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William BRADFORD
(Abt 1590-1657)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dorthea MAY
2. Alice CARPENTER

William BRADFORD

  • Born: Abt 1590, England
  • Married (1): 9 Dec 1613, Holland
  • Married (2): 24 Aug 1623, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 1
  • Died: 19 May 1657, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 1

   General Notes:

He was Governor of the Colony for thirty-one years.

   Events:

1. Baptism; 1590; Austerfield, Yorkshire Co., England. 1

   Marriage Information:

William married Dorthea MAY on 9 Dec 1613 in Holland. (Dorthea MAY was born about 1597 in England 1 and died on 17 Dec 1620 in Cape Cod Harbor 1 2.) The cause of death was Accidentally drowned.

   Marriage Information:

William also married Alice CARPENTER, daughter of Alexander CARPENTER and Priscilla DILLEN, on 24 Aug 1623 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 1. (Alice CARPENTER was born about 1590 in Wrentham, England 1 3 and died in Apr 1670 in Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA 1.)

Sources


1 Colonial Families of the United States of America, Mackenzie, George Norbury, ed., Colonial Families of the United States of America, (New York, 1907). , Vol. 5, Pg. 607.

2 The Pioneers of Massachusetts, Pope, Charles Henry, The Pioneers of Massachusetts. , Pg. 64.

3 The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Robert Charles Anderson, (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).


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