James Bradshaw

Brief Life History of James

When James Bradshaw was born on 25 September 1743, his father, William Bradshaw, was 39 and his mother, Mary Daniel, was 36. He married Margaret Brandreth on 28 March 1768, in Eyam, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 February 1817, in Princetown, Schenectady, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Princetown, Schenectady, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bradshaw
1743–1817
Margaret Brandreth
1745–1782
Marriage: 28 March 1768
Margaret Bradshaw
1768–1830
Martha Bradshaw
1770–1772
William Bradshaw
1772–
Joseph Bradshaw
1774–1774
Thomas Bradshaw
1774–
Robert Bradshaw
1775–
Sarah Bradshaw
1780–

Sources (17)

  • James Bradshaw, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Bradshaw, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • James Bradshaw in entry for Martha Bradshaw, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776

New York is the 11th state.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the three places called Bradshaw in Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.

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

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