Arvilla M. Bradford

10 July 1839–22 October 1867 (Age 28)
Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Arvilla M.

When Arvilla M. Bradford was born on 10 July 1839, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Enos Bradford, was 32 and her mother, Mary R. Smith, was 33. She died on 22 October 1867, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enos Bradford
1807–1883
Mary R. Smith
1805–1840
Mary Jane Bradford
1831–1898
Abial Bradford
1833–1852
Olive Bradford
1836–1865
Arvilla M. Bradford
1839–1867

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 24

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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Memorial

I hereby give...to the Trustees of Clark University, Atlanta Georgia, the sum of $1,000.00...The above bequest is made in accordance with the dying wish of my beloved daughter Arvilla Bradford, who sp …

Sources (3)

  • Arvilla Bradford in household of Enos Bradford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Arville Bradford in household of Enos Bradford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Arvilla Bradford in household of Enos Bradford, "New York State Census, 1855"

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