When Nathan Boyd Bradley was born in 1825, in Porter, Niagara, New York, United States, his father, Lemuel Harnden 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 8174.
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.
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