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JB was educated in Glasgow and trained for the clergy. Of Jacobite leanings, he was much offended by British oppression was one of many who left Scotland at that time. In 1728 he settled in Carolina where he became active in government of the colony, became a merchant and plantation owner. He then moved to Georgia where he married Jean Stobo, daughter of a Scottish Presbyterian missionary. Their first son, Archibald Stobo Bulloch, was born in 1730.

Jean died and he married Anne Ferguson, a Carolina widow. With his third wife, Ann Graham, he acquired Mulberry Grove Plantation, and continued his life as a wealthy plantation owner. He became active in Georgia politics, and as a member of the Provincial Congress in 1775 voted to cut all ties to Britain and raised a company of Patriots for protection of his Sea Island district.

Archibald Stobo Bulloch (1730 – 1777)

Jas Stephens Bulloch (1793 – 1849) Grandson of ASB, was grandfather of Theodore Roosevelt

Jas Dunwoody Bulloch (1823 – 1901) Confederate S o A chief foreign agent ¬†and half-brother of distinguished naval officer Irvine Bulloch and of Martha “Mittie” Bulloch, mother of President Roosevelt.

CSS Alabama (John Laird & Sons) and SS Fingal renamed Atlanta (J & G Thomson, Govan, launched 1861


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