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John Joseph "Schebosh" Bull
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Birth: May 27, 1721
Skippack
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1788
Milan
Erie County
Ohio, USA

John Joseph Bull was born in Penslyvannia to John and Elizabeth Bull. He joined the Pennsylvannia Bethlehem Moravian Indian Missionary Church in 1742. When he was bapitized he was given the name "Schebosh" by the Indians, which meant "Running Water". He was devoted to the Indian Mission and a devoted friend and assistant to David Zeisberger founder of the Moravian Missionaries often mentioned in his diaries. In 1746 John Joseph Schebosh married Christiana a Indian convert. They were married forty-one years. Christiana died in 1787, after they settled in "New Salem" a Indian Mission on the Huron in Erie County, Ohio. John Joseph Schebosh died one year later in 1788. They had two childern and two grandchildern. Their son Joseph Schebosh Jr. was one of the first victims to be killed in the Gnadenhutten Massacre. Their daughter and her family were members of the "New Salem" Mission and moved with the Missionaries in 1791 to Canada, when the Indian Mission was forced to move. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Bull (1674 - 1736)
  Elizabeth Bull (1676 - 1736)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Bull (1705 - 1747)*
  Richard Bull (1714 - 1799)*
  William Bull (1718 - 1787)*
  John Joseph Bull (1721 - 1788)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: buried near "New Salem" Indian Mission on the Huron, Ohio
 
Created by: Miranda
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67606059
John Joseph Schebosh Bull
Added by: Miranda
 
John Joseph Schebosh Bull
Added by: Miranda
 
 
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May GOD Bless you and all which do and/or the ones which may come here to pay tribute and view ! Yes as you so have blessed us and all these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being and service.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jan. 7, 2015
6th great grand uncle
- Miranda
 Added: Jan. 17, 2013
 
 
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