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married Isabella de Tuya and had two
sons: Roger and Rouland. Roger de
Coureil accompanied William Duke of
Normandy to England ; participated in
the conquest, and for his services was
granted lands in Dorset, Somerset, Wilts
and Shropshire. He married Gertrude,
daughter of Sir Guy de Toray, and had
three sons : John, Hugh Fitz-Roger and
Roger Fitz-Roger. John de Coureil, son
of Roger and Gertrude (de Toray) de
Coureil, married Jane de Kilrington, and
their son, Bartholomew, was knighted
during the reign of King Stephen (1135-
1154) as Sir Bartholomew de Cherchile.
William Churchill, the seventh in line of
descent from Roger de Coureil, of France,
was the first to adopt this form of spell-
ing the name. These gleanings will serve
as a brief summary of the early history of
the Churchills in England.

(I) John Churchill belonged to one of
the branches of the family constituting
the posterity of the above mentioned
Roger, but his immedate ancestors are as
yet unknown as are also the date and
place of his birth. According to a list of
the male inhabitants of Plymouth, Mas-
sachusetts, between the ages of sixteen
and sixty years, made in 1643, he was then
residing there but there is no record of
his arrival. He purchased a farm of one
Richard Higgins in 1645 > was admitted
a freeman of the colony in 165 1; bought
another tract of land in 1652 lying in that



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part of Plymouth then called Willingly
and on the deed of conveyance he is
styled "Planter." His death occurred in
Plymouth, January i, 1663. O n Decem-
ber 18, 1644, he married Hannah Pontus,
who was born in either Holland or Eng-
land in 1623, daughter of William and
Wybra (Hanson) Pontus, who arrived in
Plymouth as early as 1633. The children
of John and Hannah (Pontus) Churchill
were: Joseph, born 1647; Hannah, Octo-
ber 12, 1649; Eliezer, April 20, 1652;
Mary, August I, 1654; William, men-
tioned below; John, 1657.

(II) William Churchill, third son of
John and Hannah (Pontus) Churchill,
was born 1656, in Plymouth, and died in
Plympton, October 5, 1722. He inherited
lands in Plympton, then Punkatussett, a
part of old Plymouth, and was among the
first settlers there. He and his wife were
members of the Plymouth church. He
married, in Plymouth, January 17, 1683,
Lydia Bryant, daughter of Stephen and
Abigail (Shaw) Bryant, died February 6,
1736, in her seventy-fourth year. Chil-
dren, born in Plympton: William, men-
tioned below; Samuel, April 15, 1688;
James, September 21, 1690; Isaac, Sep-
tember 16, 1693 ; Benjamin, 1695 ; Lydia,
April 16, 1699; Josiah, August 21, 1702;
Mehitable.

(III) William (2) Churchill, eldest
child of William (1) and Lydia (Bryant)
Churchill, was born August 2, 1685, in
Plympton, where he continued to reside
at the place called "Rocky Gutter," and
died February 3, 1760. He was a member
of the church with his wife, and was
several times representative from the
town in the State Legislature. He mar-
ried, January 4, 1704, Ruth Bryant, born
1685, daughter of John Bryant, died April
T 7< I 757» ' n Plympton. Children: Eben-
ezer, born October 18, 1705 ; Hannah,
October 23, 1707; David, mentioned be-
low; Rebecca, January 8, 1712; William,



December 15, 1714; Ruth, September 14,
1715; Nathaniel, May 11, 1718; Abigail,
July II, 1720; Ichabod, September 24,
1722; Sarah, February 7, 1725; Joanna,
May 22, 1727.

(IV) David Churchill, second son of
William (2) and Ruth (Bryant) Churchill,
was born November 4, 1709, in Plympton,
where he resided, built a residence which
is still standing, and died September 27,
1785. He married, in 1728, Mary Magoon,
who died April 18, 1785. Children: David,
mentioned below; Hannah, born June 17,
1733; William, November 20, 1739; Elias,
August 7, 1742; James, May 24, 1746.

