Nathan Boyd Bradley

Male1825–after 1880

Brief Life History of Nathan Boyd

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.

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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

Sources (19)

  • Nathan Bradley in entry for George Fransis Bradley, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
  • Nathan Bradley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan B. Bradley in entry for Wm. R. Haskins and Mary A. Bradley Gilbert, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1849DeKalb, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (11)

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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.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1837: DeKalb, Illinois, United States


    Age 20

    Historical Boundaries 1845: Harrison County was created 14 February 1845 from Daviess County.

    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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