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Thomas Bulkeley

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Odell, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Peter Bulkeley and Jane Bulkeley (Allen)
Husband of Sarah Wilson (Jones)
Father of John Bulkeley; Sarah Jane Brown; Joseph Bulkley; Hannah Bulkeley; Rebecca Whelpley and 4 others
Brother of Rev. Edward Bulkeley; Mary Baxter; Nathaniel Bulkeley; John Bulkeley; Joseph Bulkeley and 6 others
Half brother of William Thomas Caudill, Caudle; Richard Bulkley; Rev. Gershom Bulkeley; Eleazur Bulkeley; Dorothy Bulkeley and 1 other

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from "The Bulkeley family; or the descendants of Rev. Peter Bulkeley, who settled at Concord, Mass., in 1636. Compiled at the request of Joseph E. Bulkeley"

Thomas Bulkeley, son of Rev. Peter and Jane Allen Bulkeley, born in England April 11, 1617, was made a freeman March 13, 1639. He 'married Sarah Jones of Concord, Mass., daughter of Rev. John Jones. He had by her five children, of whom the name of one is recorded on the Concord Records, and the rest are found at Fairfield, Ct. Lands are recorded there in 1653, bounded by land of Thomas Bulkeley. The precise date of his death is not known. It was previous to Feb. 26, 1658, for his father, in his Will of that date, gives property to "his daughter-in-law, the widow of his son, Thomas Bulkeley." An inventory of Thomas Bulkeley's estate was presented to the Court of Probate the 4th day of June, 1658. After his death his widow married Anthony Wilson, by whom she had no children. Mr. Wilson died in 16(i'_\ leaving a good estate to his only child, Sarah, by his former wife. After his death, Mrs. Wilson gave, by Will of April 26, 1667, lands to her two sons, John and Joseph Bulkley, besides books and other property, and to her daughter Sarah, the wife of Eleazer Brown, Rebecca, wife of Joseph Whelpley and daughter Hannah (probably unmarried), books and other property.


38. Sara] i, born Aug. 12, 1640; m. Eleazer Brown.

39. John, " about 1642;

40. Joseph, " " 1644;

41. Rebeccah, " " 1646; in. Joseph Whelpley.

42. Hannah, " " 1648;

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 346

"of Fairfield"

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Thomas Bulkeley's Timeline

April 13, 1617
Odell, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
April 13, 1617
Odell, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
April 13, 1617
Odell, Bedford, -, Eng
Age 20
Concord, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
August 12, 1640
Age 23
Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 30
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Age 34
Concord, Connecticut Colony
Age 34
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
June 4, 1658
Age 41
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)