M. L. JULIAN, trustee of Bradley County, was born in McMinn County, Tenn., January 15, 1841, but was principally raised and educated in Bradley County. He is the eldest of five sons and seven daughters of R. P. and Rosanna (BOND) JULIAN. The parents were born, raised, married and resided in McMinn County. In 1847 they came to Bradley County. They are active and esteemed members of the Methodist Church. The grandfather, JULIAN, was a Methodist minister more than sixty years, being one of the pioneer preachers of East Tennessee. He lived to the full age of ninety-one. The JULIAN family is of French origin. They came to America before the Revolution, and settled in North Carolina. Our subject taught school for four years, and then became station agent at Chatata, remaining in the office about fifteen years. At the same time he was engaged in merchandising. He was elected county trustee in 1884 and still retains that position. He is a stanch Republican, A Royal Arch Mason and an Odd Fellow. In 1862 he married Miss Mary S. SMITH, of Hamilton County. Both are members of the Methodist Church.
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