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52 From the 1891 book Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Chautauqua County, New York [written and published while James was still alive]:

JAMES WILSON was born November 24, 1806, in Scotland and is a son of William and Margaret (Reid) Wilson. His grandfather James Wilson was also a native of Scotland, of plebeian birth, where hepassed his life and died. His grandfather on the maternal side was like-wise a Scotchman and a merchant by occupation. He died in his native land. William Wilson, father of James Wilson, wasborn in Scotland, and died in 1832.

The son, James Wilson, received what education he has in the schools of his native country and in 1827 he bid adieu to his Scottish home and sailed for America. He first took up his residencein the town of Hanover, New York, near Silver Creek, an uncle, John Reid, who died March 16, 1837, and himself settling upon the farm where he still lives. Here they built a cabin in the midstof dense woods and began to clear the tract of land upon which they had settled. The present condition of his farm is in a great measure due to his own efforts and untiring energy.

James Wilson was thrice married ; first, to Philena Davison, by wliom he had twelve children. His second wife was Harriet Flint, upon whose death, he again married, Mrs. Matilda (Ton-ey)Johnson. His surviving children are Margaret, wife of S. L. Mead, a resident of near Forestville, Chautauqua county, New York; Henry, a farmer by occupation, living with his fatlier ; and MaryC, wife of Robert O. Bradley, a farmer living near Silver Creek.

James Wilson has always followed the vocation of farming, and, as such, has been very successful, gathering about him considerable real and personal property. He is a thorough-going republicaniu his political allegiance and a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. He was formerly a member of the I. O. O. F. in good standing, but has allowed his membership to lapse. Mr. Wilsonenjoys the respect and good will of his neighbors. 
Wilson, James (I612)
53 George's estate was valued at 2,800 pounds (a rather large sum).
It's hard to say what the story is on George. The year of his birth, give or take one, can be fixed by his tombstone and is consistent with his age at death (about 74). His year of death is indisputable (despite what his tombstone may have said about dying in 1746). However, here is a man that did not marry until 50 years of age, and fathered children until the age of 66!
It is probable that George was born in England. We know that a George Bradley left London for Barbados in 1784, making him about 17 or 18 years old. This was an appropriate age for suchan event, since he was bound to a master for three years.
A birth record for a George Bradley in Scamblesby, Lincoln, England on 29 July 1666 has been found. This would be a perfect birth time for our George; however,we have little else to goon. The parents of this England George were George and Ann Bradley. He may also have had a brother Nathaniel, born 23 April 1664. 
Bradley, George (I671)
54 He bought lands in Salem, Massachusetts in 1653, and moved to Topsfield before 1660. Estey, Isaac (I832)
55 He came to America from England aboard the ship Fortune which arrived 9 November 1621. He was a Deputy to the General Court of Plymouth Colony 1639, 1641, and 1644.
Eldest son of the pilgrim William Brewster, he moved from Stonington and became clerk of Winthrop's New London, or "Pequit" plantation. In 1650 he established the first Indian trading post on land that Chief Uncas had given him, across the river from Uncas' Shantok Fort, also known as "Brewster's Neck", located in the town of Preston. (see Burpee, Vol II, p. 607)
Calkin's History of Norwich points out, though, that he was a little hasty in setting up business, as he had not procured a license from Connecticut. The General Court, in May 1650,noted:

"Whereas Mr. Jonathan Brewster hath set up a trading-house at
Mohigen, this Courte declares that they cannott but judge the
thinge very disorderly, nevertheless considering his condition, they are content hee
should proceed therein for the present, and till they see
cause to the contrary."
From this point on, Brewster's Neck and Trading Cove became the principal places of traffic with the Mohegan Indians.
In May, 1657, he was selected as an Assistant for the town of Pequett. 
Brewster, Jonathan (I36)
56 He came to Marshfield, MA in 1640, then moved to New London, CT. In 1667 he went to New Jersey. (Directory of the Ancestral Heads) Bruen, Obadiah (I1079)
57 He enlisted in the Union Army 4 January 1862 Hillegass, Nathaniel (I8937)
58 He entered into a lease on January 15, 1563/4 with Mr. Emery Tylney of Weybread. This lease for land was for the term of one thousand years for the sum of 9 pounds 3 shillings. Fisher, Robert (I8313)
59 He is listed as Andrew Catherwood, age 49, birthplace Ireland; father's birthplace Ireland; mother's birthplace Ireland. Film number 1821371, sheet number 17. Catherwood, Anderson Cunningham (Andrew) (I95)
60 He is said to be a founder of Hartford, Connecticut, and a Deputy to the General Court of Connecticut from Saybrook in 1650-51. He and his familey sailed for New England from London onSeptember 19, 1635 aboard the ship "True Love". The Port of London registry, as cited by Burpee, lists his children Elizabeth, Marie, Sara, Susan, John, and Ann, along with his wife Mary.Some New England records show him as being a resident and property owner in Roxbury, Massachusetts; Hartford, Connecticutt; Martha's Vineyard and Saybrook, Connecticutt.
Burpee's Story of Connecticut (pp.1459-60) contains some historical data on the ancient Birchards. In reference to a somewhat contemporary Birchard's ancestors comes this:

