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Benjamin BRADFORD

Benjamin BRADFORD

Male [1781] - 1858

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  • Name Benjamin BRADFORD 
    Born [1781]  Castine, Hancock, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Petition 1821
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1780] 
    Residence 10 Jun 1784  Passamaquoddy, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://members.shaw.ca/caren.secord/locations/NewBrunswick/Lists/PenobscotGroupSorted.html
      From Library and Archives Canada, Ward Chipman Papers, Muster Master General's Office - Loyalists Musters, 1776-1785
      (M.G. 23, D 1, Series I, Volume 24, pages 172-177) Microfilm C-9818
      Return of Men, Women and Children of the Penobscot Loyalists Settled in the District of Passamaquoddy the 10th of June 1784
      Men: Benjamin Bradford
      Women: Millity Bradford
      Children over 10: Anna Bradford
      Children under 10: Daniel Bradford, Mary Bradford, Benjamin Bradford
    Residence 12 Apr 1803  St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 30 Nov 1821  Lot 57, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1822  [L] St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Andrews Assessment 1822: Perez Bradford [L] Benj Bradford Jr [L] Joshua Bradford [L]
    Assessed 1831  [L] Country, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Andrews Assessment 1831 Town: Perez Bradford [P]
      St Andrews Assessment 1831 Country: Mrs Bradford [L] Benj Bradford [L]
    Residence 1851  St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Benjaman Bradford
      in the 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
      Name: Benjaman Bradford
      Gender: Male
      Age: 71
      Estimated birth year: abt 1781
      Relation to Head of House: Head of Family (Head)
      Spouse's Name: Lucy Bradford
      Race: loyalist
      Province: New Brunswick
      District: Charlotte County
      Sub-district: St Andrews
      Sub-District Number: 16
      Benjaman Bradford 71 Loyalist Farmer Infirm
      Lucy Bradford 64 Native
      Rupel Bradford Male Son 26 Teacher
      Frederick Bradford 24 Farmer
      Margaret Bradford 19
      ear: 1851; Census Place: St Andrews, Charlotte County, New Brunswick; Schedule: I; Roll: C_994; Page: 89; Line: 13
      Frame 1 storey
    Died 16 Aug 1858 
    Person ID I37638  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2018 

    Father Benjamin BRADFORD,   b. 28 Mar 1753,   bur. 1 Jul 1832, All Saints Anglican, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Martha STUDLEY,   d. Bef 1822 
    _MARI 15 Sep 1773  Bristol, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • http://archives.mainegenealogy.net/2007/01/bristol-marriage-intentions-1758-1797.html
      Bristol Marriage Intentions, 1758-1797
      Source: Genealogical Advertiser: A Quarterly Magazine of Family History, Vol. 4 [Ancestry.com] (Cambridge, Mass., 1901).
      BRISTOL, MAINE.
      Intentions of Marriage Prior to 1800.
      From the manuscripts of Prof. John Johnston, LL.D., author of the "History of the Towns of Bristol and Bremen in the State of Maine, including the Pemaquid Settlement."
      COMMUNICATED BY ALBERT W. JOHNSTON OF PRINCE'S BAY, N. Y.
      About 1773-75. Benjamin Bradford of Long Island [Waldoboro. See Lincoln County Probate for Roland Gushing 1788] and Vistia [?] Studley.

      Vital records of old Bristol and Nobleboro in the county of Lincoln, Maine : including the present towns of Bremen, Damariscotta, South Bristol, and the plantation of Monhegan
      Statement of Responsibility: editor, Christine Huston Dodge
      Maine Historical Society, 1947-1951
      https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE954285
      Volume 2
      p 20
      Benjamin Bradford and Mitea Studley of Long Island, Bristol, int 15 September 1773 [Vital Statistics of town records of Bristol from 1765 to 1892 complete and in the possession of the town clerk.]
    Family ID F10890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy RUSSELL,   b. 18 Jun 1787,   d. 13 Feb 1868, St Andrews, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1807  All Saints Anglican, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 23 Dec 1807 Bradford Benjamin Russell Lucy 49
    Children 
     1. Lydia Russell BRADFORD,   b. St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. [AUGUST 1889], Germain Street, Calais, Washington, ME Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Eliza BRADFORD,   b. [1811], St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860 CENSUS
    Family ID F10889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    St Andrews Rural 1805
    St Andrews Rural 1805
    A look at the families living on the Penobscot Association Grant in the rural part of St Andrews, New Brunswick, around 1805.

