William Holland Bradley

30 May 1886–19 June 1971 (Age 85)
Swain, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Holland

When William Holland Bradley was born on 30 May 1886, in Swain, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew G Bradley, was 35 and his mother, Minerva J. Conner, was 27. He had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Agnes Martin. He lived in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Civil District 3, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 19 June 1971, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Dean Cemetery, Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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William Holland Bradley
Agnes Martin
Hobart Andrew Bradley
Austin Arie Bradley
John Lee Bradley Sr.
Marie Georgia Bradley
Willa Lee Bradley
Magnolia Bradley
Namon Harley Bradley
Paul William Bradley
Joseph Eugene Bradley
Maxie Ellen Bradley
Ruth Nadine Bradley
George Wayde Bradley

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    Hobart Andrew Bradley


    Austin Arie Bradley


    John Lee Bradley Sr.


    Marie Georgia Bradley


    Willa Lee Bradley


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 11

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Hallon Bradly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Holland Bradley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm H Bradley in household of Andrew Bradley, "United States Census, 1900"

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