Person:William Bradford (5)

William Bradford, II
m. 28 Nov 1552
  1. William Bradford, II1559 - 1591
  2. Elizabeth Bradford1560 -
  3. Robert Bradford1561 - 1607
  4. Susanna Bradford1570 - 1592
  • HWilliam Bradford, II1559 - 1591
  • WAlice Hanson1562 - 1597
m. 21 JUN 1584
  1. Bradfordabt 1585 -
  2. Margaret Bradford1585 - 1586
  3. Bradfordabt 1587 -
  4. Alice Bradford1587 - 1607
  5. Governor William Bradford, III1589/90 - 1657
  6. Margaret Bradford1595 - 1657
Facts and Events
Name William Bradford, II
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 19 Mar 1559 Austerfield, Yorkshire, England
Birth? 29 Mar 1559 Austerfield, Yorkshire, England
Marriage 21 JUN 1584 Austerfield, Yorkshire, Englandto Alice Hanson
Death? 15 Jul 1591 Austerfield, Yorkshire, England
Burial? 15 Jul 1591 Austerfield, Yorkshire, England
Ancestral File Number[1] G5JP-FL

William Bradford's life displayed a mixture of the commonplace and the extraordinary that was characteristic of the Puritan experience. Bradford was the son of a prosperous farmer in Yorkshire, England. He received no higher education but instead was taught practical arts of farming.


http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:425704&id=I41008 REFERENCES & EXCERPTS OF REFERENCES: SAINTS AND STRANGERS by George F. Willison, 1945 p.45-46 Gov. William Bradford's father was a prosperous yeoman who tilled many acres, died shortly after William was born in 1589. Alice Hanson was daughter of a local shopkeeper and farmer; remarried when William was just 4, sending him to his grandfather, another William Bradford I. Grandfather and mother died 1596 and the boy was taken in by paternal uncles.

References
  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R) Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998 (6).
  2.   William Bradford II - burial: 15 July 1591; Austerfield, Yorkshire, England.

    NEHGR: Extracts from the Register Books of Austerfield, in Yorkshire,
    1561-1631, Volume Info: 4, Page: 177-178; reprinte, H. G. Somerby, Apr. 1850
    Notes
    burial: 15 July 1591; Austerfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

  3.   William Bradford Jr, (II) "Find A Grave Index".

    "Find A Grave Index," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV2K-53FM : accessed 10 June 2015), William Bradford Jr, 1591; Burial, Austerfield, Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England, Austerfield, St Helena Church; citing record ID 79609353, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.