Walter Lee Bridges

#331, (14 May 1911 - 4 March 1982)
RelationshipBrother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Sherman T Bridges (1866 - 1931)
Mother*Priscilla Addie Tremper (1873 - 1918)


Geraldine W Sullivan b. 1915, d. 1982
Children 1.David Lee Bridges+ (1937 - 1975)
 2.Dean Thomas Bridges14 (1942 - 1942)
 3.Dane Leslie Bridges+ (1946 - 1997)
His Social Security Number was 279-10-5286. 
Birth*14 May 1911He was born on 14 May 1911 at Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG.1 
September 1917He lived with Sherman T Bridges and Priscilla Addie Tremper in September 1917 at Yorktown, Delaware Co., IndianaG.2 
13 January 1920He appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 in the household of Sherman T Bridges at 8 First Street, Carthage, Ripley Twp., Rush Co., IndianaG, as Lee, age 8.3
1925He and Sherman T Bridges lived at 801½ Monroe, Quincy, Adams Co., IllinoisG. Sherman worked at a straw board plant in 1925.4 
1926He lived with Sherman T Bridges in 1926 at 536 College Avenue, Quincy, Illinois. Sherman worked at the North Star Paper factory (today the company is PCA.)5 
21 April 1930He appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 in the household of Eugene Henry Bowers and Edna May Bridges at 11307 Watt Avenue, Chicago, Cook Co., IllinoisG, brother-in-law, age 18, brass finisher for [Railroad] car builder.6 
Marriage*He married Geraldine W Sullivan, daughter of Daniel Sullivan and Ona Smith.7 
23 April 1940He and Geraldine W Sullivan appeared on the census of 23 April 1940 at 615 South 7th Street, Coshocton, Coshocton Co., OhioG.8 
1949He and Geraldine W Sullivan lived in 1949 at 2805 Sunnyside Avenue, New Castle, Indiana.9 
1955He and Geraldine W Sullivan lived in 1955 at Indiana.10 
1957He and Geraldine W Sullivan lived in 1957 at Indiana.11 
1980 As of 1980, Walter Lee Bridges lived at 2805 Sunnyside, Rm #3, New Castle, Indiana
Death*4 March 1982He died on 4 March 1982 at New Castle, Henry Co., IndianaG, at age 70.12
Obituary6 March 1982Obituary for Walter Lee Bridges was published The Star Press on 6 March 1982.13 


  1. [S1673] Indiana Birth Certificates 1907-1940, Indiana State Board of Health, 1911, roll 13, img. 3006/5990, Reg. No. 149A. ____ Bridges, b. 14 May 1911, 110 Barter St., Mt. Vernon, Posey Co. IN, son of Sherman T Bridges (age 45, b. Spencer Co. IN, laborer) and Addie Tremper (age 38, b. Warrick Co. IN, housewife, 5th child, all living), online
  2. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online, Delaware Co., 1917, Vol. 25, image 314/538; County clerk offices. Nellie Belle Bridges, no occupation, res. Yorktown; father S.T. Bridges, farmer, b. Spencer Co., IN, res. Yorktown; mother Addie Tremper, housewife, b. Warrick Co., IN, res. Yorktown, IN.
  3. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Sherman (43), widower, laborer in boxboard mill.
  4. [S249] W.H. Hoffman's City Directory (n.p.: Hoffman City Directories, annual), 1925 edition, p. 143. Sherman Bridges, Straw Bd, res. 801½ Monroe; Lee Bridges, res. 801½ Monroe.
  5. [S249] W.H. Hoffman's City Directory (annual), Quincy IL 1926-1927, p. 143. Sherman, works N Star Paper, and Walter L, student, res. 536 College Av (same res. as Eugene and Edna Bowers.
  6. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Eugene H (29), b. and parents b. IL, Pullman conductor; Edna M (26), b. and parents b. IN, marr. age 20.
  7. [S520] VWH.
  8. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. Lee (29), b. IN, paper mill industry; Geraldine (25), b. IL.
  9. [S270] Mullin-Kille, compiler, New Castle Indiana City Directory (n.p.: Century Press), Bridges Walter L (Geraldine W) carrier USPO; tel. 3264J. Hereinafter cited as New Castle Indiana City Directory.
  10. [S270] Mullin-Kille, New Castle Indiana City Directory, Bridges Walter L (Geraldine W) rural carrier USPO; tel. 3264 (p 324).
  11. [S270] Mullin-Kille, New Castle Indiana City Directory, W Lee, carrier USPO, Geraldine W Bridges (Mrs. W L), ofc sec C M DeWitt, tel. 4275 (p 328).
  12. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online or, Walter Bridges; SSN: 279-10-5286; Last Residence: New Castle, Henry, IN; b.14 May 1911, d. Mar 1982; State (Year) SSN issued OH.
  13. [S2242] The Star Press, Muncie, Indiana.
  14. [S401] Ohio Deaths 1908-1932, 1938-2007, online, Reg. Dist. 244, Primary Reg. Dist. 8095, File 817, Reg. 8. Dean Thomas Bridges, b. OH 1 Jan 1942, son of Walter Bridges (b. IN) and Geraldine Sullivan (b. IL); d. Coshocton City Hospital OH, 14 Jan 1942, cerebral hemorrhage; inf. Walter S Bridges; bur. South Lawn Cemetery, 16 Jan 1942.