"The name of Birchard, Burchard, is one of the
most ancient in Europe. It is first found on
record in Wurzburg, lower Franconia, district
of Bavaria, Germany in 750 A.D., when a St.
Burchard went to Rome to secure permission from
Pope Zacharias for Pepin, father of
Charlemagne, to assume the kingship of the
Merovingians. From that time on the Birchard,
Burchard, family continued their association
with the descendants of Charlemagne and played
a prominent part in the formation of the French
and German nations. Their prominence in the
religious affairs of the continent is evidenced
by the fact that a church of great antiquity
bearing their name still stands.

"Many famous historical characters have borne
the name of Burchard, among them six marshals
of France, all of whom bore the title of
Montmorency awarded by the King of France for
meritorious service. Another interesting
personality was Elizabeth Birchard, wife of
Oliver Cromwell, the 'Great Protector of

"The family was established in England during
the Norman invasion. Two knights, the Lord
Bourchier and the Lord Burchard, came here with
William the Conqueror and were rewarded with
lands in the Counties of Sussex and Essex.
Their names are enrolled on the Doomsday Book,
which was compiled at the behest of the
Conqueror. It is generally acknowledged that
the American branch of the family is descended
from one of these courtiers. 
Birchard, Thomas (I85)
61 He learned the wood patternmaking craft, and moved to Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, to work in a large ship building company there. The ship builders is now the Vickers Co., Ltd., a maker ofnot only ships but submarines and planes as well.
For a short time, he and his wife owned and operated a small shop selling birds and seed. After a break-in and robbery, the store was sold and the decision was made to go to America.Anderson took two of the boys, Andrew and William, and sailed on the ship "Freezland", landing in New York. They then travelled by train to Pittsburgh, where some of his wife's family lived.After finding work, he sent for his wife and children still in England. They came on the ship "SS Arabic", which was later sunk in World War I.
Known later in life as Andrew Catherwood, he became a naturalized citizen of the U.S. in the Common Pleas Court, Cuyahoga County, Cleveland, Ohio on December 14, 1916. 
Catherwood, Anderson Cunningham (Andrew) (I95)
62 He may have come to America with the Reverend Thomas Hooker aboard the ship "Griffin" in 1634 or 1635, and settled at New Town, now Cambridge, Mass., on the south side of the Charles Rivernear Boston. He had twelve acres of land there. According to C.W. Post genealogy (see Post Family Bible), he came four months after Hooker due to the birth of a child.

Hooker was a strong believer in democracy. When John Winthrop, in a letter to Hooker defending severe restrictions on suffrage, said that "the best part is always the least, and of thatbest part the wiser part is always the lesser", Hooker replied with the often-quoted remark: "in matters which concern the common good, a general council, chosen by all, to transact businesseswhich concern all, I conceive the most suitable to rule and most safe fore relief of the whole." Some authorites say that Hooker, more than any other, deserves to be called the father ofAmerican democracy. His quest for democracy led Hooker and his congregation to seek a new site on which to build a new city. He is buried in lot 441 in the old cemetary at Main and GoldStreets in Hartford.

In 1635, Steven Post and over 100 other followers accompanied Rev. Hooker to the valley of the Connecticut River, where they founded the city of Hartford, Connecticut. The founder'smonument stands in the same old cemetary where Hooker was buried in 1647, and bears about 80 names. Among these are Stephen Post, William Hyde, Matthew Marvin, and Thomas Bliss Jr. and Sr.The current monument was erected in 1986, replacing the original sandstone one of 1837.

