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U.S. Marshals Service

District of New Hampshire

United States Marshal Bradbury Cilley 1798-1802

United States Marshal Bradbury Cilley 1798-1802

U.S. Marshal Bradbury Cilley

Bradbury Cilley was appointed by President John Adams as United States Marshal for the District of New Hampshire on Mar. 19, 1798, and served until May 3, 1802.  

Born on Feb. 1, 1760, in Nottingham, NH, Bradbury Cilley, attended the common schools and engaged in agricultural pursuits.  Bradbury Cilley was then elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses and served from Mar. 4, 1813 to Mar. 3, 1817.  He was also served as the colonel and aide on the staff of New Hampshire Governor Gillman 1814-1816.  Bradbury Cilley retired from public life and died on Dec. 17, 1831 in Nottingham, NH and was buried at the General Joseph Cilley Burying Ground in Nottingham Square. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justicee