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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Family Time Line

George Albert Wylie
1898–1961
Vera Gladys Bradley
1897–1975
Marriage: 18 October 1916
Lenora H Wylie
1918–1996
Dean Wylie
1920–
Ruth A Wylie
1922–2012
John A Wylie
1924–2011
Vivian Wylie
1927–
George Lee Wylie
1927–1927
Warren Wylie
1929–1957
Dorothy Ann Wylie
1931–1931

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1916
Gladwin, Gladwin, Michigan, United States
children

(8)

    Lenora H Wylie

    Female1918–1996Female

    Dean Wylie

    Male1920–Male

    Ruth A Wylie

    Female1922–2012Female

    John A Wylie

    Male1924–2011Male

    Vivian Wylie

    Female1927–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Obal Nelson Bradley

    Male1859–1911Male

    Female1861–1933Female

siblings

(5)

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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