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Elizabeth DAVIS
Olney BOWE
Husband:  John BRADLEY
Birth:  Aug 1742
Death:  13 Oct 1816
Marriage-1 said to be:  1766
Wife-1:  Elizabeth DAVIS
Birth:  Sep 1744
Death:  24 Sep 1789
Other Spouse:  m1. Collins JOHNSON
Other Children (surnamed JOHNSON):  three daughters
Father:  John DAVIS (    -1772/3)
Marriage-2:  29 May 1797, Pittsylvania Co., VA
Wife-2:  Olney "Oney/Ona" BOWE/BOW
Birth:  1762-65, of Louisa Co., VA
Death:  aft. 1820
Other Spouse:  m1. 2 Jan 1783, Louisa Co., VA, John Tyree PARROTT
Father:  Jacob BOW
Mother:  Jemima [RAGLAND?]
Are these John's children?  If so, are they Elizabeth's or those of a prior wife?
?  James BRADLEY
?  William BRADLEY, b. 11 Mar/May 1774; d. 26 Feb 1850; m. 10 Nov 1795, Nancy GRAY (b. 22 Aug 1772; d. 1836)
Only Elizabeth's four daughters and Olney's two sons were mentioned in John's will.
Children with Elizabeth DAVIS born in VA:
1.  Susannah BRADLEY, b. 1784-86 
2.  Elizabeth BRADLEY, b. 1784-86 
3.  Matilda S. BRADLEY, b. 3 Oct 1785/6, VA 
4.  Lucy BRADLEY, b. ca. 1787
Children with Olney BOWE:
5.  Robert BRADLEY, b. 1797-1800
6.  Richard Davis BRADLEY, b. 1802/3, KY
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Kentucky, Virginia

Year Location Event
1742   birth of John BRADLEY
1744   birth of Elizabeth DAVIS
1762-65   birth of Olney BOWE
    marriage of John BRADLEY & Elizabeth (DAVIS) JOHNSON
1774   birth of son?, William
1783 VA: Louisa Co. marriage of Olney BOWE & John Tyree PARROTT
1787   birth of Tyree PARROTT
 1787-97   death of John Tyree PARROTT
1780 VA [now KY]: Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson Cos. formed from Kentucky Co.
1784-86   birth of daughter, Susannah
1784-86   birth of daughter, Elizabeth
1785/6 VA birth of daughter, Matilda
ca. 1787   birth of daughter, Lucy
1789   death of Elizabeth (DAVIS) JOHNSON BRADLEY
1790 Census   VA census destroyed; KY did not exist
1792 Kentucky achieves statehood; Logan Co. formed from Lincoln Co.
1796/7 KY: Christian Co. formed from Logan Co.
1797 VA: Pittsylvania Co. marriage of John BRADLEY & Olney (BOWE) PARROTT
1797-1800   birth of son, Robert
1800 Census   VA and KY censuses destroyed
1802/3 KY birth of son, Richard
1803 KY: Fayette Co. marriage of daughter, Elizabeth, to William McCORD
1803 KY: Fayette Co. marriage of daughter, Susannah, to Ezekiel BRYANT
1806 KY: Christian Co. marriage of daughter, Lucy, to Micajah ROWLAND
1806 KY: Christian Co. marriage of daughter, Matilda, to Samuel THOMPSON
1810 Census KY: Christian Co. John BRADLEY, head-of-household
1816   death of John BRADLEY
1820 Census KY: Christian Co.: Hopkinsville Oney BRADLY, head-of-household


1a.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky/Virginia Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Bradley, John Parrott, Oney 29 May 1797 Pittsylvania Co., VA
Bradley, Richard D. Bradley, Nancy 27 Mar 1845 Christian Co., KY

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Spouse: Oney BOWE
Marriage: 29 May 1784, Pittsylvania, Virginia
Source: [patron submission]
Another lesson in not trusting patron submissions to the IGI.

1c.  Kentucky Marriage Records, Christian County, 1797-1825 (online at GenealogyLibrary.com).  On p. 140:
Rowland, McCayjah Bradley, Lucy Feb. 24, 1806 James Bradley
James may be Lucy's brother or uncle.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):  the 1790 VA census was destroyed.

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  the 1800 VA census was destroyed.

