Person:Simon Bradford (1)

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Simon Bradford
b.6 Sep 1797
m. 1 Feb 1791
  1. George Bradford1791 - 1823
  2. Violetta Bradford1793 - 1867
  3. Sophia Bradford1795 - 1867
  4. Simon Bradford1797 - 1865
  5. Catharine Bradford1798/99 - 1837
  6. Willis Bradford1801 - 1801
  7. Charles Morgan Bradford1802 - 1836
m. 8 Nov 1818
  1. Eleanor Frances Bradford1820 - aft 1904
  2. Joseph Woods Bradford1821 - aft 1891
  3. Sarah West Bradford1824 - 1890
  4. Edward West Bradford1826 - 1861
  5. Franklin Bradford1828 - 1870
  6. Cleora Bradford1829 - 1830
  7. Charles Theodore Bradford1831 - 1832
  8. Eliza Mills Bradford1833 - 1848
m. 27 Jul 1845
  1. Robert Woods Bradford1846 -
  2. Isabel Dunbar Bradford1848 - 1848
  3. Ida Linn Bradford1850 -
  4. Charles Turner Bradford1852/53 -
  5. Harry Percy Bradford1856 -
Facts and Events
Name Simon Bradford
Gender Male
Birth[1] 6 Sep 1797
Military[1] 1812 War of 1812 -
Marriage 8 Nov 1818 [1st wife]
to Eliza Mills West
Marriage 27 Jul 1845 Tennessee[2nd wife - she is the widow White]
to Isabel B Anderson
Death[1] 6 Feb 1865 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Family Recorded, in Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, c1981), 1:200, Secondary quality.

    ... serving in Capt. John W. Rading's company under Col. Richard M. Johnson of Kentucky. He was wounded in the chest by an arrow at the battle of the Thames, and saw the Indian Chief Tecumseh fall. For a while he commanded a boat plying between Nashville and New Orleans. Shortly after his marriage he moved to Nashville "where I heard him say he arrived with 62 1/2 cents in his pocket," to quote one of the authors of the Bradford article. His ability and industry, however, soon enabled him to become a very successful cotton factor. He married (2) July 27, 1845, Mrs. Isabel B. (Anderson) White (died April 23, 1873) and removed to Memphis. ...

    Simon Bradford