Samuel Leonard Bradshaw Sr.

Brief Life History of Samuel Leonard

When Samuel Leonard Bradshaw Sr. was born on 14 December 1908, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, his father, Samuel Silas Bradshaw, was 24 and his mother, Clara Estella McClellan, was 19. He married Willowean Edgley Carter on 15 May 1934, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935. He died on 11 January 1988, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Samuel Leonard Bradshaw Sr.
Willowean Edgley Carter
Marriage: 15 May 1934
Samuel Leonard Bradshaw Jr.
Jeneane LaRue Bradshaw
Charles Ira Bradshaw

Sources (39)

  • Samuel L Bradshaw, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Walter Dean Bradshaw in the "Arizona, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1880-1935"
  • Samuel Leonard Bradshaw, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1919 · Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple Announced

The Mesa Arizona Latter-day Saint Temple was announced on October 3, 1919. Don Carlos Young and Ramm Hansen were chosen to design the temple. The Mesa, Arizona temple was the first temple to be built in Arizona.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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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