WM. S. BULLARD, was born January 7, 1841, and was a son of John and Sarah S. (Fallice) Bullard, the former born in Shelby county, Kentucky, October 10, 1805, the latter in St. Louis county, Missouri, in 1810. They were married in Kentucky, and came to Illinois on Horseback, making a practical "bridal tour". They were the parents of ten children, viz.: George W., John W., Nancy F., William S., Reuben S., Edna E., Lucinda J., Wilber C., Jacob B., and Henry S. William S., was married December 28, 1871, to Miss Elizabeth S., a native of Sangamon county, Illinois. Her father, John Zane, was born in New Jersey in 1805; her mother was born at the same place in 1811. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bullard have had two children, viz.: Leatha Irene, born May 3, 1873, died in 1874, and Mary, born March 7, 1875. Mrs. B. died November 4, 1877. Mr. B. owns, in partnership with his brother Reuben, about one thousand acres of land, valued at $40 an acre.