(V) David (2) Churchill, eldest child
of David (1) and Mary (Magoon)
Churchill, was born August 9, 1729, in
Plympton, where he lived for a time, and
late in life removed to Hingham, Massa-
chusetts, where he died February 23, 1812.
He was a soldier of the Revolution, in
Captain Thomas Loring's company,
which marched to Marshfield on the Lex-
ington Alarm, April 19, 1775. He mar-
ried (first) February 1, 1750, Jane Ellis,
who died August 21, 1775, probably a
daughter of of Samuel and Mercy Ellis.
He married (second) Lurania McFar-
land. Children of first marriage : Hannah,
born June 14, 1752; Molly, July 21, 1754;
Jane, August 30, 1756; Elias, January 26,
1759; Levi, July 4, 1761, died 1775 ; Patte,
March 12, 1764; Sylvia, February 21,
1767; David, May 18, 1771. Children of
second marriage: David, June 11, 1778;
Levi, mentioned below ; Thaddeus, March
18, 1782; Jesse, August 28, 1784; Asaba,
February 19, 1787; Rufus, October 10,
1789; Lydia, married Mott King; Otis,
died young.

(VI) Levi Churchill, fifth son of David
(2) Churchill, and second son of his sec-
ond wife, Lurania (McFarland) Churchill,
was born February 20, 1780, in Plympton,
and resided in Hingham, where he died
in 1843. He married (first*) September



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19, 1799, Cynthia Packard, of East Bridge-
water, Massachusetts, who died in 1832.
He married (second) October 20, 1833,
Adeline C. Wright, of Plympton. Chil-
dren of first marriage: Asaba, born Au-
gust 9, 1801 ; Levi, March 5, 1803 ; Lu-
rania, April 17, 1804; Luther, April, 1805;
Abisha S., October 13, 1807; Cynthia,
January 27, 1809; Sarah C, March 9,
181 1 ; David, June, 1812; William Mor-
ton, August 24, 1814; Bethiah, mentioned
below; Elizabeth, January 6, 1818; Ben-
jamin Pierson, February, 1820; George,
May 5, 1821. Child of second marriage:
Ethan S., January 11, 1835.

(VII) Bethiah Churchill, fifth daugh-
ter of Levi and Cynthia (Packard)
Churchill, was born May II, 1816, in
Hingham, and became the wife of Nichol-
as Vella, of East Bridgewater, Massachu-
setts (see Borden IX).



KNOWLES, Edwin Hiram,

Banker, Retired Citizen.

The Knowles family is a very ancient
one in New England. Across the water,
in Lincolnshire, England, was born one
John Knowles, who pursued his studies
at Magdalen College, Cambridge. In 1625
he was chosen a Fellow of Catherine
Hall, where he had full employment as a
tutor. At one time he had forty pupils,
many of whom afterward became welL-
known — some distinguished as preachers,
and others eminent as statesmen. He was
for a period at the invitation of the mayor
and aldermen of Colchester their lecturer.
He came to New England in 1639, and in
December of that year was ordained sec-
ond pastor of the church in Watertown,
in connection with Rev. George Phillips.
In the early part of 1642 a Mr. Bennet
from Virginia arrived at Boston with
letters to the ministers of New England,
earnestly requesting that they would send
persons in to that destitute region to



preach the gospel. It fell to the lot of Mr.
Knowles to be one of those who went in
response to the call from Virginia to that
locality. He later returned to Massachu-
setts and the Watertown Church. In
1650 he returned to England and there
became a preacher in the cathedral at
Bristol, where he was useful and highly
respected. He later preached in private
in London. He is represented as having
been "a goodly man and a prime scholar,"
and died in 1685, at a good old age. This
Rev. John Knowles is believed to be
the father of Richard Knowles, the an-
cestor of the Cape Cod Knowles. He
was of Plymouth as early as January,
ID 37~38; a proprietor in 1638-39, and in
1640 had land at the head of George
Bower's meadow. In August, 1639, he
married Ruth Bower, and their children
were: 1. John, born about 1640. 2.
Samuel, born September 17, 1651, likely
in Plymouth, died in 1737; became one
of the most eminent men in Eastham, for
years representing his town in the Gen-
eral Court, and also serving as selectman ;
married Mercy Freeman, daughter of
John Freeman, of Eastham, died 1744. 3.
Mehitable, died at Eastham, May 20,
1653. 4. Barbara, born 1653. 5- Mercy,
married Ephraim Doane. John Knowles,
the first named son of Richard Knowles,
was the ancestor of the Eastham branch
of the Knowles family. He married, De-
cember 28, 1670, Apphia Bangs, who was
born October 15, 1651, daughter of Ed-
ward and Lydia (Hicks) Bangs, who
came from Chichester in England in the
ship "Ann," which landed at Plymouth
the last of July, 1644, and settled in East-
ham on Cape Cod ; Lydia Hicks was a
daughter of Robert and Margery Hicks.
Mr. Bangs superintended the building of
a barque of forty or fifty tons, which,
says tradition, was the first vessel built
at Plymouth ; he was deputy to the Colo-
nial Court some five years and held many



