James W. (Bull) Mortimer Sr.


Photo courtesy of Paul Mortimer

Reedsburg Free Press-Nov. 26, 1896

James Mortimer, a pioneer resident of our town, died last week and was buried Friday. He leaves a wife, a large family of children and many relatives to morn his loss. The funeral was held at Valton, Rev. Smeltzer officating.

  • Father : Abraham Bull
  • Mother : Sarah Mortimer
  • Birth date : August 27, 1833
  • Born at : 159 Church Green, Broughton-Gifford, Wiltshire County, England
  • Occupation : Farmer
  • Married first : Margaret O'Toole
  • Marriage date :
  • Married at :
  • Married second : Malinda Holderman
  • Marriage date : June 30, 1871
  • Married at : Woodland twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Death date : November 19, 1896
  • Buried at : Valton Cemetery, Valton, Woodland twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin
  • Children :
  • With first wife :
    Margaret Mortimer
    Sarah Mortimer
    Elizabeth Mortimer
    George Washington Mortimer
    Mary Mortimer
  • With second wife :
    Nathan Mortimer
    James W. Mortimer Jr.
    Phobe Lubertha Mortimer
    Ruth M. Mortimer
    Frank R Mortimer
    Matilda Mortimer
    Glenn Allen Mortimer
    Tressie Mortimer

    Will of James W. Mortimer.
    A brief Biography of James W. Bull.


    Birth-Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5.
    First Marriage-
    Second Marriage-Sauk Co. Reg. of Deeds, Volume 5, Page 29; Marriage Index and Marriage Certificate.
    Death-Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5.
    Buried-Cemetery Inscriptions of Sauk Co., Wisconsin, Volume 5, page 135.
    Obituary-Reedsburg Free Press, November 26, 1896.
    History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley-by Merton E. Krug, page 422-423.
    Will-Sauk County Historical Society, Baraboo, Wisconsin.
    Other-1880 Federal Census Woodland Twp., Sauk Co., Wisconsin (Roll T9_1446, Page 3A, Line 17 ED 267); Matilda's birth certificate; Glen's birth certificate; Nathan's marriage certificate; James Jr. marriage certificate (2); Frank's marriage certificate; George's marriage certificate; Glen's marriage certificate; Matilda's marriage certificate; Ruth's marriage certificate; Tressie's marriage certificate; Phobe's death certificate; Elizabeth's death certificate; Glenn's death certificate; Malinda's death certificate; 1881 Sauk County Business Directory page 5; John's letter to his father dated Feb. 15, 1861 and History of Valton by Gilbert Mortimer page's 6, 13 and 15.

    First Family Portrait.
    Second Family Portrait.

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