Stephen Lanning Fuller in age 21

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This is a portrait of Stephen Lanning Fuller, born May 31, 1890 in Milan, Michigan, died 6/29/1957. He was son of Jacob B. Fuller (b. 11/27/1847, d. 5/4/1929) and Mary E. Lanning (b. 5/14/1857 Long Island, NY, d. 4/26/1937 Michigan). Also, Stephen was the grandson of Stillman D. Fuller (b. 11/28/1822 in Vermont, d. 6/30/1875 in Milan, Michigan) and Emigene Higley (b. 3/10/1827 in N.Y., d. 12/18/1888). This Fuller family was that which descended from the Mayflower. The Higley family (Emigene's dad was Jacob Sawyer Higley who she is buried next to at the Pool Raleighville cemetery in Michigan) is that of the famed Connecticut Oak. Stephen graduated from U of M and is listed as a U of M student in the Department of Literature, Science, and the Arts in a book at Harvard's library "Calendar of the University of Michigan 1910-11" on page 433. He also copyrighted/published about 8 pieces of music as a youth (e.g.,"Let the Sunbeams Kiss You", 1910, H. Kirkus Dugdale, Wash. DC and "Under the Old Chestnut Tree", 1910, FB Haviland Publishing, New York). Stephen and his wife Gladys Elise Mitchell (b. 6/15/1915 in Canada) had one son Donald who still lives in Arizona. Donald Fuller was born on March 21, 1922 in Detroit and married Anne Virginia Murray on October 9, 1947 (deceased on Jan 28, 2009). Their oldest son is James Murray Fuller (b. 6/20/1952)
in Michigan USA


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