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Minerva (Dawson) Bradbury (abt. 1804 - abt. 1885)

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Minerva Bradbury formerly Dawson
Born about in Henry, Virginia, United Statesmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about in Montgomery County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in La Platte, Sarpy, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Apr 2013 | Last significant change: 27 Mar 2019
18:28: Hans Hofmann edited the Biography for Minerva (Dawson) Bradbury (abt.1804-abt.1885). [Thank Hans for this]
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Minerva was born about 1804. Minerva Dawson ... She passed away about 1885.

1850 Census in Pulaski county, part of, Pulaski, Virginia, United States. Members in household:

Mark Bradbury, 53 yrs
Marion Bradbury, 45 yrs
Henderson Bradbury, 18yrs,
Jenne Bradbury (M), 16yrs
John Bradbury, 14yrs
Nancy C Bradbury, 13yrs
Hesy Bradbury (F), 11yrs
Crud Brandbury (M), 9yrs
Thomas Bradbury, 6yrs
Sarah Bradbury, 5yrs
Mathew Bradbury, 2yrs

She was the daughter of Thomas Dawson. She passed away in 1885. [1]

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  1. Entered by Henry Bradbury, Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Mark Bradbury, Pulaski county, part of, Pulaski, Virginia, United States; citing family 430, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Jacob Mcdaniel and Nancy Bradberry, 03 Nov 1860; citing Montgomery, Virginia, reference n 35; FHL microfilm 2,048,462.


The events of Minerva's life were either witnessed by Henry Bradbury or Henry plans to add sources here later.

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No sources. The events of Minerva's life were either witnessed by Henry Bradbury or Henry plans to add sources here later.

Thank you to Henry Bradbury for creating Dawson-2132 on 17 Dec 13.

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On 13 Feb 2019 at 18:20 GMT Hans Hofmann wrote:

Dawson-2132 and Dawson-1401 appear to represent the same person because: Both have the same vitae - duplicates

Minerva is 47 degrees from Graham Chapman, 27 degrees from Janet Wild and 21 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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