Abial Bradford

2 May 1833–30 October 1852 (Age 19)
Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States

The Life of Abial

When Abial Bradford was born on 2 May 1833, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, his father, Enos Bradford, was 26 and his mother, Mary R. Smith, was 27. He died on 30 October 1852, in Crown Point, Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States.

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Enos Bradford
Mary R. Smith
Mary Jane Bradford
Abial Bradford
Olive Bradford
Arvilla M. Bradford

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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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 13

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

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 (2)

  • Vial Bradford in household of Enos Bradford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abial Bradford, "Find A Grave Index"

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