Nelle Belle Bridges

#56, (22 February 1895 - 28 March 1939)
Father*Sherman T Bridges (1866 - 1931)
Mother*Priscilla Addie Tremper (1873 - 1918)
Collection of Daniel E and Mary C Fiorini

Family

William David Lewis b. 1889, d. 1966
Child 1.Mary Christine Lewis+ (1927 - 1991)
Her married name was Lewis.1 
Birth*22 February 1895She was born on 22 February 1895 at Stewartsville, Posey Co., IndianaB.2,3 
1 June 1900She appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in the household of Sherman T Bridges and Priscilla Addie Tremper at Walnut Street, Rockport, Ohio Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaB, age 7, b. Feb 1893.4
1905She removed with Sherman T Bridges and Priscilla Addie Tremper to Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaB, in 1905. 
25 April 1910She appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 in the household of Sherman T Bridges and Priscilla Addie Tremper at 110 S. Barter Street, Mt. Vernon, Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaB, age 15.5
1913She was graduated in 1913 at Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaB.6
1917She was a teacher in 1917.7
September 1917She lived with Sherman T Bridges and Priscilla Addie Tremper at Yorktown, Delaware Co., IndianaB, in September 1917.8 
Marriage*21 September 1917She married William David Lewis, son of James Robert Thompson Lewis and Edith Dona Reed, on 21 September 1917 at Delaware Co., IndianaB.1
16 January 1920She and William David Lewis appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 at Walnut Street, Carthage, Rush Co., IndianaB.9 
between 1921 and 1922She and William David Lewis removed to Quincy, Illinois, between 1921 and 1922.10 
1925She and William David Lewis lived in 1925 at 513 Washington, Quincy, Adams Co., IllinoisB.11 
8 April 1930She and William David Lewis appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at 521 Washington Street, Quincy, Adams Co., IllinoisB.12
1936She and William David Lewis removed to Park Avenue, Coshocton, Ohio, in 1936 (or, poss., 3rd Street apartment.)10 
Death*28 March 1939She died on 28 March 1939 at Coshocton City Hospital, Coshocton, Ohio, at age 44; (peritonitis.)3,13
Burial*31 March 1939She was buried on 31 March 1939 at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Rockport, Spencer Co., IndianaB.3,13 
FindAGrave, memorial 97720486, has a photo of a shared grave marker, "Lewis / Nell B, 1895-1939 / William D, 1890-1966, for Sunst Hill Cemetery, Rockport, Spencer Co. IN. 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Delaware Co., 1917, Vol. 25, image 314/538; County clerk offices, Indiana. William David Lewis, paper maker, res. Carthage, IN, b. Mt. Vernon, IN, 19 Sep 1891; father James R. Lewis, farmer, b. and res. Mt. Vernon, IN; mother Edith Reed, housewife, b. Franklin Co. IL, res. Mt. Vernon, IN. Nellie Belle Bridges, no occupation, res. Yorktown, b. Stewartsville, IN, 22 Feb 1893; father S.T. Bridges, farmer, b. Spencer Co., IN, res. Yorktown; mother Addie Tremper, housewife, b. Warrick Co., IN, res. Yorktown, IN. First marr. for both. License issued 21 Sep 1917 by the Clerk, Delaware Circuit Court. Marr. 21 Sep 1917 by F. E. Smith, minister, 21 Sep 1917, filed 3 Dec 1917.
  2. [S117] Indiana Births, 1880-1920 [index], online Ancestry.com, Nelllie B Bridges; father Sherman, mother Ida Trempe; birth date 22 Feb 1895. Rf. Posey County Index to Birth Records, 1850-1920 Inclusive, vol. 1, A-G, book H-4, p. 35.
  3. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, Cert. of Death, Coshocton Co., Reg. Dist. No. 244, file no. 14566. Nell B. Lewis, res. 177 Park Ave., Coshocton; death 28 Nov 1939, Coshocton City; wife of Wm D. Lewis, b. 22 Feb 1895 Stewartsville IN, age 44y 1m 6d; father Sherman Bridges, b. IN, mother Priscilla Tremper, b. IN; informant Wm D. Lewis; removal to Rockport, IN, 31 Mar 1939; cause of death complications from appendectomy.
  4. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Sherman (34), b. IN Jan 1866, parents b. IN, day laborer; Addis (27), b. IN Feb 1873, parents b. IN, 3 chldren, all living; marr. 6 yrs.
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Sherman (42), b. and parents b. IN, laborer in strawboard factory; Addie (36), b. and mother b. IN, father b. US, 4 children, all living; marr. 16 yrs.
  6. [S1037] The Hoop Pole yearbook (Mount Vernon, Indiana: Mt. Vernon High School), 1913, p. 19: "Nell Bridges 'Of all the girls ere were seen, there is none so fine as Nellie'."
  7. [S1037] The Hoop Pole (Mt. Vernon High School), 1917, p. 73, img. 81/130.
  8. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007, online FamilySearch.org, Delaware Co., 1917, Vol. 25, image 314/538; County clerk offices. Nellie Belle Bridges, no occupation, res. Yorktown; father S.T. Bridges, farmer, b. Spencer Co., IN, res. Yorktown; mother Addie Tremper, housewife, b. Warrick Co., IN, res. Yorktown, IN.
  9. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. William D (30), laborer in boxboard plant; Nellie B (24); Ester [sic] (22), sis.-in-law, bookkeeper flour mill.
  10. [S124] "DFH's Notes from MCL recollections," (MS; Collection of Vincent W and Donna F Hartnett; Birchrunville, Pennsylvania.
  11. [S249] W.H. Hoffman's City Directory (n.p.: Hoffman City Directories, annual), Quincy IL 1925, p. 314. Wm D (asst. supt. Robert Gair Co.) and Nell Lewis, res. 513 Washington.
  12. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. William D (39), papermaker at paper mill; Nell B (35).
  13. [S74] Charles Browning, compiler, Browning Genealogy Database, online http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ (Evansville Indiana: Browning Funeral Home), Mrs. Nellie Lewis, age 44, d. Coshocton OH, 28 MAr 1939; husb. Wm., dau. Mary, sisters Mrs. Esther Hinkley (Mt. Vernon), Mrs. Fern Walker (New Castle, IN), Mrs. Edna Bowers (Berry, IL), brother Lee Bridges; Ziemer Funeral Home, Rockport, IN.