|Death: ||Jul. 8, 1731|
Died aged 68 years.
Elizabeth Sowle was the daughter of Andrew Sowle and Jane and was born in London,England. Will of Andrew Sowle probated in Canterbury court names her and husband William Bradford of New York. [charlotte Smith (#47027159)]
William Bradford (1663 - 1752)
William Bradford (1660 - 1752)*
Andrew Bradford (1686 - 1742)*
Ann Bradford Mercier (1719 - 1793)*
Here lies the body of Mr. William Bradford, Printer, who departed this life May 23, 1752, aged 92 years. He was born in Leicestershire, in Old England, in 1660 and came over to America in 1682, before the city of Philadelphia was laid out. He was printer to this government for upwards of 50 years and being quite worn out with old age, and labor, he left this mortal state in the lively Hopes of a bless immortality
Reader, reflect how soon you'll quit this stage, you'll find but few attain to such an Age. Lifes full of pain, Lo! here's a place of rest, Prepare to meet your God then you are blest.
Here lives the body of Elizabeth, wife to the said William Bradford who departed this life July(1)8 1731, age 68 years.
Note: The original monument was badly broken and defaced in the erection of the present church edifice. A new one of marble was placed over the graves by the church vestry in May 1863. The original gravestone is in the New York Historical Society exhibits
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Section N6, Northside
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Oct 31, 2005
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