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Guide to the Martha Bradstreet Papers
1774-1868
  MS 72

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Biographical Note

Sept. 25, 1774 General John Bradstreet dies
1780 Martha Bradstreet born, daughter of Samuel Bradstreet
March 21, 1782 Mary Aldridge Bradstreet dies, wife of General John Bradstreet
March 22, 1782 Daughter Martha Bradstreet dies, daughter of General John Bradstreet
1794 Agatha Evans dies, daughter of General John Bradstreet
May 4, 1795 Elizabeth Livius dies, step-daughter of General John Bradstreet
1799 Martha Bradstreet marries Matthew Codd
1802 Martha's brother Samuel Bradstreet turns over rights, titles and property bequeathed by Elizabeth Livius to Martha
March 1803 Francis Bainbridge dies, daughter of Agatha Evans
1816 Martha divorces Matthew Codd
1817 Legally reverts back to name Martha Bradstreet
1831 Supreme Court officially denies Martha Bradstreet's claim toward Cosby Manor
18__ Martha Bradstreet dies