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Governor William BRADFORD

Governor William BRADFORD[1]

Male 1590 - 1657  (67 years)

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  • Name Governor William BRADFORD 
    Prefix Governor 
    Born 19 Mar 1590  Austerfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    Immigration 1620  Plymouth Rock, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • “Mayflower”
    Noteworthy First Governor of Plymouth Colony 
    Died 9 May 1657  Plymouth, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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]
    Person ID I40564  main
    Last Modified 30 May 2016 

    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 20 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F28453  Group Sheet

    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. Major 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 4 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F28450  Group Sheet