Col. William R. Bradfute

Col. William R. Bradfute

Male 1821 - 1906  (84 years)

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  • Name William R. Bradfute 
    Title Col. 
    Born 23 May 1821  Sumner, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1906  Texas State Cem, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 1906  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 19 Apr 1906  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I16504  mytree
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Robert Bradfute, Jr.,   b. 1794, Bedford, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1861, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucy Ann Vasser,   b. 1 Apr 1794, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1826, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Dec 1817  [3
    Family ID F5899  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Elizabeth Bennett,   b. 1831,   d. 28 Nov 1853  (Age 22 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1850  [1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F5933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 May 1821 - Sumner, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1906 - Texas State Cem, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1906 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Apr 1906 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Bradfute served as 1st lieutenant of Company E, 1st Regiment, Tennessee Volunteers, 28 May 1846 - May 1847; and as captain of Company H, 3rd Tennessee Volunteers, 24 Sep 1847 - 22 Jul 1848. Appointed captain of Company G, 5th Cavalry, U.S. Army, he served in Texas and at western posts until 1861. On 27 Apr 1861 he was appointed captain in the Confederate Army and later became a colonel.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p97.

    2. [S57] Find A Grave.

    3. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p96.


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