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Benjamin BRADSHAW II
Hope POOR
Husband:  Benjamin BRADSHAW II
Birth:  13 Mar 1754, Goochland Co., VA
Death:  1833, Garrad Co., KY
Father:  Benjamin BRADSHAW I
Mother:  Anne McBRIDE
Marriage:  25 Feb 1778, St. James Northam Par., Goochland Co., VA
Wife:  Hope "Hopey / Hopie" POOR
Birth:  1762-65, Goochland Co., VA
Father:  Robert "Robin" POOR
Mother:  Judith WALKER
Children (data in braces are {age, birthplace} from the 1850 Census):
Edward BRADSHAW, b. 1780-84 
Mary Curd BRADSHAW, b. 1782, Goochland Co., VA 
Elizabeth L. "Betsy" BRADSHAW, b. bef. 1790
William BRADSHAW, b. 22 Jun 1790, Fayette Co., VA [now Jessamine Co., KY] {60, KY}
Benjamin BRADSHAW III, b. 11 May 1791, Fayette Co., VA [now Jessamine Co., KY] {59, KY}
Catherine "Kitty" BRADSHAW, b. 1795, Fayette [now Jessamine] Co., KY 

.  Nancy BRADSHAW
.  Smith BRADSHAW
.  John BRADSHAW


Timeline
Year Location Event
1754 VA: Goochland Co. birth of Benjamin BRADSHAW
1762-65 VA: Goochland Co. birth of Hope POOR
1778 VA: Goochland Co. marriage of Benjamin BRADSHAW and Hope POOR
c1779   birth of daughter, Nancy
1780 VA: Fayette Co. formed from Kentucky Co.
1782 birth of daughter, Mary
1788 VA [now KY]: Fayette Co. Benjamin BRADSHAW, taxpayer
1790 Census - there was no KY census
1790 VA [now KY] birth of son, William
1791 VA [now KY] birth of son, Benjamin
1792 Kentucky achieves statehood
1795 birth of daughter, Catherine
1795 KY: Fayette Co. Benjamin BRADSHAW, taxpayer
1798 KY: Jessamine Co. formed from Fayette Co. (Jessamine is in its final form)
1800 Census - the KY census was destroyed
1807 KY: Jessamine Co. marriage of daughter, Elizabeth, to Benjamin CAMPBELL
1807 KY: Christian Co. marriage of son, Edward, to Frances SUMMERS
1810 Census KY: Jessamine Co. Benjamine BRADSHAW, head-of-household
1817 KY: Logan Co. marriage of son, William, to Nancy CLARKE
1820 Census

Sources:

1.  Anon.  1986.  Family Histories:  Christian County, Kentucky, 1797-1986.  Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY.  A biographical sketch of Carter L. BRADSHAW, grandson of our subject's brother, John. 

2.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Ben. BRADSHAW
Spouse: Hopey POOR
Marriage: 25 Feb 1778, St. James Northam Parish, Goochland, Virginia
Source: 975.5 V2D -- The Douglas Register (i.e., notes of Rev. William Douglas, 1750-97)

3.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):
1787 Tax List Bradshaw, William KY Fayette Co.  
1788 Tax List Bradshaw, William KY Fayette Co. p. 68
1788 Tax List Bradshaw, Benjamin KY Fayette Co. p. 68
These are the only BRADSHAWs in KY on this CD.  William is Benjamin's brother. 

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):  there was no KY census in 1790.

5.  Anon.  1991.  The 1795 Census of Kentucky [as constructed from tax lists].  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL.
Name County
Bradsha, James Clark
Bradshaw, Benjamin  Fayette
Bradshaw, John Shelby
Bradshaw, Thomas Shelby
Bradshaw, William Clark
Bradshaw, William Fayette
William and Benjamin are still in Fayette Co.  These are all the BRADSAWs in this book.

6.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  the 1800 KY census was destroyed; however, tax lists are substituted on this CD. Still, no Benjamin BRADSHAW was found in KY on this CD.

7.  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 Bradshaw, Benjamine KY Jessamine Co. p. 59 00101-0100109
These data should read:
01001-00101-09
which indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 =
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Benjamin (b. 1754)
1 female 16-25 1784-1794
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Hope
9 slaves all ages in or bef. 1810 = names unknown

Ancestry World Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

.  Messages in the Bradshaw Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum).

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