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William Henry Bradbury (1848 - abt. 1900)

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William Henry Bradbury
Born in Polk Co, MOmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Palo Pinto, Texas, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Lexington, Cleveland Co, OKmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jun 2017
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William Henry Bradbury was born in March 1848 in Polk County, Missouri. His parents died shortly after he was born, and in the 1850 census, he was living with Reuben Gaylor and his wife Mary A . [1] In the 1860 census, he is living with William and Angeline L Goldstone in Grayson County, Texas. [2]

He married Lucy A Lynn on June 28, 1874, in Palo Pinto, Texas. [3] They had five children during their marriage. In the 1880 census, he was a laborer in Grayson County. [4] In 1890, the family is living in Lexington, Oklahoma. [5]

His wife, Lucy, died after 1890 and the 1900 census finds him working as a baker in Lexington, Oklahoma, with four children living in his household. [6]

He died in about 1905 in Lexington, Oklahoma, at the age of about 57.

Research Notes

His mother's maiden name may have been Goldston and she may have been born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee. His father was also probably from Wilson County.


  1. "1850 United States Federal Census" Census Place: District 71, Polk, Missouri; Roll: M432_411; Page: 45A; Image: 95
    • William H Bradberry, Age: 2, Birth Year: abt 1848, Birthplace: Missouri
    • Home in 1850: District 71, Polk, Missouri, USA
    • Reuben Gaylor 24, head
    • Mary A Gaylor 20, wife
    • James H Gaylor 0, their son
  2. "1860 United States Federal Census" Census Place: Grayson, Texas; Roll: M653_1295; Page: 200; Family History Library Film: 805295
    • Wm H Bradbery, Age: 12, Birth Year: abt 1848, Gender: Male, Birth Place: Missouri
    • Home in 1860: Grayson, Texas, Post Office: Sherman
    • Wm Gaston 33, head
    • Angeline L Gaston 28, wife
    • Their children: Charles L Gaston 8, Annie C Gaston 6, Wm G Gaston 4, Milia A Gaston 1
  3. "Texas, Marriage Index, 1824-2014" Texas Department of State Health Services; Austin, Texas
    • M. H. Bradberry
    • Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1874, Marriage Place: Palo Pinto, Texas, USA
    • Spouse: Lucy A. Lynn
  4. "1880 United States Federal Census" Census Place: Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas; Roll: 1307; Page: 372C; Enumeration District: 015
    • William H. Bradbury, Age: 31, Birth Date: Abt 1849, Birthplace: Missouri, Occupation: Laborer
    • Home in 1880: Precinct 7, Grayson, Texas, USA
    • Lucy A. Bradbury 21, wife
    • Casy D. Bradbury 1, daughter
  5. "Oklahoma, Territorial Census, 1890" First Territorial Census for Oklahoma, 1890; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1811, 1 roll); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
    • William H Bradbury, Gender: Male, Age: 41, Estimated birth year: abt 1849, Birthplace: Missouri, Relationship: Head, Race: White
    • City or Township: Lexington, County: Cleveland, State: Oklahoma
    • Lucy 30, wife
    • Children: Casy D 12, Abbey 9
  6. "1900 United States Federal Census" Census Place: Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma; Page: 11; Enumeration District: 0028
    • W H Bradbury, Age: 62, Birth Date: Mar 1838, Birthplace: Missouri, Occupation: Baker
    • Home in 1900: Lexington, Cleveland, Oklahoma, Ward of City: 2th
    • Children: Abbey Bradbury 19, May Bradbury 16, Shubble Bradbury 14, Ethel Bradbury 12

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