Olive Bradford

about 1836–20 May 1865 (Age 29)
Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Olive

When Olive Bradford was born about 1836, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Enos Bradford, was 29 and her mother, Mary R. Smith, was 31. She married Ozias S. Davis about 1858, in Essex, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 20 May 1865, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States.

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Ozias S. Davis
Olive Bradford
Marriage: about 1858
Allison Franklin Davis

Spouse and Children

about 1858
Essex, New York, United States


    Allison Franklin Davis


Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 10

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

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in West Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olive Bradford in household of Enos Bradford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Olive in entry for Allison Davis and Minnie Allis, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Olive Bradford in entry for Allison Franklin Davis, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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