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39. Elizabeth "Betsey" HADEN was born about 1765.1 She died before 1813 at the age of 48 in Rowan County, North Carolina.

Bondsmen for marriage: Robert Bradshaw & Douglas Haden (her brother) Witness: C. Caldwell DC

Other children of Elizabeth and Robert Bradshaw have been suggested by Bradshaw researchers and seem to fit: Austin, born ca 1798, married Harriet Ellis; and Robert Jr, born 1809. Robert Jr. married (1) Sarah McCrary in 1829 and (2) Jane Lippard in 1846. Austin"Orstin" is in the 1850 Davidson Co Census; Robert Jr & Jane are in Rowan Co.

Elizabeth "Betsey" HADEN and Robert BRADSHAW were married on 3 April 1790 in Rowan County, North Carolina.1,154,155 Robert BRADSHAW114, son of John BRADSHAW and Elizabeth JORDAN, was born on 14 November 1760.156 He died in 1832 at the age of 72 in Rowan County, North Carolina.156

DAR Lineage #154795. Served as private, corporal and orderly-sergeant under Col. Posey, Virginia. Revolutionary Pension S.6708.

Robert and Mary Bradshaw, his first wife, were 2nd cousins. Her sister Ann married his brother Larner.
Surety, John Bradshaw.

Rowan Co NC Tax Lists 1757-1800; Annotated Transcriptions
Jo White Linn 1995; Self-published
1778 Tax List of Capt. George Reed's Co. Copied in 1790. Not included in the regular packed – found in the 1980's.
Robert Bradshaw, 225A 1 white poll, 3 black polls
Persons who Failed to give in their Taxables Property, 1800
Robert Bradshaw: 225 A, 4 polls

#313551 Rowan Co NC Deeds
Deed Book 16 1798-99
p.242 1 May 1798 Duglas Haden to Jesse Haden. 20# Tract on Yadkin begin Robert Bradshaw's Corner on the River bank, the North, original corner, along James Andrews line west, along Blanketpicklers line; his other line; river Bank down the river, 225 acres part of tract of 450 granted by state of NC to Dugless Haden as appears of record. “etc. etc. as in the last foregoing deed from John Sloan to Jesse Haden on Page 241. Signed: Dugless Haden Wit: Jacob Fisher [German sig]
Ack May Session of Court

Abstracts of Deed Books 15-19; Rowan County NC 1797-1807
James W. Klutz 1997
DB 17, p.34
11 Oct 1799 John Andrew, Joseph Andrew, Robert Andrew, John Church & wf Jane, Phillip Church & wf Hannah, John Chumey & wf Elizabeth to Robert Bradshaw for 10sh, 100A Yadkin R adj Douglas Haden & James Andrew, dec'd. Part of State grant to James Andrew. Wit: Philip Beck who provd Nov Ct 1799
[Heirs of James Andrew: John, Joseph, Robert, Jane, Hannah & Elizabeth]
DB 17, p.454
#1300 18 Feb 1800
Robert Bradshaw & wf Betsy to Jesse Haden for $250. 100a adj Duglas Haden & James Andrew dec'd. Part of State grant to Andrew which was conveyed at a sheriff's sale to Haden? Wit: Benj Hodgins who provd Nov Ct 1800
DB 18, p.85
1801 Joseph Haden Jr and wf Jane [x] to Robert Bradshaw for 25# 150a N side main Yadkin adj David Woodson, Benjamin Howard & James Patterson. State grant to Joseph Haden. [11:700] Wit: John Parke, Sally Merrell Prvd by Parke, Nov Ct 1801
DB 18, p.132
28 Sep 1801 Bill of Sale. Joseph Hayden Sr to Sargent Hughes for $200, Negro man Ben age 20. Wit: Robt Bradshaw, Robt Haden
Prvd by Bradshaw Nov Ct 1801

