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Chester A. BRADFORD
Georgia K. PIERCE
Husband:  Chester A. BRADFORD
Birth:  15 Nov 1888, McMinn Co., TN
Death:  30 Jul 1929, Calhoun, McMinn Co., TN
Disposition:  buried Riceville Cemetery, Riceville, McMinn Co., TN
Father:  Frank Lee BRADFORD
Mother:  Calliope "Nep" COPPINGER
Marriage:  ca. 1919
Wife:  Georgia K. PIERCE
Birth:  7 Jul 1901, TN
Death:  2 Jul 1982
Disposition:  buried Riceville Cemetery, Riceville, McMinn Co., TN
Other Spouse:  m2. 7 Jan 1935, McMinn Co., TN, Frank Edward RAY
Father:  William / Willis Edgar PIERCE
Mother:  Alice Melissa Belle KYLE
Children born in McMinn Co., TN:
1.  Helen Kyle BRADFORD, b. 28 Aug 1920; d. 29 Nov 1920, McMinn Co., TN
2.  Paul Chester BRADFORD, b. 7 Jan 1923; d. 16 Jun 2007; last res., Niota, McMinn Co., TN
3.  David Alan BRADFORD, b. 28 Jul 1927; d. 21 Apr 2007; last res., Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., TN
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

3.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Chester BRADFORD (æ 11, b. Nov 1888, TN) is living in McMinn Co., TN, with his paternal grandmother, Amanda (HAWK) BRADFORD (q.v.). 

4.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Chester BRADFORD (æ 20, b. TN) is living in McMinn Co., TN (p. 218B), with his father, Frank BRADFORD (æ 41, b. TN), stepmother Martha (æ 32?, b. TN married 8 years), paternal grandmother Amanda BRADFORD (æ 79, b. TN), and others.  Georgia K. PIERCE (æ 8, b. TN) is living in Bradley Co., TN, with her parents (q.v.).

5.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 29):  "Road from Sam Sheltons to Calhoun," 6th Dist., McMinn Co., TN, Roll T625_1753, p. 250B, SN 1B, SD 3, ED 65, enumerated 3+5 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
fm 11 11 Bradford Chester A Head O M M W 31 M Y Y TN TN TN Y Farmer home farm OA
      ________ Georgia Wife     F W 20 M Y Y TN TN TN Y none    
Listed next to Chester's father, Frank L. BRADFORD.

6.  1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 20):  Riceville Town, Civil Dist. No. 5, McMinn Co., TN, Roll 2262, p. 273B, SN 4A, ED 54-17, SD 13, enumerated 7 Apr 1930, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1930 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1930:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 28 30 32
81 83 Kyle George W Head O Y M W 82 M 25 N Y Tennessee Germany Tennessee Y Farmer General Farm 0 Y N 16
    ____ Sarah Wife     F W 75 M 17 N N Alabama United States United States Y None          
    Bradford Georgia GDau     F W 27 Wd   N Y Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Y None          
    ________ Paul C GGSon     M W  7 S   Y   Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee   None          
    ________ David A GGSon     M W 2-6/12 S   N   Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee   None          
    Pierce Stella M GDau     F W 25 S   N Y Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Y None          
    ______ Theodore L GSon     M W 18 S   N Y Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Y Odd Jobs General Farm 0 Y    

7.  1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 26):  Calhoun Road, Dist. 6, McMinn Co., TN, Roll T627_3915, p. 398B, SN 1B, SD 2, ED 54-25, enumerated 6 May 1940, official enumeration date 1 Apr 1940 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1940:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean.
LOC HOUSEHOLD NAME RELATION   PERSONAL EDUCATION   BIRTHPLACE   CIT RESIDENCE in 1935   EMPLOYMENT STATUS FS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   26 27 28 29 30   31 32 33 34
*   14 O 500 Y Ray Frank Head M W 50 M N 8 Tennessee   same house     Y Y - - - - 80   Butcher Grocery (Store) PW 52 1000 Y 4
          ___ Georgia Wife F W 37 M N H-2 Tennessee   same house     Y N N N N H            0    0 N  
          Bradford Paul Stepson M W 17 S Y H-3 Tennessee   same house     Y N N N N S            0    0 N  
          ________ David Stepson M W 12 S Y f Tennessee   same house     Y                            
*Calhoun Road
8.  Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955 (online at FamilySearch.org):

Chester has a first cousin named, Samuel P. BRADFORD (1888-1966), son of Frank Lee's brother, John C. BRADFORD (1862-1947).

9.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name Chester A. Bradford Georgia K. Pierce Bradford Georgia Pierce Ray
Birth 15 Nov 1888 1901 7 Jul 1901
Death 30 Jul 1929 1982 2 Jul 1982
Note     W/O FRANK (FUNERAL HOME RECORD)
Burial Riceville Cemetery
Riceville, McMinn County, Tennessee
Father Frank Lee Bradford (1869-1955) Willis Edgar Pierce  
Mother   Alice Kyle Pierce  
Spouse Georgia K. Pierce Bradford Chester A. Bradford  
Children [three listed] [three listed]  
Memorial # 27336785 27336786 27337448

10.  SSDI:  Social Security Death Index (online at Ancestry.com):
Name SSN Last Residence Birth Death Issued
Georgia Ray 411-68-4055 Athens, McMinn, TN 37303  7 Jul 1901    Jul 1982 TN
Paul Bradford   Niota, McMinn, TN 37826  7 Jan 1923 16 Jun 2007 TN
David A. Bradford   Chattanooga, Hamilton, TN 37415 28 Jul 1927 21 Apr 2007 TN

11.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

12.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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