Near Sheldon in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Born 1683 Son of Stephen Bull,
Member Colonial House of Commons
1706 - 1719
Colonel of Berkeley County Regiment
Tuscarora and Yemassee Wars.
Lord's Proprietors Deputy 1719.
Member and President of Council
1721 - 1737.
Assisted in laying out of Savannah
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina
1737 - 1744.
Commissioner Under the Church Act.
He and his younger brothers,
Burnaby and John Bull, were
Commissioners for the building
of Sheldon Church
Died at Sheldon, March 21, 1755.
His body lies buried here.
Erected 1755 by The Family of William Bull.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era.
Location. 32° 37.111′ N, 80° 46.822′ W. Marker is near Sheldon, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker can be reached from Old Sheldon Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yemassee SC 29945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church of Prince William's Parish (a few steps from this marker); Prince William's Parish Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Sheldon Union Academy (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Frampton Lines / John Edward Frampton House (approx. 5 miles away); " The Frampton Line " (approx. 5.4 miles away); Southern Live Oak Tree (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Battle of Pocotaligo (approx. 5.6 miles away); General Robert E. Lee (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheldon.
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