Silas A Bridges Jr

#766, (1856 - 14 June 1935)
RelationshipUncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Silas B Bridges (c 1818 - 1869)
Mother*Harriet E Hesson (1838 - 1915)

Family 2

Elvira Elkins b. 1856, d. 1919
Children 1.Charles Everett Bridges13 (1889 - 1929)
 2.Roy R. Bridges13 (1892 - 1906)
 3.Otto E. Bridges+13 (1899 - 1950)
Birth*1856He was born in 1856 at Spencer Co., IndianaG.1 
20 August 1860He appeared on the census of 20 August 1860 in the household of Silas B Bridges and Harriet E Hesson at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 4; (neis. Alfred and America Hesson, fam. 1212; John and Sarah Hesson fam. 1214.)2 
16 June 1870He appeared on the census of 16 June 1870 in the household of John Brand and Elizabeth Melissa Hesson at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; Elizabeth is prob. sister of Harriet Hesson Bridges as she had two of Harriet's children (Silas and Hester) in the 1870 census; nei. Henry Brand (incl. William Bridges, age 20.)3 
Marriage*17 May 1874He married Mary Ellen Gish on 17 May 1874 at Henderson Co., KentuckyG.4 
2 June 1880He appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 in the household of William Wyatt Bridges and Catherine Diehl at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, age 22, farmer; also Silas Bridges, age 22, poss. Silas Bridges Jr., [ID 766], but not noted as brother.5 
9 June 1880He appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 in the household of Harriet E Hesson at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.6 
Marriage*9 April 1887He married Elvira Elkins, daughter of Samuel A Elkins and Mary Ann Simpson, on 9 April 1887 at Warrick Co., IndianaG; (from licence.)7,8 
June 1900He and Elvira Elkins appeared on the census of June 1900 at Robb Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.9 
9 May 1910He appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG; nei. Richard Kessner and Esther Bridges [Hester Ann Bridges, dau of Harriet].10 
13 January 1920He appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 in the household of Clifford C McCoy and Maude C Oskins at Prarie Twp., Henry Co., IndianaG, as S.A., age 63, b. and parents b. IN, watchman.11 
Death*14 June 1935He died on 14 June 1935 at Pike Twp., Marion Co., IndianaG.12 

Citations

  1. [S77] GeorgeGildersleeve704, owner, Harriett E. Hesson Descendant Register, online worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com.
  2. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Silas (42), b. Ohio, farmer; Harriett (23), b. Indiana.
  3. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. John (30), farmer; Elizabeth (24).
  4. [S402] Ancestry.com, Kentucky Marriage Records 1852-1914, Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Records (1852-1910), Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1874 April 17; Silas A Bridges, age 19, farmer, b. IN, father b. OH, mother b. IN; Mary E Gish, age 17, b. KY, parents b. VA; both res. Henderson Co. KY, both first marr.
    Original data: microfilm rolls #994027-994058. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.
  5. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Wyatt William as "W W" (32), farmer, father b. OH; Catherine as "Katherine" (28), b. IN, parents b. Prussia.
  6. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Harriet Brown (43), widow, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. LA; Silas (23), Ester (21), Edna (18), George (16), Sherman (14).
  7. [S648] Indiana Marriages 1811-1959/2007 (index and images), online FamilySearch.org, Warrick Co., 1886-1889, licences, vol. 7, p. 327, img.32/141. Silas Bridges and Elvira E Hardin, lic. 2 Apr 1887, marr. 6 Apr 1887, by J. A. Williams; rec. 8 Apr 1887.
    Warrick Co., Jan 1882-Jul 1891, record of returns, sh. 87, img 1/1. [rec. no. illegible], Silas Bridges, farmer, age 31, b. Spencer Co., son of Silas Bridges and Harriet Hesson; and Elvira E. Hardin, age 32, b. IL, dau. of Samuel Alkins and Mary Ann Simpson; marr. Tennyson, 6 Apr 1887, by [illegible], witness [illegible].
  8. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, Silas Bridges; marr. Jun 1887, Warrick Co.; b. abt 1856, age 31; Father: Silas; Mother: Harriet Hesson. [no spouse name given]. Source Citation: Title: Warrick County Indiana, Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1, W. P. A. Original record located County Clerk's Office, Book H-24, p. 87.
    Elvia E Hardin; [Elvia E A]; marr. Jun 1887, Warrick Co.; b. abt 1856, age 31; Father: Samuel A; Mother: Mary Ann Simpson. Source Citation: Title: Warrick County Indiana, Index to Supplemental Record Marriage Transcript 1, W. P. A. Original record located County Clerk's Office, Book H-24, p. 87.
    Note: licence has 6 Apr 1887.
  9. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Silas (43), b. Dec 1856, farm Laborer; Elvira (43), b. Dec 1856, 7 children, 5 living; m. 13 yrs.
  10. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Silas A (53), wid., b. and mother b. IN, father b. OH, farmer.
  11. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. C C (45), b. and parents b. IN, farmer; Maude (38), b. and parents b. IN, housekeeper.
  12. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1935, roll 07, img. 1289/2959, Reg. No. 19335, Local No. 28. Silas A Bridges, b. IN 12 Dec 1856, parents names unk., wid., res. RR17, Box 155F; d. at res. 14 Jun 1935, age 78y 6m 2d, mitral insufficiency; inf. Mrs. Elvada Bridges, same res.; bur. Floral Park 17 Jun 1935, online Ancestry.com.
  13. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.