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By Randall Scott Treadway

A Tribute to my Ancestors - And a Legacy to my Children

     Welcome to my Bradshaw Lineage Page. My page will start off with James Bradshaw. I believe that all the information below is correct, but if you find any discrepancies, or you would like to add to this site, please email me. I hope you find the information below helpful to you.

     Please remember each bit of information found here, or elsewhere, must be researched and proven by weight of evidence, via you, the researcher.

Descendants of James Bradshaw

*****************1st Generation*****************

    James Bradshaw  was the son of John Bradshaw, and grandson of Thomas Bradshaw of Oxton, Nottinghamshire, England, and Sarah Levis/Lewis of Darby, England. (Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, by William W. H. Davis, pg. 430).   James married Ruth Lowther of Buckingham Twp., Bucks County, Pennsylvania ca 1740 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. Ruth was born 1720 in Westmeath, Ireland, the daughter of William and Martha Lowther.  James purchased the homestead of Ruth's father, and resided there until his passing.  James died on 13 Mar 1776 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, and Ruth died on 10 Feb 1803 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. Their children were:

1.  Rachel Bradshaw, born ca 1740 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married Isaac Child on 01 Nov 1759 in the Plumstead Meeting House, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Isaac was born 14 Mar 1734 in Plumstead, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the son of Cephus Child and Mary Atkinson.  Rachel died on 06 Apr 1821, and Isaac died on 05 Apr 1769.  (Childrens birth dates from LDS files).

     a.  Jonathan Child, born 13 Jun 1761.

     b.  Rachel Child, born 09 Feb 1763.

     c.  Isaac Child, born 20 Jul 1765.

     d.  Ruth Child, born 04 May 1767.

     e.  Israel Child, born 28 Mar 1769.

2.  John Bradshaw, born 14 Mar 1741/42 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Hester Dyer on 26 Jul 1775 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Hester was born on 29 Oct 1742 in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the daughter of Josiah Dyer and Esther Brown.  John died on 06 Apr 1821, and Hester died on 02 May 1809 in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  I only have one child of theirs.  She was:

     a.  Rachel Bradshaw, born: unknown.

3.  William Bradshaw, (See 2nd Generation), born ca 1744 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

4.  Ruth Bradshaw, born ca 1747 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married Watson Welding on 22 Nov 1771 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Watson was born ca 1751, the son of John Welding and Hannah Watson.  Ruth died on 19 Aug 1804.  (Children and birth dates from LDS files).  Their children were:

     a.  Ely Welding, born ca 1773 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     b.  Elizabeth Welding, born ca 1774 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  Mary Welding, born ca 1774 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Watson Welding, born ca 1782 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     e.  Ruth Welding, born ca 1784 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     f.  Alice Welding, born ca 1785 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

    g.  Amos Welding, born ca 1790 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

5.  James Bradshaw, born ca 1750 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Jane Thomas on 11 Oct 1774 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  James died on 27 Jan 1818, and Jane died on 06 Jun 1819.  (Childrens birth dates from LDS files).  Their children were:

     a.  John Bradshaw, born: 1775, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     b.  James Bradshaw, born: 1777, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  Sarah Bradshaw, born: 1780, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Martha Bradshaw, born: 1784, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     e.  Rachel Bradshaw, born: 1786, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     f.  Nancy Bradshaw, born: 1788, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     g.  Mary Bradshaw, born: 31 Aug 1793, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     h.  William Bradshaw, born: 1797, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

6.  David Bradshaw, born ca 1752 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Elizabeth Carver on 01 Dec 1779 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Elizabeth was born ca 1757 in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the daughter of William Carver and Sarah Strickland.  David died ca Feb 1828.  Their children were:

     a.  Sarah Bradshaw, born: 29 Sept 1780 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     b.  James Bradshaw, born: 1781 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  William Bradshaw, born: 08 Jun 1782 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Sidney Bradshaw, born: 10 Apr 1784 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     e.  David Bradshaw, born: 21 Apr 1786 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     f.  Ruth Bradshaw, born: 12 Sept 1789 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     g.  James Bradshaw, born: 13 Jun 1791 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     h.  Elizabeth Bradshaw, born: 25 Jun 1799 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

