General Daniel Morgan Bradford

 Public Official

Born:September 2, 1793, Near Warrenton, Fauquier County, VA
Died:October 14, 1869, Huntsville, AL
Father of:Henry Clay Bradford (b1829)


•  "Son of William and Catherine (Morgan) Bradford, natives of Fauquier County, Va:, the former who entered the Revolutionary War in his fourteenth or fifteenth year, was present at the surrender of Charleston, S. C, to the British by Gen. Lincoln, and was confined to the N. J. prison ship, was married three times, first to Mary Steele, then to Catherine Morgan, lastly to Nancy Boyles, moved to Sumner County, Tenn., about eighteen miles from Nashville in 1800, and died in 1831; grandson of Joseph Bennett Bradford of Fauquier County, Va., who later located in Burke County, N. C, served in the Revolution under Gen. Thomas Sumter, who presented him with a mahogany clothes brush after the battle of Guilford Court House for his gallant services, was married three times, first to a Miss George, who became mother of William Bradford, then to Margaret Wilson, and finally to a Mrs. Jones; great grandson of John and Mary (Marr) Bradford, natives of England and Scotland, respectively, who emigrated to America and settled in Fauquier County, Va. A cousin of Mr. Bradford's father served in the Light Horse Harry Brigade during the Revolution." - Alabama Biography

•  "Gen. Bradford served in Carrol's Life Guards during the Creek War, first as lieutenant, then as captain, under Gen. Jackson at New Orleans, and was complimented, May 13, 1815, by Gen. Carrol for personal bravery during the campaign." - Alabama Biography

•  "He was located in Huntsville as a dry goods merchant for many years; was appointed during the late years of his life to be receiver of the land office by President Andrew Johnson, and was general of the militia of Alabama at the time of his death in 1869." - Alabama Biography

•  He was a member of the Baptist church. - Alabama Biography

•  Married: February 28, 1822, in Madison County, Mary Booker Lamkin, daughter of Col. Griffin and Elizabeth Lamkin of Alabama, formerly of Botetourt County, Va. - Alabama Biography

•  Father of:
1. Charles Napoleon.
2. Henry Clay.
3. Jane Gray, married Hyman Hilzheim, Jackson, Miss.
4. William Lamkln, was graduated from the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., 1856, resigned his lieutenancy in the service, April, 1861, joined the C. S. Army and served till the end of the war, returned to his home with a shattered arm, went to South America, 1866, married November 29, 1866, in South America, Helen J. Sanchez, daughter of the American Consul to Carthagena, S. A.
5. Ellen Douglas, married John M. Fariss, Dallas, Tex.
6. Joseph Morgan, nephew, adopted as son by law, midshipman in the U. S. Navy, married July 15, 1857, Georgietta Goodwin, daughter of Ex-governor Ichabod Goodwin of New Hampshire, one son, Frank. - Alabama Biography

Related Links:

•  Alabama Biography - History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, © 1921, p. 195

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