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Elizabeth Pleasants Bradshaw (Harper)

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Henrico, Virginia, United States
Death: 1721 (49-57)
Place of Burial: Tennessee, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Pleasants, The Immigrant and Jane Pleasants
Wife of John C Bradshaw and Arthur Marcum
Mother of Benjamin Bradshaw; William Larner Bradshaw, I; John Bradshaw and John Bradshaw
Sister of Mary Ruth Sullivan; William Pleasants; John Pleasants; Joseph Pleasants; Mary Ann Gandovin and 4 others
Half sister of Mary Ruth Burton; Mary Ann Gandovin; Jane Berryman; Mary Woodson and Sarah Woodson

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About Elizabeth Pleasants Bradshaw

The following records, found by Howard and Lee Ann Propst, suggest that John Pleasants, Sr. may have been the father of Elizabeth Bradshaw.

1 April 1698: John Pleasants, Sr. sells to Gilly Gromarin for 5000 pound of tobacco 180 acres of land he had mortgaged from Edward and Mary Jones. The deed was witnessed by Frances Reeve and Elizabeth Bradshaw. [Henrico Co. Will/Deed Bk. 1697-1704, 73.]

1 June 1698: John Pleasants prepared his will which mentioned a daughter named Elizabeth. Pleasant's signature was witnessed by his wife Jane and Elizabeth Bradshaw. [Henrico Co. Records 1677-1739].

After the death of John Bradshaw, Elizabeth married Arthur Marcum, which is proved by Henrico County records naming Elizabeth as wife of Arthur Marcum and as mother of Benjamin Bradshaw. [Henrico Co. Court Orders 1710-1714, pp. 80, 84, 89, 248.]

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Elizabeth Pleasants Bradshaw's Timeline

Henrico, Virginia, United States
Age 22
Henrico County, Virginia, United States
Age 22
Henrico County, Virginia
Age 26
February 1, 1721
Age 53
Bristo Parish, Prince George, Virginia
Age 53
Tennessee, United States