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Dr John Wells Bulkley
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1823
Williamstown
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1910
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Husband of Virginia Johnston of Washington DC, daughter of Robert Johnston of Frankfort KY Assistant Postmaster General in the cabinet of Andrew Jackson

Survived by his two sons Robert W and Barry Bulkley


Graduated from Williams College in 1851 and from Berkshire Medical School in 1844

7th in descent of the Rev Peter Bulkley who established and founded the historic town of Concord MA in 1636

He moved to Washington a few years before the beginning of the Civil War and established a large and successful practice. He was the surgeon in charge of the Patent Hospital during the war and was one of the first doctors to examine President Lincoln after he was shot and stayed with him until he died.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Virginia Johnston Bulkley (1836 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Barry Bulkley (1865 - 1939)*
  Grassie Garnett Bulkley (1867 - 1893)*
  Daisy Bulkley (1871 - 1901)*
  Florence M Bulkley (1872 - 1933)*
  John Wells Bulkley (1878 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Creek Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section I
 
Created by: Jay Kelly
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39925931
Dr John Wells Bulkley
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Dr John Wells Bulkley
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Dr John Wells Bulkley
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