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Joanna (Fitzgerald) Bradley, 78, of Martin County, Indiana, died Saturday, February 20, 1864.

Born in 1786, she was the daughter of the late Henry Fitzgerald formerly of Fairfield County, Ohio and Julia (Galbraith) of Ohio, United States.  She married John Bradley on May 25, 1804 in Lancaster County, Ohio.

In about 1852 their son Michael moved them to his home in Indiana where they lived the remainder of their lives.  On Saturday, September 15, 1860 she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John Bradley.

Joanna is survived by seven children, Julia, James, Joanna, Harriet “Sarah” Bowman and her husband Reuben Bowman of Ohio, United States, Henry and his wife Hannah (Schleich) of Pickaway County, Ohio, Michael and his wife Leah (Glick) of Butler, Miami, Indiana, and John; one sister, Sarah (Fitzgerald) Taylor; twelve grandchildren, Andrew, John of Amanda, Fairfield, Ohio, Nathaniel and his wife Mary Adaline (Stafford) of Butler, Miami, Indiana, Ellen of Butler, Miami, Indiana, Henry of Butler, Miami, Indiana, Lydia of Butler, Miami, Indiana, John M of Indiana, United States, Mary Etta of Miami County, Indiana, Eli, Phillip of Indiana, United States, Leah of Indiana, United States, and Sarah of Indiana, United States; one G granddaughter, Louisa J.

Joanna was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret; one grandfather, Fitzgerald; three grandsons, Gideon, Peter Bowman, and Michael.

She is buried at the Clayton Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana along with her husband and other Bradley family members.

Note: The above is an obituary report my software generates.

Joanna was my biological 4th great grandmother on my father’s side.

No Story Too Small offered a challenge: have one blog post each week devoted to a specific ancestor. It could be a story, a biography, a photograph, an outline of a research problem — anything that focuses on one ancestor. 
Each of my posts for this challenge will include in the title “52 Ancestors Challenge” and will have the tag of 52Ancestors.