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John Bradford was born 1618 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands to William Bradford (1590-1657) and Dorothy May (1590-1620) and died 21 September 1676 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. He married Martha Bourne (1614-) 1640 .

Biography

Despite being their only child and only about 2 years old at the time, John did not travel with his parents to Plymouth Colony on the Mayflower and thus is not considered in history as one of the Pilgrims. He remained in Holland with his maternal grandfather.

Vital Records

William Bradford's 1651 Journal

From his own hand, the listing of passengers of the 1620 Mayflower, includes:

"William Bradford, and Dorothy, his wife; having but one child, a son, left behind, who came afterward."


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Siblings

#g1: Offspring of William Bradford (1590-1657) and Dorothy May (1590-1620)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Bradford (1615-1678) 1618 Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 21 September 1676 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States Martha Bourne (1614-)
#g2: Offspring of William Bradford (1590-1657) and Alice Carpenter (1583-1670)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Bradford (1624-1704) 17 June 1624 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 20 February 1704 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Alice Richards (1629-1671)
Mary Fitch (c1635-1675)
Mary Atwood (1642-1715)
Mercy Bradford (1630-) 1627 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 1648 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Benjamin Vermayes (c1620-)
Joseph Bradford (1630-1714) 1630 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 10 July 1715 Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Jael Hobart (1643-1730)


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