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Jael Bradford (Hobart)

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Death: April 14, 1730 (86)
Kingston, Plymouth , Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Kingston, Plymouth County, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Reverend Peter Hobart and Elizabeth Rebecca Hobart
Wife of Joseph Bradford, of Plymouth
Mother of Joseph Bradford, II; Peter Bradford and Elisha Bradford
Sister of Joshua Hobart; Reverend Jeremiah Hobart; Elizabeth Ripley; Hannah Rogers; Bathsheba Turner and 4 others
Half sister of Ichabod Hobart; Japhet Hobart; Rev. Nehemiah Hobart; David Hobart; Abigail Hobart and 2 others

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About Jael Bradford

Jael Hobart was born on 28 December 1643 in Hingham, Plymouth Colony. She was christened on 30 Dec 1643, Hingham, Plymouth Colony [33] and died on 14 April in Kingston, Plymouth Colony. [134] She is buried in the Ancient Burial Ground, First Church, Kingston, Massachusetts.

Parents: Rev. Peter Hobart (ca 1604-20 Jan 1679) and Rebecca Ibrook (ca 1612-Dec 1645)


  1. on 25 May 1664 in Jones River, Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts to Joseph Bradford (1630-1715). [4] He was the son of William Bradford and Alice Carpenter. Jael was his third wife; he married Alice Richards first and Mary Wood second.

3 children include:

  1. Joseph Bradford, born 18 Apr 1665 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA; died Bef. Oct 1712
  2. Elisha Bradford, born Abt. 1669 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA prob.; died 16 Jun 1747 in Kingston, Plymouth, MA; married (1) Hannah Cole Bef. 28 Jan 1702/03; married (2) Bathsheba Brock 7 Sep 1718 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA.
  3. Peter Bradford, born 1 Mar 1676/77 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA


  • Joseph and Jael resided at Flat House Dock on Jones River, Kingston. [131]
  • The will of Jael Bradford of Kingston, widow, dated 25 Mar 1729, sworn 22 May 1730, names (grand)daughter Hannah Bradford, daughter of my son Elisha, grandsons Joseph and Nehemiah Bradford, and granddaughter Uranie Bradford.
  • The will of Joseph Bradford of Plymouth, planter, dated 8 Oct 1712, with inventory taken 27 Jul 1715, names his wife Jael and son Elisha. The will was refused probate following testimony that it was not written according to the wishes of the decedent. [4] (see attached document)


  1. FindAGrave: Jael Hobart Bradford
  2. Pane-Joyce Genealogy
  3. The Family of Jim and Selma Burrows change date 13 May 2006


  1. 33. George Lincoln, et al., History of the Town of Hingham, Massachusetts, published by the Town of Hingham, 1893, Online edition at USGenWeb Hingham,
  2. 131. Ruth Gardner Hall, Descendants of Governor William Bradford.
  3. 134. Kingston Vital Records.
  4. Wakefield, Robert S. Mayflower Families in Progress: And Descendants for Four Generations. Plymouth, MA: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1986. p. 4
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Jael Bradford's Timeline

December 30, 1643
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
December 30, 1643
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
December 30, 1643
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
December 30, 1643
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts
April 18, 1665
Age 21
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 25
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
March 1, 1676
Age 32
Hingham, Plymouth, MA
April 14, 1730
Age 86
Kingston, Plymouth , Massachusetts
Age 86
Kingston, Plymouth County, MA, USA