In 1649, Stephen moved to Saybrook (now Westbrook), Connecticut, where he made his home until his death in 1659. A notice of a Saybrook town meeting, January 7, 1655-6, exists whichmentions the presence of the following:
Thomas Adgate William Hide
Robert Bull Randall Marvin
Thomas Burchet William Parker
William Bushnell John Post
Robert Chapman Stephen Post
John Clark, Sen. Jonathan Rudd
Thomas Dunke Richard Tousland
Richard Edgerton Thomas Tracy
Francis Griswold William Waller

The inventory of his estate, taken by John Clarke, Thomas Leffingwell, and Christopher Huntington, was valued at 442 pounds.

Some sources, such as Major's C.W. Post, list his wife as Ellen Panton. 
Post, Stephen (I12)
63 He possessed the characteristic rages, and the drooping left eyelid, inherited from his father and grandfather. He has been described as a fine warrior king, and was known as the "Hammer ofthe Scots." England Edward I Longshanks King of (I4579)
64 He removed in his middle age to Adgate's Falls, in Chesterfield, New York. He was a member of the Convention that formed the Constitution of New York in 1777. Adgate, Matthew (I448)
65 He served in the US Army 263rd Infantry during World War II. He was a mail carrier for 26 years in Whitehall Township, retiring in 1980. Hunsicker, Edwin P. (I8916)
66 He settled in Norwalk, Connecticut, and his great grandson Thomas Fitch was Governor of Connecticut 1754-1766. Fitch, Thomas (I273)
67 He was a Deacon in Reverend Fitch's church, and it is probable that he held that office for over 50 years. He was a Norwich town officer in 1676, 1679, 1680, 1682, 1684, and 1686(History of Norwich p. 84). He served on Norwich's court of commission, which tried all cases to 40 shillings, starting in 1662 (p. 86). Adgate, Thomas (I59)
68 He was a Deputy to the General Assembly of Connecticut in 1710, and had the distinction of being the first male child born in Norwich. In Trilogy, reference is made to the four old ladies Huntington: Nancy, Sarah, Emily, and Louise, who lived at Huntington House in Norwich. Though the exact relationship is unclear, the are almost certainly related to these Huntingtons. Huntington, Christopher (I61)
69 He was a Deputy to the General Court of Connecticut 1688, 1689-90, and 1692-1697. He was a Lieutenant of the New London troops in 1673, and a Captain of the Military Company of Norwich,1693. Brewster, Benjamin (I38)
70 He was a farmer, and was remembered as being frugal, but not tight, and as a stern man. He believed in being a good provider, and in the value of owning real estate. His children would only be allowed to go to school when there was no work on the farm. He never had electricity or indoor running water, though he eventually did get gas lighting.

It was common for men to come to the farm looking for a place to sleep for the night, or for some work. He would not refuse a man sleeping quarters in the barn, but would only hire men with narrow hips (apparently, he believed they would not be lazy and would work hard). 
Bradley, Robert Ogden (I571)
71 He was a follower of the Rev. Hooker, and followed Hooker to Connecticut, where he was a founder of Hartford (his name appears on the founder's monument in the old cemetery at Gold and Main Streets). Some sources have said that William was a cousin (unspecified degree) of Ann Hyde, the wife of James II of England while he was Duke of York. Ann was the mother of Queens Ann and Mary of England.
He was chosen surveyor of Highways in Hartford, 1641. He moved to Saybrook, then to Norwich in about 1660. 
Hyde, William (I272)
72 He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving as a combat medic from August 1942 to September 1945 in Ardennes, Central Europe, Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland. Hornburg, Gilbert H. (I551)
73 He was captured in Shropshire by the Queen's party, and was beheaded without trial. Fitzalan, Edmund Earl of Arundel (I7523)
74 He was Chaplain of the regiment from the Norwich, Connecticut area in King Phillip's War.
From Burpee's text we find that the Reverend studied in Hartford with Thomas Hooker and Samuel Stone (James' brother Joseph married Stone's daughter Mary). He was ordained a pastor in Saybrook, and subsequently moved to Norwich. Connecticut Trilogy tells us that a company of Saybrook planters, "under the spiritual direction of the Reverend Fitch" and the assistance of John Mason, purchased land just above the Indian fort.
He apparently spent some energy on helping the Indians. He is mentioned petitioning on behalf of them to the Royal Commission headed by Governor Dudley of Massachusetts. And, of course,he saw it as his mission to convert the heathen to Christianity. From Trilogy comes:

