Henry Bullard

My fourth-great-grandfather, Henry Bullard, only left behind a few records of his existence that I've been able to uncover. I want to trace my Bullard line, and I am working my way back from Henry. Timeline 1850 - The DeKalb County, Tennessee census lists Henry and family in District 5. Henry is 48, with an …

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Mary Emaline

Mary Emaline, my fourth-great-grandmother, was the first wife of Bartemus Pack (read more about him here). User-created family trees on Ancestry.com listed her maiden name as Hildreth, but I haven't found any proof of it yet. On the 1850 census and the 1860 mortality schedule, her name is listed as Mary. On the death certificate …

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Nannie Bullard Carrell

Nancy Jane "Nannie" Bullard was my great-great-grandmother. I never met her, as she died in 1955, but I do have a few good photos of her. Having photos of someone always sparks my curiosity even more about that person. I've also talked to several cousins descended from Nannie and wanted to record what I know …

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The Short Life of John J. Bullard

John J. Bullard, my third great-grandfather, was born about 1846 in DeKalb County, Tennessee to Mary Reeves and Henry Bullard. John is on the 1850 and 1860 census with his parents and siblings in District 5 of DeKalb County near Smithville. At the age of 15, John joined the confederacy as a Private in the 35th Regiment, …

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Bartemus Pack, Civil War Casualty

My fourth great-grandfather, Bartemus Pack, lost his life in Shelbyville, Tennessee during the civil war. If I had to find one positive thing about Bartemus' untimely death, it's that at least we know his final resting place. He is buried in Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville. It's on my bucket list of places to visit …

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