George Fullington, a native of Vermont, born August 18, 1769, married Rebecca Greeley, and, in 1813, they emigrated to Ohio, and settled in Union County, where they resided about eight years, and removed to Madison and settled on land now owned by Chalres Phellis, Esq., where he resided till his death, July 24, 1835. His wife survived him several years. Their children were Sarah, who married Alfred Carpenter, and moved to Illinois, where she died; Moses, married Harriet Guy, and settled on the old Fullington place, in Union County, where he died; Clarriet, married William Guy, and died in 1827; Jefferson, settled in Illinois, where he married Eleanor English, and resided there till his death, and his body was brought back and interred in the Guy cemetery; Adelaide became the second wife of William Guy; Mary, married Truman Kimball, and raised a family of ten children, and is now deceased; Abigail, married Charles PHellis, Esq., is deceased; and Selina, married John Burnham, and now resides in Mechanicsburg. Mr. Fullingotn was a carpenter and joiner by trade, and still followed his trade to some extent after settling here, but his main attention was given to farming and the stock business, which he carried on quite extensively. He was a man of substantial character and undoubted integrity, honorable in all his business transaction, kind-hearted and benevolent and a great friend to the poor, and to all who needed his aid in means or influence.

 

From HISTORY OF MADISON COUNTY - W. H. Beers [Chicago, 1883]