But he did not make any great headway until in 1676 when a
great drought ruined all the crops. The Mohegans called in
the services of a medicine man but all his whirlings and
howlings did not draw down a drop of moisture. [Chief]
Uncas then appealed to the white man to see what his God
could do. The Reverend Fitch saw his chance. He promised
to try if Uncas would give credit where credit was due
in case of success. Then the planters set a day for
prayer. They prayed and they prayed but not a cloud veiled
the brassy sun until just as it was going down, and then
a tiny one drifted across its face. For several days
it was overcast. And then came the deluge. It rained
and it rained and it rained. And then it rained some

Indian stories with Fitch involved continue. During early land grabs, one of Chief Uncas' minions, somewhat drunk, set fire to the Norwich jail. For retribution, Fitch and company were given an additional 100 acres of Mohegan land. This and other land acquisitions gave them quite a parcel. Fitch, Mason and the others proceeded to survey the rattlesnake-infested land and assign Home-Lots. It is said that this was the first settlement in America to be so surveyed and planned before families actually moved in (Trilogy, p. 164). 
Fitch, Rev. James (I72)
75 He was granted 20 acres of land in Salem, Massachusetts in 1636. He moved to South old Long Island in 1651. Estey, Jeffrey (I831)
76 He was mustered in to the 154th Infantry, Company E on 24 September 1862 as a Private, after having enlisted on 22 August 1862 for three years. He was mustered out on 11 June 1865, along withhis company, near Bladensburg, MD, still a Private.

Remarks written on his muster record include: "Time and place of birth, Sept. 15, 1829, Sweden. Parents, Andrew and Rehriotring [?][handwriting difficult to read], married, farmers." Theledger also notes that he had grey eyes, dark hair, and was 5 ft 7 inches tall.

The ledger notes his birthdate/place as 15 September 1829 in Sweden; the enlistment bounty paid by the town of $100; his enlistment date of 22 August 1862 and muster in of 27 September 1862. Itnotes that he was present at the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Rock Federal Ridge. It states he was discharged 17 June 1865 with a post office address of Brocton,NY. Finally, it notes that his parents names were Andrew and Christine. 
Anderson, Charles J. (I781)
77 He was one of the earliest settlers of Wethersfield, CT in 1635. His brother was Thomas, one of the early proprieters of Farmington, CT in 1645, later of Long Island. Deming, John (I936)
78 He was probably closer in stature to a gentleman than a farmer, as his will does not mention livestock or grain. He purchased lands in addition to those he inherited, and could read and write. Fisher, William (I8311)
79 He was public relations director for Standard Oil of Ohio. He worked for SOHIO for nearly 45 years and retired in 1966. Preston, Robert Elmer (I149)
80 He was the 30th president of the United States. Coolidge, John Calvin Jr. (I1444)
81 He was the last male survivor of the passengers of the Mayflower. His father was Francis Cooke, also a Mayflower passenger. Cooke, John (I1135)
82 He was the subject of a book, "Samuel Henry Bradley: Recollections of Army Life", written by his wife in 1913.
Samuel had worked with his father in the lumber business (except for his period of military service) until his father's death. His wife notes that, during the war, he had become an alcoholic, but managed to conquer the addiction in 1871.
He became active in oil exploration, and though he had strong contacts with many Standard Oil employees, he allied himself primarily with independent refiners.
Samuel served as a Member of Assembly in the New York State Legislature starting in 1881, and was appointed to fill a one-year term as county treasurer of Cattaraugus County, New York. 
Bradley, Samuel Henry (I741)
83 He was the Surveyor of Highways 1689-1691, a Constable 1694, and a Selectman 1696. Estey, Isaac (I837)
84 He went to Hartford from Norwalk in 1660. After marriage, he moved to Windsor.
His great grandson, John Fitch, invented the steamboat in 1785. John, who was born in South Windsor 21 January 1743, never fully commercialized his invention. See Burpee's Connecticut or other historical texts for details of Fitch's invention and the involvement of Robert Fulton. 
Fitch, Joseph (I274)
85 He worked on the mill-dam at New London in 1652. He was one of the selectman of Norwich in 1671, and on the jury of the county court as late as 1691. Calkins, John (I432)
86 Henry reigned from 1154 until his death in 1189. He made many reforms in government and in the judiciary (he introduced trial by jury). England Henry II King of (I4803)
87 Her daughter Lucinda, on pointing to a photograph depicting Martha Salter with a big grin, remarked "she was always just like that; always pleasant."

