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Gov William BRADFORD

Gov William BRADFORD[1]

Male 1590 - 1657  (67 years)

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  • Name William BRADFORD 
    Prefix Gov 
    Born 19 Mar 1590  Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    Immigration 11 Nov 1620  “Mayflower” Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Noteworthy First Governor of Plymouth Colony 
    Died 9 May 1657  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I40564  main
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2017 

    Family 1 Dorothy MAY,   b. Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1620, Provincetown Harbor, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John BRADFORD,   b. Abt 1617,   d. ?
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F28453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 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) 
    Children 
    +1. Maj William BRADFORD,   b. 16 Jun 1624, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1702, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Mercy BRADFORD,   b. Abt 1626,   d. ?
    +3. Joseph BRADFORD,   b. Abt 1630, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1715, Plymouth Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years)
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F28450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Mar 1590 - Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He was an English Separatist leader who grew up in Yorkshire, and later moved to Leiden, Holland, and helped found the Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact while aboard the Mayflower in 1620. He served as Plymouth Colony Governor five times covering about thirty years between 1621 and 1657. His journal, Of Plymouth Plantation, covered the period from 1620 to 1657 in Plymouth Colony. [2]

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

    2. [S76] Wikipedia, https:&|;&|;en.wikipedia.org&|;wiki&|;William_Bradford_%28Plymouth_Colony_governor%29.