These Bradts lived in the third ward near Foxes Creek. Over a long career, Anthony A. was a successful carpenter and building contractor. During the 1740s, he built and repaired blockhouses and other parts of the city's fortifications. He served the community as a constable, contractor, and surveyor. He was elected assistant alderman several times beginning in 1735. In 1742, his name appeared on a list of qualified voters in the third ward. As late as 1756, he was identified on a census of Albany householders as a carpenter.
Anthony A. Bradt died in October 1760 - short of his sixty-eighth birthday. His widow lived for several years afterwards.
first posted: 8/15/04