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Lydia Moss Bradley

Lydia Moss Bradley, American philanthropist.


  • Bradley, Lydia Moss was born on July 31, 1816 in Switzerland County, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Captain Zealy Moss and Jeanette (Glasscock) Moss.

  • Education

    • Educated in schools of Switzerland County, Indiana.


    • Has given to Peoria Bradley Park, Bradley Home for Aged Women, and founded Bradley Polytechnic Institute Home: Peoria, Ill.


    • Married Tobias S. Bradley, May 11, 1837 (deceased).
    • father: Captain Zealy Moss Moss
    • mother: Jeanette (Glasscock) Moss
    • spouse: Tobias S. Bradley
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    Born July 31, 1816
    Died 1908
    (aged 91)