Vera Gladys Bradley

3 May 1897–7 August 1975 (Age 78)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Vera Gladys

When Vera Gladys Bradley was born on 3 May 1897, in Michigan, United States, her father, Obal Nelson Bradley, was 38 and her mother, Angeline Gardner, was 36. She married George Albert Wylie on 18 October 1916, in Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Sage Township, Gladwin, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 1, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 7 August 1975, in Lake, Florida, United States, at the age of 78.

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George Albert Wylie
Vera Gladys Bradley
Marriage: 18 October 1916
Lenora H Wylie
Dean Wylie
Ruth A Wylie
John A Wylie
Vivian Wylie
George Lee Wylie
Warren Wylie
Dorothy Ann Wylie

Spouse and Children

18 October 1916
Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan, United States


    Lenora H Wylie


    Dean Wylie


    Ruth A Wylie


    John A Wylie


    Vivian Wylie


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Obal Nelson Bradley





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 1

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.3 Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera Wylie in household of Angela Bradley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vera Wylie in household of Bert Wylie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vera G Bradley in household of Obal H Bradley, "United States Census, 1900"

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