William Bradford - Bio, Family, Facts, Age: 67 | Hot Birthdays
BirthdayMarch 19, 1590
Birthplace England
  1. About

    Founder and Governor of Plymouth Colony, the first British colony in North America. He was one of the one-hundred people to depart England for a new world on The Mayflower and he is often credited with coining the word "Pilgrim" to describe those aboard the ship.
    His journal, 'Of Plymouth Plantation' covering the period from 1620 to 1657 , was one of the very first written histories of European settlements in America.
    Noah Webster was a distant descendant of his.

  2. Before fame

    He grew up in a prosperous farming family in Yorkshire, England.

  3. Related to

    His wife Dorothy May traveled with him to settle in what became Massachusetts but she died on the voyage after she fell off the side of the Mayflower and drowned.

  4. The meaning of the name Bradford: From The Broad Ford
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