Jacob Fulmer born in Ellsos, France, in 1805, came to America in 1845, and the same year settled in Lake Township, Ashland, and County. By trade he was a mason, but after he came to America he gave up his trade and engaged in farming. He was a member of the Evangelical Association; and died in 1862. In 1839, he was married to Mary Huffman in Ellsos, France, who still survives him.
Of his family of eleven children, but eight are living: Margaret; John, who married Lou. Tipton; Catharine, wife of Abraham Metcalf; Julia, wife of Levi Shutt; Jacob, who married Jane Morrell; Frederick, who married Amanda Workman; Daniel, who married Mary Spreng; and Mary, wife of William Stewart.