Frank Nettlin Bradley

MaleNovember 1861–22 December 1942

Brief Life History of Frank Nettlin

Frank Nettlin Bradley was born in November 1861, in Connecticut, United States. He married Susan Elmira Markham on 14 February 1893, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 December 1942, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Frank Nettlin Bradley
Susan Elmira Markham
Marriage: 14 February 1893
Olive M Bradley

Sources (6)

  • Frank M Bradley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank N Bradley-Fox, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Frank N Bradley, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 February 1893Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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

    1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

    Age 7

    In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 


    Age 25

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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