Daniel Bradford

  • Birth 1789 Lexington-Fayette, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 1851 USA
  • Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Plot Section 1 lot 8
  • Memorial ID 5220205

original deed owner of lot

There was a Daniel Bradford who operated the Kentucky Gazette Newspaper and had an office in town early Lexington. A Daniel Bradford was also the first Captain of the Union Fire Department 1790 in the town. He was listed in 1810 census - occupation printer also had a small bookstore at the same location later taken over by his brother Fielding from 1807 to 1815-16. This is under study as of this writing.
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Updated information below Jan 13, 2013 from Gloria Arnold: This information will be worked into memorial on this family.

Daniel Bradford
In the book The Old Episcopal Burying Ground it list Daniel on page 26.

There is a death date of 1851, and states he is the son of John, editor of Kentucky Gazette, mayor of Lexington, married Elizabeth Russell.
This info was taken from the original deed.

Ellizabeth P James Bradford, died 12 Oct 1833, no other info; her death was during the first big cholera epidemic in Lexington.

Also listed, is John Russell Bradford, died 19 April 1835; son of Wm P and Agnes Bradford.

John V Bradford died 21 Aug 1824; son of Daniel; artist; first buried Christ Church Cem, then moved to OEBG.

Maria Bradford died 1 May 1827; granddaughter of John; first buried Christ CHurch Cem, then moved to OEBG.

Caroline Harrison Bradford, born 5 Sep 1825; died 16 June 1837; daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth P
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Need to look the family up on 1850 & 1860 census. Unable to locate any Bradfords with early burials in FAyette Co Ky.

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Notes collected by poster this creating this memorial in 2001:

These are the children of John and Elizabeth BRADFORD:

Benjamin J. BRADFORD b: Abt. 1772 in Virginia d: Feb 1814 in Nashville, Davidson Co., Tennessee +Rebecca TUNSTALL m: in Prob. Kentucky d: 31 Jul 1819 in Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky.

Rebecca Margaret BRADFORD b: 1772 in Virginia d: 02 Feb 1819 in Fayette Co., Kentucky +Andrew BARBEE b: 15 Mar 1767 in Stafford Co., Virginia m: 29 Nov 1789 in Stafford Co., Virginia d: 01 Jul 1813 in Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky

James M. BRADFORD b: 23 Sep 1779 in VA or KY d: 12 Sep 1837 in St. Francisville, W. Feliciana Parish, Louisiana +Sophia Elizabeth BRADFORD b: Mar 1791 m: 01 May 1818 d: 01 Sep 1827

Dinah (Dianah) BRADFORD b: Abt. 1784 in Fayette Co., Kentucky +William HART b: Abt. 1774 m: 31 Oct 1810 in Fayette Co., Kentucky

Charles BRADFORD b: Bef. 1789 in Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky d: 1822 in Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida +Mary Ann CORLISS b: in Providence, Rhode Island m: 10 Sep 1817 in Kentucky d: 20 May 1861 in Westchester, Pennsylvania

Daniel BRADFORD b: 1789 in Fayette Co., Kentucky d: Aft. 23 Jan 1851 in Georgetown, Scott Co., Kentucky +Eliza Price RUSSELL b: 14 Sep 1787 in Fayette Co., Kentucky m: 12 Feb 1807 d: 23 Mar 1857

Fielding BRADFORD b: Aft. 1789 in Fayette Co., Kentucky d: Jul 1830 in Lawrenceburgh, Anderson Co., Kentucky


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  • Created by: Anne Rupert
  • Added: 20 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5220205
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Bradford (1789–1851), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5220205, citing Old Episcopal Third Street Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Anne Rupert (contributor 21366448) .