From the Perry Co. Genelaogy Project Biography Board
Posted by Susan July 26, 2003
excerpt from the 1886 book "The History of the Susquehanna & Juniata Valleys", page 1108.
"THE WILLIIAM BULL WHO WARRANTED THE PROPERTIES OF MRS. FOSSELMAN (1767 ACCORDING TO H. H. HAIN-History of Perry Co.)AND B.H. INHOFF, CAME FIRST FROM ENGLAND AND LOCATED IN CHESTER COUNTY. HE HAD THREE SONS, OF WHOM ONE, WILLIAM, WAS IN THE FIELD IN RACCOON VALLEY, WITH HIS FATHER, PLANTING CORN, WHEN THEY WERE SURPRISED AND CAPTURED BY THE INDIANS. THEY REMAINED IN CAPTIVITY ABOUT A YEAR. WILLIAM, THE SON, MARRIED SARAH DARLINGTON AND HAD CHILDREN - RICHARD, MARY, ELIZABETH, GRACE, JOHN, SALLIE, JEMIMA, ANNA AND REBECCA.
GRACE MARRIED SAMUEL WILLIS, AND WAS THE MOTHER OF JAMES AND ROBERT. JOHN MARRIED JANE LINN, AND LIVED AND DIED IN RACCOON VALLEY. SALLIE MARRIED FRANCIS JORDAN AND SETTLED AT MEXICO, JUNIATA COUNTY. REBECCA D. BULL MARRIED WILLIAM NEILSON, AND WAS THE MOTHER OF MRS. ELLEN K. SIEBERT."
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