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 32. 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.
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.