Mary Ann Bull

1821–1892 (Age 70)
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Bull was born on 31 December 1821, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bull, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Palmer, was 31. She married Edward Churchill on 25 December 1851, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1892, in Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Mary Ann Bull
Edward Churchill
Marriage: 25 December 1851
Harriet Churchill
John Churchill
Charles Churchill
Edward Churchill
Hannah Jane Churchill
Edward Churchill

Spouse & Children

  • Female1821–1892Female

  • Edward Churchill


25 December 1851
Crewkerne, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 2

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 12

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 22

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Churchill in household of Edward Churchill, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Ann Churchill in household of Edward Churchill, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Ann Churchill in entry for Edward Churchill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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