Alice Gordon Bradford

1 March 1865–
Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Gordon Bradford was born on 1 March 1865, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Horace Smith Bradford, was 37 and her mother, Deborah Bradford Ripley, was 31. She married Edwin Foster Vinal on 13 December 1887, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1900.

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Edwin Foster Vinal
1867–1911
Alice Gordon Bradford
1865–
Marriage: 13 December 1887
Edith Ethel Howard Vinal
1888–1953
Harold Leslie Vinal
1892–1945

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1887
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 31

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Berwickshire (Borders), named with Welsh gor ‘spacious’ + din ‘fort’.2 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Gourdon in Saône-et-Loire, so called from the Gallo-Roman personal name Gordus + the locative suffix -o, -ōnis.3 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mag Mhuirneacháin, a patronymic from the personal name Muirneachán, a diminutive of muirneach ‘beloved’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abie G Vinal in household of Etiene Vinal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice G Bradford in household of Horace Bradford, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alice Bradford in household of Horace S Bradford, "United States Census, 1880"

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