John Garland Bridges1

#1282, (10 July 1823 - 6 August 1911)
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Elisha Bridges2 (1788 - 1861)
Mother*Elizabeth Clark2 (1794 - 1883)
Never married.3 
Birth*10 July 1823He was born on 10 July 1823 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.4,5 
1830He appeared on the census of 1830 in the household of Elisha Bridges and Elizabeth Clark at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; nei. John "Boggart", fam 378.6 
1840He appeared on the census of 1840 in the household of Elisha Bridges and Elizabeth Clark at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. Edw Gray and Susannah née Bridges, line 5; Hannah Abbott, line 6.)7 
9 April 1847He witnessed the will of Samuel Johnson on 9 April 1847 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.8 
16 September 1850He appeared on the census of 16 September 1850 in the household of Elisha Bridges at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 27; nei. J C Bridges, fam. 665.2 
3 July 1860He appeared on the census of 3 July 1860 in the household of Elisha Bridges and Elizabeth Clark at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 36, farm laborer; (neis. son Benjamin, fam. 545; dau. Susannah, fam. 546; Theodocia _____ Johnson, fam. 558.)9 
2 July 1870He appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 in the household of Elizabeth Clark at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 46; (neis. sons Elisha Jr and Benjamin, dau. Susannah.)10 
17 June 1880He appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 in the household of Elizabeth Clark at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 56, b. OH, father b. MA, mother b. VA, farmer; (neis. sons Elisha and Benjamin, dau. Susannah.)11 
16 September 1891He witnessed the will of Rebecca Bridges on 16 September 1891 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, as executor.12,13 
15 June 1900He appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Central Prec., Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.14 
4 May 1910He appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. Albert Bogart, Wm. and Lucy Bridges, Frank and Jennie Bridges, Milton and Callie Bogart.)15 
31 October 1910He left a will on 31 October 1910 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 
Death*6 August 1911He died on 6 August 1911 at Newtown, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, at age 88.16 
Burial*9 August 1911He was buried on 9 August 1911 at Bridges Family Cemetery, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; est. date.17 
Probate25 September 1911His estate was probated on 25 September 1911 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 

Citations

  1. [S1678] Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998, index and images, online Ancestry.com, Hamilton > Wills, Vol 117-119, 1911-1912 > 339-340/793 > img. 339-340/793. Will Record Vol. 118, pp. 1-2, Last Wiil of John Garland Bridges of Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co. OH, 31 Oct 1911. Gives land to nephews Henry Franklin Bridges and John Spencer Bridges (12 acres of a 30 acre tract, in equal share), to niece Eliza Ann Bridges (the remaining 18 acres of the 30 acre tract, and 10½ acres adjacent known as Lot No. 4, with all the household goods and chattels), to nephew Aaron C Bridges (10 acres known as Lot No. 5) and to nephew Elisha A Bridges (16 acres upon which he lives). Each of these nieces and nephews to pay amounts into the estate. Further, gives to the heirs of deceased brother James C Bridges and deceased sisters Patsy Bogart, Sussanah Gray and Mary Williams one half of all the money belonging to the estate, in equal shares) and to the heirs of deceased brothers Benjamin Bridges and Elisha Bridges one half of all the money belonging to the estate in equal shares). The family gave yard on Lot No. 4 shall remain as it is, with the roadway kept open.
    Names Charles S Hopper as executor. Witnesses Charles H Hopper and Lizzie M Hopper, both of Cherry Grove, Ohio. Will proved 25 Sep 1911.
  2. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (69), farmer, own real estate, b. MA; Eliza (56), b. VA.
  3. [S174] S. B. Nelson and J. M. Runk, editors, History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio: Their Past and Present (Cincinnati: S.B. Nelson & Co., 1894).
  4. [S174] S. B. Nelson and J. M. Runk, History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, p. 931.
  5. [S158] Pedigree Resource File MM73-CRP, entry for Bridges, online FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (40-49); Elizabeth (30-39); 1 m (<5), 1 m (5-9), 1 m (10-14); 2 f (<5), 2 f (15-19).
  7. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (50-59); Elizabeth (40-49); 1 m (5-10), 1 m (10-15), 2 m (15-20); 1 f (<5), 1 f (5-10), 2 f (10-15).
  8. [S1404] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court Records (1781- ), images, online FamilySearch.org, Wills 1836-1854, vol. 5, pp. 116-118, imgs. 95-96/507. Will of Samuel Johnson. Names son Jepthiah (also spelled Jephthah) Johnson; Wilton Johnson (dec'd) & his children Wilton, Samuel, Nancy Fishback, Achsah Becket, Martha Johnson; son Mariot [sic] Johnson; son James C Johnson (dec'd) & his widow Theodocie & children Sanford, Filomelia, Achsah and Theodoce; son Isaiah Johnson; heirs of daughter Rebekah (dec'd) & Paul Corbly [sic] (dec'd) – John B, Samuel, Wilson H, Margaret (Corbly) Campbell, Rebekah (Corbly) Johnson, Patsy, Harriet, Elizabeth; daughter Patsy, wife of Benjamin Crane; wife Rebekah. Executors sons Jephthah, Mariot and Isaiah. Witnesses Abraham Bogart and John G. Bridges. Transcription from original after Court records were destroyed in 1884 fire.
  9. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (72), b. MA, farmer, own real estate; Elizabeth (66), b. VA.
  10. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Eliza (75), b. OH, keeping house, personal estate $500.
  11. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Eliza (85), b. and parents b. VA.
  12. [S156] Hamilton County Ohio Wills, 1791-1901, Index, online www.libraries.uc.edu/arb/collections/local-government/will-index, Box 95, case 39774; Executor John G. Bridges; Beneficiaries John G. Bridges, Patsy Bogart, Catherine Bridges, Frank Bridges, John Gray, Lucy A. Jones, H.B. Gray, Mariah Paddison, Charlotta Shelard, Mary Seniour. [all but John G Bridges not found in image of document viewed at Ohio, Wills and Probate Records]
  13. [S714] Hamilton County Ohio Probate Court, Will Index and Books (1791- ), online www.probatect.org/courtrecordsarchive/willindex.htm, 60:10, last will of Rebecca Bridges, 16 Sep 1891. "That there shall be placed in the family Burial Ground a Monument at the head of the graves, of Judith Bridges, Eliza Bridges, Rebecca Bridges and Mary Williams, the wife of Adney Williams...." Names brother John G Bridges devisee of all chattle property and real estate. Witnesses Thomas M Seniour and David G Garrett. Probate 10 Jul 1893, John G Bridges named Administrator.
  14. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. John G (76), b. OH Jul 1823, father b. MA, mother b. VA, farmer.
  15. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. John G (86), b. OH, father b. MA, mother b. VA, single.
  16. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, Reg. Dist. 494, Prim. Reg. Dist. 4735, File 43559, Reg 4069. John G Bridges, b. OH 10 Jul 1823, father Elisha Bridges, b. MA, mother Eliza Clark, b. VA; farmer, wid.; d. Newtown, Anderson Tshp., Hamilton Co. OH, 6 Aug 1911, pulmonary edema; iformant H. F. Bridges; bur. Clough O, 9 Aug 1911.
  17. [S157] Hilda Johnson, transcriber, Bridges Family Cemetery, Hamilton County, Ohio (Jensen, Shirlene L., July 2001).