Gamaleil Bradford I was born 18 May 1704 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to Samuel Bradford (1667-1714) and Hannah Rogers (1668-1754) and died 24 April 1778 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Abigail Bartlett (1703-1776) 30 August 1728 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
A Duxbury Tory
It is recorded by Seth Sprague (1760-1847) in his memoirs that the town was fierce Whig and only two Tory's were found in the whole town, Gamaliel Bradford (1704-1778) (father of the Revolutionary War leader of same name) and Brig Alden, father of Major Judah Alden, and that they both recanted their Tory allegiance after the Lexington Battles.
Marriage and Family
- Abigail Bradford (1728-1768)
- Samuel Bradford (1729-1777)
- Gamaliel Bradford (1731-1807) - Commanding officer of the 14th Massachusetts Regiment in the American Revolutionary War with his son, Gamaliel Bradford (1763-1824).
- Seth Bradford (1733-1807)
- Peabody Bradford (1735-1782)
- Deborah Bradford (1738-1827)
- Hannah Bradford (1740-1790)
- Ruth Bradford (1743-1812)
- Peter Bradford (1745-1834)
- Andrew Bradford (1745-1836)
|Offspring of Gamaleil Bradford I and Abigail Bartlett (1703-1776)|
|Abigail Bradford (1728-1768)||24 September 1728 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||1768 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||Wait Wadsworth (1714-1799)|
|Samuel Bradford (1729-1777)|
|Gamaliel Bradford (1731-1807)||2 September 1731 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||4 January 1807 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts||Sarah Alden (1731-1788) Sarah Alden (1731-1788) Mary Cooper (1753-1833)|
|Seth Bradford (1733-1807)|
|Peabody Bradford (1735-1782)|
|Deborah Bradford (1738-1827)|
|Hannah Bradford (1740-1790)|
|Ruth Bradford (1743-1812)|
|Peter Bradford (1745-1834)|
|Andrew Bradford (1745-1836)|
- Elizabeth (Alden) Pabodie and Descendants (1897) - by Mary Langford Taylor Alden (Author). Fascinating story of this family of Mayflower descendants that helped settle Duxbury MA and parts of New England.
- Descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims.
- Bradford in Plymouth County, Massachusetts
- Gamaliel Bradford - Disambiguation page