Rachel Bridges1

#1261, (1833 - April 1888)
RelationshipGrandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Benjamin Bridges1 (1793 - a 1871)
Mother*Hannah Haefner1 (bt 1792 - 1795 - bt 1860 - 1867)
Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994, index and images, online FamilySearch.org

Family

John Ezra Leeds b. 1823, d. 1916
Children 1.Charlie Leeds13 (1855 - 1927)
 2.George B. Leeds+13 (bt 1857 - 1858 - )
 3.Houghton Leeds14 (bt 1860 - 1861 - )
 4.Ida L. Leeds+15 (1863 - 1923)
 5.John F. Leeds+16 (1866 - 1937)
 6.William Leeds17 (1869 - c 1894)
 7.Edgar Leeds+18 (1873 - 1966)
Her married name was Leeds.2 
Birth*1833She was born in 1833 at OhioG.1 
between 1833 and 1840She removed with Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Haefner between 1833 and 1840 Spencer County, Indiana.3 
1840She appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Haefner at Spencer Co., IndianaG; nei. John "Tuly" ln. 27, John Simpson ln. 22; nei. next page John Hesson Jr, Benj. Simpson, Benj. Ward.4 
after 1840She removed with Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Haefner to Hamilton Co., OhioG, after 1840.5 
24 September 1850She appeared on the census of 24 September 1850 in the household of Benjamin Bridges and Hannah Haefner at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 17, b. OH.6 
Marriage*30 December 1851She married John Ezra Leeds on 30 December 1851 at Clermont Co., OhioG.7 
1858She and John Ezra Leeds removed in 1858 Indiana.8 
13 August 1870She and John Ezra Leeds appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 at Fosters Ridge P.O., Clark, Perry Co., IndianaG.9 
1879She and John Ezra Leeds removed to NebraskaG in 1879.10 
19 June 1880She and John Ezra Leeds appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Guide Rock Precinct, Webster Co., NebraskaG.11 
25 June 1885She and John Ezra Leeds appeared on the census of 25 June 1885 at Victor Prec., Nuckolls Co., NebraskaG.12 
Death*April 1888She died in April 1888 at NebraskaG.10 

Citations

  1. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. age 17.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 40.
  3. [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.
  4. [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].
  5. [S181] History of Warrick, Spencer and Perry Counties, p. 444.
  6. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Benjamin (57), carpenter, b. OH; Hannah (57), b. PA.
  7. [S419] Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994/1997/2013, index and images, online FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S520] VWH, betw. births of George (OH) and Houghton (IN).
  9. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John E. (40), farmer, b. OH; Rachel (38), b. OH.
  10. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, no image. John Ezra Leeds, b. OH Mar. 4, 1822, d. Feb. 18, 1916, Nuckolls Co. NE, bur. Liberty Creek Cemetery, Nuckolls Co. NE. Narrative citing the Nelson Gazette ~ Lawrence Locomotive, 4 Feb 1916, p. 1.
    John Ezra Leeds was born March 4, 1822, in Cincinnati, Ohio, and here he was married to Rachel Bridges. To this union were born eight children: George, Charles, Mrs. G.E. Shelton, Lincoln, William, John, Edgar and Wright all of whom survive their father except William, who died twenty one years ago. The mother died twenty eight years ago next April. Mr. Leeds died February 18, 1916 at his home in east Nelson, having lived the unusual span of 93 years, 11 months and 4 days.
    The funeral services occurred Sunday Morning at 9 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. G.E. Shelton, being conducted by Rev. J.F. Green. The remains were laid to rest in Liberty Cemetery, near Deweese.
    Memorial 64014076, by Lois Frahm.
  11. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. John E (54), farmer, b. and parents b. OH; Rachel E (48), b. and father b. OH, mother b. PA.
  12. [S887] Nebraska State Census Collection, 1860-1885 (images), online Ancestry.com, 1885. John Leedes (57), b. and parents b. OH, farmer; R. E. (52), b. and father b. OH, mother b. PA, housekeeper.
  13. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 15.
  14. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 9.
  15. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 6.
  16. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 4.
  17. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. age 8 mo.
  18. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 6, b. IN.