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Reuben Bradshaw

Birth
Canada
Death 27 Aug 1905 (aged 82)
Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Fulton, Oswego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 101995817 · View Source
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Aug 30 1905

VETERAN CIVIL WAR

Reuben Bradshaw
The death of one of Fulton's noted citizens, occurred last Sunday evening after a painful and protracted illness. Bradshaw has been identified with the business interests of Fulton from early manhood and his demise is deeply regretted by a large circle of friends and acquaintances. The deceased was born in Canada Jan. 9, 1823. When 17 years old he sailed on the schooner "Farmers' Delight," which earned logs from Canada to a saw mill located in the city of Oswego. At the time of the patriot war In Canada, Mr. Bradshaw was in Kingston and witnessed the hanging of insurrection Officers. After employment on a packet, Mr. Bradshaw finally located in Fulton and carried the mail on horseback from Fulton to the village of Syracuse at that early period of history the mail was delivered by Mr. Bradshaw after leaving Fulton, to Peter Schetick's home, then at a cobblers shanty at Ox Creek, thence to Lysander, Baldwinsville, Salina and Syracuse. At the breaking out of the Civil war, Mr. Bradshaw enlisted in Co. L of infamous Scott's 900 known as the provost guard of the City of Washington and was frequently one of the squad to escort President Lincoln from the Soldiers' Home to the White House. The deceased is survived by three daughters, Mrs FB Barlow, Mrs George Chauncey, and Mrs JB Overton. Interment at Mt Adnah


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  • Originally Created by: Maggie O
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101995817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Bradshaw (9 Jan 1823–27 Aug 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101995817, citing Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by af (contributor 47059011) .