Bradley S. Vradenburg

Male16 June 1824–1 February 1891

Brief Life History of Bradley S.

When Bradley S. Vradenburg was born on 16 June 1824, in New York, United States, his father, William Vradenburg, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 49. He married Elizabeth Amy Purves on 24 December 1860. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Wyocena, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 1 February 1891, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wyocena, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States.

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Bradley S. Vradenburg
Elizabeth Amy Purves
Marriage: 24 December 1860
Medorah R. Vradenburg
Lewis James Vradenburg
Alfred Eugene Vradenburg
George Thomas Vradenburg
Clarence Douglas Vradenburg
Lillie M. Vradenberg
Anna Bell Vradenburg
Edith Jane Vradenburg
Charlotte Meldetta Vradenburg

Sources (14)

  • Bradly Vradunberg in household of William Vradunberg, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bradley Vradenburg, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"
  • Bradley Vradenburg in entry for Eliza Purvis, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1860
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 3

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Vredenburg .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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