Moses Bedell Bullock

27 September 1835–20 February 1903 (Age 67)
Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Moses Bedell

When Moses Bedell Bullock was born on 27 September 1835, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Bullock Jr, was 48 and his mother, Sarah Sharpley, was 48. He married Harriet Mansell Walter on 24 December 1862, in Rockdale, Aston Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wilmington Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1900 and Cambridge, Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1903. He died on 20 February 1903, in Fishing Creek, Dorchester, Maryland, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Elam United Methodist Church, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Moses Bedell Bullock
Harriet Mansell Walter
Marriage: 24 December 1862
Charles Bullock

Spouse and Children

24 December 1862
Rockdale, Aston Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States


    Charles Bullock


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1855 · Prohibition Law

Age 20

Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bullok ‘bullock’ (Old English bulluc), referring to a young bull rather than a castrated one, probably applied as a nickname for an exuberant young man, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of bullocks.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Moses B G Bullock in household of Thomas H Bullock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Moses B Bullock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Moses B Bullock in household of Thos H Bullock, "United States Census, 1860"

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