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 Rosa Elizabeth <I>Van Horn</I> Bullington

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Rosa Elizabeth Van Horn Bullington

  • Birth 27 Apr 1878 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 1948 Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Diamond, Newton County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 12213929

Rosa Elizabeth Van Horn was born on April 27, 1878 in Arkansas to Thomas James Van Horn and Cassie Patterson Van Horn(some records lists her mother's name as being Carrie Bowman). Rosa was the third of 6 children. Her siblings included:

Mary Louisa Van Horn born 1876 in Arkansas
Bryce Van Horn born 1877 in Arkansas
Lee L Van Horn born Feb 1883 in Arkansas
Dora M Van Horn born June 1887 in Arkansas
Lety Van Horn born Feb 1888 in Arkansas.

Was their last name spelled Van Horn, or Vanhorn?

Rosa first married Andrew Jackson Shull on August 23, 1896 in Barry County Missouri. Andrew Jackson Shull was born in 1876 and died in 1898. It's unclear at this time whether he died before his son was born on not.
Andrew Shull, Jr was born April 21, 1898 in Butterfield, Barry County, Missouri.

Rosa then married L. Monroe Bullington on Oct 13, 1902.
To that union 6 children were born:
Mamie Lola Bullington born Mar 21 1903 in Purdy, Missouri
Lois Caldonia Bullington born April 22 1905
Fontella Rosa Bullington born Aug 17 1910, in Newton Co, MO
Roy Monroe Bullington born May 22 1912
Loyd Kenneth Bullington born Jan 11 1917
Violet Noveta Bullington born Oct 21 1919

Rosa E. Vanhorn Shull Bullington died on Oct 1 1948, almost 6 years after her husband died.

Note about her mother:

Cassie Patterson Bullington would marry again to a man with the last name Ellis, who died before 1931.

Bio by: Sarah Capps


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  • Maintained by: Sarah Capps
  • Originally Created by: Kim Slayton
  • Added: 30 Oct 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12213929
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rosa Elizabeth Van Horn Bullington (27 Apr 1878–1 Oct 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12213929, citing Diamond Cemetery, Diamond, Newton County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Sarah Capps (contributor 46927696) .