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From: "Charles Sims" <>
Subject: Re: [BRIDGES] Jonathan Bridges, Barren Co., KY
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 19:31:27 -0600
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I'm happy to share what is in my file, however, be aware some is not
documented and in need of verification.

Perhaps the best place to begin is with the earliest of this Bridges lineage
I'm aware of by generation.

1) William Bridges, b. abt. 1681
wife: Susannah [maiden name unknown to me]

2) William Bridges
b. abt. 1700 Westmoreland Co., VA.
d. 31 Dec. 1743 Prince William Co., VA.
m. abt. 1724 King George Co., VA.
wife: name unknown to me.
Children:

2.1 Benjamin Bridges
b. abt. 1725? King George or Prince William Co., VA.
d. abt. 1785 Prince William Co., VA.
m. abt. 1747 Prince William Co., VA.
wife: Ann Seybe?
Note: Her father appears to have been Thomas Whitledge, so Benjamin was
likely her 2nd husband.
Only child known of to me by Benjamin Bridges and wife Ann Seybe? was Nancy
Bridges, b. abt. 1750

2.2 James Bridges - Revolutionary War Service
b. abt. 1726? Prince William Co., VA.
d. Jan. 1792 York Co., SC
Note: James Bridges was issued a Granville Co., NC land Grant on 13 Oct.
1761 for 34 acres on Cub Creek.
Estate record 6 Feb. 1792, wife, Lydia appointed administrator.
m. abt. 1762 Granville Co., NC.
wife: Lydia (Roberts) Lashley
b. abt. 1730 NC
d. 1804 York Co., SC.
Note: She was 1st married to Patrick Lashley
Her father was Richard Roberts
Children of James Bridges & Lydia (Roberts) Lashley Bridges
2.2.1 Richard Bridges, b. abt. 1764 Orange Co., NC
2.2.2 James Bridges, b. abt. 1766 Orange Co., NC
2.2.3 Susannah Bridges, b. abt. 1768 York Co., SC
2.2.4 Nancy Bridges, b. abt. 1770 York Co., SC.
perhaps more unknown to me.

2.3 William Bridges
b. abt. 1727 Prince William Co., VA.
d. abt. 1802 Cleveland Co., NC
said buried in Orange Co., NC.
m. abt. 1745 probably in Prince William Co., VA.
wife: Catherine [maiden name unknown to me]
Children:
2.3.1 John Bridges,
b. abt. 1745? Prince William Co., VA.
d. Apr. 1791 where?
m. abt. 1765? wife: Marget?
possibly ten children - have names for only five.
2.3.2 Moses Bridges, b. abt. 1747? Prince William Co., VA.
d. abt. 1818 where? in KY.
m. abt> 1769? wife: Elizabeth Godwin
possibly seven children - have names of only five
2.3.3 Aaron Bridges
b. abt. 1750? Prince William Co., VA.
d. when? probably in Cleveland Co., NC.
m. abt. 1772? where? wife: Sarah Jane Hamrick
possibly seven children - have names of only six
2.3.4 William Bridges
b. abt. 1752 Prince William Co., VA. - no further data about him known to
me.
may have died in 1802 where? wife may have been Ann [maiden name unknown to
me]
2.3.5 James Bridges
b. abt. 1755? Rowan Co., NC
d. abt. 1835/40 Rutherford Co., NC.
m. abt. 1775? where? wife Nancy [maiden name unknown to me]
seventeen children - all born in NC. - names available on request
2.3.6 Thomas Bridges
b. abt. 1757 Rowan Co., NC
d. when? where?
m. abt. 1782 wife Elizabeth [maiden name unknown to me.
unknown if or how many children.
2.3.7 Isaac Bridges
b. abt. 1764? Rowan Co., NC.
d. 1855 St. Francis Co., AR.
m. abt. 1783 possibly in Franklin Co., TN. wife: Mary Mills
have name of only three children.

