George Bull

about 1806–
Castle Cary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

When George Bull was born about 1806, in Castle Cary, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bull, was 31 and his mother, Susanna, was 23.

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John Bull
1775–
Susanna
1783–1804
Sarah Maria Bull
1804–
George Bull
1806–
Harriet Ann Bull
1808–1887

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 37

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bul(l)e, bol(l)e. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull. Compare Bulman .2 German (mainly northern): from a byname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .3 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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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