John David Bradley

12 January 1857–24 December 1941 (Age 84)

The Life Summary of John David

John David Bradley was born on 12 January 1857 as the son of Capt Henry F. Bradley and Sallie. He married Ida L Revercomb on 22 May 1899, in Madison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Springfield, Page, Virginia, United States for about 50 years. He died on 24 December 1941, at the age of 84.

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John David Bradley
Ida L Revercomb
Marriage: 22 May 1899
Louise Bradley

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  • Marriage
    22 May 1899Madison, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 4
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin ‘descendant of Brolacháin’, a diminutive of the personal name Brólach, compare Brawley . This was a learned family.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • John D Bradley, "United States Census, 1930"
    • John D Bradley, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • John D Bradley in entry for Ida Bradley, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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