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Benjamin Bullard

Male Abt 1634 - 1689  (~ 55 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Bullard 
    Born Abt 1634  Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1637  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He settled in Watertown as early as 1637 and was probably raised by an uncle in either Dedham or Watertown. 
    Moved To say 1652 
    On obtaining majority, he settled in Sherborn as one of its first settlers. In 1662, he signed the first petition for the incorporation of Sherborn. In 1673, he sold for 40 pounds, his patrimonial 
    History 1662  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He signed the first petition for the incorporation of Sherborn. 
    Land 1673  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He sold for £40 his patrimonial estate in Watertown to Justinian Holdin. 
    History 1674  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He signed the second petition for the incorporation of Sherborn which was granted by the General Court. 
    Religion 1680  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He helped establish the church in Sherborn, and served as a tithingman in 1680. 
    Office Held 1688 
    He was elected a selectman. 
    Died 27 Sep 1689  Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He died intestate.
    Estate Administered say Oct 1689 
    administration of his estate was granted to his son Samuel and Sarah Bullard. 
    Person ID I117  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2018 

    Father Robert Bullard,   b. Abt 1598, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 24 Jun 1639, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anne Martyn,   b. Abt 1604, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Oct 1660  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha Pidge,   b. 12 Mar 1642/43, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1677, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1659  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5
    • Morse (1855) states Martha's last name was Fairbanks. Possibly this is Elizabeth, his second wife.
    • The marriage of Benjamin and Martha was recorded as 5 (12) 1659.
    Children 
     1. Mary Bullard,   b. 14 Sep 1663, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1666, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
     2. Samuel Bullard,   b. 26 Dec 1667, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1727, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)  [Birth]
     3. Benjamin Bullard,   b. 1 Mar 1670, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1760, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
     4. Hannah Bullard,   b. 6 Aug 1672, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1750, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     5. Eleazer Bullard,   b. 27 Jun 1676, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1753, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Thorpe,   d. 1 Dec 1719, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1677  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. John Bullard,   b. 7 Mar 1678, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1754, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Elizabeth Bullard,   b. 31 Jan 1681, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Eleazer Bullard,   b. 31 Jan 1681, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Mary Bullard,   b. 20 Mar 1683, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1758, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
     5. Malachi Bullard
     6. Isaac Bullard,   b. 25 Apr 1688, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1742, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
     7. Abigail Bullard,   b. 10 Jun 1695, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1736, Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1634 - Barnham, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He settled in Watertown as early as 1637 and was probably raised by an uncle in either Dedham or Watertown. - 1637 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1659 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He signed the first petition for the incorporation of Sherborn. - 1662 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He sold for £40 his patrimonial estate in Watertown to Justinian Holdin. - 1673 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He signed the second petition for the incorporation of Sherborn which was granted by the General Court. - 1674 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He helped establish the church in Sherborn, and served as a tithingman in 1680. - 1680 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1689 - Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S978] Temple, Josiah Howard. A Genealogical Register of Framingham Families including All Who took up Residence in Town Before A.D. 1860 , (Framingham, Massachusetts: The Town of Framingham, 1887).

    2. [S971] Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 , (Boston: New England Historic-Genealogical Society, 1911).

    3. [S992] Sprague, Waldo Chamberlain. "The Pigg or Pidge Family in England and America" , (New Haven, Conneticut: The American Genealogist, volume XXXVI, 1960).

    4. [S95] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 3: Marriages, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    5. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).

    6. [S895] Bartlett, Joseph G. John Hill of Dorchester, Mass., 1633, (Boston: Lew C. Hill, 1904).