Biography of Moses Bull
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Bull, Moses, was born in Dryden, February 12, 1810. Aaron, his father, was a native of Connecticut, who moved to Dryden in 1805, and also followed piloting on the North River, going as far south as the West Indies. He married in Ulster county, Mary Krum, in 1804. She was a daughter of Henry Krum. He then came with his wife to this county, clearing up a farm, and remained twelve years on what is known as the Catskill Turnpike, and then he kept a hotel for a number of years. After this he bought a canal boat, which plied to New York city and back. Of his nine children Moses was the third. He following farming and lumbering as soon as he left school, which occupation he has continued ever since. In 1851 he married Susa J. Krum of Caroline. Mr. Bull is a Mason of Caroline Ledge, No. 681, and is now living retired from active work. He has one son, George M. , now located in Slaterville Springs, in John Bull's place of business, He married Ella Hollister, daughter of Hiram Hollister, and he and wife lived with his parents for five years, when Mrs. George Bull died, leaving one daughter. Mrs. Moses Bull died February 3, 1887, aged sixty years.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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