George Bradford

Brief Life History of George

George Bradford was born in 1790, in Howard, Maryland, United States. He married Mary Edith Mallonee on 20 December 1819, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States in 1850. He died on 28 November 1867, in Lisbon, Howard, Maryland, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lisbon, Howard, Maryland, United States.

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George Bradford
Mary Edith Mallonee
Marriage: 20 December 1819
Edith M Bradford
William Charles Bradford
Achsah Elizabeth Bradford
Melvina Bradford
Daniel Luther Bradford
George Bradford
Joseph Luther Bradford
John Mallonee Bradford

Sources (5)

  • Geo Bradford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Bradford, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • George Bradford, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.


Historical Boundaries: 1810: Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States 1851: Howard, Maryland, United States


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, Cheshire, Wiltshire and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

History: This name was brought independently to North American by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Bradford (1590–1657), born in Austerfield in South Yorkshire, England, the son of a yeoman farmer, was among the Pilgrim Fathers who emigrated to North America on the Mayflower in 1620. He was a signer of the Mayflower Compact and in 1621 he was elected governor of Plymouth colony, being re-elected thirty times. Another William Bradford (1663–1752), printer, came from Barnwell, Leicestershire, England, to Philadelphia, PA, in 1685, subsequently moving to New York, where he set up a printing press and founded a paper mill. His grandson, also called William Bradford (1721–91), was known as ‘the patriot printer’, famous for his Philadelphia newspaper, which among other things denounced the Stamp Act, "which no American can mention without abhorrence".

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

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