7.  Amos Bradshaw, born ca 1754 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Adah Day on 01 Feb 1777 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania. Thank you for the information on Amos' children Berrie Bowman Ence.

     a.  Eunice Bradshaw, born: 1782

     b.  Eli Bradshaw, born: 02 Mar 1779.

     c.  George Bradshaw, born: 20 Oct 1781.

     d.  Martha Bradshaw, born: 1782.

     e.  Rachel Bradshaw, born: 1785.

     f.  Amos Bradshaw, born: 26 Mar 1791, died: 13 Aug 1854. He married twice. He married first to Catherine Darling. Children: Sarah Ann, and Jacob Harvey Bradshaw. He married second to Susannah Misener on 29 Mar 1831. Children: Amanda Melvina Bradshaw.

     g.  Sarah Bradshaw, born: 1792.

     h.  Mary Bradshaw, born: 04 Apr 1794.

8.  Mary Bradshaw, born ca 1756 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married Isaac Kinsey on 26 Nov 1776 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Isaac was born 21 Sep 1751 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph Kinsey and Hannah Yates.  (Children and birth dates from LDS files).   Their children were:

     a.  Ruth Kinsey, born 30 Aug 1777 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     b.  James Kinsey, born 11 Dec 1778 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  Isaac Kinsey, born 17 Oct 1780 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Mary Kinsey, born 11 Mar 1782 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     e.  Jacob Kinsey, born 04 Feb 1783 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     f.  Joseph Kinsey, born 15 Apr 1784 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     g.  Hannah Kinsey, born 03 Jun 1786 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     h.  Israel Kinsey, born 30 Oct 1787 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     i.  Oliver Kinsey, born 24 Nov 1788 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     j.  Rachel Kinsey, born 09 Nov 1792 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     k.  Mary Kinsey, born 11 Mar 1794 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

9.  Joel Bradshaw, born ca 1758 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Mary Gainer.

10.  George Bradshaw, born ca 1762 in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Margaret Hill. Margaret was born 24 May 1765, the daughter of John Hill and Elizabeth Smith. George migrated to Newark, Upper Canada, now known as Niagra-on-the-Lake. He died ca 1810, and Margaret died ca 1817 at the home of her daughter Rebecca Kent in Saltfleet Twp, Wentworth Co, Ontario, Canada. The information on this family is from Fran Corbitt (Thank you Fran). Their children were:

     a.  Seth Bradshaw, born ca 1783. He married Nancy Ann Vanderlip, the daughter of William Vanderlip. Fran states that Seth's home and business, located on the present day Niagra-on-the-Lake, were burned in 1813 by the American Army, but a month prior to this, Seth purchased a farm in Ancaster Twp, and already had his family moved there. Seth died on 22 Jun 1822 and is buried in the Myers Family Cemetery, Ancaster Twp., Ontario, Canada.

     b.  Rebecca Bradshaw, born Mar 1785. She married William Kent, and died on 25 May 1852.

     c.  Elizabeth Bradshaw, born ca 1786. She married Daniel Crosthwaite, and died ca 1857.

     d.  Sarah Bradshaw, born ca 1789. She married Lardner Bostwick, the son of John Bostwick and Mary Lardner. Sarah died on 02 Oct 1867, and Lardner died ca 1834 in Ontario, Canada.

     e.  George Bradshaw, born ca 1791. He married Laura Moore, and died on 26 Jul 1879.

     f.  Mary Bradshaw, born ca 1796. She died on 16 Aug 1805 in Newark, Onatario, Canada.

11.  Sarah Bradshaw, born ca 1765 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married David Gilbert.

12.  Martha Bradshaw, born ca 1770 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

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*****************2nd Generation*****************

     William Bradshaw born ca 1744 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, married twice.   He married first to Sarah Preston on 19 Apr 1769 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Sarah was born on 03 Jun 1745 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the daughter of William Preston and Deborah Chesman.  Their children were:

1.  Ruth Bradshaw, born 09 Jul 1770 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

2.  Sarah Bradshaw, born 05 Oct 1772 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married Joseph Johnson on 03 Nov 1795 in the Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylania.

