William Bradfield

about 1723–8 November 1784 (Age 61)
Buckingham, Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of William

When William Bradfield was born about 1723, in Buckingham, Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, John Bradfield, was 34 and his mother, Jane Harmer, was 35. He married Hannah Pennington on 31 October 1747, in Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 8 November 1784, in Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Buckingham Friends Cemetery, Lahaska, Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bradfield
1723–1784
Hannah Pennington
1727–1784
Marriage: 31 October 1747
Abner Bradfield
1748–1810
Jane Bradfield
1750–1750
Jane Bradfield
1751–1752
Jane Bradfield
1755–1852
James Bradfield
1756–1829
Hannah Bradfield
1758–1828
Rachel Bradfield
1760–1848
Jonathan Bradfield
1763–1802
Benjamin Bradfield
1763–1830
Elisabeth Bradfield
1767–
George Bradfield
1769–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1747Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1776
    Age 53
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 53
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the places in Berkshire, Devon, Essex, Suffolk, South Yorkshire, and elsewhere named Bradfield, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + feld ‘open country’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (41)

    • William Bradfield in entry for John Bradfield, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • William Bradfield in entry for Uri Gill, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • William Bradfield, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"

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