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Bradford, Richard-[20091]
(Abt 1510-1597)
Catherine, -[20106]
(Abt 1525-1603)
Bradford, Thomas-[20062]
(Abt 1554-After 1604)
Elmsall, Mary-[20076]
(Abt 1560-)
Bradford, Ann-[28046]


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Wilbore, Samuel-[24025]

Bradford, Ann-[28046] 186

  • Born: 13 Jan 1590, Bentley, Marksey, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Wilbore, Samuel-[24025] on 13 Jan 1620 in Sible Hedingham, Edingham, Essex, England
  • Died: 24 Sep 1645, Taunton, Bristol, MA at age 55

bullet  General Notes:

Ann Bradford grew up at Maiden Manor and was descended fr o m a line of at least four generations of Bradford in th e Be ntley, Yorkshire area dating back to 1435. Her great g randf ather, Peter Bradford, was the great great grandfathe r of W illiam Bradford, the longtime governor of the Plymou th colo ny founded by the Pilgrims.
The families probably were farmers as the area in which th e y lived possessed the richest soil for growing crops in a l l of Yorkshire. Their home village of Bentley is locate d i n the eastern part of the county about 15 miles northea st o f Sheffield, a town that became famous as a cutlery ma kin g center and later for its silversmiths.
After their marriage, Samuel and Ann moved up the road t o S ible Hedingham, Essex Co, England, a village six mile s nort h of Braintree and near the ancient Castle Hedingham . The y were the parents of five sons, two of whom died i n infanc y. At some point in the 1630's, Samuel uprooted hi s family , hoping to capitalize on opportunities for them i n the col onies. They arrived in Boston and lived there fo r a time. T he next known of him comes from WEBSTER'S BIOGR APHICAL DICT IONARY:(See Samuel Wilbore notes).

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of 13 Jan 1590.

Ann married Samuel Wilbore-[24025] [MRIN:2259], son of Nicholas Wilbore-[18469] and Elizabeth Harrington-[5301], on 13 Jan 1620 in Sible Hedingham, Edingham, Essex, England. (Samuel Wilbore-[24025] was born about Jan 1597 in Sible Hedingham, Edingham, Essex, England, christened in 1585 in Lancaster, Lancastershire, England and died on 24 Jul 1656 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.)

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Reference Number:3307

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