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Maj William Bradford
Birth: Jun. 17, 1624
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1703
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of William Bradford, second governor of Plymouth Colony. Bradford Jr was assistant to the colony, deputy governor, treasurer and a Major in King Philip War where he was severely wounded at the Narraganset Fort Fight.

Bradford wrote his will June 29, 1703, he died Feb. 20, 1703/4, his small moveable inventory was taken Feb. 28, 1703/4, his will probated Mar. 10, 1703/4 and recorded Mar. 29, 1704. Per the old Julian calendar then in use in England and the American colonies. (Info. provided by Don Blauvelt 8/10/15)

Family:

Married Alice Richards B. 06/16/1627, D. 12/12/1671
Children
John 1652-1736
William 1654-1687
Thomas 1658-1681
Alice 1659-1745
Mercy 1660-1720
Hannah 1662-1738
Melatiah 1664-1739
Samuel 1667-1714
Mary 1668-1720
Sarah 1671-1705

Married Mary (Fitch) Wiswall
Child
Joseph 1675-1746

Married Mary (Wood) Holmes
Children
Israel 1677-1760
Ephraim 1685-1741
David 1687-1729
Hezekiah 1687-1761
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Bradford (1590 - 1657)
  Alice Carpenter Bradford (1590 - 1670)
 
 Spouses:
  Alice Richards Bradford (1629 - 1671)
  Mary Wood Bradford (1643 - 1714)*
 
 Children:
  John Bradford (1653 - 1736)*
  William Bradford (1654 - 1687)*
  Thomas Bradford (1658 - 1731)*
  Mercy Bradford Steele (1660 - 1720)*
  Alice Bradford Fitch (1661 - 1744)*
  Hannah Bradford Ripley (1662 - 1738)*
  Melatiah Bradford Steele (1664 - 1739)*
  Samuel Bradford (1667 - 1714)*
  Sarah Bradford Baker (1671 - 1705)*
  Joseph Bradford (1675 - 1746)*
  Israel Bradford (1678 - 1760)*
  Ephraim Bradford (1685 - 1746)*
  David Kingston Bradford (1690 - 1730)*
 
 Siblings:
  Constant Southworth (1612 - 1678)**
  Thomas Southworth (1616 - 1669)**
  John Bradford (1618 - 1676)**
  William Bradford (1624 - 1703)
  Joseph Bradford (1630 - 1715)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Here lyes ye body
of Honourable Major
WILLIAM BRADFORD
who expired Febr ye 20th
1703/4 Aged 71 years.

He lived long but still was doing good,
& in his country's service lost much blood.
After a life well spent he's now at rest,
His very name and memory is blest.

Epitaphs from Burial Hill
By Bradford Kingman
Published 1892
Epitaph #11
 
Burial:
Burial Hill
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: B 247.1
 
Maintained by: Ken Saccocia
Originally Created by: Dee Smith
Record added: Feb 17, 2003
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Our 8th Great Grandfather on Mom's side (Churchill) We should never forget those from whence we came. RIP.
- Terry Lee Heaps
 Added: Aug. 7, 2017
Cousin
- June Phillips
 Added: Aug. 7, 2017
xxxx 9th great grandfather
- dawn gagliano
 Added: Aug. 6, 2017
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