John Eli Bradley born 05 March 1865; died 18 March 1947 Fort Smith, Sebastian County, AR; the son of Elias W. Bradley and Mary Jane Yandell (or Yandle).
John Eli Bradley married Cora Mae ____ (maiden name unknown). She was born 09 March 1875 in Illinois; died 18 November 1933 Fort Smith, Sebastian County, AR. According to census reports, she states both parents born in Illinois. Four children: 1. Ruby A. Bradley (1896-1985) m. _ Stapp and m. _ Harrell. 2. Rena E. Bradley (1899-1992) m. George W. Tillery 3. Raymond D. Bradley (1906-1964) m. ? 4. Ralph J. Bradley (1908-1968) m. ?
According to 1870 census (Washington Twp., Buffalo P.O., , Dallas County, MO), John E. Bradley, age 5, lives with his grandparents, Henry and Rebecca (Alley) Bradley.
In 1900 census (Ward 8, Springfield, Greene County, MO), John E. Bradley, age 35, is married with two daughters and works for the railroad.
In 1910 census (Clay Twp., Springfield, Greene County, MO) John E. Bradley, age 45, works general store with wife and four children, two daughters and two sons.
In 1920 census (Upper Twp., Ft. Smith, Sebastian County, AR) John C. Bradley, age 54, works as railroad foreman and listed with wife, two sons, and widowed daughter, Ruby Stapp, age 23.
In 1930 census (Upper Twp., Ward 3, Ft. Smith, Sebastian County, listed as John C. Bradley, age 65; with wife, Cora, age 60, and son, Ralph, age 21.
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