Helen Mara Raphael

6 March 1828–27 June 1913 (Age 85)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Helen Mara

When Helen Mara Raphael was born on 6 March 1828, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac Raphael, was 33 and her mother, Clarissa Ann Wolfe, was 28. She married John Randolf Bull on 1 May 1849, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 June 1913, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

John Randolf Bull
1823–1905
Helen Mara Raphael
1828–1913
Marriage: 1 May 1849
Fayetta C Bull
1850–
Charles Thursten Bull
1854–
Fayette Clarissa Bull
1860–
John Churchill Bull
1862–
Thomas Jacob Bull
1852–1930
Selena Gray Bull
1856–
Sallie Grojan Bull
1870–

Spouse and Children

    John Randolf Bull

    Male1823–1905Male

    Female1828–1913Female

MARRIAGE
1 May 1849
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
children

(7)

    Fayetta C Bull

    Female1850–Female

    Thomas Jacob Bull

    Male1852–1930Male

    Charles Thursten Bull

    Male1854–Male

    Selena Gray Bull

    Female1856–Female

    Fayette Clarissa Bull

    Female1860–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Raphael

    Male1795–1857Male

    Clarissa Ann Wolfe

    Female1800–1872Female

siblings

(12)

    Virginia Raphael

    Female1815–1858Female

    Benjamin I. Raphael

    Male1818–1880Male

    Sophia C. Raphael

    Female1820–1842Female

    Martha Wolfe Raphael

    Female1826–1873Female

    Fayette Clarissa Raphael

    Female1826–1889Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 33

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

A scriptural name from "raphá-El," meaning healed of God or whom God healed

Sources (3)

  • Helen Bull in household of John R Bull, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen M Bull in household of Isaac Raphael, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Helen M. Raphael, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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