2.4 Mary Bridges
b. abt. 1729? Prince William Co., VA.
d. unknown when or where
m. abt. 1750 probably in Prince William Co., VA.
husband: William Lashbrooke
unknown if or how many children

2.5 John Bridges
b. abt. 1731? Prince William Co., VA.
d. abt. 1810/20 Allen Co., VA.
m. abt. 1752 Prince William Co., VA.
wife: Elizabeth Brooks, b. abt. 1735? VA.
Children:
2.5.1 Benjamin Bridges
b. abt.1754? Prince William Co., VA.
d. 3 Dec. 1824 Reedy River, Grenville Co., NC.
m. abt. 1774 Orange Co., NC. wife: Mary [maiden name unknown to me] b. abt.
1755? NC
Children: Thomas, Benjamin, James, Edmund, Mary, Lewis, William, possibly
more?
2.5.2 William Bridges
b. abt. 1756 Prince William Co., VA. - no further data known of him to me.
possibly enumerated in the 1790 census of Greenville Co., SC.
2.5.3 Joseph Bridges
b. abt. 1758 Prince William Co., VA.
d. abt. 1805/09 Barren Co., KY.
m. abt. 1799? Caswell Co., NC.
wife: Martha [maiden name unknown to me], b. abt. 1760 NC.
Children:
2.5.3.1 Jeremiah Bridges
b. abt.1780? North Carolina
d. 1838 Allen Co., KY.
m. 24 Dec. 1800 Barren Co., KY.
wife: Mary M. Williams, b. abt. 1775? Rutherford Co., NC.
Children: all born in Barren Co., KY - William G., Sarah, unk., Samuel,
unk., Rachel, Thomas R., unk., unk., Mary
2.5.3.2 Andrew Bridges
b. abt. 1782 York Co., SC.
d. abt. 1860/70 Bradley, TN.
m. abt. 1800? where? in South Carolina
wife: Mary [maiden name unknown to me]
possibly seven children, but have names of only two: Robert Berry Bridges
and H. Jefferson Bridges.
2.5.3.3 John Bridges
b. abt. 1784 York Co., SC.
d. before 1810 where?
thought to have been residing in MO. as of Sept. 1854
unknown if or to whom married or if any children.
2.5.3.4 Zachariah Bridges
b. abt. 1786? Georgetown Co., SC.
d. 26 Feb. 1854 Allen Co., KY.
m. 20 Feb. 1817 Allen Co., KY.
wife: Nancy Gibson, b. abt. 1790? VA.
possibly twelve children, but have names for only six: - all born in Allen
Co., KY: A. Bridges, John Bridges, Sarah Bridges, Miranda or Melinda
Bridges, William T. Bridges, Lenny/Louise Bridges.
2.5.3.5 Stephen Bridges
b. abt. 1787 Georgetown Co., SC.
d. abt. 1857? possibly in Logan Co., KY.
1st m. 22 Sept. 1806 Barren Co., KY.
wife: Mary Thompson, b. abt. 1790? where? d. bef. 1820 possibly in Barren
Co., KY.
her parents: John Thompson (.1758-1843) and wife Winifred Brickey
(c.1764-1844)
Note: John Thompson was Pvt. in VA Military during Rev. War. Ref: Nat.
Archives pension file # W22418
John Thompson & wife Winifred Brickey are buried in the Thompson Family
Cemetery in Green Co., IL.
they had ten children - names and data available on request.
possibly six children born to Stephen Bridges and 1st wife Mary Thompson,
but have name of only my ancestor, Joseph T. Bridges, b. abt. 1817 probably
in Barren Co., KY. and died after 1880 in Barnhill, Wayne Co., IL. m. 1st
on 28 Nov. 1839 Warren Co., KY... It is unclear to me if all eight children
were born to Joseph T. Bridges and 1st wife Elizabeth Margaret Griswold. Am
sure at least seven were theirs. Possibly the seventh was by 2nd marriage
about 1856 in Wayne Co., IL to the widow Mahala Hall. Names of all ten
