Marvin Ross Bradford

6 July 1910–2 May 1992 (Age 81)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Marvin Ross

When Marvin Ross Bradford was born on 6 July 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Rawsel Bradford, was 19 and his mother, Lenore Hyde Maxwell, was 20. He married Mary Elizabeth Swann on 11 October 1940, in Clark, Nevada, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Denver, Colorado, United States in 1950. He died on 2 May 1992, in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pacific View Memorial Park, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Ross Bradford
1910–1992
Mary Elizabeth Swann
1916–2008
Marriage: 11 October 1940

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1940Clark, Nevada, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1911 · The Salt Lake Airport
    Age 1
    The site for the Salt Lake International Airport started as a desolate area of the Valley that was originally used to herd sheep. A cinder-covered landing strip was subsequently created for the Great International Aviation Carnival that was held later in that same year. It brought many pioneers of the aviation industry. Aviator Glenn H. Curtiss brought his newly invented Seaplane to the carnival and demonstrated it to the public by taking off from the Great Salt Lake. It slowly grew until Charles Lindbergh visited that area. After his visit, the airfield changed into a Municipal Airport and started being a hub for most flights from New York to California. After World War II, the airport turned into an international hub for most flights in the Mountain West. In recent history, it sees around 30 million travelers each year and continues to grow in popularity by travelers to and from Utah. It became a hub for Delta Air Lines after its merger with Western Airlines.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1932
    Age 22
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Braford
    Brafford

    Sources (25)

    • Marvin Ross Bradford, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Marvin Ross Bradford in household of John Rowsel Bradford, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Marvin R Bradford, "Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993"

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