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Dr Hannah Bradford Ripley was born 9 May 1662 in Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States to William Bradford (1624-1704) and Alice Richards (1629-1671) and died 28 May 1738 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States of unspecified causes. She married Joshua Ripley (1658-1739) 28 November 1682 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, the United States.


Biography

Dr. Hannah Bradford Ripley was the daughter of Major William and Alice Richards Bradford. A Mayflower Pilgrim descendant. She was a noble and useful woman, remarkable for her skill in the art of healing, she was the first, and for a long time the only physician in the Plymouth Colony, and it is said that the first male physician, Dr. Richard Huntington, received much of his medical knowledge from her." She married Joshua Ripley (1658-1739) at Plymouth, MA on 28 November, 1682.

Gravestone

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Gravestone of Hannah Ripley - Windham Center Cemetery.

Gravestone Location: Windham Center Cemetery - Winham CT

Gravestone Inscription:

Here lies Interred the Body of ... Mrs. Hannah Ripley the well beloved Consort of Joshua Ripley, Esqr who after she had lived a holy and Fruitful Life fell asleep in Jesus May ye 28th 1738 in ye 76th year of her Age.




Children


Offspring of Joshua Ripley and Hannah Bradford (1662-1738)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alice Ripley (1683-1768)
Hannah Bradford Ripley (1685-1752) 2 March 1685 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 19 March 1751 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States Samuel Webb (1690-1779)

Judith Faith Ripley (1686-1719)
Joshua Ripley (1688-1739) 13 May 1688 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut 18 November 1773 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Mary Backus (1692-1770)

Margaret Ripley (1690-1774)
Leah Ripley (1693-1775)
Rachel Ripley (1693-1782)
Hezekiah Ripley (1695-1779)
David Bradford Ripley (1697-1781) 20 May 1697 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut 16 February 1781 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Lydia Cary (1705-1784)

Irena Ripley (1700-1726)
Ann Ripley (1701-1745)
Jerusha Ripley (1704-1792)

Siblings


Offspring of Maj. William Bradford IV and Alice Richards (1629-1671)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Christopher Bradford (1653-1736)
William Bradford (1654-1687) 11 March 1655 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 5 July 1687 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Rebecca Bartlett (1655-1741)

Thomas Bradford (1658-1681)
Alice Bradford (1659-1745)
Mercy Bradford (1660-1720) 2 September 1660 Boston, Massachusetts, United States 5 May 1720 Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States Samuel Steele (1652-1709)

Hannah Bradford (1662-1738) 9 May 1662 Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 28 May 1738 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States Joshua Ripley (1658-1739)

Melatiah Bradford (1664-1739)
Samuel Bradford (1667-1714) 1667 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 11 April 1714 Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Hannah Rogers (1668-1754)

Mary Bradford (1668-1720)
Sarah Bradford (1671-1705)
John Bradford (1653-1736) 20 February 1653 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States (Plymouth Colony) 8 December 1736 Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States Mercy Warren (1657-1727)

Offspring of Maj. William Bradford IV and Mary Fitch (c1635-1675)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joseph Bradford (1675-1746)

Offspring of Maj. William Bradford IV and Mary Atwood (1642-1715)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ephraim Bradford (1685-1741)
David Bradford (1687-1729)
Hezekiah Bradford (1687-1761)
Israel Bradford (1678-1760) 1678 Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 26 March 1760 Kingston, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Sarah Bartlett (1678-1761)

References

Residences


Namesakes of Hannah Bradford (1662-1738)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Hannah Bradford (1662-1738)Plymouth Colony, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United StatesWindham, Windham County, Connecticut, United StatesWilliam Bradford (1624-1704)Alice Richards (1629-1671)Joshua Ripley (1658-1739)
Hannah Bradford (1689-1772)Plymouth, Plymouth County, MassachusettsBerkley, Bristol County, MassachusettsSamuel Bradford (1667-1714)Hannah Rogers (1668-1754)Nathaniel Gilbert (1682-1765)
Hannah Bradford (1720-1758)Plymouth County, MassachusettsFriendship, Knox County, MaineElisha Bradford (1669-1747)Barsheba Brock (1703-1758)Joshua Bradford (1710-1758)



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