From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 427


Stephen H. Fuller, M. D., was born in Montgomery County, N. Y., in 1847.  When six years of age he came to Indiana with his parents, locating at Chesterton, Porter County, where he was reared.  In February, 1864, he enlisted in the One Hundred and Twenty-Eighth Indiana Infantry, and served till the close of the war.  At the time of his enlistment he was but little past sixteen years of age, and his weight was less than 100 pounds, but he endured the hardships of war like a veteran.  He participated in Sherman's march from Chattanooga to Atlanta, and then his regiment was assigned to General Thomas's Division, and joined in the Nashville campaign.  He began the study of medicine in the spring of 1874, at Chesterton; attended two terms at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Ill., and graduated at Fort Wayne Medical College in 1879, having practiced two years prior to his graduation.  He located in Pleasant Lake in April, 1877, and has built up a large practice.  He has been Coroner of the county three terms, and is one of the Pension Examiners of the State of Indiana.  Dr. Fuller married Harriet Follett, daughter of Almarion Follett.  They have two sons-- Fern and Forest.


Submitted by: Kim Davoli