Benjamin Bridges1

#759, (1793 - after 24 May 1871)
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*John Benjamin Bridges1 (1745 - 1823)
Mother*Hannah Garland1 (1749/50 - 1827)
U.S. Dep't of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records

Family

Hannah Haefner b. bt 1792 - 1795, d. bt 1860 - 1867
Children 1.____ Bridges16 (c 1816 - )
 2. Silas B Bridges+ (c 1818 - 1869)
 3.Hester Bridges17 (bt 1824 - 1825 - )
 4.Anna Bridges+18 (1828 - 1890)
 5.Rachel Bridges+19 (1833 - 1888)
Birth*1793He was born in 1793 at OhioB.2 
15 December 1811In John Benjamin Bridges's will dated 15 December 1811, Benjamin Bridges was named as an heir.3,1 
between 20 March 1813 and 20 September 1813He was a private in Capt. Nathan Hatfileld's Company, Ohio militia, in the War of 1812 between 20 March 1813 and 20 September 1813.4,5 
Marriage*27 June 1815He married Hannah Haefner, daughter of Friedrich Haefner Jr and Susanna Schreyer, on 27 June 1815; missing link; P-W has Hamilton Co.6 
1820He and Hannah Haefner appeared on the census of 1820 at Columbia Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioB; neis. David Clarke; Bascomb, Howell, Conklin.7 
1830He and Hannah Haefner appeared on the census of 1830 at Fulton and Eastern Liberties, Hamilton Co., OhioB; adjacent to Anderson and Columbia Tshps.8 
between 1833 and 1840He and Hannah Haefner removed between 1833 and 1840 to Spencer County, Indiana.9 
1 August 1839He received land grants totaling 160 acres at Spencer Co., IndianaB, on 1 August 1839.10 
1840He and Hannah Haefner appeared on the census of 1840 at Spencer Co., IndianaB; nei. John "Tuly" ln. 27, John Simpson ln. 22; nei. next page John Hesson Jr, Benj. Simpson, Benj. Ward.11 
after 1840He and Hannah Haefner removed to Hamilton Co., OhioB, after 1840.12 
24 September 1850He and Hannah Haefner appeared on the census of 24 September 1850 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioB.2 
circa 1858He removed with Benjamin Franklin Bridges to Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaB, circa 1858 Spencer County, accompanied by his grandparents.12 
16 August 1860He appeared on the census of 16 August 1860 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaB; wife Hannah (67) Haefner in Wire hh, fam. 1322.13 
13 August 1870He appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 in the household of Rachel Bridges and John Ezra Leeds at Fosters Ridge P.O., Clark, Perry Co., IndianaB, age 77, b. OH.14 
Death*after 24 May 1871He was still living after 24 May 1871; (last document date showing he was still living.)15 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges

Citations

  1. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, John Bridges; probated 18 Aug 1823, recorded vol. 25, p. 452-3; names as heirs sons John and Benjamin ($50 each), daus. Hannah and Ann ($5 each), wife Hannah one-third of entire estate, son Elisha the land and plantation; residue divided equally among children Hannah, John, Ann, Elisha and Benjamin. [signed] John Bridges, 16 Dec 1811, witnesses Orgia Clark and James Clark present at probate.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (57), carpenter, b. OH; Hannah (57), b. PA.
  3. [S156] Hamilton County Ohio Wills, 1791-1901, Index, online www.libraries.uc.edu/arb/collections/local-government/will-index, box 1; executor Elisha Bridges; Beneficiaries Hannah Bridges, Elisha Bridges.
  4. [S430] U.S. War of 1812 Pension Applications; Publication M313, Record Group RG 15, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, online Ancestry.com, Benjamin Bridges, Pvt.. Capt. Nathan Hatfied's Co., Ohio Mil.; enlisted ch. 20, 1813, discharged Sept. 20, 1813; Bounty lands awarded S.O. 17570 (2885-80-50) and S.C. 18080 (5180-80-55); residence 1850, 1855 Hamilton Co., Ohio, 1871 Rockport, Spencer Co., Ind. No information on date of death, spouse or widow.
  5. [S353] U.S. War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815, NARA Index to the Compiled Military Service Records for the Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the War of 1812; M602, 234 rolls, Record Group RG 94, online Ancestry.com, Pvt., Capt. Nathan Hatfield's Co., Ohio Mil.; Numbers S. O. 17570 and S. C. 18080; Survey Land 2885-80-50 and 5180-80-55; Residence 1850, 1855 Hamilton Co., Ohio and 1871 Rockport, Spencer Co., Ind.
  6. [S155] Ancestry.com Perry-Welty Tree, sperry381, owner, online Ancestry.com.
  7. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (26-45), agriculture; Hannah (26-45); 1 m <10 [Silas].
  8. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (30-39); Hannah (30-39); 2 m (10-14) [Silas and poss. George]; 2 f (<5) [Hester, Anna].
  9. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties (Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885), p. 444; Rachel was b. OH 1833, family is in Spencer Co. 1840.
  10. [S658] U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, online http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx, Benjamin Bridges, 1 Aug 1839, Spencer Co. (1) No. 22588 [485], E ½ of SW ¼ of Sec. 23, Tshp. 5 S Range 6 W, 80 acres; (2) No. 22589 [486], NE ¼ of SE ¼ of Sec. 14, Tshp. 5 S Range 6 W, 40 acres; (3) No. 22590 [487], NW ¼ of SE ¼ of Sec. 23, Tshp. 5 S Range 6 W, 40 acres. Total 160 acres purchased in "the District of Lands subject to sale at Vincennes, Indiana." Images 977-978-979/2140.
  11. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin "Briges" (40-49); 1 f (40-49) [Hannah]; 2 m (20-29) [Silas, George]; 2 f (10-14) [Hester, Anna]; 1 f (5-9) [Rachel].
  12. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, p. 444.
  13. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (67), b. OH; Hannah (18), b. IN.
  14. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John E. (40), farmer, b. OH; Rachel (38), b. OH.
  15. [S430] U.S. War of 1812 Pension Applications; Publication M313, Record Group RG 15, National Archives and Records Administration, online Ancestry.com, Benjamin Bridges, residence in 1871 Rockport, Spencer Co., IN; no information on date of death, spouse or widow.
  16. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census.
  17. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Age 25.
  18. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Age 22.
  19. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Age 17.