Person:Robert Bullard (3)

m. 2 Jul 1587
  1. Margaret BullardEst 1588 -
  2. Joane BullardEst 1590 -
  3. Grace BullardEst 1592 -
  4. William BullardAbt 1594 - 1686
  5. John BullardEst 1596 - 1678
  6. Robert BullardAbt 1598 - 1639
  7. Mary Bullard1599/00 - 1599/00
  8. Katherine Bullard1599/00 - 1599/00
  9. George BullardEst 1602 - 1688/89
  10. Ellen BullardEst 1604 -
  • HRobert BullardAbt 1598 - 1639
  • WAnne Martyn1597 - Bef 1668
m. Abt 1625
  1. Benjamin BullardAbt 1630 - 1689
Facts and Events
Name Robert Bullard
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1598 Barnham, Suffolk, England
Marriage Abt 1625 to Anne Martyn
Death[1] 24 Jun 1639 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial[2] 29 Jun 1639 Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Stott, Clifford L., and Myrtle Stevens Hyde. The English Bullard Family Revisited and their Bignett Connection. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (2000)
    154:172+@178-79.

    link 'Children, likely all born at Barnham, Suffolk: ...
    Robert Bullard, b. ca. 1598; d. at Watertown, Mass, 24 June 1639, aged 40 [citing Watertown Records, 1 pt. 3: 7], m. Ann Martin [citing John Plummer, "The Martyn Wives of Robert and John Bullard", NEHGR, 146(1992):279-80].'

  2. Historical Society of Watertown (Massachusetts). Watertown Records. (Watertown, Mass.: Press of Fred Barker, 1894-1939)
    1:6-7.

    '1639. ...
    Robert Bullard the husband of Anne Bullard buried the 29d---4m 40 years ould'

  3.   Bullard, Edgar J. (Edgar John), and Gail Wheeler Pritchard. Bullard and Allied Families: the American Ancestors of George Newton Bullard and Mary Elizabeth Bullard. (Detroit, Michigan: E. J. Bullard, 1930)
    page 13.
  4.   Bullard, in Smith, Dean Crawford, and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 1878-1908. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2008)
    1:205, 1996.

    WILLIAMA BULLARD (HenryB, JohnC-D), born England say 1561;
    died probably Barnham between 16 May 1610 when he wrote his will and 18 June 1610 when it was proved (Archdeaconry of Sudbury); married St Martin, Barnham 2 July 1587 GRACE (HOWES) BIGNETTE, born say 1560, died probably shortly before 8 February 1629/30 when her will, in which she calls herself of "Burnham," was proved {vide post), probably the widow of Stephen Bignett of Eye, Suffolk.

    [The author includes a transcripts of the wills of both William and of Grace Bullard]

    GRACE (HOWES) BIGNETTE was the mother of Robert Bullard not Grace Bignette. They married at St Martin, Barnham 2 July 1587 The surname Bignett is extremely rare; only one Bignett is listed in the 1638 Able Men of Suffolk, William Bignett of Hoxne, Hoxon Hundred. At Eye, Suffolk, immediately adjacent to Hoxne, Steven Bignet married Grace Howes on 11 October 1584, No burial or probate has been found for Steven, nor baptisms for children to this couple

    Children:

    ROBERT Bullard, born circa 1599 (calculated from age at death); buried Watertown, MA 29 4mo 1639 "the husband of Anne Bullard...40 years ould" (WVR 1:7); married as her first husband before 1626 ANNE MARTIN, baptized Euston, co. Suffolk 8 May 1597, deceased by 15 October 1660 (Middlesex Deed 10:307), daughter of John and Agnes ( ) Martin. Widow Anne (Martin) Bullard married as her second husband 1639 Henry Thorp, of Watertown. Children, surname Bullard

    1) William, baptized Barnham St Martin 15 August 1626
    2) Thomas, baptized Barnham 20 November 1636
    3) Benjamin
    4) Anna
    5) Maudlin

    [Note the author is incorrect regarding the mother of Robert Bullard. She was actually Grace Bignett daughter of William and Margaret Bignett baptized in the parish of Hoxne, Suffolk, on 8 June 1567. See NEHGR 154:175-76 (2000)]

  5.   John Plummer, "The Martyn Wives of Robert and John Bullard", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)
    146:279-80, 1992.

    link
    Ann Martyn b. say 1604 d. before 15 Oct 1660 (Edgard J Bullard, Other Bullards [Ports Austin Mich., 1928] 7) m. probably ca. 1625, Robert Bullard, b. probably in Barnham ca. 1600; d. at Watertown, Mass., 24 April 1639, aged 40, son of William and Grace (Bignette) Ballard (Bullard and Allied Families 12-13). Anne (Martyn) Bullard married (2) Before 25 Nov 1639 Henry Thorpe. Children surname Bullard:

    1) William bp. at Barnham "son of Robert & Ann" 19 Aug 1626; bur. there 17 Oct 1626 (ibid, 12)

    2) Anne, b. say 1627, m ca. 1648 Richard Dana (Elizabeth Ellery Dana, The Dana Family in America [Cambridge, MA, 1956] 39)

    3) Maudlin (a form of Magdalen) b. say 1630.

    4) Benjamin b. ca. 1634