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that city, until an urgent call from the Girls' School in Allahabad,
took her to that station for a year of service as Principal of the

At the end of a year she went to Fatehgarh, the scene of
the labor of her parents, after the Sepoy Rebellion in 1S57. Here
she took charge of the work for Women and Girls in Furruk-
habad City. She succeeded in establishing there a large Central
School for Hindoo Girls, in 1901, which continues to be the
leading school for girls in the city up to the present time. (1913).

Since her last furlough to America, (taken in 1910,) she has
given up active connection with the work in Fatehgarh and Fur-
rukhabad, and is living with her sister Anna M. Fullerton in

42 Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants.

Landour, N. India. She is still a self-supporting Missionary
of the Board, and does active work in connection with many
of the committees of the Mission. Sketch A. M. F.

156. (4) Emma White Fullerton, (b. Aug. 26, 1857, in the fort at Agra

during the Sepoy rebellion.

Her health was always delicate probably from the stress
and strain of her birth during the mutiny.


Emma W "hite Fullerton was born in the fort at Agra during
the Sepoy Rebellion. She had decided artistic ability, and pur-
sued her art studies in several studios in America and Europe,
in the Philadelphia School of Design, where she taught for a
time, and in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Her
early death prevented the realization of the artistic success which
her friends anticipated for her.

ROBERT 3 , (ELIZ. 2 , HUGH 1 ).

157. (5) George Stewart Fullerton, (b. Aug. 18, 1859, Fatehgarh, India.

1st m. Jan. 26, 1884, Alex-
andria, Va.,

158. Rebekah Daingerfield Smith, (b. .

2d m. Mar. 8, 1897, Phila., Pa., (d. May 5, 1894.

159. Julia Winslow Dickerson, (b. .

Geo. Stewart Fullerton. University Prof. b. Fatehgarh,
India, Aug. 18, 1859; s. Rev. Robert Stewart and Martha
(White) Fullerton, bro. of Anna M. F., A. B. Uni. of Pa., 1879,
A. M. 1882; B. D. Yale, 1883; Ph. D. Mulenberg, 1892; L. L. D.
1900; m. Rebecca Daingerfield Smith of Alexandria, Va., Jan.
26, 1884; (d. May 5, 1894) 2d m. Julia Winslow Dickerson of
Phila. Mar. 8, 1897. Instr. 1883-5. Adj. Prof. 1885-7; Prof. Phil-
osophy 1887-1904, Univ. Pa., also dean dept. philosophy 1889-90;
also dean of Coll. Vice-Provost of Univer. 1894-6; Vice Provost
1896-8 same; Prof. Philosophy Columbia since 1904. Mem. Am.
Philos., Soc, Am. Philos. Assn., Am. Psychol Assn., Phi Beta
Kappa, Club, Author's, (London).

Author: Preliminary Report of the Seybert Commission on
Spiritualism (part author) 1887; The Conception of the Infinite,
1887; A Plain Argument for God, 1889; On Sameness and

Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants. 43

Identity, [890; On Perception of Small Differences in Sensation
(with Prof. Cattell), 1892; The Philosophy of Spinoza, 1884;
On Spinozistic Immortality, 1899; A System Metaphysics, 1904;
An Introduction to Philosophy, 1906;

Add. : Columbia Univ., New York.

1912: Herchelstrasse 17, Munich, Bavaria.

From "Who's Who in "America."


(From the History of the Class of 1879 — University of Penna., pub-
lished in 1899.)

