Ethelbert Bradford

16 July 1791–27 September 1843 (Age 52)
Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Ethelbert

When Ethelbert Bradford was born on 16 July 1791, in Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, his father, Jesse Bradford, was 33 and his mother, Judith Weston, was 28. He married Abigail Tirrell on 23 May 1817, in Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 27 September 1843, in his hometown, at the age of 52, and was buried in Upper Street Cemetery, Turner, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ethelbert Bradford
1791–1843
Abigail Tirrell
1793–1829
Marriage: 23 May 1817
Lucy Greenwood Bradford
1818–1856
Horatio Bradford
1819–1893
Camilla S. Bradford
1821–1886
Judith Bradford
1822–1878
Abigail Bradford
1824–1835
Louisa Bradford
1825–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 May 1817
Minot, Androscoggin, Maine, United States
children

(6)

    Lucy Greenwood Bradford

    Female1818–1856Female

    Horatio Bradford

    Male1819–1893Male

    Camilla S. Bradford

    Female1821–1886Female

    Judith Bradford

    Female1822–1878Female

    Abigail Bradford

    Female1824–1835Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 13

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1808

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ethelbert Bradford in entry for Abagail, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ethelbart Bradford, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Ethelbert Bradford in entry for Pamelia H Bradford, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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