Joseph was born in 1775. He passed away in 1839. His grave stone can be found on the right side of the Emery Cemetery in Buxton, as a slate slab, next to his first wife Susan Crockett, of which he had seven children. A year after Susan died, he married Sally Steele and had another nine children. Toward the center of the Cemetery is a tall concrete memorial of him, His second wife, and their 9 children.
Grave stone in Emery Cemetery, Buxton, and Thomas Bradbury-1922 research
John Brooks Threlfall, Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury and his wife Mary Perkins, (Madison, Wisconsin, 1988). The Bradbury memorial: records of some of the descendants of Thomas Bradbury-44. Included are both wives and all 16 children.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joseph by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Joseph: