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Emily Evelyn "Emma" Reeves Bradley
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1865
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1909
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA

D/O Benjamin F. born 1811{B.F.}and Mary{Jamison}Reeves born 1815 They were married March~2~1832 Bath Co Ky.

Emma was united in marriage to George Washington Bradley August-9-1884 in Aberdeen, Brown Co. Ohio. In 2012 i tried to find their marriage license but the courthouse had a fire some years ago and i can not find their marriage license.

To this union they had 11 children.

Copied from a clipping of Aunt Martha Bradley Smith of Flemingsburg Ky Terry Bradley found this on Sept. 15 1972.

DOWN MEMORY'S LANE EXCERPTS FROM THE TIMES-DEMOCRAT 8-20-1909

DOUBLE KILLING BY LIGHTNING.
Mrs George[Emma Reeves]Bradley and babe in arms were struck by lightning and killed instantly near Peck Ridge Sunday afternoon.It seems that the family of father George Washington, mother Emma{Reeves} and little daughter Cora Belle and babe Coin had been visiting relatives not far away and were returning to their home on Three Mile Road not far from W.H. Peck's when they were caught in the terrible rain about 6 O'clock.
The mother Mrs. Bradley with babe in arms and her little daughter behind her, while her husband Mr George Washington Bradley rode ahead about 10 feet ahead of them.
The bolt of lightning struck Mrs. Bradley first killing her, the babe and the horse, and badly shocking the little girl Cora Belle, but not fatally. The husband was unhurt but terribly shocked.
The parties are poor people and we think came from Bath Co Ky as the burial took place at Mt Gilead Bath Co Ky on Monday.

WOMAN KILL BY LIGHTNING
Near Flemingsburg, Mrs. George Bradley was killed by lightning while riding horseback, with her little girl behind her and babe in her arms. Th little girl escaped injury Mrs Bradley, babe in her arms and the horse were killed.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  George Washington Bradley (1863 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Maud May Bradley Sapp (1884 - 1927)*
  Edward Samuel Bradley (1887 - 1951)*
  Roy Robert Bradley (1888 - 1974)*
  George Forrest Bradley (1891 - 1975)*
  Owen Lee Bradley (1893 - 1893)*
  Martha Bradley Smith (1894 - 1982)*
  Esther Lila Bradley Sargent (1897 - 1972)*
  Chester Thomas Bradley (1900 - 1982)*
  Elgin Wilson Bradley (1903 - 1904)*
  Clara Belle Bradley Porter (1905 - 1989)*
  Corne Bradley (1907 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gilead Cemetery
Bath County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: patty gschwender
Originally Created by: DemBonez
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13924697
Emily Evelyn Emma <i>Reeves</i> Bradley
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Emily Evelyn Emma <i>Reeves</i> Bradley
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Emily Evelyn Emma <i>Reeves</i> Bradley
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My greatgrandmother who was killed by lightening while holding a baby in her arms while riding a horse.
- patty gschwender
 Added: May. 6, 2012

- DemBonez
 Added: Apr. 12, 2006
 
 
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