Joyce Louise Bradford

17 February 1931–28 December 2011 (Age 80)
Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Joyce Louise

When Joyce Louise Bradford was born on 17 February 1931, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, her father, Elmer Russell Bradford, was 25 and her mother, Louise Belle Leathers, was 24. She married Francis D Anderson on 4 August 1951, in Laurel, Yellowstone, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 28 December 2011, in Spearfish, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis D Anderson
Joyce Louise Bradford
Marriage: 4 August 1951
Mark Lewis Anderson

Spouse and Children

4 August 1951
Laurel, Yellowstone, Montana, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Donald Russell Bradford



    Vicky Marlene Bradford


World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 1

Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joyce Bradford in household of Elmer R Bradford, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joyce Bradford in entry for Francis D Or Andy Anderson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Joyce Louise Bradford, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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