Grace Bignett

Female - Bef 1630


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  • Name  Grace Bignett 
    Gender  Female 
    Baptism  08 Jun 1567  Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  Bef 08 Feb 1630  Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate  08 Feb 1630  Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Grace's undated will mentions the following children: Grace, Ellen, William (came to New England), Katharine, Mary, Robert (came to New England with wife Ann), John (came to New England with wife Magdalene), Joane, and George, settled at Watertown, Massachusetts, 1638.

      In the name of god Amen, I Grace Bullard of Burnham in the countie of Suffolke wydowe beinge in p[er]fect memorie thankes be to God, doe make this my last will and Testament, Imprimes I bequeath my sowle to Allmightie god and my bodie to the earth to be buried [in xt]ian buryall,

      Item I gyve and bequeath unto my sonne John Bullerd one Truncke and the Cubbard and a great Chaire and a fyrkine and sixe bushells of Rye and Barlye,

      Item I give and bequeath unto my dawghter Grace one pied cowe and one posted bed w[i]th all thinges compleat w[i]th bed sheetes blanckettes and coverlettes and one broad kettell, and a paier of querns and ye bunchinge block the pashell and a combe [ ] halfe my fowles w[hi]ch I have,

      Item I gyve & bequeath unto my sonne George one gar[ ] Bullo[ck] []d one Trundle bed w[i]th a flock bed and one [pai]re of sheetes one pilewe and a backe chaire [ ] kettell,

      Item I gyve and bequeath unto my dawghter Ellyn the bed w[hi]ch stand in the h[all] w[i]th all thinges Compleat unto the same and a paire of the best sheetes and halfe my lynnen and wollen w[hi]ch belonge to mee and the other halfe to my dawghter Grace, and to Ellen the redd [ ] Bollock and a kettell Chaire and the frame Table w[hi]ch stand, in hall and a table cloth and one kettell and the s[ ]

      Item I give unto my sonne Robert one Combe of Rye

      Item I give and bequeath unto my dawghter Jone sixe bushells of Barley and Rye and one westcote

      And all that rest of my goods as my corne in y[e] Bearne and in the fe[ilds] and the rest of my [ ] Cattell and all the[r] thinges w[hi]ch wer[ ] unbequeathed in my will I leave to my Executors to see[ ] my will
      p[er]formed and to bringe my bodie to ye earth and I make my sonne
      George and my dawter Grace my sole executors

      the marke of Grace Bullard
      wyttnes Jos[ ] John son &
      (proved 8 February 1629[/30?], Archdeaconry of Sudbury, R2/54/393)
    Person ID  I12415  Bryant
    Last Modified  26 Mar 2006 

    Father  William Bignett,   b. 1519, St. Martin, Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1583, Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Margaret,   b. 1522, Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1596, Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1544  Hoxne, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F816  Group Sheet

    Family  William Bullard,   b. Abt 1562, probably St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 18 Jun 1610, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  02 Jul 1587  St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Grace Bullard,   b. Abt 1588, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Margaret Bullard,   b. 1588, probably St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ellen Bullard,   b. 1591, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Bullard,   b. 1594, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1686, Dedham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert Bullard,   b. 1599, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1639, Watertown, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Katherine Bullard,   b. Abt Feb 1600, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1600, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Bullard,   d. 24 Feb 1600, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Bullard,   b. 1601, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1678, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Joan Bullard,   b. 1605, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. George Bullard,   b. 1607, St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1689, Watertown, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F414  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 08 Jun 1567 - Hoxne, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Jul 1587 - St. Martin, Barnham, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 08 Feb 1630 - Barnham, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 08 Feb 1630 - Barnham, Suffolk, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 154:188.

    2. [S261] Ancestry of Eva Kempton, Smith, Dean Crawford & Sanborn, Melinde Lutz, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA, 1996), p.203.

    3. [S13] NEHGR, NEHGR, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society), 154:175.


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