Matilda F. Bradley

2 June 1857–
Bedford, Virginia, United States

The Life of Matilda F.

When Matilda F. Bradley was born on 2 June 1857, in Bedford, Virginia, United States, her father, John Bradley, was 38 and her mother, Sarah F. "Sally" Payne, was 23. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870.

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John Bradley
Sarah F. "Sally" Payne
Peter Lee Bradley
Judith M Bradley
Matilda F. Bradley
Richard M Bradley
Charles William Bradley
Sarah E Bradley
Nancy E Bradley
George Washington Bradley
Susan A Bradley

Parents and Siblings

    John Bradley


    Sarah F. "Sally" Payne




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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 4

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.3 Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda Bradly in household of John Bradly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M F Bradly in household of John Bradly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matilda F. Bradley, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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