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John Punchard (abt. 1624)

John Punchard
Born about in Bedingfield, Suffolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1649 in Wingfield, Suffolk, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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John Punchard was born in Suffolk, England.

John Punchard was born abt 1624 at Bedingfield, Suffolk. He was the son of Jeremy Punchard and Susan (Salmon) Punchard.[1]

He married Dorcas Peyton/Caton in 1649 in Wingfield, Suffolk.[1][2]

Research Notes

Disproven Death Date

This profile was originally uploaded with a death date of 10 October 1659. However, since three of his children were born after this date, it has been removed. The Visitation source also notes that he was executor and heir to his uncle in July 1660 which means he was still alive after 1659. The 1659 death date is found on many other trees online but should not be re-added to this profile without a legitimate source.

The Visitation source notes that his wife also married a 'John Revett'. Finding a record of this marriage may give an idea of when John may have actually died.


Jeremy's wife was transcribed as Dorcas Caton in the England Marriages source (given here) and 'Catton' in Boyd's Marriage Index. Peyton was used in the Visitations source and in some of their children's baptism records

When this person was created on 06 January 2010 through the import of gl120368.ged, certain information could not be interpreted.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vistation of England and Wales (Vol. 5); Joseph Jackson Howard, Frederick Arthur Crisp; Priv. printed, 1903. pages 36 to 39
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), John Punchard and Dorcas Caton, 1649; citing Wingfield,Suffolk,England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 477,645.

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