In a letter to her daughter Lucinda, Martha writes:
"Dear Lucy: Just a few lines in answer to your letter and was very glad to hear from you. I hope tis will find you all well. [..] You said you wish I was with you; I wish I was. If I had knownthings was going to turn out like they have done I would of tried and gone back with you last summer but I could never travel now in my condition but please Lucy Dear don't say a word to thegirls when you write, I should never of come in the first place. I thought everything was going to be so rosy for me. I made a mistake now I have to put up with it, I really should of stayedin Cleveland and got the pension then it would not of cost the family very much as it is having someone to take care of me, takes more money living with one of the family wouldn't cost asmuch. Well Dear I hope Charlie likes his job. [..] Amy [presumably Amy Caroline Catherwood, another daughter] is looking for a apartment this week, she hasn't been able to go out with herfriends she has been with me."

In a letter to her daughter Lucinda, written about a year before her own death, Martha writes:
"...I thank you a lot for the dollar. I am going to get a new bread tin with it as I need one.
I was glad to hear that Ray had been visiting you. You know it makes me happy when I know that he is all right. I hope he gets that job at the board of education and I hope he will try and gethis teeth fixed. I had a letter from him a few weeks ago.
I hope you are all well as I am a little better but my legs are very tottery but I don't care as long as I can toddle around my own house. I haven't been able to go to the corner for 5 weeksbut I will be contended if I can manage to do with I have to do around the house. I have Florence to go to the store and when Teddy comes he can go for little things. I haven't seen Marion[Ruth Catherwood, another daughter] since she moved but that doesn't worry me. I have had a couple of letters from her. I wanted to stay at Ed's [possibly Edwin Follick, a son-in-law] mother'sa month but I couldn't stand the livestock around. And besides I had to plan all the meals and help with them so I had no rest and you couldn't lie down in the afternoon so many flies; shedone all the work, I couldn't.
Did you go anywhere Labor Day? I didn't, I couldn't go besides I wasn't well enough to go picnicking. Ed, Esther [Agnes Catherwood, another daughter], Ida and Miss [unreadable] and Teddy[perhaps Edwin Duane Follick, Ed's son] went to Griffith Park, they had a picnic, I didn't want Esther to spoil her pleasure on account of me.
Well, Dear, I wish you could get a house. Loads of love to you all as always, Mother.
I wrote to Ray I hope he gets it. " 
Salter, Martha (I98)
88 Her granddaughter Ada Bradley Hornburg related that elder family members spoke of Margaret having "those dark French eyes." Fleisch, Margaret (I791)
89 Her grave was unmarked as of 1999. Fleisch, Margaret (I791)
90 His Draft Registration Card reveals some interesting details: for one, he is missing his right arm. He was 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighed 180 pounds. He had gray eyes and black/gray hair anda ruddy complexion. He was employed at New Jersey Zinc Co. in Palmerton, PA. and lived in Lehigh.

His Draft Card shows his birthplace as "Austria-Hungary", while the 1930 US Census states Czechoslovakia; both are correct. Czechoslovakia was part of the Austria-Hungary empire until 1918,when it declared independence, but it temporarily ceased to exist as a distinct entity during the period 1939-1945.

According to the 1930 US Census he immigrated to the US in 1912. 
Uhnak, John (I8945)
91 His general incompetence as King led to loss of land in France and, ultimately, to the Magna Carta. He managed to renew the war with Phillip II of France, losing Normandy in the process.Constant conflicts with his Barons resulted his having no real choice but to sign the Magna Carta. His failure to abide by the charter led to his death during the first Barons War.