George Stuart Fullerton, clergyman and professor, son of
the Rev. Rob't. Stewart and Martha (White) Fullerton. was
born in Fatehgarh, India, August 18th, 1859. He was graduated
from the Department of Arts, University of Penna. (which he
entered from the West Phila. Academy) in 1875; was graduated
A. B. 1879, and A. M. 1882 and A. B. Yale 1883, and Ph. D.
(honorary) Muhlenberg, 1892. He was Class Poet. After grad-
uation he pursued post-graduate studies in theology and phil-
osophy, Princeton, 1879, an d at Yale 1880-1883. He was licensed
in the Presbyterian Church ; afterwards ordained into the min-
istry of the Episcopal Church. In 1883 he returned to the Uni-
versity of Penna., as Instructor in Philosophy and was subse-
quently, 1885-1887, Adjunct Professor, and 1887 to date, Pro-
fessor of Philosophy. From 1889-90 Dean of College, and
Vice-Provost of the University of Pa. ; and 1896-98 Vice-Provost
of the University. In his Annual Report 1898, the Provost says,
"On assuming the office of Provost, and for the four years of my
administration, 1 was greatly helped by the wise counsel and
loyal assistance, of the Vice-Provost of my own nomination, the
Rev. George S. Fullerton. I have all along been aware that in
rendering this assistance in administration work, Professor Ful-
lerton was making large sacrifice of the thought and strength
which rightly belonged to his Chair and to the well-chosen life-
work to which he is so adapted. I was therefore not surprised, al-
though I deeply regretted it, when he tendered his resignation
last March, and at the same time applied for long leave of
absence for recuperation and refreshing study. His services as
Vice Provost have been of great and enduring value to the

44 Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants.

University, and will be long remembered. We hope to welcome
him back to the duties of his chair at the beginning of the next
Academic year, invigorated and ripened by his sojourn abroad,
and that, for many years to come, he may adorn the position
which he seems to have logically inherited from his own great
teacher, — some time also Vice Provost, the Rev. Dr. Krauth."

He was, in 1896, President of the American Psychological
Association. He is a member of the American Philosophical
Society. He has published : Preliminary Report of the Seybert
Commission on Spiritualism; The Conception of the Infinite; A
Plain Argument for God ; On Sameness and Identity in Sensa-
tion; The Philosophy of Spinoza; On the Perception of Small
Differences, (with James McKeen Cattell,) beside numerous ar-
ticles and addresses mostly on philosophical and educational top-
ics, or in relation to the University of Pennsylvania.

He married in Alexandria, Va., Jan. 26th, 1884, Rebekah
Daingerfield Smith, who died May 5th, 1892; and in Phil. March
8th, 1897, Julia Winslow Dickerson. He has no children.

ROBERT 3 , (ELIZ. 2 , HUGH 1 )

160. (6) Edward Grier Fullerton, (b. July 14, 1863,

m. July 6, 1889, New Haven, Landour, N. India.

Conn., (d. July 5, 1911, Hartford, Ct.

161. Flora Cooper Brown, (b. .

Living in New Haven, Ct., 1912.


EDWARD 4 (ROBERT 3 , ELIZ. 2 , HUGH 1 ).

162. (1) Edward Grier Fullerton, (b. June 8, 1890, Philadelphia, Pa.


Living at New Haven, Ct., 1912, student.

(From the Princeton Theological Seminary Necrological Report for 1912.

Edward Grier Fullerton, Ph. D., D. D., son of the Rev.
Robert Stewart and Martha (White) Fullerton, was born July
14th, 1863 in Landour, N. India. He made public confession
of his faith in the Princeton Presbyterian Church, Phila., Pa., at

Genealogy of Hugh Stewart ami Descendants. 45

the age of fourteen. Mis preparatory studies were pursued in
the W. Phila. Academy under Prof. F. W. Hastings, and he
graduated from the University of Pa. in 1883. Me then spent
three years in the United States Signal Service; mostly in the
State of Montana. Entering the Seminary at Princeton in the
fall of 1886, he took the full three years course there, graduating
in 1889. lie was licensed by the Presbytery of Phila. Central,
April 9, 1888, and ordained by a Congregational Council in Ply-
mouth Church, Worcester, Mass., June 13, 1889.

He was assistant pastor of the Plymouth Congregational
Church of Worcester, Mass., from May 1889 to Jan. 1890; pastor
of Park Congregational Church, Worcester, from Jan. 1890 to
Jan. 1891 ; pastor of Park Street Congregational Church of
Bridgeport, Conn., from Jan. 1891 to May 1904; and pastor of
First Presbyterian Ch. Wilkesbarre, Pa., from May 12th.
1904, to Sept. 20th, 19 10, when ill-health compelled him to give
up his pastoral work. He continued his residence in Wilkes-
barre, (traveling for his health during the last year of his life,)
until his death, which occurred July 5th, 191 1, in Hartford, Conn.,
of heart failure, within 9 days of the completion of his 48th

He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery. New Haven, Conn.
He received the degree of Ph. D. from Yale Univ. in 1896, and
of D. D. from Lafayette in 1904.

