When Mary Braden was born in November 1766, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Braden Jr, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Irvine, was 34. She married George Anderson on 12 February 1789, in Ft Defiance, Augusta, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died on 1 September 1853, in Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Spring Hill, Augusta, Virginia, United States.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin ‘descendant of Bradán’, a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher .
English: perhaps a habitational name from Broadham, in Singleton (Sussex), named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + hamm ‘water meadow’.
English: alternatively, it may be from Braydon Forest in Wiltshire, recorded as Braden(e), Braddene, Braddon, Breden, and Bredon in the medieval period.