Eric Bullock

Brief Life History of Eric

When Eric Bullock was born on 29 September 1860, in Marion, Mississippi, United States, his father, Charles W Bullock, was 31 and his mother, Emma Jane Pittman, was 37. He married Leola Catherine King on 13 December 1884, in Marion, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Beat 3, Marion, Mississippi, United States for about 40 years. He died on 9 June 1946, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lott Memorial Cemetery, Marion, Mississippi, United States.

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Eric Bullock
Leola Catherine King
Marriage: 13 December 1884
Esco Charles Bullock
Oscar Bullock
Henry P Bullock
Dudley Bullock
William Richard Bullock
John Virgil Bullock
Rosa B Bullock
Miss Effie Jane Bullock

Sources (9)

  • Eric Bullock in household of Henry Bullock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • E. R. Bullock, "Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911"
  • Eric R Bullock, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): from Middle English bulluc, bullok ‘bullock’ (Old English bulluc), referring to a young bull, 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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