Edwin Ruthevan Bullard

28 March 1843–21 April 1906 (Age 63)
Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas, United States

The Life of Edwin Ruthevan

When Edwin Ruthevan Bullard was born on 28 March 1843, in Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas, United States, his father, John Montgomery Bullard, was 43 and his mother, Permelia Pamela BARGER Bullard, was 35. He married Mary Frances White in 1872. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cedar Township, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Cedar Township, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 21 April 1906, in Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ashland, Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Edwin Ruthevan Bullard
Mary Frances White
Marriage: 1872
James William Bullard
John Wesley Bullard
Edna Pearl Bullard
Thadius Joe Bullard
Jesse B Bullard
Myrtle Mae Bullard
Edith Florence Bullard
Arthur Benton Bullard
Emma L. Nichols, Bullard
Ella Frances Bullard

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World Events (8)

1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 1

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Age 3

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

Age 17

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

English:1. most probably from bullward, an occupational name for someone who looked after a bull. 2. alternatively, it may be a nickname for a fraudster, from Old French, Middle English bole ‘fraud’, ‘deceit’ + the pejorative suffix -(h)ard, or a nickname for a rotund man, from a pejorative derivative of Old French boule ‘round’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Bullard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edwin Bullard in household of Permelia Bullard, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edwin Bullard in household of Pamelia Bullard, "United States Census, 1860"

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