Biography of the Bullen Family
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Bullen. The Bullen family have figured conspicuously in the iron industry of Jay, and earlier in Black Brook, adjoining Jay. Samuel Bullen was a pioneer iron maker and is said to have made the first hoop of iron in the Ausable valley. He was born June 22d. 1807, in Keene, N. H., and came to Clintonville with his father in 1819. His father became one of the original stockholders of the Perue Iron Company. Samuel married Elizabeth. daughter of Elihu and Martha (Adams) Emmonds, of Clintonville. They had thirteen children: Lowell, a hamersman by trade, lives in Jay village; Miss Sarah, with her mother, occupies the homestead in Jay; Jed H. is assistant postmaster and clerk; Charlotte is now Mrs. Benjamin E. Wells; Samuel is a hammersman for the J. & J. R. Iron Co.; Elizabeth is Mrs. George Everest. These all live in Black Brook, Clinton county. N. Y. Mr. Bullen died December 29th, 1884. leaving a handsome estate/ Lowell was born in Black Brook, March 2d, 1834, married December 25th, 1859, to Sarah, daughter of James and Polly (Prime) Cutter. They have two Sons. Franklin and Samuel. and one daughter, Cora. Jed H. was born in Black Brook, January 23d, 1845; August 28th, 1873, he Married Amanda, daughter of Amos Avery, of Wilmington. They have several children.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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