Person:Thomas Bradbury (9)

Captain Thomas Bradbury
m. est 1605
  1. Jane Bradbury1606 -
  2. William Bradbury1607 - aft 1628
  3. Anne Bradbury1608/09 - aft 1650
  4. Captain Thomas Bradbury1610/11 - 1694/95
  • HCaptain Thomas Bradbury1610/11 - 1694/95
  • WMary Perkins1615 - 1700
m. May 1636
  1. Wymond Bradbury1637 - 1669
  2. Judith Bradbury1638 - 1699
  3. Thomas Bradbury1640/1 - 1718
  4. Mary Bradbury1642/3 - 1724
  5. Jane Bradbury1645 - 1729
  6. Jacob Bradbury1647 - 1669
  7. William Bradbury1649 - 1678
  8. Elizabeth Bradbury1651 - Bef 1694
  9. John Bradbury1654 - 1678
  10. Ann Bradbury1656 - 1659
  11. Jabez Bradbury1658 - 1677
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Captain Thomas Bradbury
Gender Male
Christening[1] 28 Feb 1610/11 Wicken-Bonhunt, Essex, EnglandSt. Margaret's
Emigration[1] 1635
Residence[1] 1635 York, York, Maine, United States
Alt Marriage abt 1636 Ipswich, Mass.to Mary Perkins
Marriage May 1636 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Perkins
Residence[1] bef 1640 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Planter.
Other[1][2][3] 13 May 1640 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesAdmitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Will[1][2] 14 Feb 1693/94
Death[1][2][3] 16 Mar 1694/95 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Probate[1] 26 Mar 1695 Will proved.
Estate Inventory[1] aft 16 Mar 1694/95 Undated. … £463 16s. 10d., of which at least £250 was real estate.

Offices Held by Captain Thomas Bradbury of York and Salisbury

"Deputy for Salisbury to the Massachusetts Bay General Court, 7 May 1651, 26 May 1652,14 May 1656, 6 May 1657, 30 May 1660, 22 May 1661 (as 'Capt Tho[mas] Bradbury'), 23 May 1666 [MBCR 3:220, 259, 422, 4:1:37, 77, 255, 286, 416, 4:2:2,294].

Ipswich grand jury, 4 November 1645 |EQC 1:86]. Clerk of courts, 24 April 1649 [EQC 1:167].

Salisbury magistrate, 8 April 1662, 14 November 1676, 10 April 1677, 9 April 1678,11 November 1679 [EQC 6:208, 261, 427, 7:272]. Commissioner to end small causes for Salisbury, 8 April 1662,13 April 1669, 30 May 1676, 9 October 1677, 11 November 1679, 27 September 1681 [EQC 2:383, 4:131, 6:141, 341, 7:277, 8:186).

Salisbury clerk of the writs, 10 December 1641 [MBCR 1:345]. Constable, 29 January 1641/2 (as "John Bradbury") [EQC 1:41]. Selectman, 1674, 1682 [Essex Ant 12:83-84; EQC 8:318].

Clerk of Salisbury train band, 4 November 1645 [EQC 1:87]. Elected ensign at Salisbury, March 1647/8 [MBCR 2:131]. Captain by 22 May 1661 [MBCR 4:2:2]."[1]


Recorder for Old Norfolk Co.[3]

References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Thomas Bradbury, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 1:375-81.

    ORIGIN: London.
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admission to Salisbury church prior to 13 May 1640 implied by freemanship.
    FREEMAN: 13 May 1640 (fourth in a list of four Salisbury men) [MBCR 1:376].
    BIRTH: Baptized Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, 28 February 1601/1, son of Wymond Bradbury [TAG 18:224-26].

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 1 Capt. Thomas Bradbury, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 104.

    Capt. Thomas (Bradbury), of an anc. landed fam. of Essex, bap. last of Feb. 1610-11 at Wicken-Bonhunt, s. of Wymond Bradbury, lord of the manor, by Elizabeth, d. of Wm. Whitgift and Margaret (Bell), sis. of one w. of Sir Ferd. Gorges, who sent him over as agent. In London 1 May 1634, here 5 May 1636 or earlier, he dep. that he was liv. in York when two of Wm. Hooke's sons were born, and presum. his own b. 1 Apr. 1637, 2 Oct. 1638. His wife suckled Wm. Hooke. 'Starved for spiritual food' at York 13 Sep. 1637 …, by 1640 he had rem. to Salisbury. Freeman May 1640. First ment. in county rec. as 'John,' constable, 1641. Later clerk of courts and highly honored, capt., rep. 7 yrs., assoc. justice. Will 14 Feb. 1694, d. 16 Mar. 1694-5. He m. Mary Perkins, whose virtues are commemor. incid. to sav. her life in the witchcraft murders; d. 20 Dec. 1700. Of 11 ch: Wymond, b. (Ipswich?) 1 Apr. 1637. Judith, b. in York 2 Oct. 1638, m. 1665 Caleb Moody, bro. of Rev. Joshua. Thomas, b. Salis. 28 Jan. 1740-1, last ment. 1665. Mary, b. 17 Mar. 1642-3, m. 17 Dec. 1663 John Stanyan. Jane, b. 11 May 1645, m. 15 Mar. 1668 Capt. Henry True. Jacob, b. 17 June 1647, d. 12 Mar. 1669 at Barbadoes, unm. William, b. 15 Sep. 1649. Elizabeth, b. 7 Nov. 1651, m. 12 May 1673 Rev. John Buss.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Thomas Bradbury, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:229-230.

    "THOMAS, Salisbury, an orig. propr. but it is not kn. where he was sett. bef. going to that town, yet prob. at Ipswich, freem. 13 May 1640, rep. 1651 and six yrs. more, recorder for the Co. of Norfolk, when New Hampsh. was part of Mass. was a capt. and d. 16 Mar. 1695. His w. Mary, d. of John Perkins, after 56 yrs. of good cohabit. was accus. of witchcraft in the dark hours of 1692, but her age was not sufficient to condemn her; she was acq. and d. 20 Dec. 1700. The ch. were Wymond, b. 1 Apr. 1637; Judith, 2 Oct. 1638; Thomas, 28 Jan. 1640; Mary, 17 Mar. 1642; Jane, 11 May 1645; Jacob, 17 June 1647, wh. d. at Barbados, 1669; William, 15 Sept. 1649; Elizabeth 7 Nov. 1651; John, 20 Apr. 1654, wh. d. 24 Nov. 1678; Ann, 16 Apr. 1656, d. young; and Jabez, 27 June 1658, wh. d. 28 Apr. 1677. Mary m. 17 Dec. 1663, John Stanian; Judith m. 9 Oct. 1665, Caleb Moody, as his sec. w.; Jane m. 15 Mar. 1668, Henry True; and Elizabeth m. 12 May 1673, John Buss."

  4.   Thomas Bradbury in Hampton, New Hampshire, Area Genealogy.