Bradley

Name origin: The name is compound of Anglo-Saxon works brad broad, and lea, a field or meadow; there are numerous townships in England bearing the name. The earliest known ancestor bearing the name in Englnad was Roger de Bradley, 1183, or Walsingham, who held forty acres at Bradley. From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700 by Holmes.

Daniel Bradley

b.abt.1600, Essex, England; parents ukn
m.abt.1622; Elizabeth ukn
b.abt.1601; parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Bradley b.April 1623 d.May 29, 1691
  2. Mary Allen Bradley b.Sept. 1, 1626 Rowley, MA d.Oct. 4, 1684 Rowley, MA m.(1)Sept. 1, 1643 Rowley, MA Thomas Leaver m.(2)Horatio Belson Gage

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700 by Holmes: Daniel, b. Eng., 1615, came to Haverhill, Mass., 1635, and 1662 was a taxpayer at Rowley, Mass.

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