William Henry Bullard

15 October 1849–5 August 1931 (Age 81)
Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Bullard was born on 15 October 1849, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, his father, John Montgomery Bullard, was 50 and his mother, Permelia Pamela BARGER Bullard, was 42. He married Maggie Lee on 8 September 1909, in Pierce, Washington, United States. He lived in Miles City, Custer, Montana, United States for about 20 years and Justice Precinct 1, San Patricio, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 5 August 1931, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bowie, Republic of Texas.

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William Henry Bullard
Maggie Lee
Marriage: 8 September 1909

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8 September 1909
Pierce, Washington, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 14

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

Age 16

Historical Boundaries - 1865: Big Horn, Montana Territory, United States; 1877: Custer, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Custer, Montana, United States. 1877: Renamed Custer from Big Horn
1872 · The First National Park

Age 23

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • William Bullard in household of Pamelia Bullard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • W H Bullard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm H Bullard, "United States Census, 1900"

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