Elmer Alton Bull

8 July 1898–19 June 1984 (Age 85)
Romulus, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Elmer Alton

When Elmer Alton Bull was born on 8 July 1898, in Romulus, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Albert Bull, was 25 and his mother, Emma Susan George, was 23. He married Ruth Strawbridge on 25 June 1921, in Romulus, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 19 June 1984, in Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Alton Bull
Ruth Strawbridge
Marriage: 25 June 1921
Lois Buhl

Spouse and Children


    Ruth Strawbridge


25 June 1921
Romulus, Wayne, Michigan, United States


    Lois Buhl


Parents and Siblings






    Hazel P Bull


    Esther Aldersotta Bull


    Rev. Wesley H. Buhl


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1909: Palm Beach, Florida, United States
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elmer Bull in household of Albert Bull, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmer Bull in household of Albert Bull, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer A Buhl, "United States Census, 1930"

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