Surname: Bull

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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1918 Warren County Farmers’ Directory – B Surnames

Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. – Name (Lena Riggs) – Wife’s maiden name. Martha and Cora Abbey – Mother and Sister Kirkwood R1 – Postoffice Kirkwood, R.F.D. 1. Tompking Sec8-5 – Township Tompking, Sections 8-5. T80a – Tenant on 80 acres. H.M. Abbey Est. – Owner of 80 acres. (1886) – Lived in county since 1886. Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood – Farmers’ Line Telephone Kirkwood. B Surnames BABBITT, Albert C. (Lucile Meadows) Avon R5 Berwick Sec31 T80a Bion Lincoln (1918) Tels. Greenbush and Avon BABBIT, Edwin (Clara Johnson) Ch Livina, Dale, Albert, Florine, *Ira, *Mary, *Emery,*Homer, *Jessie, *Hobart; Avon R5 Berwick Sec27 T355a H.A. and C.E. Saunders (1901) Tels. Avon and Greenbush BACON, Charles A. (Susie Tate) Ch Ernest, Howard, Charming, Marie; Roseville R2 Pt. Pleasant Sec21 T400a B.P. Lee (1895) Tel. Farmers’ Line Swan...

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David and Margaret Mitchell Genealogy – Appendix

A Tribute to Albert Small by David Mitchell Small My father always provided well for his family. During the Civil War, he staid at home and his father went in his place; my father having such a large family, this plan was thought the best. My father helped at home to gather recruits, and I remember of his telling of his numerous narrow escapes from the opposition. He was always one of the leading men in the church (U. P.) The 23d psalm was his favorite and he said that when he died he wanted us to repeat that psalm. When he died, you could almost see his soul leave the body and go up to heaven. A prayer for his wife’s and his’ children’s welfare, and that the Lord would receive his soul, were his last thoughts. A Tribute to Joseph Kyle by Joseph Kyle D.D My father was large and strong in body, mind and spirit. He was six feet and three inches in height and as straight as an Indian until a few months before his death. His mental furnishing was especially fine. He was widely read and thoroughly interested in civil and ecclesiastical affairs. Two sons and three stepsons were in the Union army during the war, and with the spirit that sent them to the front he was in heartiest sympathy His religious life...

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David and Margaret Mitchell, Fifth Generation

David Adelbert Laughead 541a. Laughead, David Adelbert (214), Des Moines, Iowa; b. June 6, 1874. m. June 13, 1906, Mary J,, dau. of J. W. and M. N. Eyestone. Electrician; United Presbyterian; Republican and Prohibitionist. William Martin Laughead 542. Laughead, William Martin (214), Des Moines, Ia.; b. June 3, 1871. m. Sept. 1, 1904, Ida, dau. of J. and Mary E. Lindley. Electrician; Presbyterian. Lizzie Ethel Young Laughead 543. Laughead, Lizzie Ethel Young (214:), 1885, Washington, Ia.; b. Sept. 23, 1879. Teacher; United Presbyterian. No. 50 Euclid Ave., Pasadena, Cal. Luella Eveline Laughead 544. Laughead, Luella Eveline (214), Washington,...

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Margaret and David Mitchell: Fourth Generation

William Bradford Laughead 211. Laughead, William Bradford (43) ; b. May 24, 1838; was a student at Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa. Enlisted in the Union Army in the summer of 1862; died of fever near Lexington, Ky., Nov. 28, 1862. Nancy Laughead-Young 212. Laughead-Young, Nancy (43), Pasadena, Cal.; b. 1842. m. Nov. 21, 1867, James H. Young. Resided until recently in Washington, Iowa; is now in California. United Presbyterian. David Laughead 213. Laughead, David (43) ; b. May, 1816. Died March, 1863. James Henry Laughead 214. Laughead, James Henry (43), Washington, Iowa; b. April 11, 1848. m. Feb....

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Margaret and David Mitchell: Third Generation

Issac Newton Laughead 43. Laughead, Isaac Newton (?) ; b. near Clark’s run, Greene Co., Ohio, Nov. 12, 1810. m. 183’x, Nancy, dau. of David and Nancy Anderson, of Greene Co., O. He was the first of David Mitchell’s descendants to enter the ministry. He graduated at Franklin College, Athens, O., in 1834 ; was licensed by the Miami Associate Presbytery on July 10, 1838, to preach the gospel. He supplied, at the direction of his presbytery, various congregations, but spent the greater part of his life in and near Washington, Iowa. He wrote a booklet in 1885, relating...

