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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James Bradshaw
Margaret Brandreth
Marriage: 28 March 1768
Margaret Bradshaw
Martha Bradshaw
William Bradshaw
Joseph Bradshaw
Thomas Bradshaw
Robert Bradshaw
Sarah Bradshaw

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  • 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"

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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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