Rosetta Bull

Female25 April 1809–29 July 1880

Brief Life History of Rosetta

When Rosetta Bull was born on 25 April 1809, in Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Smith Bull, was 36 and her mother, Sarah Burr, was 26. She married Thomas Jefferson Thurston on 20 March 1828, in Granville, Granville Township, Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1870 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 29 July 1880, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Thurston
Rosetta Bull
Marriage: 20 March 1828
Harriet Elizabeth Thurston
Maria Hannah Thurston
George Washington Thurston
Smith Butler Thurston
Sarah Ann Thurston
Hannah Maria Thurston
Ruben Johnson Thurston
Julia Rosetta Thurston
Caroline Rosalia Thurston
Huldah Cordelia Thurston
Thomas Jefferson Thurston
Peter Franklin Thurston
Samuel Thurston
Jane Thurston

Sources (29)

  • Rosetta Thurston in household of T J Thurston, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rosetta Bull, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Rozetta Bull Thurston, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1828Granville, Granville Township, Licking, Ohio, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 3

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 21

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a strong, aggressive, bull-like man, from Middle English bule, bole. Occasionally, the name may denote a keeper of a bull (compare Bulman ), or possibly someone who lived at a building distinguished by the sign of a bull.

    German (mainly northern): from Middle Low German bulle ‘bull’, used as a nickname for a cattle breeder, keeper, or dealer. Compare South German Ochs .

    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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