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other public offices. John Knovvles was
killed in King Philip's War, 1675-76, and
is referred to in Freeman's "Cape Cod,"
provision being especially made by the
court for "Aptha, widow of John Knowles
of Eastham, lately slain in the service."
Children of John and Apphia (Bangs)
Knowles : Edward, born November 7,
1671 ; John, July 10, 1673; Deborah,
March 2, 1675. From the sons, Edward
and John, have descended a very numer-
ous progeny, including multitudes of men
who engaged in sea life. Before the de-
velopment of railroads, all travel of
people residing near the sea was done by
water, and there can be little doubt that
the Knowles family of Maine came from
Eastham in Massachusetts.

The first now known of this line was
Hiram Knowles, a farmer, who resided in
New Portland, Somerset county, Maine.
He married Mary Churchill, born March
16, 1815, who died in Richmond, Wiscon-
sin, while visiting her daughter; she was
the daughter of Tobias and Jane (Ever-
ette) Churchill, of New Portland (see
Churchill V). Children: 1. Laura, mar-
ried Leonard Knowlton. 2. Sabrina,
married a Mr. Smith. 3. Mary, wife of
A. B. Miner, residing in Chicopee, Massa-
chusetts. 4. Edwin Hiram, mentioned
below. 5. Ella, died in Auburn, Maine,
unmarried.

Edwin Hiram Knowles was born Sep-
tember 1, 1847, > n New Portland, where
he was reared on the paternal farm, and
attended the local schools. At the age of
eighteen years he went to Lewiston,
Maine, where he entered the finishing
department of Lewiston Mills, and in
course of time learned all the branches of
the manufacturing business carried on
there. In 1871 he went to Taunton, Mas-
sachusetts, to accept a position as over-
seer of the finishing department at the
Whittendon Mills. Here he continued
until 1896, when he resigned, and went



to Columbus, Georgia, to occupy a simi-
lar position in a cotton mill there. After
a period of seven years in the South, dur-
ing a part of which time he was at Con-
cord, Georgia, he returned to Taunton,
and there lived, retired, until his death,
which occurred October 12, 1914, at his
home in that city. His body was laid to
rest in Mayflower Hill Cemetery. Mr.
Knowles erected a handsome house on
Warren street, Tauton, where he spent a
happy and serene old age in retirement
from active labor, a vacation well earned
by a long life of usefulness and diligent
application. Mr. Knowles was a master
of all departments in the textile industry,
and was equally popular with his em-
ployers and those who served under his
supervision. He was everywhere re-
spected as a gentleman of pleasing man-
ners and most upright character. His
broad and sympathetic nature is indicated
by his membership in the great Masonic
fraternity. In politics he was always a
staunch Republican, and in 1912 he was
elected attendance officer of the Taunton
public schools, in which service he con-
tinued until the day of his death. He
married, September 27, 1864, in Lewiston.
Maine, Jennie Alice Harris, born August
5, 1843, m Brownville, Maine, daughter
of Jacob Waterman and Caroline (Wil-
kins) Harris, the former a native of
Poland, Maine, son of William and Mary
Harris. Caroline Wilkins was a daughter
of George Wilkins, of Brownville, Maine.
Mrs. Knowles was ever a most devoted
wife and mother, and now lives on War-
ren street, Taunton. She is the mother of
three children: 1. Adelbert Harris, born
January 25, 1874, now associated with the
Reed & Barton Silver Company of Taun-
ton ; he married Jessie Brown, and they
have a daughter, Charlotte. 2. Frank
Elmer, born June 6, 1880, is an attorney
at Taunton ; he married Susan Wood-
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Ruth. 3. Henry Arthur, born December
7, 1887, resides in Medford, Massachu-
setts; he married Olive E. Hall, of Med-
ford, and has two daughters, Mary Ger-
trude and Jane Harris.

