John Pennell Gull

27 July 1858–30 November 1950 (Age 92)
Capel Saint Mary, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Pennell

When John Pennell Gull was born on 27 July 1858, in Capel Saint Mary, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gull, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Skeet, was 19. He married Nancy Elizabeth Bills on 28 September 1884, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mammoth, Juab, Utah, United States in 1910 and Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 30 November 1950, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Pennell Gull
Nancy Elizabeth Bills
Marriage: 28 September 1884
Vernee S. Gull
Harriet Elizabeth Gull
Maude Ann Gull
Tracie Gull
John Glen Gull
Bertha Gull
Leona Gull
Don Carlos Gull
Nellie Mae Gull

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1884Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
    Age 5
    The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 24
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): nickname from Middle English gulle ‘gull’ or gul(le) (Old Norse gulr) ‘yellow, pale’ (of hair or complexion).Swiss German: nickname for an irascible or unreliable person, from an Alemannic form of Latin gallus ‘rooster’.German and Swiss German (Güll): see Guell .

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

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    Sources (34)

    • Jno Gull in entry for Gull, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • John P Gull, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John Guss in entry for Charles E Bushey and Tracie Dundas, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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