Three children of Captain Bradbury
died young: Judith, October 30, 1776, at Newburyport
, aged five years, two months; Abigail, May 28, 1777, aged three years, eight months; Polly
, October 30, 1777, aged one year, eleven months.
Mary, born at Malden
, lived for some time with her brother William in Medford
, and died in Newburyport
, August 22, 1852.
In the will of 1800, the children mentioned are Anna Symonds
, Charles, William, Polly
, and Edward Bradbury
The deed of the farm in 1819 was signed by the three sons and their wives, by Anna Symonds
and her husband and Mary Bradbury
, who was unmarried.
The latter properly used her legal name, Mary.
In regard to dates, differences exist in several cases between the family records and town records.
The captain's youngest child, Edward, married October 28, 1804, Abigail Hill.
He was twenty-two years of age and is recorded as then being of Roxbury
His wife was born March 19, was baptized March 29, 1778, and was of the precinct of Cambridge
that was the Menotomy
of Revolutionary days, later incorporated as West Cambridge
, and now forms the town of Arlington
She was a descendant of Abraham Hill, an early inhabitant of that part of Charlestown
that is now Malden
In the third generation this Hill
family was located in Cambridge
After his marriage Edward lived with his parents on the farm.
A son, Elbridge, was baptized July 20, 1806, and a daughter, Abigail, October 5, 1806.
A son, Wymond, born November 18, 1811, was baptized April 19, 1812.
The baptisms are entered on the register of the Medford church
, and the birth of the last named child on the Malden town
Edward was living on the farm at the time it was sold.
He moved to Saxonville
, where he died August 22, 1855.