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David and Margaret Mitchell: Second Generation

James Laughead 6. Laughead, James (1) ; born 1787 in Kentucky, married in Ohio, Mrs. Anna Morton, a widow, and lived most of his life in Logan Co., O., where he died at a good old age; His remains lie in a graveyard near Huntsville of that County. No children. 7. Laughead, David Mitchell (1); born Feb. 7, 1789, married Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Kyle, who was neighbor to his father’s family in Kentucky, and moved north in 1804, or shortly afterward. Seceder ; farmer ; abolitionist ; was in the war of 1812. Children: I. 43 Isaac N.;...

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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 is said of James, that he served in the raid against the Ohio Indians in 1780. If so, he must have gone from Pa., as they had not yet moved to Ky. There were Laugheads in the Monongehela Congregation at Yough, Pa., in 1779. The McKnights into whose family James married were part of a large connection, living in Lancaster Co., and were prominent Covenanters. From Reb. I. N. Laughead’s booklet, we quote as follows: “As far as I can track back our name through the generations that are passed, I find our fathers and mothers associated with the strictest orders of the Presbyterian family. Our immediate forefathers were a mixture of Covenanter and Seceder origin (Reformed and Associate Presbyterian). Our name is Scotch-Irish. About the year 1650, King...

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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 born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., in 1788, and he was born in Danby, Rutland county, Vt., in 1782. He died in 1824 leaving five sons and three daughters, six of whom are now living — Lott, Jonathan, Heman R., Hiram, Joel, and Celia. Phebe died in 1875, after having resided with her son Heman for over twenty years. Burroughs, Stephen M., Waltham, was born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., on September 5, 1812, and in 1838 he settled in Waltham, Vt., on the farm he now occupies. He was married on March 20, 1837, to Submit W. Allen (a daughter of Solomon and Catherine (Cross) Allen, who were natives of Panton, Vt.), and by whom he had four children, George E., Solon, Judge S., and Mary J., who were twins. The house...

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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. Bull has been practically a lifelong resident of Racine, although his birth occurred at Spring Prairie, in Walworth County, on the 7th of May, 1857. His ancestry is traced back to New England, he being a descendant of one of the Mayflower Pilgrims. His paternal grandparents, De Grove and Amanda M. (Crosby) Bull, established the family within Wisconsin’s borders and spent their remaining days as farming people of Raymond Township, Racine County, where both reached advanced age. Their son, Stephen Bull, who was born in Scipio, Cayuga County, New York, March 14, 1822, was accorded but few educational or other opportunities in his youth, mastering only such branches of learning as were taught in the subscription schools, but learning such lessons of life as could be gained through actual...

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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 years. He then removed to Mount Pleasant Township, where he cultivated his father’s place of one hundred and sixty acres, and now for fifteen or sixteen years he has lived upon this farm, which he has brought to a high state of cultivation and improvement. From early spring planting until crops are harvested in the late autumn there is no feature of his farm work that is neglected. He watches all details pointing to success and his careful management is bringing to him the merited reward of labor. In 1906 Mr. Bull was married to Miss Anna Hay, a daughter of George Hay, of Racine, and they have two children living, Charles and George, and have lost one child. Mr. Bull belongs to the Knights of Pythias lodge at...

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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 a life work. In early manhood he wedded Amanda Crosby and they became the parents of eleven children. They retained their residence in New York until 1846, when they started for the middle west, making the journey by way of the Lakes to Racine County, where De Grove Bull purchased the farm upon which his son Charles resided for many years. At the time of the purchase the tract was wild land entirely undeveloped and unimproved and the first home of the family was a log cabin in which they lived in true frontier style, meeting the entire experiences and hardships incident to pioneer life. With characteristic energy the father began the development of his farm, whereon he continued to make his home until called to his final rest...

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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 de fust overseer I ‘member; I was big enough to tote meat an’ stuff frum de smokehouse to de kitchen and to tote water in and git wood for granny to cook de dinner and fur de sucklers who nu’sed de babies, an’ I carried dinners back to de hands.” “On dis plantation dere was ’bout a hunnerd head; cookin’ was done in de fireplace in iron pots and de meals was plenty of pea, greens, cornbread burnt co’n for coffee – often de marster bought some coffee fur us; we got water frum de open well. Jes ‘fore de big fun fiahed dey fotched my pa frum de bay whar he was makin’ salt; he had heard dem say ‘de Yankees is coming and wuz so glad.” “Dere...

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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...

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