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Fulton County, New York

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  • Ezra Weston (1785 - 1845)
    Ezra WESTON was born 27 SEP 1785 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Ezra was a coadministrator of John Mosher's estate in 1817. Father: Jonathan WESTON Mother: Anna GILLET Married: Hulda...
  • Thomas Oscar Williams (1842 - 1910)
  • Amelia Lydia Williams (1845 - 1914)
  • Mildred M. Hover (1893 - 1993)
  • Harry Lester Hover (1890 - 1947)
    Henry L Hover , Census • United States Census, 1920 Henry L Hover's Spouses and Children Mildred Hover Wife F 26 New York Elizabeth O Hover Daughter F 1 New Jersey Other People on This Record Char...

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The county is named in honor of Robert Fulton, who developed the first commercially successful steamboat. It is known as the Land of 44 Lakes.

The old Tryon County courthouse, later the Montgomery County courthouse, became the Fulton County Courthouse, where it is now New York's oldest operating courthouse.

Shortly after the American Revolutionary War, the manufacture of gloves and leather became the area's primary industry. At one point, Johnstown and Gloversville were known as the world's Glove and Leather capital. Many residents of Fulton County can trace their ancestry to the glove and leather trades. Today few glovers, tanners and leather dressers remain in the area.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Bleecker
  • Broadalbin
  • Caroga
  • Caroga Lake
  • Dolgeville
  • Ephratah
  • Gloversville
  • Johnstown (County Seat)
  • Kingsboro
  • Mayfield
  • Northampton
  • Northville
  • Oppenheim
  • Perth
  • Stratford

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