Burial: JAN 1692 Medfield,Norfolk,Massachusetts 1 2
Residence: 1636 Watertown,MA 4
Residence: 1646 (owned home there) Dedham,Norfolk Co.,MA 4
Residence: 1639 Dedham,Norfolk Co.,MA 3
Residence: 23 APR 1640 Dedham,Norfolk Co.,MA 3
Residence: 1641 Medfield,Norfolk Co.,MA
SETTLED 1ST AT WATERTOWN, MA., 1636 AS TENANT OF HIS BRO. IN LAW, DANIEL MORSE.
Div. of his est. made 24 June 1697, to sons Samuel and Josephand the other heirs, viz. Mary Clarke, John Bullen, ElishaBullen, the children of Elizabeth Wheelock, the children ofEphraim Bullen, children of Meletiah Fisher; and Bethia Colburn.
Dedham, MA - His tombstone, erected by his descendants about acentury after his death, declares that he was "the firstEuropean with a family in this town."
Pedigree result of research by Rick Sullivan, administrator of the Wheelock website: http://www.WheelockGenealogy.com
According to History of the town of Medfield, MA 1650-1886 (p 334):
Samuel Bullen signed the Dedham Compact and took the freeman's oath in 1641. He was the first European with a family in Dedham. His home was burned by the Indians during King Philip's War. He became a selectman in 1682. He became a deacon before 1689.
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