Resolutions in Memory of Edwin H. Knowles :
Whereas, Edwin H. Knowles, one of the char-
ter members of this bank, and a director from
1880 to 1884; its vice-president from 1884 to
1890; president from 1890 to 1894; and treasurer
from 1894 to 1900, departed this life, October 12,
1914, be it

Resolved, that we, the directors of the Me-
chanics' Co-Operative Bank, hereby express our
appreciation of the services which he rendered in
promoting the interests of the bank, especially
during its early existence, and the zeal and fidelity
with which he performed the duties of his vari-
ous offices, therefore be it further

Resolved, that a copy of these resolutions be
sent to the family of the deceased, and a copy
spread upon the records of the bank.

(The Churchill Line).

(I) John Churchill, born in England
about 1620, died at Plymouth, Massa-
chusetts, in 1662, appears first in Ameri-
can records on the list of men able to bear
arms at Plymouth in 1643. He bought a
farm of Richard Higgins in Plymouth,
August 18, 1645, was admitted a freeman,
June 5, 1651, and became owner of much
land. He made a noncupative will, May
3, 1662, proved October 20, 1662. He
married, December 18, 1644, Hannah
Pontus, daughter of William Pontus, and
she married (second) June 25, 1669, Giles
Rickard, as his third wife ; she died at
Hobb's Hole, December 22, 1690, in her
sixty-seventh year. Children: Joseph,
born 1647; Hannah, November 12, 1649;
Eliezer, mentioned below; Mary, Au-
gust 1, 1654; William, 1656; John, 1657.

(II) Eliezer Churchill, second son of
John and Hannah (Pontus) Churchill,
was born April 20, 1652, in Plymouth,
where he was made a freeman in 1683,
and resided on a part of his father's
estate, where the first house was built at



Hobb's Hole. He was granted a strip of
land thirty feet wide by the town for
erecting wharves, and died about 1716.
His first wife was Mary, and he married
(second) February 8, 1685, Mary, daugh-
ter of Edward and Faith (Clarke) Doty,
born about 1650-52, died December 11,
1715. Children of first marriage: Hannah,
born August 23, 1676; Joanna, November
25, 1678; Abigail, 1680; Eliezer, Febru-
ary 23, 1682; Stephen, February 16, 1684.
Children of second marriage: Jedediah,
February 27, 1687; Mary, 1688; Elkanah,
March 1, 1691 ; Nathaniel, April 16, 1693;
Josiah, 1694; John, mentioned below.

(III) John (2) Churchill, youngest
child of Eliezer and Mary (Doty)
Churchill, was born September 12, 1698,
in Plymouth, and settled in Portsmouth,
New Hampshire, where he died October
7, 1769. He was a cordwainer by trade,
and his name appears in many land sales
in Portsmouth. The inventory of his
estate made October 28, 1769, placed its
value at £129, 18s. and 9d. His widow,
Elizabeth, sold her dower right in the
estate in 1770 for fifteen pounds. She
died about 1775. He married (first) in
Portsmouth, Mary, daughter of Daniel
Jackson; she died December 27, 1745,
and he married (second) Elizabeth (Jack-
son) Cotton, widow of Thomas Cotton,
probably a sister of his first wife. Chil-
dren: John, born September 8, 1719;
Daniel, October 21, 1721; Mary, March
4, 1724; Ebenezer, June 6, 1726; Arthur,
November 25, 1728 ; William, March 14,
1732; Sanford, May 20, 1733; Tobias,
January 26, 1735 ; Martha, October 15,
1737; Elizabeth, April 10, 1740; Benja-
min, October 13, 1741 ; Joseph, mentioned
below.

(IV) Joseph Churchill, youngest child
of John (2) and Mary (Jackson)
Churchill, was born March 25, 1744, in
Portsmouth, and was living there Janu-
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on one-third of a lot in Pickering Neck,
formerly the property of his father. He
was called a mariner. He married Eliza-
beth Cotton, of Portsmouth, probably the
daughter of Timothy and Mary Cotton,
born June 13, 1746. Children: Mary;
John, born May 26, 1770; William, July
9, 1776; Daniel; Tobias, mentioned be-
low; Benjamin, 1782; Betsey; Martha,
October 19, 1788.