children available on request. My ancestor, Stephen Franklin Bridges, b.26
June 1835 in Warren Co., IL. and was the seventh child born to Joseph T.
Bridges and 1st wife Mary Thompson.
Back to Stephen Bridges (c.1787-c.1857?)
He was 2nd married on 3 April 1820 in Warren Co., KY. to Nancy Satterfield,
b. abt. 1798 in SC. and d. when? where?
her parents were: John Satterfield (c.1765?-1849) and wife Mary Elizabeth
Jones (1768-1863)
Seven children were born to Stephen Bridges and 2nd wife Nancy Satterfield,
but have only names of five: Stephen Bridges, David Bridges, Moses Bridges,
unk.
female Bridges, unk. female Bridges, Rebecca Bridges, Margaret J.. Bridges.
2.5.4 possibly unknown bridges, b. abt. 1760? Prince William Co., VA. or
Granville Co., NC. - no data.
2.5.5 Thomas Bridges
b. abt. 1763 Granville Co., NC.
d. 1843 probably Polk Co., MO.
m. abt. 1787? York Co., SC.
wife: Nancy [maiden name unknown to me]
possibly fourteen children, but have named for only ten:
2.5.5.1 James Bridges, b. abt. 1788 Greenville Co., NC. d. unk.
m. 27 Jan. 1817 in Allen Co., KY. to Nancy Spencer
2.5.5.2 Oliver Bridges, b. abt. 1790 Granville Co., NC. d. unk. - no further
data known to me of him.
2.5.5.3 William Bridges, b. abt. 1792? Polk Co., MO.?, d. 1849 where? - no
further data known to me of him.
2.5.5.4 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1796? no data
2.5.5.5 Nancy Bridges, b. abt. 1796 SC - no further data known to me of her.
2.5.5.6 Elizabeth Bridges, b. 8 Oct. 1797 Barren Co., KY. d. 11 July 1853
Barren Co., KY.
m. 5 Oct.1832 Barren Co., KY.
husband: William T. Bewley, b. 15 July 1803 Bedford Co., VA., d. Mar. 1862
Barren Co., KY. - nine children - have names & dates
2.5.5.7 Mary Bridges, b. abt. 1800 Barren Co., KY., d. 1838 Barren Co., KY.
m. 31 Jan. 1818 Allen Co., KY.
husband: Joseph Huckaby, b. 18 Oct. 1789 Bedford Co., VA., d. 1 Jan. 1871
Polk Co., MO.
possibly seven children, but have names for only five. son, Thomas Huckaby,
b. 19 June 1822 in Barren Co., KY. married 8 Feb. 1848 to Margaret Jane
Bridges. another son, Nathan Huckaby, b. 5 Nov. 1830 in Barren Co., KY.
married Martha Ann Bridges.
2.5.5.8 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1803 Barren Co., KY. - no data
2.5.5.9 Rebecca Bridges, b. abt. 1896 Barren Co., KY., d. unk. - no further
data about her known to me.
2.5.5.10 Martha Bridges, b. abt. 1808 Barren Co., KY., d. 1870 Barren Co.,
KY.
m. 1 March 1826 Barren Co., KY.
husband: Thomas Bewley, b. 1805 Bedford Co., VA., d. 27 June 1875 Barren
Co., KY.
nine children - names available on request. - all born in Barren Co., KY.
2.5.5.11 Rosannah Bridges, b. abt. 1810 Barren Co., KY., d. unk. to me.
m. 1 May 1834 Barren Co., KY.
husband: Thornton Holman - no data - unknown if or how many children.
2.5.5.12 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1813? - no data
2.5.5.13 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1816? - no data
2.5.5.14 Malinda Bridges, b. abt. 1822 Barren Co., KY., d. unk.
m. 16 March 1837 Barren Co., KY.
husband: James Carver, b. abt. 1812 KY. d. unk.
have names of seven children - all born in Barren Co., KY. between 1839-1849