Abstracts of Deed Book 20-24 of Rowan Co NC 1807-1818
James W. Klutz 1999
DB 20, p.322
3 Oct 1811 William Haden, son of Joseph, to Joseph Pearson for $150. One tract 170a E side of Yadkin just above the mouth of Quillers Br adj David Woodson, Robert Bradshaw & Benj Howard. Tract of 84a on Yadkin, E side Thomas Br. All land to which he was entitled by will or descent from his father Joseph Haden.
Wit: R. G. Haden, John Murphey. Prvd by Murphey May Ct 1813
DB 23, p.440
11 Jul 1815 Robert Bradshaw & wf Betsy/Elizabeth to Billy D. Haden for $250. 66a S side main Yadkin adj Charles Boroughs, formerly; the road leading from Billy D. Haden's ferry to Mocks Old Field & Dr. Wm Moore, dec'd. Wit: D. Craige, Joseph Kincaid. Prvd by Craige Aug Ct 1815

Frederick Ford was Bondsman for marriage to Elizabeth Burns/Burris. Jno Giles, Clerk, was the Witness.

Rowan Co NC Will Abstracts, Vol. 1 1753-1805 Books A-F
Jo White Linn, 1970
Vol II 1805-1850 Books G-K
Bound together - separate indexes
H:547 Robt Bradshaw Sr 6 Feb 1832, prob 1832
Wife: Elizabeth. Sons: Austin [John Cooper tract adj Joseph Pearson & Henry Peck], Robert [youngest, land where Betsey Lucas now lives adj Austin Bradshaw & Richard Burns]. Dau: Polly Foard, Elizabeth Jordan Merrill [eldest]. Heirs of son William dec'd: Patsey, Robert, Unity D. Foard's heirs.
Exrs: Robert N. Craige, Robert Bradshaw
Wit: Richard Barns, Wm Miller

Elizabeth "Betsey" HADEN and Robert BRADSHAW had the following children:



Mary "Polly" BRADSHAW.






William H. BRADSHAW156,157 died before 1823.156

William married Elizabeth Humphries and had children Robert and Martha "Patsy".
Rowan Co Marriages.
William H. Bradshaw to Elizabeth Humphries, Mar. 25, 1819. Ezra Allemong, bondsman; Jno Giles, wit.



Austin\Orstin BRADSHAW156 was born in 1799.156

Austin married Harriett Ellis and had sons John Anderson Bradshaw and Charles W. Bradshaw.
Rowan Co Marriages:
BRADSHAW, Orston - ELERS, Harriet, Feb. 26, 1823
Frederick Foard was bondsman; John P. Hodgens, JP, wit.
There were some spelling problems on the bond - Harriett's name was "Ellis" - her father was Anderson Ellis.

1840 Census. Davidson Co NC [same page as his brother Robert]
Austin Bradshaw: 1m 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1m 40-50 [Austin would have been about 41]
1f age 30-40.

1850 Census. Southern Division of Davidson Co NC
Orsten Bradshaw, age 51, farmer, b. NC. Harriet, age 47.
Henderson D. Smith, age 18, laborer
George Myrick, age 14, laborer
Franklin Myrick, age 14, laborer

One son believed to be John A. Bradshaw, b. 18 Jun 1826. He married Mary Phifer.
1860 Census. County North of the NC Railroad; Rowan Co NC; Salisbury P.O.
Hh 296: John A. Bradshaw, age 33. Mary B. age 33.
Harriet 4, Mary G. 1, Florence 9, Cora 8.
John A. Bradshaw Guard. of Cora & F. Bradshaw - they have personal estate worth $5200 [presambly slaves.]
In the same census, South of Salisbury, Gold Hill P.O., Hh 425 was the household of Pheby Cuningham, age 53, b. SC, which seemed to be a household of five middle aged and unmarried sisters. Florence & Cora Bradshaw were also listed as living with them.
And, also South of Salibury, but Salisbury P.O., Hh 926
Household of Robert Ellis, age 47; Margaret L. age 29, Mary 6, and Sarah 1
R. Ellis Gdn. for Laura Bradshaw, age 12 [value of her personal property $2700]
I believe Laura, Florence & Cora were the orphaned daughters of Austin's brother Robert Bradshaw, Jr.



Robert BRADSHAW Jr..