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David Fullmer

Birthplace: Chillisquaque, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Fullmer and Susannah Fullmer
Husband of Sarah Sophronia Fullmer and Rhoda Ann Fullmer
Father of Sarah Jane Asay; Samuel Fullmer; Juliette Fullmer; Ellen Fullmer; Margaret Ann Fullmer and 15 others
Brother of Mary Elizabeth M Fullmer; John Solomon Fullmer, Sr.; Charlotte Fullmer; Louisiana Fullmer; Desdemona Wadsworth Fullmer and 1 other

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About David Fullmer

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...David Fullmer (July 7, 1803 – October 21, 1879) was an American politician, church leader, and farmer, born in Chillisquaque, Pennsylvania. He was the older brother of John S. Fullmer, another politician. Fullmer was a person of some importance in the early Latter Day Saint movement..."

"...David Fullmer spent his childhood and early adult years on his family's farm in Chillisquaque, Northumberland County. In 1830, his father, Peter Fullmer, moved the family from Pennsylvania to Jefferson Township, Richland County, Ohio.

Fullmer was brought up on a farm and received a common-school education. In addition to farming, he also taught school and went into merchandising.

In September of 1831, Fullmer married Rhoda Ann Marvin, daughter of Zera Marvin and Rhoda Williams..."

"...After having been married for fourteen years to Rhoda Marvin, Fuller entered into polygamist marriages with Margaret Phillips and Sarah Oysterbanks in Nauvoo. On 19 January 1846, all three wives were sealed to him..."

"...Fullmer divorced Margaret Phillips in 1848, without the two having had any known children. With his other two wives, however, Fullmer had twenty children altogether: eleven with Rhoda Marvin, and nine with Sarah Oysterbanks..."

"...After arriving to the main settlement then known as Great Salt Lake City, Fullmer was appointed first counselor to Daniel Spencer, president of the Salt Lake Stake, in 1849..."

"...In the general church conference held April 7, 1853, David Fullmer was formally sustained as the fourth president of the Salt Lake Stake. .."

"...David Fullmer died at his home on October 21, 1879 at 11:20 PM of causes incident to age. He was 76 years of age. His funeral was on Thursday, October 23, 1879..."

"...He was buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery in the Family Plot..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'David Fullmer', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 March 2011, 09:28 UTC, <> [accessed 23 April 2011]

Wikipedia bio

David Fullmer is immortalized in LDS scripture:

"And again, I say unto you, I give unto you a ahigh council, for the corner-stone of Zion—

"Namely, Samuel Bent, Henry G. Sherwood, George W. Harris, Charles C. Rich, Thomas Grover, Newel Knight, David Dort, Dunbar Wilson—Seymour Brunson I have taken unto myself; no man taketh his priesthood, but another may be appointed unto the same priesthood in his stead; and verily I say unto you, let my servant Aaron Johnson be ordained unto this calling in his stead— David Fullmer, Alpheus Cutler, William Huntington."

-- Doctrine and Covenants 124:132-133

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David Fullmer's Timeline

July 7, 1803
Chillisquaque, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
May 3, 1833
Age 29
Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
January 14, 1835
Age 31
Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
May 16, 1837
Age 33
Richland County, Ohio, United States
March 5, 1838
Age 34
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States
October 14, 1839
Age 36
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
September 6, 1842
Age 39
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
January 18, 1847
Age 43
March 15, 1847
Age 43