North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1859|
(The family surname is spelled variously as "Bullock" or "Bulloch").
The following biography excerpt is from "The Handbook of Texas Online":
"James Whitis Bullock, early settler and soldier, was born in North Carolina in 1788. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1809 at Charleston, South Carolina, and served five years under captains Mabson, Levall, and Woodruff. He fought under Gen. Andrew Jackson in Indian campaigns and in the battle of New Orleans (January 8, 1815). He was discharged at Natchez, Mississippi, as a sergeant. He was married about 1817 to Nancy Horton, (sister of Alexander Horton, aide to Gen. Sam Houston during the Texas Revolution). They had eleven children. In January 1824 the Bullock family moved from Washington Parish, Louisiana, to the Ayish Bayou district, in what became San Augustine County, Texas. They settled on the island in the Attoyac River. Colonel Bullock commanded the Texas colonist forces that besieged Nacogdoches on August 1, 1832, and sent a commission to Josť de las Piedras commanding him to declare for the Mexican Constitution of 1824. Piedras's refusal led to the battle of Nacogdoches on August 2. On March 14, 1836, during the Texas Revolution, Bullock commanded a company of thirty-five men in the battle of Refugio. About 1852 he moved from San Augustine County to Collin County; his wife, Nancy, died near Millwood in 1854, after which he married Syntha Brumet. Colonel Bullock died on August 12, 1859, and was buried alongside his wife Nancy in Millwood Cemetery, Texas."
James and Nancy's children who survived to adulthood were five sons (John Julius, James Dixon, Charles A., Henry, Irvin Uriah) and five daughters (Susan, Elizabeth, Sarah, Ann, Amanda).
Nancy Horton Bulloch (1800 - 1854)*
Mariah Ann Bullock Cronkrite Davis (1820 - 1888)*
Elizabeth Betty Bullock Thacker (1825 - ____)*
Irvin Uriah Bullock (1841 - 1867)*
Amanda Bullock Choate (1843 - 1927)*
Plot: Unmarked Gravesite
Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Aug 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15203510