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    A. J. FULLER

    A. J. Fuller, hardware merchant, Tippecanoe City; born in Clark Co., Ohio, in 1844; comes of English ancestry. His father, James, was born in Montgomery Co., Va., and emigrated to Clark Co. in 1813 or 1814, where he purchased a farm and passed the remainder of his life, his death occurring in 1872, at the advanced age of 82. he was married twice, first to Didama Thompson, by whom he had five children, and secondly, in 1844, to Sarah Sheets, of Bedford Co., Penn. She was born in 1801, and is the daughter of Andrew Sheets, a gunsmith by trade. His grandfather was a soldier in the war of 1776, and he, Andrew, was old enough to perform guard duty in the same war. He moved with his family in 1806, to Wilson Co., Tenn., where he remained six years a neighbor to Andrew Jackson. In September, 1812, he pioneered his way to Miami Valley, and located in Elizabeth Township, this county, where he passed the remainder of his active life, dying in 1843, in Clark Co. Our subject was the only child by the second marriage he made farming and stock-raising his occupation till about five years ago, when he located in New Carlisle, and engaged in general merchandising for two years; he then located in Tippecanoe, and embarked in the hardware business; he is located on South Main, between First and Second streets, where he keeps on hand a full stock of hardware, pumps, paints, etc., which he sells at lowest prices. He casts his vote with the Democratic party, but is no politician. He is a member of the I. O. O. F. and Encampment. He married Mary E. Stafford, of Clark Co., in 1868. Five children have been the issue of this union.

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