Bradshaw, Harvey a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Danbury, Connecticut, March 26, 1810. He received a careful religious training; experienced conversion at the age of fourteen; received license to preach in his eighteenth year; and in 1833 entered the Pittsburgh Conference. He labored faithfully until 1856, when failing health led him to locate and remove to Iowa. In 1858 he united with the Upper Iowa Conference, wherein he served to the close of his life several years in the regular work, and later as agent of Corhell College. He died November 7, 1861. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1862, page 240.