Surname: Bull

David and Margaret Mitchell, First Generation

The Children of David and Margaret Mitchell Elizabeth (Mitchell) Laughead 1. Elizabeth (Mitchell) Laughead. Born the last part of the year 1763, in Cumberland County, Pa., not many miles southwesterly from Carlisle. She was baptised by Rev. John Cuthbertson, Feb. 20, 1764 ; moved to Kentucky with parents in 1779, and, with them in the fort, shared the hardships of the early pioneers. About the year 1786, she married David, son of James and Eleanor (McKnight) Laughead, who were married by Rev. John Cuthbertson, Dec. 12, 1752, at Octarara, Pa. and who, about 1784, moved to Fayette Co., Ky. It

Biographical Sketch of Heman R. Bull

Bull, Heman R., Ferrisburgh, North Ferrisburgh p. o., was born in Charlotte, Chittenden county, Vt., in 1814, and settled in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1833. He is a farmer and owns 300 acres. He was married in 1837 to Rachel M. Palmer, of Ferrisburgh, Vt. She was a daughter of Peter Palmer, and died in 1884, aged seventy-two years, and leaving six children, Aurilla Mrs. Edward Keeler), Celia (Mrs. James Barton), Melvia Ann (Mrs. Albert Boardman), Elmer H. (who married Mary Cole), Peter P., and Watson W. Heman R. Bull was a son of Jeremiah and Phebe (Palmer) Bull. She was

Biography of Frank Kellogg Bull

The name of Bull has been associated with the development of Racine’s greatest industry and one of the most important manufacturing enterprises of the country-the J. I. Case Threshing Machine Company-since 1S63, when Stephen Bull assumed financial management of the enterprise. He was succeeded in the presidency of the company by his son, Frank Kellogg Bull, who remains in active connection with the business at the present time as chairman of the board, and in all the years his developing powers have proven adequate to the demands made upon him in the control and development of this gigantic concern. Mr.

Biographical Sketch of De Grove Bull

De Grove Bull, living on section 26, Mount Pleasant Township, was born in Raymond Township, October 1, 1867, and in his youthful days enjoyed the educational advantages offered by the common schools, while later he attended Rochester Academy until he reached the age of twenty-two years. He engaged in farming with his father for three years and then went to Chicago, where he secured a position with Marshall Field & Company, serving in the shipping department for about seven years. On the expiration of that period he returned to Racine County and again worked upon his father’s farm for three

Biography of Charles H. Bull

When Charles H. Bull passed away Racine County lost a citizen who had long been numbered with the representative agriculturists of this part of the state. He owned and cultivated a fine farm of eighty acres on section 31, Raymond Township, and his business affairs were carefully and wisely managed. New York numbered him among her native sons, his birth having occurred in Cayuga County on the 6th of June, 1839. His father, De Grove Bull, was also a native of the Empire state, where he spent his youthful days upon a farm and later took up that occupation as

Slave Narrative of Margrett Nickerson

Interviewer: Rachel A. Austin Person Interviewed: Margrett Nickerson Location: Jacksonville, Florida Age: 89-90 In her own vernacular, Margrett Nickerson was “born to William A. Carr, on his plantation near Jackson, Leon County, many years ago.” When questioned concerning her life on this plantation, she continues: “Now honey, it’s been so long ago, I don’ ‘meber ev’ything, but I will tell you whut I kin as near right as possible; I kin ‘member five uf Marse Carr’s chillun; Florida, Susan, ‘Lijah, Willie and Tom; cose Carr never ‘lowed us to have a piece of paper in our hands.” “Mr. Kilgo was

Obituary of John Bull

Private services were held Tuesday at the Sunnyside Memorial Park Chapel for John Bull, 85, who died Feb. 10 at his home in Toppenish after a long illness. John Bull was born in Ellensburg and lived here until 1919. He is survived by his wife, Ida K. Bull of Toppenish and three daughters, Mrs. Spencer Short, Ellensburg; and Mrs. F. M. Petrie and Mrs. Seville Schaeffler, both of Toppenish. Daily Review/Ellensburg, February 12, 1959 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

Bull, Charles C. – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Charles C. Bull, a retired railroad engineer died at a local hospital on December 8, 1969. Funeral services will be at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel on Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. William S. Woodman of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. Bull was born at Valparaiso, Indiana on July 8, 1882. He came to Huntington in 1904 and went to work for the Union Pacific Railroad as an engine wiper. He started his work in La Grande as a railroad fireman in September 1905. He retired on

Bull, Muriel Lovisa – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon Muriel L. Bull, 85, formerly of 1403 6th St., La Grande, died Friday at a local hospital. Mrs. Bull was born on Sept. 21, 1885 at Island City, the daughter of Charles D. and Mary Bay Goodnough. She moved to La Grande when she was four years old and lived her entire life here, except while attending Holmes Business College in Portland. Mrs. Bull worked in the office of the La Grande Investment Company which was owned by W. D. Sargeant and J. K. Wright. After a few years she went to work in the

Bull, Paul Clinton – Obituary

La Grande, Union County, Oregon 1911-2000 Paul Clinton Bull, 89, passed away November 26, 2000 at a local care facility in La Grande. Paul was born on February 7, 1911 to Charles C. and Muriel L. (Goodnough) Bull in La Grande. He was their only child. Viewing will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 noon Friday at Loveland Funeral Chapel, 1509 Fourth St., La Grande. Services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2000 at the funeral chapel with Rev. Susan V. Smith-Allen officiating. A reception will follow at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.