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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Family Time Line

Jacob Bradley
1734–1795
Elizabeth Goodsell
1739–1802
Marriage: about 1755
Daniel Bradley
1756–1825
Sybil Bradley
1758–1773
Lydia Bradley
1760–1825
Joseph Bradley
1763–1782
Mary Bradley
1765–1845
Molley Bradley
1765–
Amma-Ammi Bradley
1769–1832
Louisa Bradley
1772–1815
Hezekiah-Kiah Bradley
1774–1807
Asahel Bradley
1778–1861

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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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (4)

    1776

    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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