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Thomas Bradley
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Birth: 1805
Kentucky, USA
Death: unknown

Thomas married a woman named Amanda? to this union they had 13 children.

In his will JOHN BRADLEY{died in 1840} made the following provision regarding one of his slaves, at one point John had up to 38 slaves.

I hereby direct my Executors after the crop that may be on the place at my death is secured and taken care of my negro boy Tom is to be liberated and set free.
Tom was freed and he married and had a large family.
Thomas married a woman named Amanda?
They had 13 children. Thomas was a farmer.

1~ Mary Ellen~~born 1845
2~ William O.~~born 1848
3~ Arenia~~~~~~born 1850
4~ Thomas Shelton~born 1851
5~ Jerene~~~~~~born 1852
6~ Barthenia~~~born 1854
7~ Amanda~~~~~~born 1856
8~ Daniel~~~~~~born 1858
9~ Eliza Jane~~born 1860
10~ Anna~~~~~~~born 1862
11~ Walter~~~~~born 1864
12~ Fannie B.~~born 1866
13~ Henry G.~~~born 1870

1850 Census living in Bracken Co Ky~~ Thomas Bradly
George Washington Bradley, son, of Daniel, II, lived not far from Thomas.
1860 Census living in Bracken Co. Ky ~~Thomas Bradley also living with Thomas a day laborer named Henry Tucker{Black} age 48 from Va. Hiram Bradley, son of Daniel II apparently lived only 4 houses apart from Thomas and his family.
1870 Census living in Robertson Co Ky~~ Thomas with wife and 9 children. Thomas was age 66 wife Amanda age 49 youngest child Fannie B was age 4.
1880 Census Thomas age 77 with wife Amanda age 52.

It is interesting to note the number of given names which also appear among John Bradley's descendants. It is also of interest that Thomas Bradley,FREEDMAN, is always shown as "Black" in the censuses, never as "MULATTO" but his wife and children are shown as "MULATTO"

Created by: patty gschwender
Record added: Jul 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92929631

Part of my mom's Bradley family from Fleming Co Ky
- Patty{Meyer/Bradley}Gschwender
 Added: Jan. 4, 2016

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