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Marriage: Children:
  1. Joseph Bradford: Birth: 18 APR 1665 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA. Death: BEF OCT 1712

  2. Elisha Bradford: Birth: ABT 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA prob.. Death: 16 JUN 1747 in Kingston, Plymouth, MA

  3. Peter Bradford: Birth: 1 MAR 1676/77 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA.


Sources
1. Title:   Kathleen Choi's WorldConnect data
Source:   SR488
Author:   Kathleen Choi
Publication:   Merged on 13 May 2006 at 14:10:15
2. Title:   Mayflower Planters, History & Genealogy of
Source:   SR478
Author:   Hills, Leon
Publication:   Baltimore, GPC, 1975
3. Title:   Will
Page:   of Alice Carpenter Bradford
Source:   SR483
4. Title:   Bradford, Mayflower Families in Progress
Page:   p. 2
Source:   SR471
Author:   Wakefield, Robert S. & Lee D. van Antwerp
Publication:   General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1988
5. Title:   Bridgewater, MA
Source:   SR472
Author:   Mitchell, Nahum
Publication:   Boston, 1840, Kidder & Wright
6. Title:   Mayflower Descendants, Their Marriages for 2 Generations
Source:   SR476
Publication:   Bureau of Military & Civic Achievement, Washington, DC, 1922
7. Title:   Richardson Genealogy
Page:   p. 286
Source:   SR481
Author:   Kleugal, Helen R.
Publication:   Polyanthos

Notes
a. Note:   [Choi.FTW]
  MAYFLOWER FAMILIES IN PROGRESS - BRADFORD, p. 4: The will of Joseph Bradford of Plymouth, planter, dated 8 Oct 1712, with inventory taken 27 Jul 1715, names his wife Jael and son Elisha. The will was refused probate following testimoney that it was not written according to the wishes of the decedent. ________________
  JOSEPH, b. abt 1630 (not included in the Division of Cattle) m. Hingham 25 May 1664 JAEL HOBART, daughter of Reverend Peter Hobart. He died 10 July 1715 [MD 5:217+] [MD 16:85 citing PCR] His will and the attending disagreement over same makes for interesting reading. [MD 5:223] The said Judge Declared that he Could not approve nor allow the said Writing to be the Will of the said deceased Mr Joseph Bradford And his Reasons are as follows viz 1 because it was Evident by the Testimoney of Mr Ephraim Little that the said Mr Joseph Bradford was deceived in a former will written by the said David Hobart brother to the said Jael And the said Mrs Bradford Promoting it & declaring it to be her husbands Will . when (as he after said) it was not his Will. 2 That by this Will or writing the on half of Mr Joseph Bradfords lands will Probably fall to the Hobarts therfore the said David Hobart not so fit for a Witness or Scribe therof. 3 The other two Witnesses Cannot say he was of a disposeing mind & memory when he signed it. 4 By Mr Eliazer Cushmans Testimony (a man also of known Integrity) It is Evedent that Either he the said Mr Joseph Bradford was non Sane Memori or that he was agen deceived in this as in his former Will when he signed it. by his saying he would give all his lands to his son . when but a few hours before he had signed his Will & therin gave half his lands to his wife & her heires & asigns for Ever. Note That Mrs Jael Bradford nor any in her behalf ever moved to the said Judge any appeal from the aforesd sentence. Nathaniel Thomas J. Probats



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