(V) Tobias Churchill, fourth son of
Joseph and Elizabeth (Cotton) Churchill,
was born June 12, 1780, probably in
Portsmouth, and settled at New Port-
land, Maine. He married, in 1806, Jane
Everett, born March 12, 1786, and they
had children : Tobias, born January 23,
1807; Mindwell, July 13, 1808; John,
March 25, 1810; Climena, February 23,
181 1 ; Jane, April 27, 1813; Mary, men-
tioned below; Caroline, June 17, 1817;
Emily, May 6, 1819; Joanna, July 22,
1821 ; Lucy, October 6, 1823; Warren,
September 28, 1826; Elizabeth, March
28, 1828.

(VI) Mary Churchill, third daughter
of Tobias and Jane (Everett) Churchill,
was born March 16, 1815, in New Port-
land, Maine, and became the wife of Hi-
ram Knowles, of that town (see Knowles) .

(The Harris Line).

(I) Thomas Harris, the progenitor,
was probably a nephew of the first
Thomas Harris, of Ipswich. Little is
known of him and perhaps some facts
credited to the record of Thomas, Sr.,
and Thomas, Jr., belonged to him. He
lived at Ipswich, and his widow, Mar-
tha, married, in 1683, Samuel Burnham.
Thomas, Sr., who died in 1687, also had
a wife, Martha. Children: Thomas, of
Ipswich; John, mentioned below; Elinor;
Aquila; Mary.

(II) John Harris, son of Thomas Har-
ris, was born about 1650, in Ipswich,
where he lived and died. His will, dated

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July 16, 1714, proved November 13, 1714,
bequeathed to son Thomas lands at
Gloucester, excepting the lot at Pigeon
Cove, and "that lot that was Law's;" to
sons John and Samuel remainder of
land in Ipswich and Gloucester, Coxhall
(Maine), except lot at Pigeon Cove. To
John he gave his gold ring and silver shoe
buckles. He bequeathed also to four
daughters, mentioned below. The Chris-
tian name of his wife was Esther, and
their children were: I.Thomas, barn
about 1675, in Ipswich, married Susanna
Sibley, daughter of William Sibley; she
died January 15, 1705 ; he was in Glouces-
ter as early as November 29, 1702, when
his son John was born there; son Wil-
liam, born January 10, 1705, at Glouces-
ter; he bought land at Sandy Bay,
Gloucester, March, 1709, of Richard Tarr,
and again in 1712 more land. 2. John,
mentioned below. 3. Samuel, perhaps,
settled in Maine, on land inherited at
Coxhall. 4. Abigail, married a Mr. Burn-
ham. 5. Esther. 6. Mary. 7. Margaret.

(III) John (2) Harris, second son of
John (1) and Esther Harris, was in
Gloucester as early as 1711. In 1720 he
had a grant of land near his home on
Pigeon Hill, Gloucester. He had wife,
Maria. Children : Samuel, mentioned be-
low; Thomas, married Sarah Norwood;
Benjamin, born June 6, 1716, died Sep-
tember 21, 1726; Hannah, October 26,
1720; Abigail; Ann, married Jonathan
Andros.

(IV) Samuel Harris, son of John (2)
and Maria Harris, born about 1710, was
a fisherman. His estate was divided by
deed dated July 7, 1770, signed by Thom-
as Harris, of Gloucester; Samuel Plum-
mer, of Gloucester, as attorney for Abi-
gail Grover and Jonathan and Ann An-
dros. The estate is described as belong-
ing to their father, who inherited it from
his father, "John Harris of Ipswich."
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BIOGRAPHY



on the west side of Little Swamp, near
his own barn, adjoining land of Caleb
Poole and Jonathan Poole. Children:
Samuel, born about 1735 ; went to Maine.
Amos, William and David, of New
Gloucester, Maine, also appear to belong
to this family. They settled before the
Revolution on Harris Hill.

