Certificate dated: 8th Feb 1869
Act 14th July, 1862
Gratiot Co. Mich.
Respectfully referred to the Adjutant General, for official evidence of service and death.
Received, May 29, 1865
Surgeon General's Office,
I have the honor to return herewith applications for Pension, No 95.592 with such information as is furnished by the records of this Office, Private Samuel FULLER, Co. K, 10th Regiment Mich Vols., is reported to this Office by Reglt Surgeon F. W. Sparling as having died Mch. 18, 1863, at Regtl Hosp. Of Typhoid Fever.
Adjutant General's Office
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 95.592, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office.
It appears from the Rolls on file in this Office, that Samuel FULLER was enrolled on the 15th day of Dec. 1861, at Woodbridge in Co. (illegible) 10th Regiment of Michigan Volunteers, to serve Three years, or during the war, and mustered into service as a Private on the 1?th day of February 1862, at Flint, in Co. K, 10th Regiment of Michigan Volunteers, to serve Three years, or during the war. On the Muster Roll of Co. K of that Regiment, for the months of March and April 1863, he is reported Died in Regtl Hospital Nashville, Tenn March 18th 1863 of "Typhoid Fever."
State of Michigan
On this 27th day of November 1868 personally appeared before me the undersigned a justice of the peace in and for said county ALCANDER FULLER, who being duly sworn says that he is a brother of Samuel FULLER deceased late a private of the 10th Mich Vol. Inft. Who was the father of ALBERT FULLER ward of SYDNEY O FULLER whose application for a pension is Numbered 95.592. He further says that he was present at the marriage of Mary Lane and Samuel Fuller which took place in Sodus, Wayne Co. NY About the year 1845 or 1846. They were married by one Esquire Kellog (he does not remember the given name) that the said Samuel Fuller and Mary Fuller did cohabit together as man and wife till the time of her death which took place about the year 1854. He knows that ALBERT FULLER was born about the year 1851? and was known & recognized as the son of the Samuel and Mary Fuller and he further knows that he is the identical ALBERT FULLER, ward of Syndey O. Fuller hereinbefore mentioned and he further says that he has no interest whatever in the application of Sydney O. Fuller guardian of ALBERT FULLER minor son of SAMUEL FULLER deceased for a pension.
War of 1861
Service: Adj. Gen Reports Muster Feb. 6, 1862 as a pv.
Agent and his P.O. address: E,L. Drake? St. Louis, Mich[igan]
Exd. S. P. Giddings, Examining Clerk
State of Michigan Claim for Pension No. 95.592
County of Gratiot That? on this nineteenth day of December one Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixty Eight Personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in and for said County Sidney O. FULLER of Pine River in said County of Gratiot State of Michigan and being by me duly Sworn according to law on his Oath says that he resides as above stated and that he is 46? (hard to read) years of age and that he was acquainted with SAMUEL FULLER and MARY FULLER his wife and that SAMUEL FULLER deceased was a Private in Co. K of the 10th Reg. Mich Vol Inft who was the father of ALBERT FULLER my said ward deponant further sais that he is a brother to the said SAMUEL FULLER deceased and that to his certain knowledge the said SAMUEL and MARY FULLER cohabited together as husband and wife and that they were married in the Township of Sodus, State of New York and that no Certificates were given and that no Public Record can be found of their marriage. Deponent further states that he has no interest in the claim for which this affidavit is to be used except as guardian of the said ALBERT FULLER and this with other evidence is the best that can be Procured in regard to the said claim above set forth.
Signed in Presence of
(signature) Sidney O. Fuller
Sworn and Subscribed to before me this nineteenth day of December 1868 and I hereby certify that I am well acquainted with the above Sidney O. FULLER and know him to be a man of honor and entitled to credit and that I have no interest whatever in the claim for which this affidavit is to be used.
State of Michigan
Personaly appeared before me George W. McHenry a Justice of the Peace in and for said county this the Eighteenth day of October 1865 Marandy FULLER and Eunice FULLER citizens of the township of Pine River in said county who upon oath say that they are personaly acquainted with Sidney O. FULLER guardian of the minor children of SAMUEL FULLER deceased who was a private of Co. K of the 10th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry and that they are well acquainted with the family of the said SAMUEL FULLER deceased and that MARY FULLER the wife of said SAMUEL FULLER died in the township of Sodus in the State of New York sometime in the month of June 1854. And that the said SAMUEL FULLER has never since been married and did not at the time of his death have a wife living and that at the time of his death two children living aged respectfully as follows CHARLES FULLER who was born about the thirty day of August 1859 [incorrect] in the township of Sodus, State of New York and died in the Township of Ransom County of Hillsdale State of Michigan on or about the first day of March 1865 and ALBERT FULLER who was born in the township of Sodus State of New York on or about the Eleventh day of August 1851, and the deponents further say that their is not any public or private record of said birth and that they do not know the names of attending physician or the names of any other person in attendance at the time but that the above facts are derived from an intimate personal knowledge and of statements made by the said SAMUEL FULLER through a term of about eight years before his death, which time said SAMUEL FULLER residing in the family of said ENICE FULLER. And from their own personal knowledge of the family of said SAMUEL FULLER and on oath they further say that from their own personal knowledge knows that the said SAMUEL FULLER did not have a wife living at the time of his death and at the application of Sidney O. FULLER as guardian for the minor heirs of said SAMUEL FULLER, that their was no other legitimate heir except the within named ALBERT FULLER to the estate of said SAMUEL FULLER deceased and they further say that they have no interest neither directly nor indirectly in the application of said Sidney FULLER guardian of the minor heirs of SAMUEL FULLER for a pension and that they (hard to read) as herein before stated.
On this 27th day of November 1868 personally appeared before me the undersigned a Justice of the Peace in and for said County, Mrs. Ann Eliza CROTHERS who being duly sworn says that she was personally acquainted with Mr. SAMUEL FULLER deceased who was a private in Co. K. of the 10th Reg Mich Vol Inft who was the father of ALBERT FULLER, Ward of Sydney O. FULLER. Whose application for a pension is numbered 95-592. She further states that the said SAMUEL FULLER was married about the year 1846 to Mary LANE. That they resided in the township of Sodus, Wayne Co. N.Y. She was not present at the marriage but was personally acquainted with both parties and knows that they did cohabit together as husband and wife from that time till the time of her death which took place about the year 1854. That she was present at the birth of the said ALBERT FULLER which was about the year 1851 and knows him to be the child of said Mary wife of said SAMUEL FULLER deceased. And the said deponent further says that she has no interest whatever in the application of Sydney O. Fuller as guardian of the said ALBERT FULLER for a pension.
Ann Eliza ( X ) Crothers
Sworn to and Subscribed before me this 27th day of November 1868
War of 1861 Act of July 14. 1862
Service: A. General reports mustered Feby 6, 1862
Marriage of parents: Married in N. York State, about the year 1846, Sworn by tthe testimony of three witnesses. And that they lived together as husband and wife until mothers death.
Names and dates of birth of minors: ALBERT FULLER born August 11, 1851. Sworn by the testimony of two witnesses sworn before a Justice why is not certified and by other evidence Mother Died in 54 and sworn that soldier did not remarry.
Guardianship: Letters filed in favor of Sidney O. FULLER
ending August 10, 1867, and payable to Sidney O. FULLER
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