|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1817|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1891|
Andrew Jackson Bradley was born in Burke County, North Carolina. He was the son of Isaac Bradley and Sarah "Coxey" Bradley.
Andrew married Mary Eliva "Polly" Trentham, daughter of William Thomas Trentham and Easter "Ogle" Trentham
They were married by Reverend Richard Evans, in Oct 1847 in Sevier County, Tennessee. Andrew and Mary had the following Children;
1. William B. Bradley
2. Andrew Jackson Bradley Jr
3. Mary Polly Bradley
4. Martha Bradley
5. James Madison "Matt" Bradley
6. Woodley Bradley
7. Sarah C. Bradley
9. Lucinda C. Bradley
10. Robert Lee Bradley
11. Nancy Elmina "Callie" Bradley
12. Columbus Bradley
13. Isaac Newton Bradley
Military: Andrew Jackson Bradley enlisted on April 30 1838
at Valley River, Cherokee County, North Carolina as a private in Captain Thomas Angel's Company, 3rd Regiment of North Carolina Militia for six months duty. He participated in rounding up the Cherokee Indians and starting them on the westward journey to a new reservation in Oklahoma. This was the 'Cherokee Trail of Tears.' He was discharged on 6 July 1838 at Franklin, Macon County, NC.
Military: "Civil War" Andrew served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War 1861-1865
Pvt Andrew Jackson Bradley a Confederate Soldier in Co.B 7th Reg't Tennessee Infantry
Military: "Prisoner of War" July 3, 1863
Age: 45 Civil War-Pvt Andrew Jackson Bradley Captured at Gettysburg July 3,1863 POW at Fort Delaware Confederate Prison
After his Confederate service in Civil War, Andrew Jackson Bradley received a grant of 100 acres of Colonel William Thomas. The land was located in the area of Tow String Creek, Swain County, North Carolina (now Great Smoky Mountains National Park). The original hand-written document by Colonel William Thomas is still in existence and in possession of one of Andrew Jackson Bradley's descendants.
Prior to 26 December 1850, Andrew Jackson Bradley bought 100 acres of land from Solomon & Peter Milsaps. This land was located "on the right hand fork of the west fork of Little Pigeon River, it being part of an Entry made by David Millsaps including the land where Solomon & Peter Millsaps formerly lived." Then on 26 December 1850, Andrew Jackson Bradley sold this tract of land to James Wesley Huskey.
"Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 3", Donald B. Reagan, 1983, p 16, 21, 77.
"Smoky Mountain Clans, Volume 2", Donald B. Reagan, 1983, p 102, 105, 139, 150.
"Sevier County, Tennessee and Its Heritage", 1994, p 162.
"Mountain Ways", Gene Aiken, 1983, p 50.
Mary Elvira Trentham Bradley (1829 - 1907)*
Martha Bradley Ogle (1855 - 1892)*
Woodley D Bradley Whaley (1858 - 1923)*
Nancy Elmina Bradley Reagan (1867 - 1919)*
Maintained by: Whaley
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Record added: Oct 26, 2003
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