Family Notes Respecting the Bradley Family of Fairfield, and Our Descent Therefrom: With Notices of Collateral Ancestors on the Female Side for the Use of My Children

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A. Pierson & Company, printers and book-binders, 1894 - Connecticut - 69 pages
 

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Page 30 - Dearly beloved wife the use and Improvement of one third part of my Real Estate, During...
Page 34 - She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
Page 53 - She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
Page 7 - I should be glad if you have any one of your sons that is a sprightly boy and about the age of 16 or 17 years, that hath been pretty well bred, to bind him over to me, and I will take care of him. If this come to hand, be sure to let me hear from you. I send it on adventure according to your last directions, to Mr. Willson of New York. You may direct to me at my house in Red Lyon Street, near the Cross-Keys in Holborn. This is all at present, but to let you know, that I am dear sir, your most affectionate...
Page 4 - Saviorer (sic) to obtain the pardon and Remission of all my sins and my Body to be...
Page 4 - Executors of this my Last will and testament ; and that this is my Last will and testiment I have hereunto set...
Page 6 - These for his very loving Brother, Francis Bradley of Fairfield in New England. 'Dear Brother: It is now 10 years since I received a letter from you, tho' I have seen several seamen since, but no one...
Page 6 - I have seen several seamen since, but no one could tell me whether you are in the land of the living as I am, which blessed be ye Almighty, tho in ye 74th (or 77) year of my age ; and I begin to think I can by no means live long ; which puts me in mind of settling ye small estate I have, & I have no children of my own, neither any relation nighe so near and dear to me as yourself and your children. Therefore, dear brother, I do heartily wish and desire y...
Page 5 - ... that my sonn Joseph Bradley shall pay to my Daughter Mary Bradley the sume of twenty five pounds within five years after he shall possess his portion, and my will is that my two sonns Francis and Dan...
Page 2 - Fairfield, where he owned land at least as early as 1650. His will, dated 28 Mar. 1674, named his wife ANN; son John; daughters Elizabeth Frost, Martha Beers, Deborah Sturgis, Isabella Clapham, and Ruth Bradley.

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