(V) The town of New Gloucester, in
Maine, was settled before the middle of
the eighteenth century, and, as above
noted, three sons of Samuel Harris were
among the settlers there. William Har-
ris, born about 1740-50, was a commis-
sioner and assessor of New Gloucester,
elected November 27, 1763. He was sub-
sequently surveyor of highways, and on
September 19, 1774, was made a member
of a committee to meet at Portland and
consider the threatening condition of
political affairs. He was captain of the
militia, and was otherwise prominent in
the town. He was selectman in 1775,
1778 and 1779. He was undoubtedly the
father of John, Silas, Moses Little and
Baron Harris, who settled in the adjoin-
ing town of Poland, Androscoggin county,
Maine, before 1795.

(VI) Silas Harris, one of the four
brothers who were pioneer settlers in
Poland, had sons: William, Aretas and
Josiah.

(VII) William Harris, son of Silas
Harris, had a wife, Mary, probably a
sister of Daniel Waterman, who came
from Halifax, Massachusetts, to New
Gloucester before 1793.

(VIII) Jacob Waterman Harris, son
of William and Mary Harris, was born
February 16, 1814, in Poland, and died at
Milo, Piscataquis county, Maine, Febru-
ary 8, 1888. He was a Baptist in re-
ligion, a Republican, and filled various
town offices in Milo. In early life he
was a teacher, and was very unfortunate,
having been burned out twice, and on
one occasion a little daughter was burned



with his house. Two daughters died of
diphtheria. He married (first) Caroline,
daughter of George Wilkins, of Brown-
ville, Maine. She died at the age of
twenty-five years. He married (second)
her sister, Susan Wilkins. He married
(third) Flavilla P. Hamlin, born July 4,
1830, in Vassalboro, daughter of Deacon
Daniel and Martha (Baxter) Hamlin.
After her death he married (fourth)
Vesta Williams, a widow, sister of his
third wife. There were two children of
the first wife: Jennie Alice, mentioned
below, and Caroline P., wife of Melvin
Bigelow, of St. Albans, Maine ; she now
deceased. Children of the second wife :
William Waterman, who died in Brown-
ville, and Louise, now deceased. Chil-
dren of the third wife : Charles, of Brown-
ville, Maine ; Daniel, of Bangor, Maine ;
Joseph, deceased ; Nellie, wife of William
H. Richardson, of Milo, Maine. There
was no issue of the last marriage.

(IX) Jennie Alice Harris, eldest child
of Jacob Waterman and Caroline (Wil-
kins) Harris, became the wife of Edwin
Hiram Knowles, of New Portland (see
Knowles).



FULLER, William Eddy,

Jurist, Influential Citizen.

This is one of the class known as occu-
pative surnames, dates from the twelfth
century, or later, and has the same signifi-
cation as Tucker or Walker, "one who
thickens and whitens cloth." Various
persons named Fuller have won distinc-
tion in both England and America. Nich-
olas Fuller, born 1557, was a distin-
guished Oriental scholar; another Nicho-
las Fuller, died 1620, was a prominent
lawyer and member of Parliament; Isaac
Fuller, died 1672, was a noted painter;
Andrew Fuller, born 1754, was an emi-
nent Baptist minister and writer ; Thomas
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1608, was chaplain extraordinary to
Charles II., and a prolific writer. A high
authority said of him : "Fuller was in-
comparably the most sensible, the least
prejudiced great man of an age that
boasted of a galaxy of great men." Sarah
Margaret Fuller, Marchioness of Ossobi,
born 1810, was a prominent teacher, edi-
tor and author. Melville W. Fuller, born
1833, distinguished as a jurist, served as
chief justice of the United States.

(I) John Fuller, ancestor of several im-
migrants who came on the "Mayflower,"
lived in the parish of Redenhall with
Harleston, in nearly the center of the hun-
dred of Earsham, County Norfolk, Eng-
land. Wortwell, an adjacent parish,
shares in the parish church, through
which the division line passes. He was
born probably as early as 1500 and died in
1558-59. There were living in Redenhall
in 1482 and 1488 John and William Fuller,
one of whom was doubtless father of John
Fuller (1), whose will was dated Febru-
ary 4, 1558-59, and proved May 12, 1559,
bequeathing to his son John lands in
Redenhall and Wortwell; also to son
Robert and daughter Alice (Ales) ; and
to Stephen and Frances Sadd. Children :
John ; Alice ; Robert, mentioned below.

(II) Robert Fuller, son of John Fuller,



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