Disciples of Christ

The obituary of Rev. Arthur Fuller, Disciples pastor.

Wilson Daily Times, 16 January 1937.


In the 1900 census of Great Swamp township, Wayne County, N.C.: farmer Allen Fuller, 66; wife Mollie, 36; children Mittie, 18, Arthur, 16, and Willie, 14; and grandson George A., 4.

On 26 July 1902, Arthur Fuller, 21, applied for a license to marry Hattie May Newsome, 19. The license was not returned.

In the 1910 census of Nahunta township, Wayne County: Arthur Fullar, 22, oil mill worker making guano; wife Nettie, 24; and children Lester, 9, Emma M., 6, and Arthur R., 2.

On 4 May 1916, Arthur Fuller, 34, of Fremont, married Carrie Braswell, 22, daughter of Anna Braswell, at Lillea Sanders’ residence in Nahunta township.

Wilber Fuller died 3 June 1916 in Fremont, Nahunta township, Wayne County. Per his death certificate, he was born 17 February 1916 in Fremont to Arthur Fuller and Hattie May Vick.

In 1918, Arthur Fuller registered for the World War I draft in Wayne County. Per his registration card, he was born 2 January 1882; lived in Fremont, Wayne County; farmed for Willie E. Edmundson; and his nearest relative was Carrie Fuller. He signed his card “Arthur Fuller.”

In the 1920 census of Buck Swamp township, Wayne County: farmer Arthur Fuller, 38; wife Carrie, 26; and children Arthur, 13, Albert L., 10, Jasper, 7, Josaphine, 6, and Charles H., 21 months.

Carrie Fuller died 28 July 1920 near Pikeville, Wayne County. Per her death certificate, she was 26 years old; was born in Wayne County to Bert Braswell and Anna [no maiden name listed]; and was buried in Fremont Colored Cemetery, Fremont.

On 16 January 1922, Arthur Fuller, 40, of Wayne County, son of Allen and Mollie Fuller, married Mary Hunter, 38, of Wilson County, daughter of Charlie Taylor, at First Baptist Church, Wilson. Nathan Boyett applied for the license, and Baptist minister John A. Mebane performed the ceremony in the presence of E.J. Hayes, A.E. Weeks, and Mrs. J.D. Reid.

In the 1928 Hill’s Wilson, N.C., city directory: Fuller Arthur (c; Mary) lab h 904 Mercer

In the 1930 census of Wilson, Wilson County: at 904 Mercer, Holiness church minister Arthur Fuller, 48; wife Mary J., 46, laundry; daughter Mildred, 12; and roomers Lonnie B. Fields, 42, laundry, widow, and Darthy M. Fields, 3.

Arthur Fuller Sr. died 15 January 1937 in Wilson. Per his death certificate, he was born 2 January 1882 to Allen Fuller of Nash County and Mary Wolfington of Lagrange, N.C.; was married to Mary Fuller; lived at 604 Warren Street; and was a preacher. He was buried in Fremont [Wayne County,] N.C.