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Maj. William Bradford, the son of William Bradford and Alice (Carpenter) Southworth, was born on Thursday, 17 June 1624 o.s. in Plymouth, New Plymouth Colony. He died at the age of 79 on Sunday, 20 February 1704 o.s.. He was buried in Burial Hill cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
William Bradford (aged about 52) married Mary (Atwood) Holmes in 1677 in Plymouth, New Plymouth Colony.
Mary (Atwood) Holmes was the daughter of John Wood alias Atwood and Sarah Masterson.
Their children were:
According to Ruth Gardiner Hall, Mary was the widow of Rev. John Holmes, the son of John Holmes. IGI lists William and Alice m. 28 Jan 1650, Apr 1650, and 1652. Torrey lists 23 Apr 1650. Torrey lists William Bradford (1624-1704) and Alice Richards (1627-1721) There are LOTS of marriage records for William Bradford c. 1680 William Bradford m. Mary Fitch 1673 Plymouth IGI William Bradford m. Mary Holmes 1677 Plymouth IGI William Bradford m. Rebecca Bartlett 1679 Plymouth IGI William Bradford m. Mary (Atwood) Holmes Duxbury Torrey after 24 Dec 1675 Ephraim Bradford is listed in IGI as the son of William Bradford & Mary Atwood b. 1685 in Kingston (Plymouth), MA IGI also lists William Bradford and Rebecca Bartlett as having a son William born 1681 in Plymouth IGI lists Mary Atwood, Mary Abbott, Patience Faunce and Patience Aaron all as marrying John Holmes in Nov/Dec 1661 in Plymouth. TO DO: Look up Israel in "Descendants of Gov. Bradford".