William Eldon Bull

Settler of township lots: Lot 7, Conc. 1, Stanhope

Location: Map point is the approximate location within this 100 acre lot running north east from Hwy 118 east of Kushog Lake Road

Land acquisition: 1913 from Daniel Bull (his father). Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 75).

Dates of residency:

  • 1883 Stanhope Voters List. Source: In Quest of Yesterday pg. 312
  • 1901 Stanhope Voters List
  • 1901 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Elden & Harriet Bull with 3 children
  • 1903 Business Directory, Stanhope: Eldon Bull, Petersons Cors
  • 1903 Stanhope Voters List: Eldon Bull, farmer, Lot 7, Conc. 1
  • 1908 Death registration of son Herbert: Lot 7, Conc. 1, Stanhope
  • 1911 Census of Canada, Stanhope: Elden & Harriet Bull with 7 children at Lot 8, Conc. 1 (see Daniel Bull, father)
  • 1911 Stanhope Voters List: Lot 1, Conc. 1 and Lots 1 & 2, Conc. 13. Mrs H. Bull, Carnarvon,  is listed at this lot in the 1918 Stanhope Post Office List.
  • 1911 Stanhope Post Office List: Eldon Bull, tenant
  • 1914 Death registration: Eldon Bull: Lot 1, Conc. A, Stanhope

Other residents: 1911 Census of Canada: George McKay b. 1862 (no family)

Interesting facts: aka William Elden Bull

Preceding landowner:

  • 1872 Nelson Barnum (his grandfather)
  • 1873 Andrew Mowry
  • 1875 Daniel Bull (his father)

Succeeding landowner:

  • 1913 John Toye (wife Harriet's first husband)
  • 1916 Thomas Wilfred Harrison

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

  • William Eldon Bull, b. 05 May 1874, Northumberland, Ontario, d. 25 Dec 1914, Stanhope, (Age 40 years). COD: Heart failure
    Parents:
    • Daniel Bull, b. Abt 1835,  Northumberland, Ontario, d. 27 Feb 1903, Ontario, (Age ~ 68 years)
    • Sarah Ann Barnum, b. Oct 1844, Ontario
  • Harriet Jane Harrison, b. Abt 1878, Lambton, Ontario, Married: 1896 Stanhope
    First Husband: John Sylvester Toye, b. Abt 1891, Hindon, d. 20 Mar 1938, Haliburton, (Age ~ 47 years)
    Parents:
    • Daniel Bull, b. Abt 1835, Northumberland, Ontario, d. 27 Feb 1903, Ontario, Age ~ 68 years)
    • Sarah Ann Barnum, b. Oct 1844, Ontario. Remarried: Elias William Hunt
  • Children:
    1. Gerta Olivia Bull, b. 18 Aug 1897, Stanhope
    2. William Eldridge Bull,  b. 17 Aug 1898, Stanhope, d. 25 May 1975 (Age 76 years)
    3. Herbert Eldon Bull, b. 15 Jan 1901, Stanhope, d. 9 Feb 1908, Stanhope, (Age 7 years) COD: Diptheria
    4. Ivy Irene Bull, b. 15 Jan 1903, Stanhope
    5. Gladys May Bull, b. 17 Sep 1904, Haliburton, d. 05 Nov 1951 (Age 47 years)
    6. Sarah Jane Bull, b. 09 May 1906, Stanhope
    7. Stuart James Bull, b. 6 Mar 1909, Stanhope, d. 18 Sep 1980 (Age 71 years)
    8. Elva Capola Bull, b. 20 Jan 1911, Stanhope, d. 5 Mar 1993 (Age 82 years)
    9. Andrew R Bull, b. 1914, Ontario, d. 14 Apr 2004, Ontario, (Age 90 years)

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