1707, Jul. 15. He desired liberty to live in town, if he could get a house. His request was granted, if he be no way troublesome to the town. The births of his children, Isaac and John were recorded at Jamestown
John Bull, eldest child and only son, of Isaac Bull and his 1st wife, Mary, was born in 1677 in England. He was married in 1707, in Rhode Island, to Mary Closson, 4th child of Josiah Closson and Mary Williamson. Mary Closson was born 08 january 1687 at Little Compton, R.I.
John Bull was called a miller in North Kingston, Rhode Island. He and Mary had ten children, of whom one, Ruth, may have died young as no further record of her has been found. They were:
1. Isaac born 22 July 1708 Jamestown, R.I. Married Rebecca Browning 2. John 08 June 1710 S. Kingston, R.I Lydia Closson 3. Hannah 1712 Eben Harrington 4. Josiah 1714 S. Kingston, R.I Ruth Tripp
5. Nathan 1715 S. Kingston, R.I Abigail Inman(n)
6. Ruth 1717 S. Kingston, R.I
7. Timothy 1720 S. Kingston, R.I Patience Page
8. Jeremiah 1722 S. Kingston, R.I 1)Abigail Man(n) 2)Ruth Closson 9. Jacob 1725 S. Kingston, R.I Rebecca Gamage
10.Abigail 1727 Abraham Palmer
Six of their sons, (all excepting John), moved into New York Colony about the same time, some settling in Dutchess County.....some went to Vermont, the southern part of which was New York at that time....During, and following, the Revolutionary War, some of their descendants went into Quebec and some eventually migrated across Canada.
The dates of death for John Bull and his wife have not been located.
All the Bull families who descended from Isaac Bull were Quakers, at least for one or two more generations..."