Mary Ellen Bull was born in April 1842, in Indiana, United States. She married Frances Padget on 19 March 1863, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Shaws Point Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Brushy Mound Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 17 June 1918, in Spaulding, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.
English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bule, bole. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull (compare Bulman ), or possibly someone who lived at a building distinguished by the sign of a bull.
German (mainly northern): from Middle Low German bulle ‘bull’, used as a nickname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .
South German: nickname for a short fat man, a variant of Bolle , or a nickname for a man with the physical characteristics of a bull.