Henry Bullock found dead near ditch.

Wilson Daily Times, 10 April 1917.


In the 1870 census of Rocky Mount township, Edgecombe County: Henry Bullock, 69; wife Patience, 65; and sons Harry, 21, and Turner, 18.

In the 1900 census of Saratoga township, Wilson County: farmer Henry Bullock, 51; wife Martha, 45; and children Mary, 21, Lulla, 19, Hattie, 15, Elijah, 12, and John H., 10.

In the 1910 census of Wilson township, Wilson County: on Lipscomb Road, odd jobs laborer Henry Bullock, 51, and wife Martha, 49, laundress.

Henry Bulluck died 7 April 1917 in Wilson township, Wilson County. Per his death certificate, he was about 67 years old; was born in Edgecombe County to Henry Bullock and Patience Bullock; was married; and was engaged in ditching. Martha Bullock was informant. 

“Deceased was found dead in field near his work — probably heart failure.”

Clipping courtesy of J. Robert Boykin III.