Martha Bulkeley

Brief Life History of Martha

When Martha Bulkeley was born in 1721, her father, Daniel Bulkley, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Bartram, was 33. She married Ephraim Wheeler on 27 October 1745, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1812, at the age of 91, and was buried in Redding, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Wheeler
1716–1806
Martha Bulkeley
1721–1812
Marriage: 27 October 1745
Enos Wheeler
1739–1838
Martha Wheeler
1748–1804
Seth Wheeler
1755–1835
Calvin Wheeler
1741–1813
Mehitable Wheeler
1744–1822
Catherine Wheeler
1744–
Daniel Wheeler
1745–1822
Ephraim Wheeler
1749–1783
Grace Wheeler
1763–1842
Catherine Wheeler
1765–

Sources (2)

  • Martha Bulkeley Wheeler, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Martha Bulkeley - Published information: female

World Events (4)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1788

Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire named Bulkeley, from Old English bulluc ‘bullock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

History: Peter Bulkeley (1583–1659), Puritan divine, who came from Bedfordshire, England, was a founder of Concord, MA, in 1636.

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

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