William Hargus Bradley

8 December 1832–4 October 1915 (Age 82)
Smyth, Virginia, United States

The Life of William Hargus

When William Hargus Bradley was born on 8 December 1832, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, his father, Ephraim Dunbar Bradley, was 21 and his mother, Hannah White, was 27. He married Nancy Jane Roseberry on 7 January 1856, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Scott, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Magisterial District 5 Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 4 October 1915, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Dingus, Morgan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Hargus Bradley
1832–1915
Nancy Jane Roseberry
1834–1906
Marriage: 7 January 1856
Ephriam Dunbar Bradley
1856–1940
Patton Anderson Bradley
1858–1938
Melvina M Bradley
1860–1893
Tilda Margarett Bradley
1864–1931
Sarah Ellen Bradley
1865–1891
John Wesley Bradley
1869–1939
James Harrison Bradley
1873–1949
Lydia A Bradley
1875–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1856
Scott, Virginia, United States
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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 12

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861

Age 29

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.3 Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William H Bradley in household of Ephraim Bradley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William H Bradley in household of Ephraim B Bradley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Bradley, "United States Census, 1900"

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