Captain John Bradford | Elizabeth Blackwell Bradford Tombstone Inscription

Bradford, Captain John
Bradford, Elizabeth Blackwell
Section 28.2
ID # 280950 

A Revolutionary Soldier of 1776 

To the Memory of
Captain John Bradford
Born May 14th AD 1762
And departed this life
Jan. 27th 1827 

Mark the perfect man and behold the
Upright for the end of that man is peace 

Under this slab also
The remains of
Elizabeth Blackwell
Wife of
John Bradford
Born June 27, 1767
Died April 24, 1837
Parents of Mrs. Alfred Hume 

Ann born 1786
Elizabeth born 1788
Armistead Blackwell born 1789
John Alexander born 1791
Hiram born 1793
Judith born 1795
Robert born 1797
William Ashton born 1800
Edward born 1802
Frederick born 1805
Evalina Matilda born 1807
Louise Horner born 1811
Mary Margaret born 1813 

Recorded 2005

The Bradford family marker was placed on the Hume Lot after 1908. The inscription appeared in Mrs. Acklen’s 1933 listing of tombstones. One of the Bradford children, Louisa Horner Bradford married Alfred Hume. She and her husband are buried on the Hume Lot.
Update Report. 1-5-2010.

Biography for Captain John Bradford

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After 2009 Restoration

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Bradford, John

American Revolution Soldier buried at City Cemetery

Roster Of Soldiers and Patriots of the American Revolution Buried in Tennessee (1974)
Compiled by Lucy Womack Bates, Chairman
Revised 1979, by Helen Crawford Marsh
Published by Tennessee Society, NSDAR

Bradford, John (b 1762/d 1857 Davidson Co.) Buried near old Glendale Park, Nashville, TN: S.G.; Acklen says buried Old City Cemetery Grave SAR marked 1924. Lived on farm 4 miles south of Nashville on Granny White Pike. Lived Fauquier County, VA during Revolution. Capt, no service given. M 4-1-1785 to Elizabeth _______b 1767/d1837. Children Ann b 8-29-1786 m James Cowden; Elizabeth b 4-30-1788; Armistead Blackell b 12-3-1789 m 11-25-1824 Mary Jane Hopkins; John Alexander b 12-10-1791; Hiram b 11-4-1793; Judith b 11-3-1795; Robert b 8-5-1797 m 6-30-1836 Eliza T. Hart; William Ashton b 1-4-1800; Edward b 7-16-1802 m 4-1-1835 Virginia Campbell; Frederick b 2-23-1805 m 1-7-1840 Virginia N. DeMoss; Evelina Matilda b 7-22-1807 m 1-2-1839 John Nichol; Louisa Harner b 8-26-1811 m 8-12-1834 Prof Alfred Hume; Mary Margret b 11-27-1813. Ref: A scrapbook in Archives, not S.G.; A vol p 7; N.M.

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