Benjamin Bullard

1680–18 November 1740 (Age 60)
Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Bullard was born in 1680, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Jonathan Bullard, was 33 and his mother, Hester Morse, was 34. He married Elizabeth Shepard on 20 August 1728, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1701. He died on 18 November 1740, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Bullard
1680–1740
Elizabeth Shepard
1707–1760
Marriage: 20 August 1728
Isaac Bullard
1729–
Moses Bullard
1735–
Mary Bullard
1731–1756
Anne Bullard
1736–
Abner Bullard
1740–1741

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1728
Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
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Name Meaning

English:1. most probably from bullward, an occupational name for someone who looked after a bull. 2. alternatively, it may be a nickname for a fraudster, from Old French, Middle English bole ‘fraud’, ‘deceit’ + the pejorative suffix -(h)ard, or a nickname for a rotund man, from a pejorative derivative of Old French boule ‘round’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Bullard in entry for Ann Bullard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benjamin Bullard in entry for Isaac Bullard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Benj. Bullard in entry for Abner Bullard, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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