Indiana McCaslins

William Lawrence (Lawrence) Bull1908

Name
William Lawrence (Lawrence) Bull
Birth about 1908 37 35
Death of a sisterMelissa Bull
before 1910 (Age 2 years)

Marriage of a parentWilliam C BullMyrtle (Myrtie) BarnesView this family
October 2, 1910 (Age 2 years)
Census 1910 (Age 2 years)
Census 1920 (Age 12 years)
Census 1930 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam C Bull
January 20, 1934 (Age 26 years)
Note: State File # 2797
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1894
2 years
elder sister
7 years
elder sister
7 years
himself
Father’s family with Myrtle (Myrtie) Barnes - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: October 2, 1910, Marion, Indiana

Census1910 US Federal Census
Census1920 US Federal Census
Census1930 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1910 US Federal Census for Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, 36-year-old Pennsylvania-born William and his 36-year-old New Jersey-born wife Emma [maiden name unknown] Bull have been married for 16-years (this is a first marriage for both) and have had three children, two are living. These two children are 8-year-old New Jersey-born Elizabeth, and 2-year-old New Jersey-born Lawrence.The family is living in a rented house at 908 E Pratt Street. William is an inventor in a factory and has not had any months out of work in the past year. William's father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in South Carolina, Emma's father was born in England and her mother in New Jersey. William and Emma can read, write and speak English. Elizabeth is attending school. In the 1920 US Federal Census for Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, 45-year-old New Jersey-born [sic] William C and his 42-year-old Indiana-born wife Myrtie [Barnes Eden] Bull have in their household his son, 11-year-old William L [Lawrence]. This is a second marriage for both William and Myrtie. The family is living in a rented house at 1112 Wilshire Blvd. Everyone can read, write and speak English. Lawrence has attended school in the past year. William is a driver for a laundry company. William's father was born in Virginia [sic] and his mother in Delaware [sic]. Myrtie's parents were born in Indiana. Lawrence's father was born in New Jersey [sic] and his mother in Indiana [sic] In the 1930 US Federal Census for Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, 74-year-old Indiana-born widow Nora [Elzora Winchester] Barnes is living with her youngest daughter, Indiana-born 53-year-old Myrtie [Barnes Eden] Bull, her son-in-law 55-year-old Pennsylvania-born William C Bull and his son 22-year-old New Jersey-born Lawrence Bull. The family is living at 311 Eleventh Street in a house for which William pays $75.00 rent a month. They don't own a radio. Nora was married for the first time when she was 17-years old. This is a second marriage for William as he was married for the first time at 21-years old, while Myrtie was married for the first time at 23-years old. Both William and Lawrence work as laundry men and have worked on the last regularly scheduled work day. William is a veteran of WWI. Everyone can read, write and speak English. William's parents were born in the United States, Myrtie's father in the United States and her mother in Indiana. Nora's parents were born in Indiana. Lawrence's parents were born in Pennsylvania and Indiana [sic].