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Fulton County, New York

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  • Maria Anna Phillips, Mykkänen (1901 - 1987)
    Lapinlahti syntyneet 1888-1907 (MKO14-28 I C:4) Sivu 674 ; SSHY / Viitattu 18.11.2022* Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : May 25 2023, 4:21:01 UTC
  • William Bell Wait (1839 - 1916)
    Married Dr. Phoebe Jane Babcock, M.D. on October 27, 1863 in Potter Hill, Westerly, Washington, RI Their children: Lucy Bell, Fanny Stone, Mary Elizabeth, Dr. Oliver Babcock, Phoebe Ann, William Bell...
  • Betsey Grinnell Wait (1800 - 1880)
    Daughter of William Bell and Susanna Grinnell Married Christopher Brown Wait on November 30, 1834 Their children: William Bell and Christopher Brown Wait Publications of the Genealogical Societ...
  • Christopher Brown Wait (1811 - 1886)
    Dropped the "e" from his surname "Waite" to "Wait" Married Betsey Grinnell Bell on November 30, 1834 Their children: William Bell and Christopher Brown Wait Publications of the Genealogical Soc...
  • Christopher Brown Wait (1780 - 1855)
    Married 1st: Mary Arnold Their son: William Arnold Waite Married 2nd: Mary Clarke Their children: Beriah C., Samuel Clark, Stephen Runnels, Christopher Brown, Jane Thompson, Edmund G.R. and Asa W...

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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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