Elisha A. Bridges1

#1398, (circa 1855 - 1937)
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*James Clark Bridges1 (1819 - 1899)
Mother*Mariah _____1 (1823 - 1915)

Family 1

Louisa J. Wheatley b. bt 1856 - 1857, d. 1892
Children 1.William E. Bridges12 (1879 - )
 2.Edward Bridges13 (1882 - 1932)

Family 2

Ida B. Potter b. c 1864, d. 1953
Child 1.Gertrude Bridges14 (1905 - )
Birth*circa 1855He was born circa 1855 at Hamilton Co., OhioG.1 
6 July 1860He appeared on the census of 6 July 1860 in the household of James Clark Bridges and Mariah _____ at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 4.1 
19 July 1870He appeared on the census of 19 July 1870 in the household of James Clark Bridges at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 14; also William Allen (20); Nancy J. Allen (21); Samuel Allen (17.)2 
19 July 1870He appeared on the census of 19 July 1870 in the household of James Clark Bridges and Mariah _____ at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG, age 14.3 
Marriage*26 November 1876He married Louisa J. Wheatley on 26 November 1876 at Hamilton Co., OhioG; est. date.4 
1880He and Louisa J. Wheatley appeared on the census of 1880.5 
Marriage*circa 1893He married Ida B. Potter circa 1893.6 
29 April 1910He and Ida B. Potter appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 at County Road, Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; (nei. James Perry Bridges.)7 
31 October 1910In John Garland Bridges's will dated 31 October 1910, Elisha A. Bridges was named as an heir.8 
3 January 1920He and Ida B. Potter appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG.9 
23 April 1930He and Ida B. Potter appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at Anderson Twp., Hamilton Co., OhioG; nei James P, fam 157.10 
Burial*1937He was buried in 1937 at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Withamsville, Union Twp., Clermont Co., OhioG.11 
Death*1937He died in 1937 at Clermont Co., OhioG.11 

Citations

  1. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. James C. (40), farmer, b. OH; Mariah (37), b. PA.
  2. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. James C (50), farmer; Mariah (47), b. PA.
  3. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. James C (50); Mariah (47).
  4. [S1324] Jeffrey G Herbert, compiler, Hamilton County Marriage Index 1808-1884 (hcgsohio.org: Hamilton County Genealogical Society), Elisha A Bridges and Louisa J Wheatley, marr. 26 Nov 1876. Citing Cincinnati Freie Presse Newspaper, p. 5 (Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County (PLCH) Main - 2nd Floor - Magazines & Newspapers).
  5. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha A (25), farmer; Luisa (23), keeping house.
  6. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha A (54), truck farmer; Ida B (46), 2 children, both living; married 17 years.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha A (54), truck farmer; Ida B (46), 2 children, both living; marr. 17 years.
  8. [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.
  9. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha A (65), truck farmer; Ida (55).
  10. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Elisha (74), farmer, mo. b. Germany; Ida (64).
  11. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, simple standing grave marker. Elisha A Bridges, 1855-1937. Mount Moriah Cemetery, Withamsville, Clermont Co. OH. Memorial 16910712, created by and photo added by Paul (Dakota) S.
  12. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. b. Oct 1879, age 7 mos.
  13. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, Reg. Dist. 494, Prim. Reg. Dist. 8227, File 42737, Reg 4378. Edward Bridges, b. OH 30 Sep 1882, parents Elisha Bridges and Lida Wheatltey, both b. OH; farmer, res. Lawyer Rd, Newtown OH; spouse and informant Maggie F Bridges; d. 30 Jul 1932, ruptured appendix; bur Mt. Moriah, 3 Aug 1932.
  14. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census.