Permelia Jane Bradley

6 March 1852–
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Permelia Jane

When Permelia Jane Bradley was born on 6 March 1852, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Nathaniel Coffey Bradley, was 29 and her mother, Matilda Burch Uptegrove, was 29. She married James Richard Thomas in 1871, in Barren, Kentucky, United States.

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Nicholas Frances Whitlow
Permelia Jane Bradley
Marriage: 1879

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Barren, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Permelia Jane Bradley, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Permelia Jane Bradley in entry for James L. Thomas, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Perselia Jane Bradley in entry for James S. Thomas, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"

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