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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Family Time Line

Alexander Edison Kent
1802–1882
Lucy Matilda Bull
1805–1841
Marriage: 8 November 1826
Lyman Edson Kent
1827–1862
Rebecca Matilda Kent
1829–1860
Elizabeth B Kent
1831–1913
Delia Edith Kent
1833–1862
Laura Ann Kent
1835–1865
Lucy Clemenza Kent
1837–1892
Hampton Huntington Kent
1840–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1826
Portage, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1808

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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