wiliam Rufus Fulghum is buried at William Barden Cemetery, Fremont, Wayne, North Carolina, United States
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 01 September 2018), memorial page for William R Fulghum (5 Dec 1851–1 Oct 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111328268, citing William Barden Cemetery, Fremont, Wayne County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Gloria Starling Johnson (contributor 47561627) .
"North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F36P-T8T : 18 July 2017), Wm. R. Filgham, 01 Oct 1920; citing Great Swamp Twp. Wayne Co., N.C., reference 26468, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,892,714.
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSB1-J8V : accessed 1 September 2018), William Fulghum, Great Swamp Township, Wayne, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 105, sheet 12A, family 218, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,223.