It should be noted that there is a great variety of assertions as to John's concubines. By some reasonable accounts, he has had 18 children by two wives and six mistresses, while othersources may only list the children by his wives. No one knows for sure, and I have only listed those here that appear in multiple publications. 
King of England, John I (I4674)
92 His grave was unmarked as of 1999. Krueger, Rudolph August (I790)
93 His name appears on the Hartford, Connecticut founder's monument located at Main and Gold Streets in the old cemetery. His house-lot in Saybrook consisted of thirty acres, east of the Lyme River. He sold this property July 23, 1662 to John Comstock (Caulkin's History). Bliss, Thomas Jr. (I55)
94 His name, as well as his son's, appears on the Hartford founders monument at Gold and Main Streets. They both had land there as early as 1640, with Senior having had about 58 acres. Bliss, Thomas (I283)
95 His occupation is listed as Lumber Manager. The birthplace of his parents is listed as Germany. He owns the house valued at $5,000, owns a radio set, and is literate. Family F217
96 History of James Morgan shows birth as 2 July 1685, but Barbour should be relied on. Morgan, Margaret (Margery) (I830)
97 In 1857, the Khans moved from Khyber to Farukabad due to the British influence (they had come to Farukabad to fight the Indians). Khan, Zaman (I1606)
98 In a letter dated February 27 1962 from his sister Esther to another sister Lucinda, Esther writes:
"I was so glad to get your letter and am answering it right away because I am planning to write a long letter to each one of the family regarding Ray's account and other things which have beentaking place.
I think of Ray so many times and it makes me sad to think of the way he suffered, but God knows best. It's hard to think that way but we wouldn't want him back if he couldn't be well.
I'm sure Lou that Ray loved each one of us and the reason he couldn't mention his family was on account of being the County Hospital and the Salvation Arm was helping him (he was only workingpart time). It was so difficult for him to talk even before he had surgery." 
Catherwood, Reinford Salter (I142)
99 In comparison with other research, Margaret may be Thomas' granddaughter rather than daughter (ergo, a missing generation between them). Bliss, Margaret (I942)
100 Jabez was a soldier in the French and Indian War and, in fact, appears to have died in battle.
According to War 1675-1775 Colonial, Volume 1, a Jabez Bradley was in private service in 1757 (original Vol VII, entry 21a).
I was given permission to examine the original document that contained the reference to Jabez in private service, titled Vol 7 French War. It appears to be a log of fiscal and supply activity at Fort William Henry around 1757. From the page where Jabez is mentioned is:
(Page Heading) In Colony of Connecticut to Capt. (??) and
the company under his command and Lt. Joseph Pitkins
Regiment for their service at the time of the alarm for
relief of Fort William Henry and parts adjacent August, Anno
John Abbot, Abnea West, Thather Lothrop,...,Samuel
Huntington, Jabez Bradley,...31 Privates in Service 14 days
each @ 34 pr. mo. each makes 24.16
This section obviously is a record of payments made.
The Archives probate index lists Jabez Bradley of Tolland, dated 1758, Hartford District.
I examined the microfilm pertaining to that entry, and found the following:
An inventory of the estate of Jabez Bradley. It reads, in part:

Hartford County Tolland October 10th 1758.
We the subscribers hereunto, being desired to apprise the
estate of Jabez Bradley late of Tolland dec. and being under
oath have apprised the same as hereafter particularly we
have entered the same.
One Handkerchief 0 4 0
a pair of boots 0 8 0
Beds, bedsteads and covering 6 11 0
Pots, kettles, and ironware 1 0 0
Yoak and iron plows and chains 3 13 6
Iron shod wheels and cart 4 10 0
A looking glass and 49 bushels
of wheat 9 8 6
Meat cattle 19 3 0
Sheep and Hay 18 10 0
a Yoke of oxen 12 5 0
1014 pounds of pork 7 7 10
one farm of Land 84 0 0
the old farm of Land 350 0 0
At the bottom of the document are the signatures of three men, the "apprisors". Assumedly, the above valuations are in Pounds, Shillings, and (Pence?). The total valuation appears to be around 530 Pounds. This inventory appears on one 9 by 12 inch sheet. On a separate microfilm page, but what may be the reverse side of the inventory, is a note that Hannah and Jabez (Jr) Bradley apparently filed the inventory with the court.
There was also a document dated 5 January 1759 that appears to be a performance bond for the executors of Jabez's estate, Hannah and Josiah Bradley. Essentially, they paid 300 pounds bond to the Judge as surety for the execution of the estate, with a final accounting due the court by the 5th of January 1760.
The document is signed by the marks of Hannah Bradley, Josiah Bradley, and Henry Bradley. The document is a pre-printed form, with names and dates handwritten.
According to "Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War", Volume II (Collections of the CT Historical Society Vol X), Jabez either "Dyed, Deserted, or Captivated" on 14 September,1758. Since he never returned home, it is probably safe to say that he did not desert. Therefore, I believe it is proper to assume that he died on that day, or very soon afterward. He is listed as having been in the 12th Company under Captain Chapman. 
Bradley, Jabez (I681)

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