He married Flora Cooper Brown, in New Haven, Conn..
June 6th, 1889.

From the New York Observer of Nov. 2nd, 1911.

Report of Lackawanna Presbytery :

A suitable minute for record, was adopted on the life and
work of the Rev. Edward Grier Fullerton, Ph. D., D. D., who
was born in India July 14th, 1863, and died at Hartford. Conn.,
on July 5th, 191 1, after a brief but brilliant ministry, of twenty-
two years. He was recogniced as one of the most versatile and
scholarly men in the Presbytery. He was at home in almost
every department of human knowledge. He breathed the at-
mosphere of the great poets, and was thoroughly read on the
varied literature and changing phases of Higher Criticism. His

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pulpit, however, was his throne, and his sermons, delivered
without notes, were prose poems, and secured a reverent and re-
sponsive hearing, from a devoted people, in Wilkesbarre's First

In his pastoral work he was conscientiously diligent, and
ministered to the sick and bereaved with utmost fidelity.

As an after dinner speaker he had few peers, and his services
were much sought after.

He lived beloved, and died greatly lamented.


Now in possession of her daughter, Ethel Hunt Tracy, San Diego, Cal-
ifornia. Written 1863 or 1864.

"My Dear Cousin Esther :

"I received a nice long letter from you many months ago,
and I rejoiced to hear of you, and through you, of all the dear
Illinois friends, but I never think of you as living in 111. You
are all at Concord, Ross Co., O., still. Dear me ! how strange it
would seem for me to go back to that neighborhood, and find
your grandfather's house occupied by strangers, and then to
visit your old home and find that it too, has passed into the hands
of aliens. But we live in a changing world. We have had four
homes since coming to India. Mynpooree, Agra, Fatehgarh and
Dehra. During this time we have passed through war, famine
and pestilence, and seen many fall on our right and left. Oh !
that we may all live so that our last change may be the happiest
of our lives ! Many thanks for your account of the last days of
dear uncle Robert. What an open hearted, generous man, he
was ; the world has few like, and could ill spare, him.

1 shall never forget the kindness shown me by him and
aunt Margaret while under their roof. What a dear, cheerful,
happy home it was ! And the cousins were so fond of meeting
there ! I remember the circumstances to which you refer, as
though they had occurred but yesterday. If I could draw, I
could give you a picture of the old school-house, the creek, the
pawpaw bushes, the buckeyes and the large sycamores in the
neighborhood. I remember what a diligent little pupil you were,
and what pleasure it gave me to hear you recite. Those were
happy days !

Genealogy of Hugh Stezvari and Descendants. 47

By this, you must not infer 1 have seen none since. I have
seen many here in India. Our outward circumstances have, I
think, little to do with our happiness here. We were as happy in
the Fort in Agra, while our home was lying in ruins, and our
property destroyed by the Sepoys who sought our lives, as we
were before, or ever since.

You told me you were about to change your condition in
life, but did not tell me who your intended is. I wish you had
told me his name and more about him. If your marriage has
taken place, may the blessing of Cod rest upon it, and give you
both as much of this world's goods as is best for you to have.

We removed to this place last January. I had been suffer-
ing in my health for some time, and thought the change would
do me good, and in this T have not been disappointed. I am
much better than I was, but my disease is not removed. We
live at the foot of the Himalaya Mountains in a valley called
Doom It is one of the most beautiful plains I have ever seen.
We are 2369 feet above the sea level and enjoying perpetual
spring. How much I wish I could show you the place, for you
would be delighted with it.

Sugar, tea, coffee, are all produced in abundance in The
Doon, and you can scarcely mention a fruit or flower which
does not grow here. To mention even the names of the former
would weary you. Here are a few of them: (apples do not do
well,) peaches and pears, strawberries in abundance: (we have
them every day for two and a half months,) raspberries, yellow
and black, then come mulberries and cherries, mangoes, guavas,
plantains, jack fruit, oranges, loquats, limes, lemons, paheles,
figs, gages, plums, in many varieties, and other fruits too nu-
merous to mention.

The gardens about Debra are beautiful, both those belong-
ing to Europeans, and to wealthy natives. The hedges are mostly
of monthly roses. They bloom the year round. Just above us
on the Mountains, are the stations of Landour and Mussoorie, a
sanitarium for Europeans. Although it has two names it is
really one place.

Martha and the children have been there for some time, and
although they are fourteen miles off, I can see the house they
live in, very distinctly. They are 5,000 feet above the sea, and
have to wear winter clothing, while I can bear only the lightest

48 Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants.

summer clothes I can get. From Landour we can see the range
upon which the snow lies throughout the year, yet it seems
to be only a few miles off; but requires a march of one hundred
miles to reach it, and from the top you can look off into China.
Many of these lofty peaks are visible. One, the Nanda Dev, is
25,000 feet high. The highest of the range is Everest, which is
farther east and is nearly 33,000 feet high.

The view of Xanda Dev in the direction of the plains is
very fine. The Doon valley is sixty miles long by fifteen miles
wide, only looks like a large garden, and beyond it the plains of
India, stretching away many weary miles, presenting cities and
villages to the view, in great numbers, where the Ganges and
the Jumna Rivers, like silver threads, are seen meandering
through. It was of India that Bishop Heber wrote —

"Where every prospect pleases,
And only man is vile."

I often think of it !

Dehra is not an old place, but has become quite a city, and
is growing rapidly. We have a high school there attended by
two-hundred pupils, who study English, Hindoo, Persian, and
other such branches as young men study at home. We have com-
menced recently a similar school at Rajpora which already num-
bers seventy pupils ; the latter school is seven miles off, and both
are under my superintendence. Near the city we have a Chris-
tian girls' school under the care of Miss Beatty, a cousin of Rev.
Dr. Beatty of Steubenville, Ohio. She was educated at Phila-
delephia, and is an excellent young lady and a good teacher. She
has about forty pupils, and some of them are good scholars, and
do great credit to their teacher. We have two services on the
Sabbath, and Sabbath-school. Our congregations are large but
not all are Christians. I preach altogether in Hindostani, both in
the church and Bogar, which I visit often, in order to reach the
people. Pray for us and for the work in which we are en-
gaged. We have six children: Dora, ten; Anna, eleven; Mary,
eight ; Emma, seven ; George, five ; Edward, one, and were they
not ours, I would say they are very good children.

I have just heard of the death of your dear brother Will.
Give my love to your father and mother, and tell them that you,
and they, have my heartiest sympathy under your sore trial ; but

Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants. 49

you, and they, know where to look for sympathy such as this
world can not give. It is well with him.

(iive my love to your brothers and sisters, aunt Margaret,
uncles Coulter and John, and to each and all of their respective
families. Tell your Uncle Coulter 1 want him to write me a
long letter, telling me all about his wife, children, and all the
friends. 1 would have written sooner hut you did not send me
your address. 1 wrote to brother George, and he forgot to send it,
so I shall send this to him and he will forward it.

There, I have written a long letter. If Martha and the
children were here they would wish me to send much love to you
and your dear husband.


Your affectionate cousin,

Robert Stewart FuLLERTOiN."

"Cousin Robert", with his heart of good cheer and loving
disposition, was greatly beloved among a large circle of relatives.
Just before his death he sent to all the adult cousins beautiful
moss agates, which, made into brooches, are highly prized by
those possessing them as souvenirs of his thought fulness.


163. (11) Archibald Fullerton, (b. July 29, 1824, Bloomingburgh, O.

(d. May 2, 1825, Bloomingburgh, O.



164. (3) Martha Stewart, (b. Dec. 14, 1784, Hagerstown, Md.

m. Dec. 17, 1812, in Pa. (d. Dec. 14, 1818, Bloomingburgh,


165. Joseph S. Gillespie, (b. July 1, 1785, Walden, N. Y.

Son of Lieut. Samuel and Esther (Raney) Gillespie, of
Walden, N. Y.


