Elizabeth Bradbury

14 September 1780–27 March 1837 (Age 56)
Buxton, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bradbury was born on 14 September 1780, in Buxton, York, Maine, United States, her father, Elijah Bradbury, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Lane, was 23. She married James Palmer on 25 July 1802, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 27 March 1837, in Buxton, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

James Palmer
1778–1840
Elizabeth Bradbury
1780–1837
Marriage: 25 July 1802
Sally Palmer
1803–1827
Abigail Bradbury Palmer
1804–1837
Elijah Bradbury Palmer
1807–1879
Nancy Bradbury Palmer
1809–
Richard Palmer
1811–1873
James Palmer
1812–
James Palmer Jr
1813–1877
Ann Maria Knight Palmer
1815–1849
Charles Henry Palmer
1817–1890
Benjamin Jones Palmer
1819–1881
Elizabeth Palmer
1821–
Joanne Palmer
1824–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1802
Maine, United States
children

(12)

    Sally Palmer

    Female1803–1827Female

    Abigail Bradbury Palmer

    Female1804–1837Female

    Elijah Bradbury Palmer

    Male1807–1879Male

    Nancy Bradbury Palmer

    Female1809–Female

    Male1811–1873Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

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.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 20

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places so called, in several counties, all first recorded fairly late. The etymology is generally Old English brād ‘broad’ + burh ‘fort’ ( see Bury ), but Bradbury in County Durham is recorded in Old English as Brydbyrig, the first element probably being Old English bred ‘board’. This is probably also the first element in Bradbury, Cheshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Bradbury, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Palmer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Betsy Palmer in entry for James Palmer, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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