Samuel Fuller

Samuel Fuller (abt. 1630 - 1676)

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Lieut Samuel Fuller
Born about in Englandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rehoboth, Plymouth Colonymap
Profile last modified 11 Sep 2019 | Created 21 Dec 2010 | Last significant change: 11 Sep 2019
18:07: Rick Pierpont added Abigail (Fuller) Stowell (abt.1674-1718) as child for Samuel Fuller (abt.1630-1676). [Thank Rick for this]
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Editing notice - Removed Mary Ide from profile. His only wife was Mary, surname unknown. see MF4 and GMB vol. I



Lieut Samuel Fuller was born approximately 1630 in probably England[1]. He was killed approximately March 25, 1676, in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA. [2]

Samuel died testate having prepared his will before being engaged as a Lieutenant of militia forces from Barnstable County, Massachusetts, against the Narragansett Indians in King Phillip's War. He was killed in action March 25, 1676 at Rehoboth, Massachusetts, his age not of record.


Name: Samuel /Fuller/[3]


Date: 1630
Place: England[4]
Not Born
Date: 11 Feb 1641
Place: Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States[5]


Death: Casualty of the King Phillips Indian War
Date: 25 Mar 1676
Place: Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA[6]

Marriage and Children

In circa 1661 Samuel m. Mary, whose maiden name remains unknown. She was living Aug. 7, 1696 at Barnstable as her husband's widow (mentioned in will of son Matthias). They had the following seven children, all born at Barnstable, Mass.:

  1. Capt. Thomas Fuller, b. circa 1662, d. Nov. 21, 1719 at Barnstable, Æ 58; m. Dec. 29, 1680 at Barnstable, Elizabeth Lothrop, dau. of Capt. Joseph Lothrop (Rev. John1) & Mary Ansel, b. Sept. 18, 1659 at Barnstable, Mass. She survived her husband and was living at Barnstable Jan. 13, 1718/9. Eight children of the family.
  2. Jabez Fuller, b. circa 1664, d. bef. Sept. 15, 1711 at Middleborough, Mass.; m. circa 1687 poss. at Sandwich, Mass., Mary Hallett, dau. of Joseph Hallett & Elizabeth Gorham. She was b. circa 1667 at Barnstable and d. after May 11, 1711 at Middleborough, Mass. Six children born of record at Barnstable.
  3. Ann Fuller, b. circa 1670, d. July 2, 1722 at Barnstable, Mass., Æ 53 (g.s.); m. Apr. 29, 1689 at Barnstable, Joseph Smith, s. of Rev. John Smith & Susannah Hinckley. He was b. Dec. 6, 1667 at Barnstable, Mass. and d. there Mar. 14, 1746/7, Æ 80. Thirteen children of record at Barnstable.
  4. Timothy Fuller, b. circa 1671, d. Nov. 30, 1748 at East Haddam, Conn., Æ 78 (g.s.); m. 1) by late 1694 Sarah Gates at Haddam, Conn., dau. of Capt. George Gates & Sarah Olmstead. She was b. Mar. 16, 1669/70 at Haddam and d. after the birth of her son Samuel in Sept. 1711. Seven children of record at East Haddam, Conn. Timothy m. 2) by early 1715, Mary Champion, dau. of Thomas Champion and Hannah Brockway, b. of record July 31, 1693 at Lyme, Conn. She d. Dec. 12, 1770 at East Haddam, Conn., Æ 78 (g.s.). Eight children of the marriage.
  5. Matthias Fuller, b. circa 1672, d. unmarried betw. Aug. 7, 1696 and May 6, 1697 while serving as a soldier in Phips' Expedition against the French in Canada. Left a will naming his brother Timothy as executor of his estate.
  6. Abigail Fuller, b. circa 1674, d. Apr. 11, 1718 at Newton, Mass.; m. Apr. 4, 1704 at Hingham, Mass., Israel Stowell, s. of Samuel Stowell & Mary Farrow. He was b. Aug. 10, 1670 at Hingham, Mass. and d. Aug. 7, 1725 at Newton, Mass. Seven children of the family.
  7. Sgt. Samuel Fuller, b. Aug. 15, 1676 after his father's death, d. Sept. 29, 1716 at Mansfield, Conn., Æ 41; m. Oct. 3, 1700 prob. at Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard (Dukes County, Mass.), Elizabeth Thacher, dau. of Rev. Rhodolphus Thacher & Ruth Partridge. She was b. Mar. 1, 1671/2 at Duxbury, Mass. and d. after 1740 prob. at Mansfield, Conn. Seven children of the family, all recorded at Mansfield, Conn. Elizabeth m. 2) July 8, 1724 at Lebanon, Conn., Miles Standish, grandson of Capt. Myles Standish of the 1620 Mayflower and Plymouth Colony. There are no known children of Elizabeth's second marriage.[7]


