Elton Guy Bradford

17 February 1916–10 June 2002 (Age 86)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Elton Guy

When Elton Guy Bradford was born on 17 February 1916, in Michigan, United States, his father, Roy Wood Bradford, was 30 and his mother, Mabel Tory Parker, was 25. He lived in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Oxford, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 10 June 2002, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lakeville Cemetery, Addison Township, Oakland, Michigan Territory, United States.

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Elton Guy Bradford
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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elton G Bradford in household of Roy W Bradford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elton G Bradford in household of Roy Bradford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elton G Bradford, "Find A Grave Index"

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