  • Notes 
    • Vol S P 212 Benj m Lucy
      Vol T P 206 Benj m Lucy 19 Dec 1843
      Vol U P 810 Benj m Lucy 27 Dec 1848
      Vol V Page 45 Benj m Lucy 13 April 1849
      Vol Z P 148 Benj m Lucy 29 March 1845
      Vol Z P 648 Ben m Lucy 27 June 1854
    • Lot 68

      Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997 (RS686)
      Name LINKLITER, Alexander
      Volume NS-A
      Page 176
      Grant number 96
      Place Passamaquoddy
      County Sunbury
      Date 1785-05-21
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 100
      Microfilm F16302
      Comment Re-registered NS Grant of 1784/08/03: Penobscot Association
      Other names on this grant (188)

      No Linkletter disposal.

      No Bradford acquisition.

      Volume Z Page 648 [652/666]
      No 3686
      Benjamin Bradford yeoman St Andrews
      William McClure yeoman St Andrews
      25 pounds
      Lot 68
      westerly by the river St Croix
      northerly and southerly by lands owned by James McClure
      easterly by the rear of the lot
      50 acres
      28 rods in width
      27 June 1854
      Benjamin Bradford
      Lucy Bradford
      Wit: W H Mowatt, C R Hatheway
    • Lot 57

      Volume A Page 188
      [191/485]
      No 54
      5 August 1786
      David Shields Town of St Andrews
      John Dunn merchant Town of St Andrews
      75 pounds sterling of Great Britain
      Lot 57 on Scooduck River
      50 rods in front, 1 mile back
      David Shields
      Wit: Neil McNichol, Joseph Middleton

      Volume B Page 399
      [402/753]
      No 695
      John Dunn Town of St Andrews
      Finlay Malcolm Town of St Andrews
      43 pounds
      Lot 57
      4 May 1791
      John Dunn
      Wit: William Vance

      Volume C Page 122
      [124/560]
      No 82
      Finlay Malcolm yeoman St Andrews
      William Vance gentleman St David
      200 pounds
      300 acres
      Lot 57 purchased of John Dunn Esq
      Lot 58 granted to Finlay Malcolm
      Lot 59 purchased of Timothy Roix
      4 July 1795
      Finlay Malcolm
      Wit: Peter McCallum, Stephen Dyer

      Volume D Page 260
      [264/473]
      No 266
      William Vance gentleman St Stephen
      Benjamin Bradford Jr yeoman St Andrews
      for and in consideration of the true and just sum of 100 pounds
      Lot 57
      100 acres
      12 April 1803
      William Vance
      Mary Vance
      Wit: David Ross, Finlay Malcolm, Harris Hatch

      Volume G Page 114
      [119/450]
      No 72
      Benjamin Bradford yeoman St Andrews
      Daniel H Mooney merchant St Andrews
      35 pounds
      land in St Andrews
      bounded on the west by the River St Croix
      east by the barn erected by the said Daniel H Mooney
      on the south by the road lying between the said tract of land and a certain lot of land owned by Daniel McMaster Esq
      on the north 10 rods from the said road which said parcel or tract is part of the Farm owned and pccupied by the said Benjamin Bradford Lot 57 Penobscot
      30 November 1821
      Benjamin Bradford
      Lucy Bradford
      Wit: Thos Wyer Jr, David Wyer
    • Lot 4 Block C Morris's St Andrews

