Peter Bulkeley1,2,3,4,5

(21 January 1583 - 9 March 1659)

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Relationship10th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree

Some Background

Peter Bulkeley was also known as Buckley.6,7,8
FatherEdward Bulkeley (c. 1540 - Jan 1620)
MotherOlive (Olyff) Irby (c. 1547 - 10 Mar 1614)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildPeter Bulkeley was born on 21 January 1583, in Odell, Bedfordshire, England.6,7,1,4
GroomHe married Grace Chetwood, daughter of Richard Chetwood and Dorothy Needham, on 15 April 1634 in Cambridge, Middlesex, England.9
DeceasedHe died on 9 March 1659 in Concord, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England, at the age of 76.3,5

Children with Jane Allen:

Children with Grace Chetwood:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1635, Peter Bulkeley arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. PER NEGHS 1869, P.302, SOLD HIS ESTATE & WENT TO AMERICA; SEE ALSO: W.Allen, AMERICAN BIOG.DICT., 3rd edit., pp159-60; S.F.Drake, DICT. OF AMER. BIOGRAPHY, pp139-40; BROOK'S LIVES OF THE PURITANS,iii.318-19; NEAL'S HIST. OF THE PURITANS (1882), ii.239. on file: S.Lee (ed), DICT. OF NATIONAL BIOG., London, 1885-1900.
He and his family arrived mid-Summer on the Susan and Ellen. Subterfuge was used in their departure from England in order to get the whole family to New England at one time.4


Church AffiliationIn 1634, in Odell, Bedfordshire, England,Peter Bulkeley was members of suspended from his ministry due to his non-conformist views.
Church AffiliationIn 1637, in Concord, Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England,Peter Bulkeley was members of ordained as Teacher.

Sources - Citations

  1. [S210] Find A Grave, online at; Photographs and data are submitted by volunteer members - Text only data should be confirmed by additional sources.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S155] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Massachusetts Towns to the Year 1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).
  4. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010., Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts; Year: 1635; Page Number: .
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  6. [S185] Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772–1934 - Index (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2009, 2010). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
  7. [S265] J. A. Venn, Compiler, Alumni Cantabrigienses (Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900) (London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954) Digitized by - subscription database.
  8. [S161] National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Compiler, Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online, (Louisville, Kentucky), Various Applicants, on Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  9. [S147] Edmund West - compiler, Compiler, Family Data Collection - Marriages, online at:; (Online publication - Provo, Utah).
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