April 2, 1909 Petersburg Observer

Death of Andrew Jackson Bradley
Elderly man passes away after long illness. Resident in county fifty-two year.

Died, Tuesday evening at five o'clock, March 30, Andrew Jackson Bradley at the age of 76 years, 2 months, and 7 days, after an illness of long duration. The deceased has been a resident of this county for forty-one years, coming here from Kentucky. He was married to Sarah Markwell in 1850 and to them were born ten children, two of whom with the mother survives. They are Mrs. Alex Bradley and Mrs. O.B. Power both of Petersburg.

The funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at two o'clock from the late residence. Rev. Cherry officiating. Interment was made in the Hornback cemetery.

Mr. Bradley was one of the most substantial and highly respected citizens of the county and his death is a source of sorrow to the entire community.

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