My Genealogy Hound

Below is a family biography included in History of Page County, Iowa published by Iowa Historical Company in 1880.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

* * * *

BULLOCK, JAMES, farmer, section 28, P. O. Blanchard; born October 19, 1811, in the county of Cornwall, Parish of St. Columb, England. His early life was passed on a farm. In 1834 came to America; his first act on reaching this country was to purchase a bible. He located in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, remaining until March, 1835, when he went to Chenango county, remaining two years. In 1838 came to Van Buren county, Iowa. In 1840 moved to St. Louis, Missouri, from which place he returned to Pennsylvania. Came to Page county, Iowa, in 1857. Was married February 15, 1848, to Miss L. Ballen, a native of England. They have ten children: Lavinnia S., Mary J., Loveday A., George W., John T., Charles E., Olive C., Jessie D., William, and Alice, Owns 320 acres of good land.

* * * *

This family biography is one of 558 biographies included in The History of Page County, Iowa published in 1880.  For the complete description, click here: Page County, Iowa History and Genealogy

View additional Page County, Iowa family biographies: Page County, Iowa Biographies

Use the links at the top right of this page to search or browse thousands of other family biographies.