DANIEL H. FULLER. Among those who have been long and prominently identified with the business and agricultural interests of Madison County is Daniel H. Fuller, the subject of this sketch.
He was born in Springfield, Mass., February 2, 1828, and is a son of Daniel and
Lovisa (Hatch) Fuller, the former of whom was born in Massachusetts, and was among the early settlers of the town of Eaton. There he owned one hundred and nine acres, and carried on general farming. He and his wife reared a family of six children, three of whom are still living, namely: Daniel H., the subject of this sketch; Helen, who resides in the village of Eaton; and John, who resides in Chicago. Daniel Fuller was a Republican in politics, and he and his wife
were members of the Baptist church. He died on his farm at the age of seventy-eight, and she at the age of seventy-one. Daniel Hatch, the father of Mrs. Lovisa Fuller, was also one of the early settlers of the town of Eaton.
Daniel H. Fuller was educated at the district schools, and also at the High School at Eaton. He was brought up on the farm, remained with his parents until their death, and now owns the old homestead, upon which he has lived since he was eight years old. He is one of the enterprising farmers of his town, and also one of the most successful. Mr. Fuller was married, in Galesburg, Ill., to Emily Watkins, who was born in the State of New York, and who died January 28, 1888,
leaving two sons,--Daniel W., born in 1877; and Albert G., in 1883. Mrs. Fuller was a member of the Congregational church. Mr. Fuller is a member of the Baptist church. In politics he is a Republican, knowing well the history of his party, and believing strongly in its principles and policies, especially in its policy of protection. In his dealings with his fellow-men he has always followed the rules of honesty and integrity. He has always been in favor of all enterprises
and movements calculated to promote the progress of mankind, especially their intellectual and moral progress, knowing well that in this country the perpetuity of the republic depends upon the character and education of the people. In the more intimate relations of private life he is kind-hearted and benevolent, charitable and patient with the erring, always hoping for and expecting better things. Mr. Fuller is an honorable and upright member of the community, and is widely and favorably known.
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