Source: History of Whiteside County, Illinois
Edited by: Charles Bent
Morrison, Illinois 1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
Simeon Fuller was born in Oneida county, New York, in 1789. He married Lucina Wade in 1816. He lived in Erie county, New York, 20 years, came with his family to Portland in November, 1835. He is still living with his wife near Geneseo, Henry county. He was the first Justice of the Peace in Portland, receiving his commission in 1837, and was a highly respected citizen. Children: Lucy, Melissa, Merilla, and Charles. Lucy married John P. Welding, and is now dead; Melissa married Levi Fuller, and resides in Portland; Merilla married Alden Tuller, and lives in Prophetstown; Charles married Miss Catharine Brady, and is a resident of Henry county, Illinois.