Nathan Boyd Bradley

1825–after 1880 (Age 55)
Porter, Niagara, New York, United States

The Life of Nathan Boyd

When Nathan Boyd Bradley was born in 1825, in Porter, Niagara, New York, United States, his father, Lemuel Harden Bradley, was 43 and his mother, Catherine Waite, was 41. He married Ovelia Cardinal on 31 January 1849, in DeKalb, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kingston, DeKalb, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, in Harrison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56.

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Nathan Boyd Bradley
Ovelia Cardinal
Marriage: 31 January 1849
George Francis Bradley
Eliza Adelia Bradley
Maria Mary Ovelia Bradley
Elja LaBoem Bradley
Alice Luella Ovelia Bradley

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31 January 1849
DeKalb, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Age 21

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

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)

  • Nathan Bradley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan Bradley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathan B Bradley, "United States Census, 1880"

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