      Volume G Page 109
      [114/450]
      James Russell yeoman St Andrews and wife Ruth & Benjamin Bradford yeoman St Andrews and wife Lucy
      James Parkinson merchant St Andrews
      10 pounds
      land in Town of St Andrews
      Lot 4 Block C Morris's Division granted to David Arnott to James Russell
      9 November 1821
      James Russell
      Ruth Russell
      Benjamin Bradford
      Lucy Bradford
      Wit: Joshua Bradford, Lydia Bradford
    • Lot 55

      Volume J Page 413
      [415/553]
      No 372
      20 November 1827
      Benjamin Bradford farmer St Andrews and wife Lucy & James Russell yeoman
      Adam Duncan Thomson school master
      20 shillings
      quit claim
      land in St Andrews
      northwest corner of Lot 55 Penobscot
      commencing at a pine stump on the bank of the river
      running back the northern line of said lot until it arrives at the King's High Way
      thence southerly along the road until it comprises 1/3 the width of said lot
      thence parallel with the first line until it arrive at the river
      10 acres
      Benjamin Bradford
      Lucy Bradford
      James Russell
      Wit: John Wilson, David Thomson
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name GILMAN, NEHEMIAH
      Year 1821
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4189
      See petition of BRADFORD, BENJAMIN
      . BARTLET, LEONARD
      . BRADFORD, BENJAMIN
      . BRADFORD, JOSHUA
      . GILMAN, NEHEMIAH

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1820 Wilson, Samuel - 1821 Fuorrien, James
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288485
      8191271
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008191271?cat=78954
      [254/756]
      Petition
      Benjamin Bradford born Castine while in possession of the British and removed while an infant with his parents and other Loyalists to St Andrews in 1784 ae 40 [1781] married 5 children

      Joshua Bradford b St Andrews ae 33 married 5 children

      Nehemiah Gilman b NH while under British Government & was always a British Subject. He came to Charlotte County in 1785 where he has always resided since, is 58 years old, married and has thirteen children

      Leonard Bartlett was born in Massachusetts and removed to Charlotte County in 1808 where he has constantly resided ever since. He took the Oath of allegiance & has always conducted himself as a loyal subject to His Majest, & ever intends to do so he has 5 children
      ...Benjamin and Joshua Bradford request
      ...
      Nehemiah Gilman many years since obtained a License of ocupation from Christopher Hatch Esquire for a Lot of Land situate at the Mouth of Waweig River, between Lot No 67 granted to Joab Babb, since purchased and improved by your Memorialist, and Lot No 64 granted to Matthew Lymburner,containing about 100 Acres, reserved by His Majestys Surveyor of Woods for a Mast pond for the use of the Navy, as Memorialist is informed; This lot would be of great Service to your Memorialist and his numerous Family, some of his Boys beging neary of Age, & anxious to sette in his Neighbourhood. He has cleared and improved about three acres of the same, this Lot is wider in the from than the Read, and lies immediately above another Lot also reserved. Your memorialist most humbly prays that when the Reservations are removed from the Lands in the County of Charlotte, He may Receive a Grant of the above described Lot under such Conditions as relates to the Mast pond, as to your Excellency may seem fit, ans sufficient Land, wholly in a Wilderness State, lying in the Rear thereof & in Rear of Number 67 owned by him, as will make up 300 acres

      ...Leonard Bartlett...request

      March 21th 1821
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name RYAN, JOHN
      Year 1827
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4210
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1827 Mentin, Matthew - 1827 Smith, Abraham
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1289006
      8130799
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008130799?cat=78954
      [671/817]
      [Papers mixed in with John Ryan Kings County b c 1805 Ireland]
      [674/]
      John Ryan a British Subject b Castine ae 46 [1781] married 7 children
      settled a portion of the Crown Reserves St Andrews in 1817
      Memorial for said portion 1821
      12 acres cleared
      3 or 4 tons of hay
      ...
      Saint Andrews
      January 24th 1827
      John Ryan
      ...
      The under signed hereby testify that the foregoing statement is true and also that Petitioner is An industrious man and A Moral Character
      John McCurdy
      Joshua Bradford
      Solomon Greenlaw
      George McCurdy
      Benj Bradford
      William McCurdy
      Alexr McCurdy