Bradner, Frank J. - The ancestry of the subject was Scotch and his grandfather on the paternal side was John
Bradner, who was born near New York city and married Susan Bottom, a native of Poughkeepsie. The grandfather on
the maternal side was Joseph Spaids, who married Clarissa Jones. He was a minute man and served in the war of 1812.
They were married in 1806 and were the first couple married in the town of Richland. Gilbert A. Bradner, father
of the subject, was born in the town of Goshen, N. Y., March 17, 1800. Moved to the town of Richland (then a wilderness)
in 1831; in 1825 he married Ollive Spaids. They were members of the M. E. church and aided in building the first
M. E. church in Pulaski. Their children were Clarissa, now Mrs. L. L. Graves, and living in Scriba; James B., a
farmer in South Richland; Susan, who married Allen Davis and now a widow living in Oswego; George William, a lawyer
of Mexico; Mary, who married Captain F. A. Pilcher and lives in Cleveland. O., and Frank J. The latter was born
in the town of Richland March 4, 1852, and was educated in Mexico Academy. He studied dentistry with H. H. Dobson
of Mexico, began practice in Pulaski where he has since remained, and enjoyed a large practice. He married, June
17, 1874, Nettie Stone, only daughter of Thomas M. Stone of Pulaski. They have two children, Claude Horatio, born
July 19, 1876, and Roy Stone, born June 8, 1883. Dr. Bradner is a Republican in politics, a member of the Pulaski
Lodge No. 415, F. & A. M. He enjoys the respect and confidence of the community.
Landmarks of Oswego County
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895
Oswego County, NY
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