166. (1) George Stewart Gillespie, (b. Oct. 7, 1813, Bloomingburgh, O.

1st. m. Oct. 10, 1849, Bloom-
ingburgh, O.

167. Mary Manary, (b. Bloomingburgh, O.

(d. Bloomingburgh, O.



168. (1) Joseph Manary Gillespie, (b. Sept. 8, 1850, Bloomingburgh,

(d. June 20, 1867.
168J (2) James Gillespie, (b. Mar. 22, 1852.

(d. July 5, 1852.


(1) George S. Gillespie, (b. Oct. 7, 1813, Bloomingburgh, O.

2nd m. Oct. 27, 1859, Bloom- (d. July 11, 1874, Bloomingburgh,
ingburgh, O. Ohio.

169. Angeline Gunning, (b. Bloomingburgh, O.

(d. Bloomingburgh, O.

170. (2) Joseph Mcjimpsey Gilles-

pie, M. D., (b. Feb. 24, 1816, Bloomingburgh, O.

m. Sept. 6, 1854, (d. June 29, 1898, Bloomingburgh,


171. Mrs. Anne Kelley Hopkins, (b. .

(d. — .


Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants. 51



172. (1) Joseph Linneus Gillespie, (b. July 24, 1855, Bloomingburgh, O.

(d. Aug. 12, 1861, Bloomingburgh,

173. (2) Edwin Adam Gillespie, (b. June 29, 1857, Bloomingburgh,

(d. Aug. 10, 1861, Bloomingburgh,

Joseph McJ. Gillespie was taken under the care of Chilli-
cothe Presbytery at West Union, Ohio, April 1843, as a candidate
for the ministry. He preached his popular sermon and was li-
censed at Concord, Oct. 9, 1845. His first call was to Rocky
Spring, Ohio, which he agreed to accept, and was given a text for
a trial sermon for ordination, but before this time on account of
ill health returned the call. Fie afterwards studied medicine, and
practiced for more than forty years at Bloomingburgh. Ohio.


174. (3) Margaret Mary Smith Gil- (b. Aug. 21, 1818, Bloomingburgh,

lespie, Ohio.

(d. Dec. 12, 1842, Bloomingburgh,

From the dates, Joseph and Martha must have gone to
Bloomingburgh, N. Y., about the time of the death of Ann P.
(Carr) Stewart, and Martha kept house for her brother George.
Joseph was in the mercantile business and it was here Robert
Stewart met and married the sister of Joseph, Esther Gillespie.
On their removal to Ohio, Joseph became a farmer and lived at
Gillespie Cross Roads one mile south of Bloomingburgh. Every
Wednesday afternoon he quit his work an hour earlier than usual
so as to prepare for the weekly prayer meeting in town. He
was for many years Justice of the Peace and was known as
"Judge Gillespie."

Note: — Because of many intermarriages between the Stewarts and
Gillespies and their intimate associations, we have placed what we have
of the Gillespie records at the end of the Hugh Stewart record.



175. (4) Col. James Stewart, (b. Sept. 19, 1786, Hagerstown, Md.

m. May 30, 1811, Frankfort, (d. May 30, 1864, Bloomingburgh,
O. O.

176. Jane Carson Robinson, (b. May 1, 1790, Pennsylvania.

(d. Feb. 8, 1865, Bloomingburgh, O.

James was Colonel, 2nd Division North Militia 1811, 1812.


177. (1) Hugh Kennedy Stewart, (b. Nov. 10, 1812, Bloomingburgh,

(d. Sept. 23, 1834.

178. (2) William Robinson Stewart, (b. Mar. 2, 1815, Bloomingburgh, O.

(d. Aug. 26, 1821.

179. (3) Jane Carson Stewart, (b. June 8, 1817, Bloomingburgh, O.

m. Nov. 15, 1838, Blooming-
burgh, O., (d. About midsummer, 1873,

Jacksonville, Fla.

180. Cornelius A. Hoyt, (b. .

(d. About June 1893, Alameda, Cal.


181. (1) James Ard Hoyt, (b. Sept. 15, 1839, Bloomingburgh,

m. Sept. 1, 1870, Vinton, la. O.

