Priscilla Addie Tremper1

#67, (9 February 1873 - 18 November 1918)
RelationshipMother of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*David Rusk Tremper2 (1840 - 1876)
Mother*Rachel E. Williams2 (1852 - 1885)
Collection of Daniel E and Mary C Fiorini. Bridges Family as noted: (back) Esther, Edna, Fern, Nelle; (front) Grandmother Priscilla, Walter Lee, Grandfather Sherman. About 1913, Indiana.


Sherman T Bridges b. 1866, d. 1931
Children 1.Nelle Belle Bridges+ (1895 - 1939)
 2.Esther A Bridges12 (1897 - 1968)
 3.Fern Maggie Bridges (1899 - 1976)
 4.Edna May Bridges+ (1903 - 1982)
 5.Walter Lee Bridges+ (1911 - 1982)
Priscilla Addie Tremper was also known as Ada (marr. lic.)3 
Her married name was Bridges. 
Birth*9 February 1873She was born on 9 February 1873 at IndianaG.4,5 
8 June 1880She appeared on the census of 8 June 1880 in the household of Henry M Williams and Priscilla "Cela" Kimmel at Skelton Twp., Warrick Co., IndianaG, granddaughter, age 7, father b. OH.6
Marriage*19 September 1894She married Sherman T Bridges, son of Silas B Bridges and Harriet E Hesson, on 19 September 1894 at Warrick Co., IndianaG; Skelton Tshp., Warrick Co. is adjacent to Jackson Tshp., Spencer Co.2,7 
1 June 1900She and Sherman T Bridges appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Walnut Street, Rockport, Ohio Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.5
1905She and Sherman T Bridges removed to Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG, in 1905. 
25 April 1910She and Sherman T Bridges appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at 110 S. Barter Street, Mount Vernon, Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.8
September 1917She and Sherman T Bridges lived in September 1917 at Yorktown, Delaware Co., IndianaG.9 
Death*18 November 1918She died on 18 November 1918 at Carthage, Ripley Twp., Rush Co., IndianaG, at age 45.10,4 
Burial*20 November 1918She was buried on 20 November 1918 at Sunset Hill Cemetery, Rockport, Spencer Co., IndianaG.4,11 
Obituary23 November 1918Obituary for Priscilla Addie Tremper was published Rockport Democrat on 23 November 1918.4 
ChartsAncestors of Nelle Belle Bridges


  1. [S37] Ohio Dept. of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death, Nelle Bridges Lewis death certificate.
  2. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019 (index and images), online, Warrick Co., 1891-1895, sh. 29, imgs. 96-98/137. Sherman Bridges, farmer, age 29, b. and res. Spencer Co. IN, son of Silas Bridges and ____ Hesson; and Addie Trumper, age 22, b. and res. Warrick Co., dau. of David Trumper and ___ Williams; both 1st marr., 19 Sep 1894, Warrick Co., by Jno. W. Hunt, JP.
  3. [S523] Marsha Bryant, compiler, "Marsha's Warrick Web", online; citation:1894 Newspapers (Boonville Enquirer & the Boonville Standard News). Information was donated to the site by Lisa Rogier and Karen Nance. Friday, September 21, 1894: "Marriage Licenses: Sherman Bridges to Ada Tremper",.
  4. [S535] Rockport Democrat, Spencer County, Indiana.
  5. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Sherman (34), b. IN Jan 1866, parents b. IN, day laborer; Addis (27), b. IN Feb 1873, parents b. IN, 3 children, all living; marr. 6 yrs.
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Henry (59), constable, b. KY, father b. KY, mother b. NC; Priscilla (57), b. KY, parents b. VA.
  7. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online, Warrick Co. IN, Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1, W. P. A. Original record located County Clerk's Office, Book H-25, p. 29.
  8. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Sherman (42), b. and parents b. IN, laborer in strawboard factory; Addie (36), b. and mother b. IN, father b. US, 4 children, all living; marr. 16 yrs.
  9. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007/2019, 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.
  10. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011/2017, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, Certificate > 1918 > 21 > img. 1108/2057. Reg. No. 41078 (or 44078). Priscilla Adelaine Bridges, b. IN 9 Feb 1873, dau. of Daniel R Bridges and Rachel E Williams, both b. IN; housewife, wife of Sherman Bridges; d. Carthage, Ripley Twp., Rush Co. IN, 18 Nov 1918, age 45y 9m 9d, carcinoma of healthy [?] pancreas, exhaustion; inf. Sherman Bridges, res. Carthage IN; bur. Rockport IN, 21 Nov 1918, online
  11. [S1628], online, shared standing stone memorial. Bridges / Addie 9 Feb 1873 - 18 Nov 1918 / Sherman 27 Jan 1866 - 2 Sep 1931. Memorials 90760768 and 90760833, created by and photo added by MissMarple51.
  12. [S251] Summit County Ohio Marriage Records, 1840-1980, index and images, online, Vol. 54, p. 686. Adino Hinkley, age 32. b. 12 Feb 1896, father Walter, mother Jennie French, res. 7042 Main St., Akron OH, rubber worker; and Esther Bridges, age 31, b. Stewartsville IN 18 Feb 1897, father Sherman, mother Priscilla Tremper, res. 1782 Malasia Rd., Akron OH, bookkeeper; both 1st marr.; cert. no. 59302, marr. 10 Nov 1928 by Rev. Robert Davison, Akron OH.