Bull, Charles D and Mary Elizabeth (Gilbreath) celebrate 55th anniversary Joplin Globe 19Dec1948
l a n k of Observe Their 55th Anniversary Today Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Bull (Above) will observe their fifty- fifth wedding anniversary today at Eisenhower Associated reported had tne sources communist the their home, five miles southwest Carthage. Mr. Bull is a retired farmer. Only immediate relatives will be present at the aniiversary celebration. Mr. and Mrs. Bull were married in Carthage. December 19, 3893, by the the and are cpm- again estimate Rev. Mr. Finn. Mrs. Bull former Mary Elizabeth Gilbreath, Gilbreath, a daughter of Mr. and T. C. Gilbreath of Tipton Ford. She was born June 26, 1879, in Polk county, Iowa, and came to Missouri with her parents in a covered wagon in 1882. Mr. Bull came to Missouri with his parents in 1890. He was .born April 17, 1S71, at Melrose, Kan., a son of Mr.'and Mrs. George Milton Of their three children only R. Bull of Lakeside is living. Ceci Bull died in 1900, at the age o three months, and Mrs. Flossie Mears, the couple's only daughter died in 1941, at the age of 43 years, Mr. and Mrs. Bull have four grandchildren: Mrs. Harold Zumal of Columbus, Kan., Mrs. Cheste Evans of Carterville, Don R. Bull jr., of Joplin and Charles W. of Dallas, Tex. They also hav four great-grandchildren The late Mrs. Doris Bull of West Virginia was a ter.