Joseph George Fuller

Settler of township lot: Lot 31, Conc. A, Stanhope

Location: This 11 acre property includes the resort now known as Kushog Korners. See Berry's Cottages

Land acquisition:

  • 1879 Lands Liable to Taxation: Township of Stanhope Patent Register. Lots 31 & 32, Conc. A 96 & 108 acres to Joseph Fuller
  • 1879 Patent from The Crown. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 96).

Other land: Lot 31, Conc. A, Hindon - 1884 from The Crown; 1916 to Frank Kent; 1926 to Malcolm Kent; 1946 to William W Prentice, part. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Hindon (Image 122).

Dates of residency:

  • 1881 Census of Canada, Hindon: Joseph, Mary Ann and children Charlotte age 9, Samuel age 8, Enoch age 6 and Doborah age 4
  • 1882 Death of Son Samuel James Fuller (1872–1882) Anson & Hindon Twp
  • 1890 Stanhope Voters List: Joseph Fuller, owner, Lots 31 & 32, Conc. A
  • 1893 Anson & Hindon Townships Directory: Joseph Fuller, Petersons Cors
    • Also listed at Lot 32, Conc. A; Dorset Post Office
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List: Fuller, Joseph, farmer at Lots 31 & 32, Conc. A.
  • 1903 Business Directory, Anson & Hindon: Joseph Fuller, Dorset, Lot 34, Conc. A
  • 1911 Death of Daughter Rosetta Lucinda Fuller (1900–1911) McLean Twp, Muskoka District
  • 1916 Death: Muskoka District

Interesting facts:

By 1890 the settlement known as Peterson Corners included Joseph Fuller. Source: In Quest of Yesterday by Nila Reynolds. Published by The Provisional County of Haliburton, Minden, Ontario 1973 pg. 309

Joseph Fuller had three wives and a total of 19 children from 1861 to 1898 (37 years)
• 1860 Married Catherine Strong Brant 1845–) Hastings, Ontario
• 1870 Married Mary Ann Davis (1851–1929) Muskoka, Ontario
• 1892 Married Rose Taylor (1859–1914) Bracebridge, Ontario

Preceding landowner: The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1902 Ezra M. Ward
  • 19?? Wallis William Kinby
  • 1934 Thomas Archer
  • 1958 John & Emma Berry
  • 1972 John & Evelyn Rutledge

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • Joseph George Fuller, b. 14 Mar 1836, Richmond, Ontario, d. 27 Dec 1916, Muskoka District. COD: Heart failure
  • Family 1. Mary Ann Davis, b. Abt 1851, Ontario
    1. Charlotte Josephint Fuller, b. Abt 1872, Ontario
    2. Samuel James Fuller, b. Abt 1873, Ontario, d. 23 Jun 1882, Anson & Hindon, (Age ~ 9 years)
    3. Enoch Fuller, b. Abt 1875, Ontario
    4. Deborah Fuller, b. Abt 1877, Ontario
    5. Charles Fuller, b. 10 Sep 1885, Anson & Hindon - see story about his son below
  • Family 2: (no mother recorded): Joseph Allen Fuller, b. 20 Apr 1883, Stanhope
  • Family 3: Rosa Taylor b. Abt 1858, London, Ontario
    1. Joshua Fuller, b. 29 Nov 1897, Hindon
    2. Lena Fuller, b. 29 Nov 1897, Hindon
    3. Rosetta Acinda Fuller, b. 20 Jun 1900, Hindon

Image: William Fuller, son of Charles Fuller Arrested. Source: Watchman (1888), 24 Jun 1897

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