Robert Bullock was born at Granville, Pitt County, North
8, 1828, the son of Richard and Mildred (Walker)
came to Marion County, Florida in 1844 at the age of sixteen settling
at Ft. King, then a United States Government near
present day Ocala. He
began his political career early in life when
he was elected circuit clerk of Marion County, in 1849. He held the
office for six years.