2.5.6 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1765? Granville Co., NC. or in SC? - no data
2.5.7 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1768? Granville Co., NC. or in SC? - no data
2.5.8 unk. bridges, b. abt. 1770? Granville Co., NC. or in SC? - no data
2.5.9 unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1772 Granville Co., NC. or in SC? - no data

2.5.10 Jonathan Bridges
b. 27 Sept. 1775 Camden Co., SC
d. 14 July 1859 Baker Twp., Martin Co., IN. - buried: Dog Trot Cemetery
m. abt. 1802 probably in SC.
wife: Nancy Paton, b. 1785 SC., d. 27 Jan. 1863 Martin Co., IN.
Children:
2.5.10.1 Charlotta Bridges, b. 1804 SC., d. after 1860 Martin Co., IN.
m. 24 Nov. 1822 Allen Co., KY.
husband: James Hurt, b. abt.1800? d. abt. 1857 - unk. if or how many
children.
2.5.10.2 Mariah Green Bridges, b. 22 Oct. 1805 Lincoln? Co., SC.
d. 3 Feb. 1897 St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO.
m. 18 July 1830 Lawrence Co., IN.
husband: George Washington McReynolds, b. abt. 1812, d. 1894 - unk. if or
how many children.
2.5.10.3 William Bridges, b. abt. 1897? Barren Co., KY., d. abt. 1840/50
possibly in Barren Co., KY?
m. 29 Jan. 1827 Barren Co., KY.
wife: Nancy Britt, b. 1810 Barren Co., KY.
have names for five children - looks like all were born in Barren Co., KY.
2.5.10.4 Thomas Bridges, b. abt. 1809 Barren Co., KY. - no further data
known to me of him.
2.5.10.5 Isaac Titsworth Bridges, b. 22 Oct. 1811 Allen Co., KY., d. 18
March 1889 Martin Co., IN.
said to be buried in an unmarked grave on his farm
m. 1st on 8 March 1827 Allen Co., KY.
wife: Matilda J. Wade, b. 18 Jan. 1811 KY., d. 5 Sept. 1849 Martin Co.,
IN. - buried: Bridges Family Cemetery - Crane, IN.
thirteen children born between 1827-1848 - names and data on request.
2.5.10.6 Margaret "Mary" Bridges, b. 1809 Allen Co., KY., d. 14 Aug. 1896
Brown Twp., Martin Co., IN.
m. 13 Apr. 1831 Bedford, Lawrence Co., IN.
husband: Abraham Waggoner, b. abt. 1809 where?, d. before 1860 where? - unk.
if or how many children.
2.5.10.7 John J. Bridges, b. abt. 1815? Allen Co., KY., d. after 1860
Soldier - Civil War: Ref: Widow's Pension #2518, S.D.
m. 18 March 1837 Marion Co., IN.
wife: Rebecca Reynolds, b.1818 where? d. 3 Nov. 1892 Geddes, Charles Mix
Co., S.D. buried: Pleas Valley Cemetery
unk. if or how many children.
2.5.10.8 Elizabeth Bridges, b. abt. 1819 Allen Co., KY., d. unk. when?
where?
m. 14 Sept. 1837 Martin Co., IN.
husband: George W. Kinder, b. abt. 1818 VA. d. unk. - unk if or how many
children.
2.5.10.9 Martha "Patsy" Bridges, b. 30 Nov. 1822 Allen Co., KY., d. 28 May
1872 Martin Co., IN.
m. 20 Sept. 1837 Martin Co., IN.
husband: Elias Rollins - no data on him.
possibly six or more children, but have name of only Mary E. Bridges, b.
abt. 1850? Vincennes, IN. d. unk.
m. 25 Dec. 1868 to Benjamin Parker
2.5.10.10, unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1824 - no data
2.5.10.11, unk. Bridges, b. abt. 1826 - no data
2.5.10.12, Edmond Green Bridges, b. 23 Jan. 1829 Corydon, Lawrence Co., IN.,
d. 6 Nov. 1906 Vinita, Cherokee Territory, OK.
buried - Vinita Cemetery
m. 29 Oct. 1846 Martin Co., IN.
wife: Alsadia/Elsada Pluse, b. 1828 where?, d. 1883 where?
Twelve children, but have names for only eleven, born between 1847-1869.
Note: the one I don't have a name of was a female and she may have died in
infancy?
Edmond Green Bridges (1829-1906) was 2nd married 13 Sept. 1883 to the widow
Sarah (McDowell) Pitt
Edmond Green Bridges (1829-1906) was 3rd married 5 Feb. 1896 to the widow
Geneva J. (Raney) Arnold

2.6? possibly unknown Bridges
b. abt. 1732? - no data. born Prince William Co., VA.

2.7 Joseph Bridges
b. abt. 1734? Prince William Co., VA.
d. Jan. 1786 Salisbury, Rowan Co., NC.
m. abt. 1756? Orange Co., NC.
wife: name unknown to me.
possibly six or more children, but have names for only three: William
Bridges, b. abt. 1757? Orange Co., NC.; James Bridges, b. abt. 1760? Orange
Co., NC.; John Bridges.b. abt. 1772? Rowan Co., NC.

2.8 Thomas Bridges
b. abt. 1736 Prince William Co., VA.
d. 28 July 1781 York Co., SC.
said to have settled along Buffalo Creek in York Co., SC.
His Last Will and Testament dated 28 July 1781 . - Looks like he died that
same day. Probated in Camden Co., SC. 29 Jan. 1782. Mentions his
sibling/brothers and James Satterfield.
m. 10 Aug. 1772 in Granville Co., NC.
wife: Ann Lashley, b. abt. 1758? Greenville Co., NC., d. before 1804 where?
her parents: Patrick Lashley and wife Lydia Roberts
Note: Ann (Lashley) Bridges 2nd m. a Mr. Vierdham? and 3rd to a Mr. Green

Please excuse any typing errors. Charles E. Sims






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Sent: Friday, January 04, 2008 1:55 PM
Subject: [BRIDGES] Jonathan Bridges, Barren Co., KY


> Charles, I have been very interested in the last postings of the Bridges
> forum concerning NC and SC Bridges ca 1770's. I am particularly excited
> to
> see your last post concerning the father of Jonathan Bridges, b. 27 Sep
> 1775
> in SC. Can you share the details with the list of John Bridges of Va?
> Thanks. I appreciate your work. Eileen Bridges
>
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