William Holland Bradley

Brief Life History 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 Georgie 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 Hawkins, Tennessee, United States.

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William Holland Bradley
Georgie 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

Sources (23)

  • Holland Bradley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Holland Bradley - Government record: Census record: birth-name: William Holland Bradley
  • William Holland Bradley, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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

English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.

Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin ‘descendant of Brolacháin’, a diminutive of the personal name Brólach, compare Brawley . This was a learned family.

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

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