James E Fulton and Cumfort Jones Fulton. James was the son of Thomas Fulton (brother to Robert M Fulton). Born 13 Aug 1840, Centreville, Carleton, New Brunswick. Died 23 Jun 1934 in Knoxford at his nieces home. According to the 1910 Houlton Census, he and his wife had three children but none were living.
Cumfort Jones Fulton was the daughter of Frederick Jones and Mary Porter. She was born in Douglas, York, NB. on 05 Mar 1848 and died in Houlton on 01 Aug 1915.
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Fulton, James Edward of Knoxford, Carleton County (Hartland Observer 5th July, 1934)
James E Fulton on June 24- The death of James E Fulton at the home of Mrs. Ada Fulton – Lower Knoxford.
Deceased was 93 years of age, born in Centreville where he spent his life until he was 23 at which time he was mustard into the United States Army as a private First Marine 1864 he was wounded in action during an assault by his regiment on the Congina his wounds incapacitated him until the end of the conflict.
On Sept 11, 1865 he received a honourable discharge from the US Army at Fort Baker, D. C.
Following the war service, Mr. Fulton was for many years a resident of Houlton, Maine. Since the death of his wife who pre-deceased him 18 years ago. Mr. Fulton has spent the greater part of his life in Carleton County and up until a few months ago has enjoyed the best and although of quite an advanced age, he will long be remembered by young and old for his humorous jokes.
The funeral was held from his late residence on Tuesday 6 June. Lic Harvey Blaney was the officating Minister. He was assisted by Rev Hollis Kimball of Fort Fairfield. Several appropiate selections were beautifully rendered by the Eastern Nazarene College Male Quarette of Boston, Massachusetts. Buriel was conducted in Houlton, Maine where the body was interred in the Foxcroft Cemetery.