Cornelius Bradford

10 December 1737–15 September 1790 (Age 52)
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Cornelius

When Cornelius Bradford was born on 10 December 1737, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Joshua Bradford, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Bradford, was 17. He married Patience Davis about 1760. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 15 September 1790, in New York, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Bradford
1737–1790
Patience Davis
1739–1857
Marriage: about 1760
Hannah Bradford
1761–1810
Cornelius Bradford
1786–
Elsie Bradford
1762–1853
Joshua Bradford
1764–
Elizabeth Bradford
1766–1865
Captain Josephus Bradford
1768–1846
Sarah Bradford
1770–
Sylvia Bradford
1772–1861
Mehitable Bradford
1773–1773
Prudence Bradford
1774–1859
Winslow Bradford
1777–
Joshua Bradford
1778–1853
Lydia Bradford
1780–1838
Frederic Bradford
1782–1844
James Bradford
1784–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1760
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1776

Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 39

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 44

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in West Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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  • Cornelius Bradford, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Cornelius Bradford, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Cornelious Bradford, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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