This research was undertaken as a contribution to The Beyond Kin Project working with Genealogy Adventures so that families can be reunited. The method used is the Beyond Kin Project method created by Dr. Donna Cox-Baker and Frazine Taylor. The 'parent' is a list of those recorded with the surname Butler and/or the surname Bull 1815-1818. The Bull surname is most likely given by those that had been brought by Pierce Butler from his grandmother in law, Mary Bull Middleton's plantations in South Carolina in the 1790s.
Source: The Halifax List Return of American Refugee Negroes who have been received into the Province of Nova Scotia from the United States of America between 27 April 1815 and 24 October 1818
(novascotia.ca/archives/africanns/1812results.asp) (accessed June 2019)