Lucy Matilda Bull

30 December 1805–14 September 1841 (Age 35)
New York, United States

The Life of Lucy Matilda

When Lucy Matilda Bull was born on 30 December 1805, in New York, United States, her father, Benjamin Smith Bull, was 17 and her mother, Rebecca Owen, was 23. She married Alexander Edison Kent on 8 November 1826, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 14 September 1841, at the age of 35, and was buried in Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Alexander Edison Kent
Lucy Matilda Bull
Marriage: 8 November 1826
Lyman Edson Kent
Rebecca Matilda Kent
Elizabeth B Kent
Delia Edith Kent
Laura Ann Kent
Lucy Clemenza Kent
Hampton Huntington Kent

Spouse and Children

8 November 1826
Portage, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 5

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bul(l)e, bol(l)e. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull. Compare Bulman .2 German (mainly northern): from a byname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .3 South German: nickname for a short fat man, a variant of Bolle , or a nickname for a man with the physical characteristics of a bull.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy M. Bull in entry for Elisabeth B Kent, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Lucy Ann Bull, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Lucy M Bull Kent, "Find A Grave Index"

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