William Bradfield

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

The Life of William

When William Bradfield was born about 1723, in Buckingham, Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, John Bradfield, was 33 and his mother, Jane Harmer, was 34. He married Hannah Pennington on 31 October 1747, in Buckinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 November 1784, in Buckingham, Buckingham Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61.

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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
1750–1752
Jane Bradfield
1755–1852
James Pennington Bradfield
1756–1827
Hannah Bradfield
1758–1828
Rachel Bradfield
1760–1848
Jonathan Bradfield
1763–1802
Benjamin Bradfield
1763–1830
Elisabeth Bradfield
1767–
George BRADFIELD
1769–1798

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1747
Buckinghamshire, England
children

(10)

+5 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 Bradford, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Bradfield in entry for Elizabeth Bradfield, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • William Bradfield in entry for Elizabeth Bradfield, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • William Bradfield in entry for Elizabeth Bradfield, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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