Stephen Bull (1635 - 1706)

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Birthplace: Kinghurst Hall, England
Death: Died in Ashley Hall, United States
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About Stephen Bull

Went to South Carolina on the Frigate Carolina in 1669-70. He was one of the leaders of the expedition which came from England. He was Lord Ashley's deputy and one of the first settlers of South Carolina. HE was the only lawyer on the First Provincial Congress of South Carolina of which he was a member. He obtained large grants of land on the Ashley Reiver and St. Helena, and in 1671 settled the Ashley Hall plantation, which remained in his family for 200 years. In Ovtober, 1671, he assisted in selecting the site of charelston, as his son 62 years later did that of Savannah. He was master of tjhe ordnance, Captain and the Colonel of the Provincial forces, 1687-1703; Justice of the Peace, Assistant Judge, 1683; Surveyor General, 1685; Register, 1696 of the province, member of the Provincial parliament 1672-74; and of the Grand Council (under Locke's Constitution) as commoner, 1672-74; and as Deputy (Lord Ashley's 1669-72, Lord Cornbury's 1674-82, and other Proprietors, 1684-91, 1694-99). He was a great explorer amond the Indians and 1671 was chosen Caseeka of the Etiwans, and in 1696 was appointed by Governor Archdale to make a treaty with the Indians of the North Carolina Coast. (from the SC Historical and genealogical magazine)

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Stephen Bull's Timeline

1635
November 30, 1635
1635
Kinghurst Hall, England
1683
1683
Age 48
1689
1689
Age 54
1693
1693
Age 58
1699
1699
Age 64
1706
1706
Age 71
Ashley Hall, United States
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