New Jersey Obituaries - November 30, 1898 - Rev. Thomas Scott Bradner

Rev. Thomas Scott Bradner, a Presbyterian clergyman who was chaplain of the 124th New York Regiment during the civil war, died on Sunday morning at the home of his son-in-law, Frederick W. Hope, on Broad street. He was 76 years old and had lived at Mr. Hope's for several years. The funeral was held yesterday afternoon at Mr. Hope's residence. Col. Charles H. Weygant, the last commander of the regiment of which Mr. Bradner was chaplain, was present at the services. Arrowsmith Post of Red Bank attended the funeral in uniform. The casket was draped with the American flag, and floral tributes and the sword which Mr. Bradner had carried in the war were laid on the casket. The services were in charge of Rev. W. W. Knox of New Brunswick. Other clergymen who took part in the services were Revs. W. F. Birch of New York, Charles E. Hill, R. G. Davey, J. K. Manning, W. B. Matteson and Holmes F. Gravatt, The singing was by Mrs. William Pintard, Miss Carrie King, Mrs. Frank Manson, W. B. Parsons and Whitall S. Hill. Mr. Bradner's wife died several years ago. He leaves four daughters and two sons.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, November 30, 1898