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Full Name:

Jacob Bradford
  Known As:    
  Date of Birth: 1834  
  Date of Death: May 30, 1864  
  Spouse: Nancy Davis  
  Father: Jacob Bradford Sr.  
  Mother: Charlotte Lemley  



Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA
  Marriage: at age 20 to Nancy Davis on March 9, 1854
Tyler County, West Virginia, USA
  Occupation: Farmer  
  Death: at age 30 on May 30, 1864 - cause of death: "Died in the Hands of the Enemy"
Cloyd's Mountain, Virginia, USA
  Burial: Unknown
Cloyd's Mountain, Virginia, USA






  Military Casualty Sheet: Rank:  Private
Company: F
Regiment: 14
Arm: Inf.
State: West Virginia

Nature of Casualty: "Was wounded & captured at Cloyd's Mtn,"

"May 9, 1864, and died, in the hands of the enemy,
"May 30, 1864, while a prisoner of war."


  Spouse - Nancy Davis-Bradford-Cline Born in 1837 to Jonathan Davis & Rebecah Lewman in Tyler County, West Virginia, USA.
Died October 31, 1915 in Jackson, West Virginia, USA at the age of 79
Buried at Pine Hill Cemetery in Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA
  Family: Jacob & Nancy Bradford had four children -- Dennis, Rebecca, Catharine & Emeline.
Nancy remarried after Jacob's death to Eli Cline. They had three children -- Laura, William & Eli.





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