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Fuller, Edson


1809–4 Apr. 1879. Carpenter, farmer, storekeeper. Born in Cazenovia, Madison Co., New York. Son of Willard S. Fuller and Tryphena Dryer. Moved to Chagrin (later Willoughby), Geauga Co., Ohio, 1819. Moved to Newburg (later in or near Cleveland), Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1827. Moved to Chardon, Geauga Co., by 1830. Married Celira Canfield, 4 Feb. 1830, in Chardon. Baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, by spring 1831. Ordained an elder, by 3 June 1831. Appointed to serve mission to Missouri, 1831, but apparently never went. “Silenced from holding the office of Elder,” 1 Sept. 1831. Disaffected from church, by 1838. Moved to Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, 1845; to Mishawaka, St. Joseph Co., Indiana, 1855; and to Mecosta Co., Michigan, 1859. Died in Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa.