Descendants of Rev. Richard Bradford, 1752-1817

Contributed by:  Joe Bissett
There are about 1500 known descendants of the Rev. Richard Bradford and his wife Sarah Jeffery.  The writer therefore had to be content with listing here only the first three generations.
* indicates that there are descendants
(1), (2) or (3) indicates the generation to which each person belongs

Update 08/07/2009

I was just contacted by someone and was informed that the following information is copied verbatim from a book and is in violation of the copyright law. The contact holds the copyright for this publication, but has been very generous and letting the information stay. The condition is I need to provide the following information, which I am very happy to do do as I'm a stickler for sources and following copyright laws.

Source of information:

McGibbon, Grace Darling Bradford. Glimpses of the Life and Work of the Reverend Richard Bradford as Scholar, School Principal, Chaplain Preist of the Church of England and S.P.G. Missionary.  Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1970 (pp.203-210).
A copy of the book is in the National Library of Canada or can be purchased online at http://www.archivecdbooks.au/Reverend-Richard-Bradford-p/ca0070.htm.


The Rev. Richard Bradford 1752-1817.  Rector of Chatham, P.Q., etc.
  married Sarah Jeffery 1766-1822
  children:
 1. Richard Bradford II (1) 1784 - 1856
 2. Ann Bradford (1) 1785 -
* 3. George Bradford (1) 1786 - 1850
 4. John Jeffery Bradford (1) 1787 - ?
 5. Henry Bradford (1) 1788 -
 6. Paul Bradford (1) 1789 - 1793 buried at sea
* 7. Charles Christopher Bradford (1) 1790 - 1853
 8. Sarah Bradford (1) 1792 - ?
* 9 Harriet A. Bradford (1) 1800 - 1873
* 10. Eliza Bradford (1) 1803 - 1896
* 11. William McKenzie Bradford (1) 1806 - 1866

1. Richard Bradford II (1) 1784 - 1856 of Abbotsford, P.Q.
  married Rachel Lewis
  children:
* 12. Richard Bradford III (2) 1805 - 1878
 13. John Bradford (2) 1808 - 1877 unmarried
 14. Charles Bradford (2) 1811 - 1847
 15. Harriet Bradford (2) 1814 - ?
 16. William Bradford (2) 1818 - 1891
 17. Henry Bradford I (2) 1822 - died in infancy
* 18. Henry Bradford II (2) 1823 - 1888
* 19. George Bradford (2) 1826 - ?
 20. Edward C. Bradford (2) 1838 - ? married Olive Willard

3. George Bradford (1)1786 - 1850 of Chatham Township, P.Q.
  married Martha Smith
  children:
 21. Sarah Jeffery Bradford (2) 1811 - ?
* 22. George Mills Bradford (2) 1814 - 1907
 23. William Bradford (2) 1816 - 1834
* 24. Eliza Ann Bradford (2) 1818 - 1902
* 25. Henry Bradford (2) 1820 - 1900
* 26. Charles Bradford (2) 1822 - 1891
 27. David (or Daniel) Bradford (2) 1825 -
* 28. John Earl Bradford (2) 1827 - 1918
* 29. Martha Jane Bradford (2) 1830 - 1913

7. Charles C. Bradford (1) 1790 - 1853 of Abbotsford and Huntingdon, P.Q.
  married Roxanna Tenny 1809 - ?
  children:
* 30. William Henry Bradford (2) 1826 - 1911
* 31. Harriet Eliza Bradford (2) 1828 - 1879
* 32. Henrietta Roxanna Bradford (2) 1829 - 1922
* 33. Charles Jeffery Bradford (2) 1831 - 1915
* 34. Almira Jessie Bradford (2) 1834 - 1910
 35. Frederick Fleming Bradford (2) 1836 - 1919 unmarried
 36. John Abbott Bradford (2) 1838 - 1853
 37. Alfred Augustus Bradford (2) 1841 - ?
* 38. Helen Melvina Bradford (2) 1843 - 1910
 39. Sophia Matilda Bradford I (2) 1845 - 1846
 40. Sophia Matilda Bradford II (2) 1840 - 1901
 41. Theresa Amelia Bradford (2) 1851 - 1906 unmarried

9. Harriet A. Bradford (1) 1800 - 1873
  married the Rev. Joseph Abbott 1788 - 1862 of St. Andrews, etc.
  children:
* 42. John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (2) 1821 - 1893
 43. Jessie Sarah Isabella Abbott (2) 1822 - 1893 unmarried
 44. William Richard Hamilton Abbott (2) bapt. 1824
* 45. Christopher Charles Abbott (2) 1827 - 1870
* 46. Henry Braithwaite Abbott (2) 1829 - 1915
* 47. Harriet Elizabeth Abbott (2) 1832 - 1894
 48. Frederick Abbott (2) 1836 - 1837

10. Eliza Bradford (1) 1803 - 1893
  married Ebenezer Fisk 1806 - 1863 of Abbotsford, P. Q.
  children:
 49. William Richard Ebenezer Fisk (2) 1830 - 1852 unmarried
nbsp;50. Jessie H. Eliza Fisk (2) 1831 - ? married Paul Gouverneur, N.Y.
 SI. Emma Sarah Fisk (2) 1834 - ?
 52. Henry Charles Fisk (2) 1836 - ? married Isabella Graham
 53. Laura Amelia Fisk (2) 1839 - 1891 married Capt. J Hunter
* 54. Edward Francis McKenzie Fisk (2) 1841 - 1922
* 55. John Jeffery Fisk (2) 1844 - ?

11. William McKenzie Bradford (1) 1806 - 1866 of Abbotsford, P.Q.
  married Elizabeth Fisk 1814 - 1885
  children:
* 56. William Richard Bradford (2) 1832 - 1867
 57. Elizabeth Jane Bradford (2) 1834 - ?
* 58. Arthur Nelson Bradford (2) 1836 - 1921
 59. Sarah Ann Bradford (2) 1840 - 1909 unmarried
 60. Helen Bradford I (2) 1843 - 1843
 61. Helen Bradford II (2) 1845 - 1923 married George Mitchell
 62. Elizabeth Bradford (2) 1848 - 1856
 63. Walter A. Bradford (2) 1851 - 1854
 64. Emily Marie Bradford (2) 1854 - 1886

12. Richard Bradford III (2) 1805 - 1878 of Abbotsford, P.Q.
  married Sarah Fisk 1808 - 1897
  children:
* 65. Rachel Sarah Bradford (3) 1830 - ?
* 66. Richard Cotton Bradford (3) 1831 - 1913
* 67. John Bradford Sr. (3) 1834 - 1933
 68. Isabella Jane Bradford (3) 1840 - ? married John C West
* 69. Mary Ann Bradford (3) 1845 -?
 70. Elizabeth Bradford (3) 1847 - 1878 m. T.H.Browning
 71. Jessie Bradford (3) 1849 - 1880

15. Harriet Bradford (2) 1814 - ?
  married William Cole of Abbotsford, P.Q. and of Georgia, Vermont
  children:
 72. Harriet Rachel Cole (3) 1837 - ?
 73. William Cole (3) 1840 - ?
 74. Mary Jane Cole (3) 1840 - ?
 75. Henry Cole (3) 1845 - ?
 76. Richard Cole (3) 1848 - ?
 77. Isabella Eliza Cole (3) 1852 - ?

18. Henry Bradford (2)1823 - 1888 of Granby, P.Q.
  married Elizabeth Baird 1823 - 1875
  children:
* 78. Richard William Bradford (3) 1848 - 1920
* 79. Lauretta Bradford (3) 1850 - 1925
 80. Alice J. Bradford (3) 1852 - 1936 married John Mason
* 81. Edward Bradford (3) 1855 - 1918
 82. John Bradford (3) 1857 - 1943 married. Ethel Dalgleish
* 83. Walter D. Bradford (3) 1859 - 1934
* 84. Charles Bradford (3) 1861 - 1947
* 85. Elsie E. Bradford (3) 1865 - 1950
 86. Almira Bradford (3) 1873 - 1943 married. W. C. Morton

19. George Bradford (2)1826 - ? of Granby, P.Q.
  married Catherine Cook
  children:
 87. Frederick Robinson Bradford (3) 1857 - ?
 88. William Bradford (3) ?
 89. George Bradford (3) ?

22. George Mills Bradford (2) 1814 - 1907 of Cushing, P.W.
  married Matilda Stephens 1819-1894
  children:
* 90. John Bradford (3) 1838 - 1918
* 91. Martha Ann Bradford (3) 1840 -.1902
* 92. George S. Bradford (3) 1844 - 1936
 93. Matilda Bradford (3) 1846 - 1848
* 94. William Richard Bradford (3) 1849 - 1907
* 95. Edmund Stephens Bradford (3) 1853 - 1895
* 96. Charlotte Edith Irene Bradford (3) 1856 - 1955
* 97. Eliza Gertrude Bradford (3) 1858 - 1913
* 98. Frederick Norman Bradford (3) 1861 - 1954

24. Eliza Ann Bradford (2) 1818 - 1902
  married Henry Hammond 1818 - 1904 of Lachute, P.Q
  children:

* 99. Mary Jane Hammond (3) 1853 - 1891
* 100. Henry R. Hammond (3) 1855 - 1933
 101. George Hammond (3) 1859 - 1935 unmarried
* 102. William John Hammond (3) 1860 - 1909
* 103. Sarah A. M.. Hammond (3) 1862 - 1947

25. Henry Bradford (2) 1820 - 1900 of Cushing, P.Q. and Brandon, Man.
  married Mary Ann Stephens 1822 - 1909
  children:
 104. William I Henry Bradford (3) 1845 - 1926 unmarried
 105. Eliza Jeffrey Bradford (3) 1847 - 1888 unmarried
* 106. Charles A. Bradford (3) 1849 - l928-
 107. Henry Richard Bradford (3) 1852 ? - 1856
 108. John Franklin Bradford (3) 1854 ? - 1859
 109. Mary Ann Bradford (3) 1856 - 1946 unmarried
 110. Richard Johnson Bradford (3) 1858 - 1941 unmarried
* 111. Matilda Emily Jane Bradford (3) 1861 - 1961

26. Charles Bradford (2) 1822 - 1891 of Chatham Township, P.Q.
  married Charlotte Belinda Smith 1820 - 1888
  children:
* 112. George Bradford (3) 1844 - 1921
* 113. Ellison Bradford (3) 1845 - 1925
 114. Helen Bradford (3) 1846 - ?
 115. John Wesley Bradford (3) 1848 - 1868
* 116. Martha Jane Bradford (3) 1850 - 1914
* 117. Charles Bradford Jr. (3) 1852 - 1931
* 118. Almira Bradford (3) 1854 - 1941
* 119. William Henry Bradford (3) 1856 - 1940
* 120. Eliza Bradford (3) 1859 - 1914
 121. Richard Johnson Bradford (3) 1861 - 1862
 122. Mary Alice Bradford (3) 1863 - 1896 ) twins, both
 123. Charlotte Belinda Bradford (3) 1863 - 1931 ) unmarried

28. John Earl Bradford (2) 1827 - 1918 of Lachute, P.Q.
  married Elizabeth Smith b.? d.?
  children:
* 124. Adeline Bradford (3) 1851 - 1925
* 125. Albert Bradford (3) 1853 - 1930
* 126. Jacob Bradford (3) 1856 - 1936
* 127. Esther Bradford (3) 1859 - ?
* 128. Martha Jane (Jennie) Bradford (3) 1866 - ? married - Bigelow
* 129. Jessie Bradford (3) 1868 - 1950
* 130. John Howard Bradford (3) 1871 - ?
* 131. Ada Bradford (3) 1874 - 1968

29. Martha Jane Bradford (2)1830 - 1913
  married Andrew McConnell 1824 - 1893 of Cushing & Lachute, P.Q.
  children:
* 132. John Bradford McConnell (3) 1851 - 1930
* 133. James St. Quentin McConnell (3) 1852? - ?
* 134. Gilbert S. McConnell (3) 1854? - ?
* 135. Richard George McConnell (3) 1856 - 1942
 136. Andrew McConnell (3) 1858 - 1923 unmarried
 137. Jessie A. McConnell (3) 1861 - 1941 married J T. Ayers
 138. Jean Lillian McConnell (3) 1867 - 1953 unmarried
 139. Hugh C. McConnell (3) 1873 - 1943 unmarried

30. William Henry Bradford (2)1826 1911 of Milwaukee, Wis.
  married Elizabeth ?   b.? d. 1894
  child:
 140. Charles Bradford (3) ? - ?

31. Harriet Eliza Bradford (2) 1828 - 1879
  married William H. Bowron II of Star Prairie, Wis. USA
  children:
 141. William Bowron (3) 1852 - ?
 142. Jessie Bowron (3) 1855 - ?
 143. Francis Bowron (3) 1858 - ?
 144. Charles Bowron (3) 1859 - ?
 145. Harriet Bowron (3) 1862 - ?
 146. Sarah Bowron (3) 1866 - ?

32. Henrietta Roxanna Bradford (2) 1829 - 1922
  married Daniel Shanks 1827 - 1909 of Huntingdon, P.Q.
  children:
* 147 Roxanna Helen Shanks (3) 1851 - 1903
* 148. James Charles Shanks (3) 1853 - 1938
 149. John Bradford Shanks (3) 1854 - 1861
* 150. Henrietta Elizabeth Shanks (3) 1856 - 1922
* 151. Frederick David Shanks (3) 1858 - 1936
 152. Alfred Abbott Shanks (3) 1864 - died in infancy
 153. Albert Livingstone Shanks (3) 1865 - 1931 married. Harriet Foster
 154. William Harry Shanks (3) 1866 - 1867
* 155. Walter Daniel Shanks (3) 1869 - 1913
156. Jessie Harriet Shanks (3) 1872 - died in infancy

33. Charles Jeffery Bradford (2)1831 - 1915 of  Fort Covington, N.Y.
  married Susan McCleary
  children:
* 157. Jessie Bradford (3)
* 158. Rosemary Bradford (3)
 159. Charles William Bradford (3) 1874 - 1954 m. Florence S. Grow
* 160. Harriet Eliza Bradford (3) 1879 - 1954
 161. Gertrude Roxanna Bradford (3) 1880 - 1912 m. 1. Arthur Mills
     2. S. J. Adams
* 162. Albert Joseph Bradford (3) 1880 - ?

34. Almira Jessie Bradford (2) 1834 - 1910
  married Stanley Bowron b ? - 1907 of Roberts & St. Joseph, Wisc
  children:
 163. Martha Helen Bowron (3) ?
 164. Stanely Bradford Bowron (3) ?
 165. Clara Almira Bowron (3) ?
 166. Mary Roxanna Bowron (3) ?
 167: Benjamin Schtiyler Bowron (3) ?
 168. - son - Bowron (3) ?
 169. Cornelia Jane Bowron (3) ?

38. Helen Melvina Bradford (2)1843 - 1910
  married James Bisset 1835 - 1869 of Huntingdon, P.Q.
  children:
 170. Alfred Augustus Bisset (3) 1860 - died in infancy
 171. James Charles Bisset (3) 1861 - 1864
* 172. Frederick William Bisset (3) 1865 - ?
 173. Francis Charles Bisset (3) 1867 - ?
* 174. Roxanna Helen Bisset (3) 1869 - ?

40. Sophia Matilda Bradford (2) 1849 - 1891
  married Thomas K. Milne of Huntingdon, P.Q. and Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  children:
 175. Maude Milne (3) 1869 - 1883
 176. - son - Milne (3) 1887 - ?

41. John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (2) 1821 - 1893 of Montreal, P.Q.
  married Mary Martha Bethune 1824-5 to 1898
  children:
 177. Frances M. Abbott (3) 1850 - 1925
 178. John Betham Abbott (3) 1851 - 1930 m. Lillian D. Young
* 179. William Hamilton Abbott (3) 1853 - 1930
* 180. Mary Isabella Abbott (3) 1855 - 1932
 181. Henry Abbott (3) 1857 - 1898 m. 1. Jane R.A.Liddell
     2. Bertha Stevenson
 182. Charles Alfred Abbott (3) 1859 - 1860
* 183. Alice Elizabeth Abbott           (3) 1861 - 1945
* 184. Arthur Edward Abbott            (3) 1863 - 1944
 185. Harriet Ann Abbott (3) 1867 - 1955 unmarried

45. Christopher Charles Abbott (2) 1827 - 1870
  married Isabella Thomasina Kains 1833 - 1870
  child:
 186. Charles Christopher Abbott (3) 1855 - ?

46. Henry Braithwaite Abbott (2) 1829 - 1915 of Vancouver, B.C.
  married Marguerite A. Sicotte Freer 1838 - 1903
  children:
* 187. John Louis Grahame Abbott (3) 1870-1927
 188. Harriet Amelie Beatrice Abbott (3) 1873 - 1959 m. 1. Osborne Plunkett   2. S.S. Galsworthy
 189. Harry Hamilton Abbott (3) 1878 - 1959

47. Harriet Elizabeth Abbott  (2) 1832 - 1894
  married John C. King Houghton
  children:
 190. John Joseph Frank Houghton (3) 1863? - 1928
 191. Mary Jane Harriet Houghton (3) 1864? - 1921

54. Edward Francis McKenzie Fisk (2)1841 - 1922 of Joliette, P.Q.
  married Emma F. S. Elliott
  child.
 192. Edward Elliott Fisk (3) 1870 - ?

55. John Jeffery Fisk (2)1844 - ? of Coaticook, P.Q.
  married Aleyda Eliza David
  children:
 193. Ernest Jeffery Fisk (3) 1873 -
 194. Amy Golda Fisk (3) 1874 - ?
 195. Lucy Florence Fisk (3) 1876 - ?
 196. Nina Beatrice Fisk (3) 1877 - ?
 197. Edith Brenda Fisk (3) 1879 - ?
 198. Grace Muriel Fisk (3) 1880 - died in infancy
 199. Morrice Gordon Fisk (3) 1881 - twins - died in
 200. Brooks Archibald Fisk (3) 1881 -            infancy
 201. Kenneth Reginald Fisk (3) 1882 - ?
 202. Leila Marguerite Fisk (3) 1883 - died in infancy

56. William Richard Bradford (2) 1832 - 1867 of Buffalo, N.Y.
  married ?
  children:
 203. Elizabeth Bradford (3) ? - 1942 of Northampton, Mass.
* 204. Ida Bradford (3) ? - ? m. Starkweather of Calif.

58. Arthur Nelson Bradford (2) 1836 - 1921 of St. Hyacinthe & Grauby, P.Q.
  married Julia Le Gendre 1843 - 1921
  children:
 205. William Arthur Bradford (3) 1868 - 1877
 206. Lavinia Julia Bradford (3) 1869 -
* 207. Mary Elizabeth Bradford (3) 1871 - 1931
 208. Helen Jane Bradford (3) 1873 - 1879
* 209. George Edward Bradford (3) 1875 - 1934
* 210. Arthur McKenzie Bradford (3) 1879 - 1949
* 211. Henry Jeffery Bradford (3) 1881 - 1954
 212. Bertha Louise Bradford (3) 1883 - 1888
 213. Emily Florence Bradford (3) 1887 - 1968 unmarried
* 214. Myra Eleanor Bradford (3) 1891 - 1969

64. Emily Marie Bradford (2) 1854 - 1886
  married William Craig 1862 - 1911 of Abbotsford, P.Q.
  children:
 215. William McKenzie Craig (3) 1884 - 1887
 216. Jeffery H. Craig (3) 1886 - 1950 or 51



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