Magdalene  (Martyn) Bullard

Magdalene (Martyn) Bullard (1607 - 1661)

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Magdalene Bullard formerly Martyn
Born in Barnham, Suffolk, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Englandmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Martyn-120 created 15 May 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 28 Aug 2017
23:35: Carole Partridge edited the Other Last Name(s) and Locked Status for Magdalene (Martyn) Bullard. (PPP due to possible inappropriate surname merges.) [Thank Carole for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Categories: Puritan Great Migration | Medfield, Massachusetts.

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Magdalene (Martyn) Bullard migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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John Bullard's first wife, Magdalene Martyn,[1] was born on January 29, 1607 at Barnham, Suffolk, England. Her parents were John Martyn and, probably, Anne Hosmer.[2]

Magdalene married John Bullard, probably about 1630 in England (based on the birth of their first child in 1632).

Magdalene died 29 Nov 1661 at Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts[3][4]

John married Ellen Dickerman as his second wife.


[1] [2]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Since the publication of Bullards and Allied Families, there has been confusion about Magdalene's maiden name. A pedigree chart in that book juxtaposed her first name and that of her brother-in-law, George, making it appear that her name was Magdalen George. See further explanation and an image of the chart here:
  2. 2.0 2.1 There is a question as to whether Magdalene's mother was Agnes Wright or Anne Hosmer. Online family histories are about equally divided between the two possibilities. There is evidence that a John Martyn did marry an Agnes Wright about that time, but in another part of England. In the Martyn family of Barnham, the first child was a boy named after his father, John, and the second was a girl named Anne, making it reasonable to suppose that her mother was also named Anne.
  3. "Bullerd (see Bullard)... Madgdaline, Nov. 29, 1661." Medfield Vital Records, Deaths, p. 198.
  4. Alternate dates of death: 29 Jan 1661, 29 Jan 1662

See also:

  • Plummer, John, "The Martyn Wives of Robert and John Bullard," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 146, 1992, 279-.
  • Stutt, Clifford L. and Myrtle Stevens Hyde, "The English Bullard Family Revisited," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 154, 2000, 172 -.
  • Ancestral File Number: 9J45-1N

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