A.J. Bradford was one of the early settlers of Clyde and experienced many incidents of pioneer life and met with many reverses, among them losing nearly all his children within a brief space of time. He served one term as under sheriff of Cloud county a short time before his death. Mr. Bradford was an old soldier. He was a member of Company G, 2d Colorado Cavalry, under the leadership of Captain Boyd, and a comrade of J.B. Rupe. Mr. Bradford was born at Middlesex, Pennsylvania, in 1844, and died in Concordia, December 24, 1893. Mr. Bradford was a pioneer, coming to Kansas in 1866. He was a brave and honored soldier, a patriotic and highly respected citizen.
Transcribed from E.F. Hollibaugh's Biographical history of Cloud County, Kansas biographies of representative citizens. Illustrated with portraits of prominent people, cuts of homes, stock, etc. [n.p., 1903] 919p. illus., ports. 28 cm.
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