Tidence Bradley

Brief Life History of Tidence

When Tidence Bradley was born in 1775, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Abraham Bradley, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Lane, was 29. He married Susannah Benson in 1796, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in January 1849, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 74.

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Tidence Bradley
Susannah Roy
Marriage: 1800
Asenath Bradley
Mildred Emily Bradley
William Reece Bradley
about 1809–1887
Greenberry Bradley
Perry Bradley

Sources (3)

  • Tidance Bradley, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Hill Family History
  • Tidence Bradley, "United States Census, 1820"

World Events (8)


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1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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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