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Near Sheldon in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Bull

 
 
William Bull Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
1. William Bull Gravestone
Inscription.
William Bull
of Sheldon
Born 1683 Son of Stephen Bull,
the Immigrant
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
1733.
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
1753
Died at Sheldon, March 21, 1755.
His body lies buried here.

 
Erected 1755 by The Family of William Bull.
 
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 Church Road north of Trask Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is the grave stone that covers the grave of William Bull which is situated inside of the ruins of the Old Sheldon Church. Marker is in this post office area: Yemassee SC 29945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
William Bull Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
2. William Bull Gravestone
View of the front interior of the ruins with a view of the marker situated over a grave in the front center of the ruins.
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 (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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
William Bull Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
3. William Bull Gravestone
A more distant view of the interior of the ruins with a view of the marker situated over a grave in the front center of the ruins.
William Bull Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
4. William Bull Gravestone
View from the front exterior, with a view of two people, inside of the ruins, looking down at the gravestone.
The Old Sheldon Church Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
5. The Old Sheldon Church Ruins
View of the Old Sheldon Church ruins where the gravestone is located.
Gate Entrance to the Old Sheldon Church Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2017
6. Gate Entrance to the Old Sheldon Church Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 30, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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