Mary E Bradley

FemaleJanuary 1865–20 February 1903

Brief Life History of Mary E

When Mary E Bradley was born in January 1865, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Bradley, was 28 and her mother, Susan Mc Laughlin, was 26. She married Willie Preston Brocklebank on 17 October 1884, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 20 February 1903, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Malden Island, Line Islands, Kiribati.

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Willie Preston Brocklebank
Mary E Bradley
Marriage: 17 October 1884
Sarah Brockelbank
William F Brocklebank

Sources (11)

  • Mary Bradley in household of James Bradley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Bradley in household of James Bradley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Brokelbank in entry for Sarah Brokelbank, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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  • Marriage
    17 October 1884Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 0

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 11

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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