  • MacGunnigle, Bruce Campbell, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Volume 4 Edward Fuller, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth, MA., Third Edition, 2006, pp 6, 9-10
  • Robert Charles Anderson, "Samuel Fuller", The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Vol., I, Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society 1995 p. 476
  • Ted Steele, Member (New England Historic Genealogical Society, New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, & Connecticut Society of Genealogists.
  • Family Pedigrees: Everton Publishers 1500-1990, Family Pedigrees: Everton Publishers 1500-1990. , Sec. II, Ch. 2, Family File 2.
  • Bullard and Allied Families, Edgar J. Bullard, Bullard and Allied Families, (Private Publisher, Detroit 1930). , Pg. 197.
  • Edward Fuller of the Mayflower, Pg. 3.
  • Source: S-2131187029 Millennium File. Author: Heritage Consulting Publication. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003.
  • Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Seventh Printing, 2004


  1. MacGunnigle, Bruce Campbell. "Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass, December 1620, Volume Four, Third Edition, Family of Edward Fuller." Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006, pp 6,9-10.
  3. Source: #S-2131187029 APID: 1,7249::10711426
  4. MacGunnigle, Bruce Campbell. "Mayflower Families Through Five Generations Descendants of the Pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass, December 1620, Volume Four, Third Edition, Family of Edward Fuller." Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2006, pp 3, 6-8.
  5. Source: #S-2131187029 APID: 1,7249::10711426
  6. Source: #S-2131187029 APID: 1,7249::10711426

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On 2 Aug 2018 at 03:54 GMT Beryl Meehan wrote:

Court noted that Mary was with child when Samuel's died, if that child lived, it was to have an equal share...dated 8 June 1676,

On 2 Aug 2018 at 03:51 GMT Beryl Meehan wrote:

Full text of his will image 131 of 291

Vol 3 Part 2 -179, states he was son of Mathew Fuller, names various ch. Named friend John Chipman, Thomas Huchins and wife Mary as exe. Note in margin as he was probably that killed in Narragansett War.

On 9 Dec 2015 at 20:24 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Considering that Samuel's parents have not been reported to be in New England until 1640, it is unlikely that Samuel was born in Plymouth in 1635. Was he born in England or, alternatively, significantly later than 1635?

On 31 Oct 2015 at 03:22 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Fuller-4809 and Fuller-471 appear to represent the same person because: Similar details

On 31 Oct 2015 at 03:18 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Fuller-4937 and Fuller-471 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, similar details

On 1 Oct 2015 at 11:26 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Fuller-5849 and Fuller-471 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, similar details

On 23 May 2014 at 15:53 GMT Ron Gragg (Ret.) wrote:

Fuller-471 and Fuller-4045 appear to represent the same person because: Same Parents, same child

On 22 Apr 2014 at 11:21 GMT Becky (Nally) Syphers wrote:

Fuller-156 and Fuller-4045 do not represent the same person because: Different Parents. There seems to be an error in birthdates for one of the profiles.

On 21 Apr 2014 at 14:06 GMT Becky (Nally) Syphers wrote:

Please merge this profile with its duplicates.

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