Jacob Bradley

Male7 July 1734–14 October 1795

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Bradley was born on 7 July 1734, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Bradley Sr., was 37 and his mother, Mehitabel Hemingway, was 32. He married Elizabeth Goodsell about 1755. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 October 1795, in East Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 61.

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Jacob Bradley
Elizabeth Goodsell
Marriage: about 1755
Daniel Bradley
Sybil Bradley
Lydia Bradley
Joseph Bradley
Mary Bradley
Molley Bradley
Amma-Ammi Bradley
Louisa Bradley
Hezekiah-Kiah Bradley
Asahel Bradley

Sources (23)

  • Jacob Bradly, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • None None, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jacob Bradley - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Jacob Bradley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1755
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 42

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 47

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 49

    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 many places throughout England named Bradley, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

    Scottish: habitational name from Braidlie in Roxburghshire.

    Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Brolcháin ‘descendant of Brolacháin’, a diminutive of the personal name Brólach, compare Brawley . This was a learned family.

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

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