James Benjamin Bradshaw

6 February 1834–before 1900 (Age 65)
Prince Edward, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of James Benjamin

When James Benjamin Bradshaw was born on 6 February 1834, in Prince Edward, Virginia, United States, his father, William Richard Bradshaw, was 28 and his mother, Mary W Penick, was 25. He married Frances Franks in 1861, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Arkansas, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1862. He died before 1900, in Lafayette Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 64.

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James Benjamin Bradshaw
Frances Franks
Marriage: 1861
Andrew Lee Bradshaw
James McCanby Bradshaw
Joseph William JOE Bradshaw
Prudena Ulma Bradshaw
Lillie Bradshaw
Oscar Serbisco Bradshaw
Claud Bradshaw

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1861Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1842: Ouachita, Arkansas, United States
    Age 27
    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the three places called Bradshaw in Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • J. B. Bradshaw, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James B Bradshaw in household of Richard Bradshaw, "United States Census, 1850"
    • James Benj Bradshaw, "Arkansas Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865"

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