John Spencer Bridges1

#1364, (29 June 1878 - 19 July 1946)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Elisha Bridges Jr2 (1825 - )
Mother*Lucinda Bogart2 (1844 - 1882)
Birth*29 June 1878He was born on 29 June 1878 at Clough, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 
17 June 1880He appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 in the household of Elisha Bridges Jr and Lucinda Bogart at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 1; (neis. mother Eliza, fam. 271; bro. Benj., fam. 275; sis. Susannah, fam. 272.)3 
16 June 1900He appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 in the household of Henry Frank Bridges and Elizabeth J Mathews, brother, age 21, b. OH Jun 1878; (neis. William L and Louise Bridges, fam. 231; John G and niece Eliza A Bridges, fam. 238.)4 
4 May 1910He appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 in the household of Henry Frank Bridges and Elizabeth J Mathews, brother, age 31, b. OH, truck farm; (neis. William and Lucy Bridges, fam. 323; John G and niece Eliza A Bridges, fam. 321.)5 
31 October 1910In John Garland Bridges's will dated 31 October 1910, John Spencer Bridges was named as an heir.6 
Marriage*27 April 1916He married Louise Caroline Maurer, daughter of Conrad Maurer and Anna Ackerstaff, on 27 April 1916 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 
14 January 1920He and Louise Caroline Maurer appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Central Prec., Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.7 
28 April 1930He and Louise Caroline Maurer appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Wolfangel Road, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (nies. Henry and Elizabeth Bridges, fam. 258; Harold and Etherl Bridges, fam. 259.)8 
18 April 1940He and Louise Caroline Maurer appeared on the census of 18 April 1940 at State Road, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (neis. Henry and Elizabeth Bridges, fam. 229.)9 
Death*19 July 1946He died on 19 July 1946 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, at age 68.10 

Citations

  1. [S2069] Ohio County Marriages, 1774-1993, index, online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. age 1.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (54), farmer, b. OH, father b. MA, mother b. VA; Lucy M. (35), b. and parents b. OH.
  4. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Henry F (33), b. OH May 1867, parents b. OH, farmer; Elizabeth J (33), b. OH Apr 1867, parents b. OH.
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Frank (42), b. and parents b. OH, truck farm; Jennie (43), b. and parents b. OH, 4 children, 3 living; marr. 14 yrs.
  6. [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.
  7. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. John S (41), b. and parents b. OH, truck farmer; Louise B (39), b. and parents b. OH.
  8. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. John S (52), b. and parents b. OH, general farmer; Louise (49), b. and parents b. OH.
  9. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. John S (61), b. OH, laborer, WPA; Louise (59), b. OH; res. same place in 1935.
  10. [S1387] Ohio Certificates of Death 1908-1953, Year 1946, File No. 46963, img. 2723/3541. John Spencer Bridges, b. OH 29 Jun 1878, son of Elijah Bridges, b. OH, mother's maiden name unk.; laborer (Multicolor Printing Co.), res. Mt. Washington, Hamilton Co. OH, husb. of Louise Caroline Bridges; d. Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co. OH, 19 Jul 1946, age 68y 20d, prostate carcinoma; inf. Mrs. Louisa C Bridges; bur. Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Microfilm of original records, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, Ohio, online FamilySearch.org.