     William married second to Mary Shaw on 22 Dec 1774 in the Plumstead Twp. Meeting House.  Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania (Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, by Wm. W. H. Davis, pg. 430).  Mary was born ca 1752 in Plumstead, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the daughter of James Shaw and Mary Fenton.  William was a large land owner in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  William migrated to Bourbon Co., Kentucky.  William died on 02 Oct 1827 in Bourbon Co., Kentucky, and Mary died on 25 Feb 1805.  Their children were:

3.  Martha Bradshaw, born 15 Nov 1775 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married George Fell.  George was born 11 Jul 1767 in Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania the son of John Fell and Elizabeth Hartley.   (Children's birthdates from LDS files).  Their children were:

     a.  Mary Fell, born: 22 Nov 1797 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     b.  Rachel Fell, born: 26 Jan 1801 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  Elizabeth Fell, born: 06 May 1804 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Phebe Fell, born: 27 Jul 1807 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     e.  Susanna Fell, born: 23 Oct 1811 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     f.  Martha Fell, born: 04 Feb 1814 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     g.  George B. Fell, born: 08 Jul 1816 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     h.  Miriam Fell, born: 02 May 1823 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

4.  James Bradshaw, born 11 Jan 1778 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married twice.  He married first to Hannah Carey on 03 May 1808.  Their children were:

     a.  Samuel Carey Bradshaw, born: unknown.

     James married second to Sarah Townsend on 13 Apr 1815.  Sarah was born on 08 Oct 1792 in Bedminster Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the daughter of John Townsend and Rebecca Shaw.  James died on 27 Jul 1827.  Their children were:

     b.  Townsend James Bradshaw, born: 11 Apr 1816 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     c.  Mary Ann Bradshaw, born: 19 Oct 1818 in Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

     d.  Rebecca Townsend Bradshaw, born: unknown.

     e.  William A. Bradshaw, born: unknown.

5.  John Bradshaw, born ca 1778 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Catherine Huffman on 09 Nov 1809 in Bourbon Co., Kentucky.

6.  Mary Bradshaw, born 15 Oct 1780 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  She married Henry Harding on 01 Jun 1801 in Buckingham Monthly Meeting House, Buckingham Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  Henry was born ca 1776 in Southampton, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas Harding and Sarah Kirk.  Mary died on 12 Dec 1802.   Their children were:

     a.  Sarah Harding, born: ca 1802

7.  William Bradshaw, born 23 Jun 1784 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He married Rachel Lewis on 04 Apr 1811.  He lived and died on the family homestead.  They are said to have a number of children (Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania, pg. 429.)  I only have one child.  He was:

     a.  Samuel Bradshaw, born in 1814 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.   He married Martha Walton.  Martha was born on 12 Oct 1812 in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania,  the daughter of Jacob Walton and Hannah Armitage.  Samuel migrated to Fulton Co., Illinois and retuned to Plumstead about four years later.   Samuel died in 1860. Martha was listed in the 1880 Solesbury, Bucks Co., Pennsylvania Census as living with her sister-in-law Mary Bradshaw. Children: Hannah, Rachel, and John W. Bradshaw. (Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks Co., Pennsylvania).

8.  Susanna Bradshaw, (See 3rd Generation), born 30 Mar 1788 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  

9.  Samuel Bradshaw, born 18 Dec 1794 in Plumstead Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.  He died on 18 Apr 1799 in Plumstread Twp., Bucks Co., Pennsylvania.

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*****************3rd Generation*****************

    Susanna Bradshaw married James Frame on 09 March 1809 in Paris, Bourbon Co., Kentucky. James was born on 25 May 1786 in Bourbon Co., Kentucky, the son of Jeremiah Frame and Elizabeth Martha Magill. Susanna was previously married to a Mr. Bledsoe. James and Susanna migrated to to Vermilion Co., Illinois. They then went to Montgomery Co., Illinois, moving to Melrose Township, near Quincy, Illinois in 1831, where they located a claim of 160 acres. They sold part of their land in April 1834, and the rest in March of 1836. In 1838 they purchased 10 acres of land from John and Elizabeth Anderson. James and his family was listed in the 1840 Adams Co., Illinois Census. In 1845 they migrated to Iowa County in the Wisconsin Territory, near Yellowstone. James and his family then moved to Argyle, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin, where they are listed in the 1850 Census. James died on 15 January 1852 in Argyle, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin and Susanna died 16 March 1870 in Wiota, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin.

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