When Oliver Perry Bradshaw was born on 2 December 1909, in McGregor, McLennan, Texas, United States, his father, Richard Martel Bradshaw Sr, was 21 and his mother, Effie Mae Brown, was 26. He married Lula Helen Benne in 1930. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Spring Creek, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Council Grove Twp, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 4 May 1969, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the three places called Bradshaw in Lancashire, Yorkshire, and Derbyshire, from Old English brād ‘broad’ + sceaga ‘thicket’.