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Brackett, Thomas S. and Rebecca Tufts, both Charlestown, m, 19 Apr. 1837.

Bradbury, Edward, of Roxbury, and Abigail Hill of Camb. m. 28 Oct. 1804.

Bradish, Ebenezer, Jr., A. B. [H. U. 1769], was adm. to Pct. ch. 1 Nov. 1773, and had here, Ebenezer, b. 8, bap. 19 Sept. 1773; Timothy Paine, b. 12, bap. 16 Apr. 1775. (Paige says the father practised law a short time in Menotomy. See Hist. Camb. 497.)1

Bradshaw, Henry, of Watertown, m. Hannah G. Cooke, 3 June, 1781. dau. of Rev. Samuel Cooke. Mrs. Hannah Gibbs Bradshaw d. 21 Jan. 1793, a. 39. He d. at Boston of apoplexy, 7 June, 1793. Had Rebecca Cooke (b. 5 Mar. 1782), adm. to the ch. 6 May, 1804, d. unm. 29 May, 1813, a. 32; Elizabeth (bap. Wat. 19 Sept. 1784), adm. to the ch. 18 Sept. 1808, and dism. to the ch. in Hadley, 6 Apr. 1824—was the ‘Miss Eliza’ who d. at Boston, 10 Mar. 1843; Anna (not named in records—bap. Wat. 29 Jan. 1786, d. unm. in Arlington 30 Nov. 1869, a. 84); Samuel Cooke—s. of Hannah G. Bradshaw—bap. Camb. N. W. Pct. 9 Dec. 1792 (had w. Eliza, d. Boston 29 Aug. 1843, a. 51; he d. at Somerville 19 Feb. 1862, a. 73).—See Brooks's Hist. Medford, 505.

1 His wife had the following experience on April 19, 1776:—

Worchester, April, 1775.
Hannah Bradish, of that part of Cambridge called Menotomy, and daughter of Timothy Paine, of Worcester, in the county of Worcester, Esquire, of lawful age, testifies, and says that about five o'clock on Wednesday last, afternoon, being in her bedchamber with her infant child, about eight days old, she was surprised by the firing of the King's troops and our people, on their return from Concord; she being weak and unable to go out of her house, in order to secure herself and family, they all retired into the kitchen, in the back part of the house; she soon found the house surrounded with the King's troops; that upon observation made, at least seventy bullets were shot into the front part of the house; several bullets lodged in the kitchen where she was, and one passed through an easy chair she had just gone from; the door of the front part of the house was broken open; she did not see any soldiers in the house, but supposed, by the noise, they were in the front; after the troops had gone off she missed the following things, which she verily believes were taken out of the house by the King's troops, viz.:—One rich brocade gown, called a negligee; one lutestring gown, one white quilt, one pair of brocade shoes, three shifts, eight white aprons, three caps, one case of ivory knives and forks, and several other small articles.

To this deposition was appended the following:—

Province of the Massachusetts Bay, Worcester, ss , April 26, 1775.
Mrs. Hannah Bradish, the above deponent, maketh oath before us, the subscribers, two of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the county of Worcester, and of the quorum, that the above deposition, according to her best recollection, is the truth. Which deposition is taken in perpetuam rei memoriam.

Thomas Steel, Timothy Pane.

Samuel Paine of Worcester, a tory brother of Hannah Bradish, propagated reports with regard to our Massachusetts soldiers rifling the house of Mr. Bradish, instead of the Regular troops.—Journal of each Provincial Congress, p. 214.

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