Historic Markers Across South Carolina



William Bull



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Location: inside of the ruins of the Old Sheldon Church, Yemassee, SC
County: Beaufort
Coordinates: N 32° 37.111    W 080° 46.822
  32.61851666    -80.78036666
 



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William Bull

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.