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William Bullard (Buller)

English, Old: William Bulleward
Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Barnham, St. Martin, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Barnham, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Bullard and Margaret Phelps
Husband of Grace Bullard
Father of William Bullard; Grace Bullard; Ellen Bullard; William Bullard; Robert Bullard, of Barnham & Watertown and 9 others
Brother of Margaret Bullard; Katherine Buller; Ellen Larlinge; NN Bullard, died young and Henry Bullard
Half brother of Henrie Mylles; Edmund Mylles; William Mylles, Jr.; Dudley Mylles; Thomas Mylles and 2 others

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About William Bullard

William Bullard (Bulleward, Buller) was born about 1562 in Saint Martin Barnham, Suffolk, England.

His parents were Henry BULLARD and Margaret [__?__].

He married Grace BIGNETT 2 Jul 1587 in St. Martin’s Barnham, Suffolk, England.  

William left a will on 16 May 1610 in Barnham, Suffolk, England.  His estate was probated on 18 Jun 1610 in Barnham, Suffolk, England.


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↑ 1.0 1.1 Smith, Dean Crawford, and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 1878-1908. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2008), 1:199, 203. p. 199: 'The surname is frequently rendered "Buller" or "Bullar," and the variant "Bullard" is not seen until the 1640s.' p. 203: 'WILLIAM BULLARD ... 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 [(Archdeadonry of Sudbury, R2/54/393)], probably the widow of Stephen Bignett of Eye, Suffolk.

↑ 2.0 2.1 Stott, Clifford L., and Myrtle Stevens Hyde. The English Bullard Family Revisited and their Bignett Connection. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (2000), 154:175-76. 'William Buller (or Bullard) ... was born say 1562, and he died between 16 May and 18 June 1610, the dates of the execution and probate of his will [citing Archdeaconry of Sudbury Wills, 43/224 (FHL microfilm 97,077)]. He married in the Barnham parish church of St. Martin, 2 July 1587, Grace Bignett [citing St. Martin, Barnham, Bishop's Transcripts (FHL microfilm 989,626), and noting that Smith, in AEBK incorrectly identified Grace as Grace Howes, the widow of Stephen Bignett], who was baptized in the parish of Hoxne, Suffolk, on 8 June 1567, daughter of William and Margaret (_____) Bignett.'

 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), pages 10-13.
 Colonial and revolutionary lineages of America: a collection of genealogical studies, completely documented, and appropriately illustrated, bearing upon notable early American lines and their collateral connections. (New York, New York: American Historical Co., 1939-1961), 15:73.
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William Bullard's Timeline

Barnham, St. Martin, Suffolk, England
Age 26
Age 29
Age 32
Barnham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
Age 32
Barnham, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
February 24, 1599
Age 37
February 24, 1599
Age 37
Age 37
or Thetford, Norfolk, England
Age 40
Barnham, Suffolk, , England