4a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the numerical data have the genders switched). 
1810 Bradley, John KY Christian Co. p. 62 00001-1100100

4b.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #10 of 66; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 KY Christian Co. p. 62/524 Ln. 1 John Bradley 11001-00001-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810 = Richard (b. 1802/3)
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = Robert
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = John (b. 1742) 
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Oney

5.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 23; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 KY Christian Co. Hopkinsville p. 32 Ln. 5 Oney Bradly 011000-00010-0-200 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-15 1804-1810 = Richard (b. 1802/3)
1 male 16-18 1801-1804 = Robert (b. 1797-1800)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Oney (b. 1762-65)
2 persons engaged in agriculture
Everyone's off by one age class, but there's little doubt these are our subjects.  Listed one line below James BRADLEY, who is one line below David LACY, and listed one line above Samuel BRADLEY, who is one line above Ben LACY.

6.  Anon.  1993.  Christian County, Kentucky, Wills and Estates, 1815-1823:  Christian County Will Book C.  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
p. 19 Page 73.  Will.  I, John Bradley Sr of Christian County, Kentucky, being of perfect mind and memory
To my wife Ona Bradley during her life - the whole of my estate, and at her death, to descend to my two sons, Robert Bradley and Richard Davis Bradley, to be equally divided between, excepting 1 horse, which I give to Tyre Parrott.  If one son dies under age or without heirs, the surviving one to inherit the moiety.  Me estate at present consists of 250 acres whereon I now live, 4 horses, 8 cattle, 21 hogs, and all my household and kitchen furniture, plantation utensils.
To my 4 daughters, Susannah Bryan, Elizabeth McCord, Metilda Thompson, Lucy Rowland, and Tyree Parrott, if my 2 sons die under or without issue - one third of the above estate to Tyree Parrott, and two thirds to be equally divided amongst my sd 4 daughters.
Executors:  my wife Ony Bradley and Wm Bradley and Zachariah Medlock.
Signed Jul 10, 1811 - John Bradley.
Wit - Wm Porter Jr, Ezekiel Bryan, Susana Bryan

We do hereby relinquish all our right to the within will and to the property therein devisedd to us. 
Signed Oct 28, 1816 - Ezekiel Bryan, William McCord, Micajah B. Rowland, Tyre Parrot, Samuel Thompson
Wit - Wm Porter sr., Luke Nichols.

Probated at Nov Term 1816 after being proven by the oaths of William Porter Jr and Ezekiel Bryan.

p. 22 Page 85. Inventory and appraisement of the estate of John Bradley decd, taken by Kinchen Killabrue, Chs McCord, John McCord, David Bryan, & Wm Porter Jr., per Christian County Court order. Dec 5, 1816. Includes notes on: Danl Gray, James Bradley; an acct on: Saml Thompson, Wm Bradley. Total: $494.01. Signed - Oney Bradley, executrix. Recorded Feb Term 1817.

7.  Willard Rouse Jillson.  1925.  The Kentucky Land Grants. Filson Club Publ., Louisville, KY (online at Ancestry.com; Broderbund CD-650):
Pg Grantee Acres Book Date County Watercourse 
Vol. 1, Pt. 1, Chap. IV. Grants South of Green River, 1797-1866
266 Bradley, Jno 200 15 12 Jun 1803 Christian Muddy Fk Little R
266 Bradley, Jno 400  9 24 Jun 1803 Christian Muddy Fk Little R
266 Bradley, Jno 160 18 12 Sep 1810 Christian Muddy Fk Little R

8.  Christian County Genealogical Society.  1997.  Christian County, Kentucky, Deed Abstracts of Books G-H-I (1816-1819).  Christian Co. Gen. Soc. (1101 Bethel St.), Hopkinsville, KY 42240.
p. 26 DB G-312 December 5, 1816 Commissioners WILLIAM PORTER, KINCHEM KILLEBREW, CHARLES MCCORD, JOHN MCCORD & JACOB WALTON sold to DAVID BRYAN for the interest of heirs of JOHN BRADLEY, dec'd said ROBERT BRADLEY & RICHARD DAVIS BRADLEY; $171.00 150 A, on Muddy Fork of Little river, being part of 400 A patented in name of said JOHN BRADLEY, dec'd. S/Wm P. Porter, Kinchem Killebrew, Charles McCord, John McCord, Jacob Walton. Wit. EZEKIEL BRYAN, MICHJAH B. ROWLAND, ROBERT BRADLEY, Rec. Jan. 9, 1817.

9.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (online at FamilySearch.org).

10.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

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