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Bradford Genealogy & History

Bradford is a locational English name, derived from Old English "brad", meaning broad, and "ford", meaning ford. Bradford family history begins in Yorkshire, where they have held a family seat (feudal home) since ancient times. Other Bradford locations are found in Derbyshire, Devonshire, Dorset, Northumberland, Somerset, and Willshire. American Bradford genealogy includes William Bradford, who emigrated in 1621 from Yorkshire on the Mayflower and was chosen leader of the Pilgrims upon the death of John Carver, whereupon he became the second governor of Plymouth colony. The Bradford coat of arms is a wolf's head on a silver shield, denoting valiant captains. The Bradford motto, "fier et sage", means proud and wise.


Bradford Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
Aaron Bradford-- --, 1931May 21,1996AL
B Bruce Bradford-- --, 1928February 10,1996MO
C Janice Bradford-- --, 1932October 7,2005GA
Dagne Bradford-- --, 1915January ,1994MI

Bradford Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Frances Bradford-- --, 1925May 13,2005Decatur,IN
Fair Bradford-- --, 1895November ,1977Burlington,NC
G Leroy Bradford-- --, 1920November ,1979Michigan City,IN
H Clare Bradford-- --, 1913January 6,1998Eau Claire,WI

Bradford Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Anthony BradfordSusan BradfordJuly 29,1989Wake, NC
Bobby BradfordWanda StevensAugust 17,1969Wake, NC
Gordon BradfordRenee JeffriesMarch 27,1961Wake, NC
Oscar BradfordJean VandeckerMarch 10,1944Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Bradford

557th: Monroe558th: Schaefer
559th: Bartlett560th: McKee
561st: Morse562nd: Grimes
563rd: Richard564th: Barr
565th: Reilly566th: Snow

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