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  • ID: I4149
  • Name: Joseph Bradford 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: MAY 1630 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA 1 3
  • Death: 10 JUL 1715 in Kingston, Plymouth, MA 1 4
  • Burial: Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
  • Will: See notes
  • Note: 5
    [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
    5
  • Change Date: 13 May 2006 at 14:13:12



    Father: William Bradford b: ABT 1590
    Mother: Alice Carpenter b: EST 1590

    Marriage 1 Jael Hobart b: 28 DEC 1643 in Hingham, Plymouth, MA c: 30 DEC 1643 in Hingham, Plymouth, MA
    • Married: 25 MAY 1664 in Jones River, Hingham, Plymouth, MA 1 6 7 5
    • Change Date: 13 May 2006
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joseph Bradford b: 18 APR 1665 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
    2. Has Children Elisha Bradford b: ABT 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA prob.
    3. Has No Children Peter Bradford b: 1 MAR 1676/77 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

    Sources:
    1. Title: Mayflower Planters, History & Genealogy of
      Author: Hills, Leon
      Publication: Baltimore, GPC, 1975
      Repository:
        Name: Honolulu Public Library
        Type: Creation Date
        Date: 23 MAR 2009

      Note: Honolulu Public Library
      Media: Book
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
    2. Title: Will
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
      Page: of Alice Carpenter Bradford
    3. Title: Bradford, Mayflower Families in Progress
      Author: Wakefield, Robert S. & Lee D. van Antwerp
      Publication: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1988
      Note: 2nd edition
      Note: excellent
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
      Repository:
        Name: Kathleen Choi
        Type: Creation Date
        Date: 22 MAR 2009

      Note: 2nd edition
      Note: excellent
      Note: own (Kathleen Choi)
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
      Media: Book
      Page: p. 2
      Text: abt 1630
    4. Title: Bridgewater, MA
      Author: Mitchell, Nahum
      Publication: Boston, 1840, Kidder & Wright
      Note: HISTORY OF BRIDGEWATER
      Repository:
        Name: Kathleen Choi
        Type: Creation Date
        Date: 22 MAR 2009

      Media: Book
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
    5. Title: Kathleen Choi's WorldConnect data
      Abbrev: Kathleen Choi
      Author: Kathleen Choi
      Publication: Merged on 13 May 2006 at 14:10:15
      Date: 13 May 2006
    6. Title: Mayflower Descendants, Their Marriages for 2 Generations
      Publication: Bureau of Military & Civic Achievement, Washington, DC, 1922
      Repository:
        Name: Kathleen Choi
        Type: Creation Date
        Date: 22 MAR 2009

      Media: Book
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
    7. Title: Richardson Genealogy
      Author: Kleugal, Helen R.
      Publication: Polyanthos
      Note: THE ANCESTRY, FAMILY & DESCENDANTS OF GEO. EDW. RICHARDSON & HIS WIFE, EVA HORNER
      Repository:
        Name: Honolulu Public Library
        Type: Creation Date
        Date: 23 MAR 2009

      Note: Honolulu Public Library
      Media: Book
      Date: 22 MAR 2009
      Page: p. 286
      Text: month & year recorded in Peter Hobart's journal

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