Descendants of the Johann Wilhelm and the Andreas Vollbrecht/Volprecht families founded the non-profit Fulbright Family Association in 1991. Membership is open to individuals with the name of, or any of the descendants of, or spouses of all those of the family name FULBRIGHT, or any of its variant spellings.
Annual dues are presently $5.00 per family, which includes all those members of a single family living in one home. All members in good standing have one vote, otherwise you are welcome to attend business meetings but may not vote. Dues are expected to be paid voluntarily every second year. We can't afford to dun you for ten bucks! Cash contributions are tax deductible and exceedingly helpful. Membership applications may be downloaded by clicking right HERE to copy a plain text file that you can use in your word processor, or you may click HERE to download a zipped file.
Purpose is to keep in touch with family
members through the "Fulbright Connection" e-mail group and by the
Fullbright Page on GenForum; publish a family newsletter; plan future
reunions, events and activities; share information and maintain family
memorabilia, photos, documents and legends for those who follow; and to
preserve the history of our past and present families by researching
and documenting our origins and our
We hope you will enjoy this site and help in its improvement. Please respect our copyright by not copying material from these pages for posting on other web sites, nor for publishing in newsletters. Such actions are expressly denied.
Bill Eddleman, Vice President
David Herd, Membership & Treasurer
Jim Gurley, Recording Secretary
Bill Eddleman, Editor
Patricia Herd, Publisher
Paul Fullbright, Historian
Audrey Murphey, Public Relations
If you descend from the Springfield line of Fulbrights you will enjoy the Hollingsworth information found on Ken Hollingsworth's site.