(d. May 5, 1914, Thayer, Mo.

182. Hannah Taggart, (b. Feb. 23, 1844, Cadiz, O.

(d. Spring of 1911, Thayer, Mo.

Rev. James Ard Hoyt was graduated from Oberlin College,
Ohio, in the classical course, degree A. B., and A. M., 1863.
His first charge was at Laporte, Iowa, where he organized the
Presbyterian Church. Later preached at Gilman, 111., and Bur-
ton, Ohio. Since 1896 has been in missionary work, until fail-
ing health compelled him to discontinue active service.

May 11, 1914 — Announcing his death, his son Ralph T.
writes: "It is nearly fifty years since he entered the ministry, and
he kept on preaching as long as he could, physically, reach the


Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants. 53


183. (1) Ralph Taggart Hoyt, (b. July 13, 1871, LaPorte, la.

m. Sept. 1, 1003, Brunswick,

184. Ethel Emeline Frost, (b. July 16, 1871, I'.elle Plaine, la.


Add.: Thayer, Mo., R. F. D. No. 2.


RALPH 5 , (JAMES 4 , JANE 3 , JAMES", HUGH 1 ).

185. (1) Ruth Hoyt. (1). Dec. 3, 1004, Oregon Co., Mo.

186. (2) James Arcl Hoyt. Jr., (b. July 8, 1906, Brunswick, Neb.

187. (3) Joshua Hoyt. (1>. Sept. 1G. 1008, Oregon Co., Mo.

188. (4) Jane Stiles Hoyt, (b. Mar. 22, 1010, Oregon Co., Mo.
1881 (5) Hope Elizabeth Hoyt, (b. Dec. 16, 1912, Thayer, Mo.


189. (2) Son, Hoyt, (b. Aug. 22, 1873, Burton, O.

(d. Same date.

190. (3) Paul Stewart Hoyt, (b. Dec. 7, 1879, Belle Plaine, la.

(d. Apr. 25, 1880.


191. (2) George Darius Hoyt, (b. Dec. 28, 1843.

(d. Dec. 2, 1846.

192. (3) Matthew Lewis Hoyt, (b. Nov. 19, 1846.

(d. Dec. 8, 1869.

193. (4) Flora Jane Hoyt, (b. July 29, 1851, Bloomingburgh, O.

m. July 20, 1889, Alameda, (d. Feb. 25, 1896, Barnwell C. H.,
Cal. S. C.

194. Alfred Aldrich, (b. , Barnwell C. H., S. C.



195. (1) Alfred Aldrich, Jr., (b. Dec. , 1890, Alameda, Cal.

196. (2) Robert Aldrich, (b. Sept. 13, 1895, Barnwell C. H.,

S. C.


197. (4) George Stewart, (b. Dec. 10. 1810. Bloomingburgh,

1st. m. Nov. 6, 1839, Hills- O.

boro, O.

198. Mary Evans, ( b. Sept. 23, 1820, Hillsboro", O.

(d. Aug. 10, 1847.

54 Genealogy of Hugh Stewart and Descendants.

"One of Fayette County's oldest and best citizens, Air.
George Stewart, passed away at his home Bloomingburgh, Ohio,
on Monday, March 4, 1901, in the 826. year of his age. For
his whole life he had been a resident of this County. He was
a member of the Presbyterian Church of Bloomingburgh, and an
Elder for over twenty years. As to his long, devoted life for
the Master, and for the church, nothing need be said, as it is
well known to the community.

"In his last sickness he was often heard praying, and in the
wanderings of his mind, was a Priest again at the family
altar. This verse was often on his lips :

" 'Where the treasure is, there will the heart be also.' And
especially he quoted the old hymn so dear to the hearts of the
Scoth Covenanters :

' 'How firm a foundation, ye Saints of the Lord,
Is laid for your faith in his excellent word,
E'en down to old age all my people shall prove,
My sovereign, eternal, unchangeable love,
And when hoary hair shall their temples adorn,
Like lambs they shall still in my bosom be borne.'

"And so he passed on to his God, and joyfully we leave him

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