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Thomas Bullock

Birthplace: Leek, Staffordshire, England
Death: Died in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Henrietta Rushton; Lucy Caroline Clayton and Betsy Prudence Howard
Father of Thomas Henry Bullock; Charles Richard Bullock; Pamela Jane Bullock; Willard Richard Bullock; Francis Alonzo Bullock and 11 others
Brother of Francis Alonzo Bullock
Half brother of Lucy Caroline Clayton and Sarah BULLOCK

Occupation: Excise Clerk in Dublin Ireland before emmigration
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About Thomas Bullock

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Thomas Bullock (December 23, 1816 – February 10, 1885) was a Mormon pioneer and a clerk in the Church Historian's Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints..."

"...Bullock was born in Leek, Staffordshire, England. Bullock worked as an excise officer for the British government..."

"...On November 20, 1841, Bullock and his wife Henrietta Rushton were baptized members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In 1843, the Bullocks emigrated to Nauvoo, Illinois, where the majority of Latter Day Saints were gathering. In fall of 1843, Bullock was employed as a private clerk to Joseph Smith, Jr. He was clerk at the April 1844 general conference of the church, an assistant to Church Historian and Recorder Willard Richards from 1842 to 1854, and was the clerk to the Council of Fifty from 1846 to 1882. While with the Church Historian's Office, Bullock was responsible for writing some portions of History of the Church..."

"...Like many early Latter Day Saints, Bullock practiced plural marriage. In 1846 he married Lucy Clayton, the sister of William Clayton, another prominent clerk in the church. In 1852, Bullock married his third wife, Betsy Prudence Howard..."

"...In 1847, Bullock traveled with the initial Mormon pioneer company that traveled to the Salt Lake Valley. In Utah Territory, Bullock was the clerk of the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, clerk to the Utah Territorial Legislature, and was an occasional clerk to Brigham Young and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. From 1856 to 1858, Bullock returned to England as a missionary for the church..."

"...Bullock served in the church as a Seventy and in a variety of secretarial positions. He died in Coalville, Utah at the age of 68. Bullock was the father of 23 children, 13 of whom survived to adulthood..."


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Thomas Bullock's Timeline

December 23, 1816
Leek, Staffordshire, England
August 12, 1836
Age 19
Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
June 25, 1838
Age 21
Leek, UK
April 17, 1839
Age 22
July 18, 1840
Age 23
Ardee, Ireland
June 15, 1842
Age 25
February 11, 1845
Age 28
Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
March 3, 1851
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
February 10, 1852
Age 35
South Cottonwood, UT, USA
December 9, 1852
Age 35
Salt Lake City, UT, USA