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Gershom Bulkeley
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1708
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: 1788
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Gershom Bulkeley was the son of Rev John Bulkeley and Patience Prentice. He was born 4 Feb 1708/1709 in Colchester, CT and died sometime in the first part of 1788.

Gershom Bulkley married Abigail Robbins, 27 or 28 Nov 1733.

They had the following children born in Colchester:

1. Sarah, b. 10 Nov 1735, m. John Taintor on 23 Nov 1758 in Colchester, d. 6 Nov 1806 in Windham, CT.
2. John, b. 23 Aug 1738 d. 1807
3. Joshua, b. 24 Feb 1741 d. 1821
4. Daniel, b. 13 May 1744 d. 1810
5. Eunice, b. 14 May 1747, m. 25 May 1769 Elisha Lord, d. 2 Apr 1796
6. David, b. 18 Jul 1749 d. 1812
7. Roger, b. 14 Sep 1751 d. 1819
8. Anne, b. 11 May 1753, m. 29 May 1771 Asa Swan

Gershom's will was dated 8 Feb 1785 and proved 6 May 1788; wife Abigail; sons John, Joshua, Daniel, and David, to each the farm he lives on; son Roger, the farm I live on; daughters Sarah Taintor, Eunice Lord, and Ann Swan; negroes Jack and Flora.

He was commissioned Ensign of the north Company, Colchester in May 1749, Lieutenant in Oct 1750 of the same company, and Captain of the 1st Company in May 1752. He was Deputy for Colchester to the CT General Assembly, Oct 1756 and May 1757. Captain Gershom made return, Campaign of 1757, French and Indian War.*

*The Bulkeley Genealogy: Rev Peter Bulkeley.

Inscription in front of the Bulkeley tomb...

The tomb of Gershom Bulkeley (1708 - 1788) and his descendents was rediscovered in May of 2002. Restoration was completed in 2003 and the remains of the Bulkeley family members were then reinterred.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Bulkeley (1679 - 1731)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Robbins Bulkeley (1714 - 1793)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Bulkeley Taintor (1735 - 1806)*
  John Bulkeley (1738 - 1807)*
  Joshua Bulkeley (1741 - 1821)*
  Daniel Bulkeley (1744 - 1810)*
  David Bulkeley (1749 - 1812)*
  Roger Bulkeley (1751 - 1819)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Bulkeley Wells (1702 - 1798)*
  John Bulkeley (1705 - 1753)*
  Gershom Bulkeley (1708 - 1788)
  Peter Bulkeley (1712 - 1798)*
  Patience Bulkeley Lord Eells (1715 - 1794)*
  Lucy Bulkeley Lord (1720 - 1800)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Colchester Burying Ground
Colchester
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: KC
Record added: Oct 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98591109
Gershom Bulkeley
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Gershom Bulkeley
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Gershom Bulkeley
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