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Edward BULL

HUSBAND:
[F4436]. Edward BULL
Born (about 1625-S6,S10)(13 DEC 1615-S7) in Donnington, Gloucester, England. Donnington is a small village and civil parish in Gloucestershire, near the Roman Fosse Way in the Cotswold District Council area of south west England. It is notable for its Cotswold stone houses. {S9}.

Edward married Elizabeth (Castell? GISBORNE?) (about 1649-S7)(about 1651-S7)(about 1651/1652 in Donnington, Gloucester, England-S6,S10)(on 27 JUL 1643 in Knebworth, Hertford, England-S7).

On 29 SEP 1668 he apprenticed his son Issac to be a carpenter's apprentice to William Williams of STOW-ON-THE-WOLD.

ABSTRACT OF EDWARD BULL's WILL: {S6}.

Donnington, Co., Gloucester
2n April 1679

My body to be buried at discretion of my executore

I give the house wherein I now live with lands and belongings to my kinsman Anthony Gisborme of Loughborough, Co. Gloucester, yoeman. For term of years upon trust for my wife Elizabeth to have rents and profits thereof for s'd term and after to --- John Bull my eldest son to take said rents, etc. for remainder of said term.

My son John Bull in consideration of this bequest shall pay unto my 2 younger sons Isaac and Jacob the sum of L/9 each and another L/9 at end of 6 years after the death of my said wife.

I give the use of all my household goods with stock and cattle to my wife Elizabeth Bull during her life and after her decease I give the same to my daughter, Mary Bull.

Sole Executor, my Kinsman, Anthony Gisborne. Overseers my brother Thomas Castell and Kinsman John Gisborne

The X mark of Edward Bull and John Gisborne
Witnesses--Thomas Castell Thomas Day

He died about May 1682 in Donnington, Gloucester, England.

Will proved at Stow-on-Wold on 25 May 1682 by Executor. Inventory L/57 - 8 - 7 personal Estate

NOTE: A will is said to be found dated 1675 that belonged to his brother John Bull of Longborough, Gloucestershire, England.

WIFE:
[F4437]. Elizabeth (possibly Castell or Gisborne).
Born (about 1630 in , Donnington, Gloucester, England-S6)(about 1633-S8)(Born on 25 APR 1619 in Wedmore, Somerset, England; daughter of William CASTELL-S7).

Elizabeth's surname assumed to be either Castell or Gisborne, per Edwards' will..."my Kinsman, Anthony Gisborne. Overseers my brother Thomas Castell and Kinsman John Gisborne" Source 6 names her Elizabeth Castel GISBORNE but does not give sources or a reason for combining the names. She married Edward BULL about 1651/1652 in Donnington, Gloucester, England.

CHILDREN:


Mary Bull Isaac Bull+ b. 2-Apr-1653, d. 5-Jan-1715/16 John Bull Bull b. 1654 Jacob Bull b. 1659 SOURCES: