Retha Mary Bullard

Brief Life History of Retha Mary

When Retha Mary Bullard was born on 19 April 1913, in Lake City, Columbia, Florida, United States, her father, Richard Nevada Bullard, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Waldron, was 22. She married Wilmer Quincy Milton on 2 March 1938, in Columbia, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Columbia, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 3 Suwanee Shoals, Columbia, Florida, United States in 1940. She died on 17 May 1984, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lake City, Columbia, Florida, United States.

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Wilmer Quincy Milton
Retha Mary Bullard
Marriage: 2 March 1938
Edgar Ray "E.R." Spradley

Sources (11)

  • Mary Bullard in household of Richard M Bullard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reatha Bullard, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Reatha Mary Milton, "Florida Death Index, 1877-1998"

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World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning


occupational name for someone who kept bulls, from Middle English buleward, boleward ‘bull keeper’ or the rarer Middle English buleherd ‘bull herd’. The more common name for this occupation is Bulman .

alternatively, a variant of Buller + excrescent -d.

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

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