Willam Bradford Waddell

14 October 1807–7 April 1872 (Age 64)
Fauquier, Virginia, United States

The Life of Willam Bradford

When Willam Bradford Waddell was born on 14 October 1807, in Fauquier, Virginia, United States, his father, John Taylor Waddell, was 27 and his mother, Katherine Kitty Bradford, was 20. He married Susanna Clark Byram on 29 December 1828, in Mason, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lexington Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 April 1872, in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Lexington, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Willam Bradford Waddell
Susanna Clark Byram
Marriage: 29 December 1828
Catharine Bradford Waddell
John William Waddell
Milton Byram Waddell
George A Waddell
Laura Olivia Waddell
Alice Amelia Waddell
Juliett Sarah Waddell
Robert Fielding Waddell
William Bradford Waddell

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29 December 1828
Mason, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 5

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Weddle .2 English: topographic name for someone who lived at the hill where woad grew, from Old English wād ‘woad’+ hyll ‘hill’, or a habitational name from a place so named, as for example Woodhill, Wiltshire.

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

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WBW: Research Notes of Carol Grass Winkler

DAR papers of Juliette Tavis Williams: Birth: 17 Oct 1807 Fauquier, Virginia; Death 07 Apr 1872 IGI: Birth 17 Oct 1807, , Stafford, Virginia, USA; Death 01 Apr 1872 US Census 1850, District No …

Sources (3)

  • William Waddell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William B Waddell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm B Waddell in household of Wm Mc Causland, "United States Census, 1860"

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