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Maj William BRADFORD

Maj William BRADFORD[1]

Male 1624 - 1702  (77 years)

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  • Name William BRADFORD 
    Prefix Maj 
    Born 16 Jun 1624  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    Military King Philip’s War; Commander in Chief 
    Died 20 Feb 1702  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40556  main
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2017 

    Father Gov William BRADFORD,   b. 19 Mar 1590, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1657, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Alice CARPENTER,   b. 3 Aug 1590, Wrington, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1670, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F28450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice RICHARDS,   b. 16 Jun 1627, Weymouth, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1671, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John BRADFORD,   b. 1652,   d. 1736  (Age 84 years)
     2. William BRADFORD,   b. 1655, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1687, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +3. Samuel BRADFORD,   b. 1668, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1714, Duxbury, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     4. Sarah BRADFORD,   b. 1671, Boston, Suffolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1705, Marshfield, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F28473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary WOOD,   b. Abt 1643, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1714, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married Abt 1676  [1
    Children 
    +1. Israel BRADFORD,   b. 1677, Kingston, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1760, Kingston, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Ephraim BRADFORD,   d. ?
     3. Hezekiah BRADFORD,   b. 1687, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1764  (Age 77 years)
     4. David BRADFORD,   b. 1690, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ?, Kingston, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F28446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Bradford was a chief military man of the Colony. In King Philip's War, he was commander in chief of the Plymouth forces. At the Narraganset Fort fight he received a musket ball. In the war with the Indians, he held the rank of Major, and was Assistant Treasurer and Deputy Governor of Plymouth from 1682 to 1686 and from 1689 to 1691.
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      William Bradford had several wives. With his first wife Alice Richards (b. 1627, d. 1671), they had at least 10 children. He had one son with his second wife Sarah/Mary Flitch. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] BRADFORD, Descendants of Gov. William Bradford-to the family of Martin Bryne Bradford of Charlotte County,-New Brunswick, Canada.