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222. John Bradford was born 08 Apr 1745 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He died 1830 in Highland Twp., Muskingum Co., OH. And was buried at the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Norwich (near Zanesville), OH. John married Johanna Regina Schrout on 1778 in Hampshire VA / Zion Lutheran Church Philadelphia PA.
John Bradford (born April 8, 1745) has been reported to have a very limited education, and while in his teens, he was put to work in the silk mills, his father being a member of the firm. In 1776, at the age of 21, John left the silk mills and went to sea. He became captain of a vessel and must have sailed to America, where he saw a new freedom and a large amount of unclaimed land. It is believed that he came to America to live in about 1773. John enlisted in the Virginia Militia and was involved in the Dunmore War, under the command of James Wood Jr. During the Revolutionary War, he was a member of the Virginia 8th Regiment. He migrated to Hampshire Co., Virginia, where he met and married Johanna Regina (Hannah) Shrout in 1778. She was born May 17, 1762, in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Johann "Peter" & Anna Clara Feuerbach Shrout. They lived on a farm 11 miles north of the village of Petersburg.
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223. Johanna Regina Schrout "Hanna" was born 17 May 1762 in Philadelphia Co., PA / Hampshire, VA. She died 1841 in Highland Twp., Muskingum Co., OH, and was buried in Bethel United Methodist Cemetery, Highland Twp., Muskingum Co., OH.
1800 Census PA Philadelphia Philadelphia Walnut Ward - John and Hannah Bradford
1810 Census PA Philadelphia Philadelphia Walnut Ward - John and Hannah Bradford
1820 Census OH Muskingum Highland - John and Hannah Bradford
1830 Census OH Muskingum Highland - John and Hannah Bradford
1840 Census OH Muskingum Highland - Hannah Bradford