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Electa Wood Bullock

July 15, 1834–August 15, 1911

1 Born at Florence, Huron County, Ohio; daughter of Hannah Daley and Gideon D. Wood. 2 Moved to Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, 1839, and to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1845. 3 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1848. 4 Moved to Springville, Utah County, Utah Territory, 1854. 5 Married Isaac Bullock, 1856; nine children. 6 Moved to Provo, Utah County, circa 1857. 7 Active in local amateur theater. 8 Ran the Bullock Hotel in Provo, 1858–1887. 9 President of the Woman Suffrage Association of Utah County, 1891–1911. 10 Chosen as one of seven delegates representing Utah women at the first triennial National Council of Women convention, 1891. 11 Served as one of five managers of the Utah woman’s department exhibit at the Chicago World’s Fair, 1893. 12 Served as president of the Provo Sixth Ward Relief Society. 13 Died at Provo. 14 (See Document 4.27)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904–1961,” database and images, Utah State Archives (http://archives.utah.gov, accessed Oct. 2014); from Utah Department of Health, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, series 81448, file no. 268/420 (1911), Electa Wood Bullock. “Death of Prominent Suffrage Promoter,” Deseret Evening News, Aug. 15, 1911, 2.
  2. [2] Utah death certificate, file no. 61/650. Fern Smoot Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock (1834–1911)” (photocopy of typescript, Aug. 3, 1952), p.1, CHL.
  3. [3] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 1.
  4. [4] “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Apr. 2014), Electa Wood.
  5. [5] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 1.
  6. [6] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 2. “U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560–1900,” database, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Oct. 2014), Electa Wood and Isaac Bullock. “Ancestral File,” database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), Electa Wood 2T88-4X6 and Isaac Bullock 2T88-18J .
  7. [7] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 2. 1870 U.S. census, Provo, Utah Co., Utah Territory, p. 354, Electa [Bullock] in household of Isaac Bullock; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2014); from NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1314.
  8. [8] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 1. “Death of Prominent Suffrage Promoter,” 2.
  9. [9] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 2.
  10. [10] Ibid., 3.
  11. [11] Emmeline B. Wells, “A Glimpse of Washington. The Woman’s National Council,” Woman’s Exponent 19, no. 17 (Mar. 1, 1891), 132–133. Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 3.
  12. [12] Reid L. Neilson, Exhibiting Mormonism: The Latter-day Saints and the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), 62, 96. “Death of Prominent Suffrage Promoter,” 2. Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 3.
  13. [13] Brimhall, “Life of Electa Wood Bullock,” 3. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Dec. 29, 2015), Electa Wood KWJB-CVK .
  14. [14] Utah death certificate, file no. 61/650.