Henry Bond Bradford

1821–1905 (Age 84)
Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Henry Bond

When Henry Bond Bradford was born on 17 March 1821, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, his father, Dr. Benjamin Bradford, was 37 and his mother, Martha Bisbee, was 32. He married Lydia Jones Norton on 3 November 1847, in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 1 December 1905, at the age of 84, and was buried in Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States.

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Henry Bond Bradford
Lydia Jones Norton
Marriage: 3 November 1847
Benjamin Franklin Bradford
Pliny Fiske Bradford
Charles H. Bradford
Anna E. Bradford
Rush Bigelow Bradford
Clara M. Bradford

Spouse & Children

3 November 1847
Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine, United States


  • Benjamin Franklin Bradford


  • Pliny Fiske Bradford


  • Charles H. Bradford


  • Anna E. Bradford


  • Rush Bigelow Bradford


+1 More Child

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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 11

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the many places, large and small, called Bradford; in particular the city in West Yorkshire, which originally rose to prosperity as a wool town. There are others in Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Greater Manchester, Norfolk, Somerset, and elsewhere. They are all named with Old English brād ‘broad’ + ford ‘ford’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry B Bradford in household of Rush B Bradford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry B Bradford, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry B Bradford, "United States Census, 1870"

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