DESCENDANTS of WILLIAM BRIDGES

James Bridges of this research appears to be the 5th son of William Bridges (b. abt. 1726) of Prince William County, Va. James may have been born about 1743. It is not known with certainty if his wife was Rebecca Hamrick. His brothers: John, b about 1745 d about 1796-1800 m about 1765 to Elizabeth (?); Moses b about 1745-50 d about 1818 m about 1818 to Sarah (?); Aaron b about 1745-50 d about 1818 m about 1818 to Sarah (?); William b about 1750-55; Thomas b about 1755-60 m about 1782 to Elizabeth (?) and Isaac b about 1764 d about 1851-59 m 1784 to Mary (?)

Further research about this family is found in Part 3 of newspaper article, "Bridges to The Past", which has been submitted by Rose Clark of Madison County, Nebraska. (See link below) Posted October 25th, 1999


Note: This is research in progress and will be revised as records are submitted. The data here is intended as a guide and should be verified for proper ancestral links.

DESCENDANTS OF JAMES BRIDGES

Generation No. 1

2. JAMES2 BRIDGES (WILLIAM1). He married REBECCA HAMRICK (?).

Children of JAMES BRIDGES and REBECCA (?) are:
3.      i. NANCY3 BRIDGES, b. 1768; d. 1830.
4.      ii. SAMUEL BRIDGES, b. 1774; d. 1840.
5.      iii. AARON BRIDGES, b. 1784.
         iv. JOHN BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1786; m. ELIZABETH BRIDGES.
         v. MARGARET BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1788; m. GEORGE BLANTON.
         vi. NANCY (2) BRIDGES, b. 1789; d. 1875; m. BENJAMIN HUGHES.
         vii. MARY BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1792; m. WILLIAM MCSWAIN.
         viii. SALENA W. (FRANKIE) BRIDGES, b. 1793; d. 1862; m. THOMAS MCSWAIN.
6.      ix. PHOEBIA MARGARET BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1794.
7.      x. JAMES BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1795.
8.      xi. BURWELL BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1796.
9.      xii. GEORGE BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1797.
         xiii. ELIZABETH BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1799.
         xiv. LUARENY VIANNA BRIDGES, b. 1800.
         xv. ASA BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1801.
         xvi. RICHARD BRIDGES, b. 1803.

Generation No. 2

3. NANCY3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born 1768, and died 1830. She married PRICE HAMRICK.

Children of NANCY BRIDGES and PRICE HAMRICK are:
         i. MOSES4 HAMRICK, b. 1790; d. 1868; m. SARAH ROBBINSON.
         ii. JOHN HAMRICK, m. ELIZABETH ROBERTSON.
         iii. RICHARD HAMRICK, m. MARY WALL.
         iv. SARAH HAMRICK, m. HOSIE HARDIN.
         v. MARY HAMRICK.

4. SAMUEL3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born 1774, and died 1840. He married (1) MOLLIE HAMRICK. He married (2) REBECCA HAMRICK.

Children of SAMUEL BRIDGES and MOLLIE HAMRICK are:
         i. CALEB4 BRIDGES, m. NANCY YOUNG.
         ii. MARY BRIDGES, m. ROBBIN GREEN.
         iii. SARAH BRIDGES, m. LOUIS SPARKS.
10.    iv. JOHN BRIDGES, b. 1813; d. 1898. m. CINTHIA JONES
         v. SUSANNA BRIDGES, m. CALVIN SPARKS.
         vi. WASHINGTON BRIDGES, b. 1816; m. ARTIE HAMRICK.
         vii. REUBEN BRIDGES, b. 1820; m. CINTHIA MCSWAIN.
         viii. CHARLOTTE BRIDGES, m. EDWARD PARISH JONES.
         ix. REBECCA BRIDGES.
         x. ELIZABETH BRIDGES.

Child of SAMUEL BRIDGES and REBECCA HAMRICK is:
         xi. JESSE4 BRIDGES, m. (1) ELIZABETH HARRILL; m. (2) MALINDY DYE.

5. AARON3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born 1784. He married SARAH HAMRICK.

Children of AARON BRIDGES and SARAH HAMRICK are:
         i. DRURY4 BRIDGES, m. ETHIE ELWITHIE HICKS.
         ii. TIMMONS BRIDGES, m. SILVERANEY JOLLY.
         iii. ROSANNA BRIDGES, b. 1809; d. 1867; m. OSBORNE LEE.
         iv. DRUCINDY BRIDGES, b. 1818; d. 1873; m. ASA HAMRICK.
         v. PRICILLA BRIDGES, m. GEORGE LEE.

6. PHOEBIA MARGARET3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1794. She married BURWELL BLANTON.

Children of PHOEBIA BRIDGES and BURWELL BLANTON are:
         i. JOHN (BUCK)4 BLANTON, b. 1785; d. 1847; m. REBECCA HUGHES.
         ii. JAMES BLANTON, b. 1787; d. 1833; m. (1) MARY BRIDGES; m. (2) REBECCA HAMRICK.
         iii. JESSE BLANTON, b. 1789; d. 1875; m. (1) NANCY WATKINS; m. (2) FRANCES (FANNIE)          TATE; m. (3) LIDIA SEPAUGH.
         iv. NANCY BLANTON, b. 1792; m. (1) JOSEPH BYARS; m. (2) ABRAM PADGETT.
         v. ELIZABETH BLANTON, b. 1800; m. THOMAS HARRIS.
         vi. SUSANNA BLANTON, b. 1801; m. WILLIAM WYNN.
         vii. GEORGE BLANTON, b. 1802; m. PRICILLA HARRILL.
         viii. CHARLES BLANTON, b. 1804; d. 1866; m. JUDITH HAMRICK.
         ix. SARAH (SALLY) BLANTON, d. 1790; m. YOUNG HUGHES.

7. JAMES3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1795. He married ELIZABETH HAMRICK.

Children of JAMES BRIDGES and ELIZABETH HAMRICK are:
         i. WILEY4 BRIDGES, b. 1806; d. 1891; m. (1) ELIZABETH BYERS; m. (2) VIANNA HUCKEBY.
         ii. ANDERSON BRIDGES, m. NANCY BEDFORD.
         iii. JAMES BRIDGES, m. (1) BIDDIE JOHNSTON; m. (2) MARY GOLD.
         iv. MARY (2) BRIDGES, m. JOSEPH BEDFORD.
         v. ELIZABETH BRIDGES, m. JOHN BEAM.
         vi. FRANKIE BRIDGES, m. RODNEY DOGGETT.

8. BURWELL3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1796. He married NANCY ELIZABETH HARMON.

Children of BURWELL BRIDGES and NANCY HARMON are:
         i. WALTER4 BRIDGES, m. SARAH BLANTON.
         ii. ANDREW BRIDGES, m. SARAH LEE.
         iii. AMANDA BRIDGES, m. ADOLPHUS ROBERTS.
         iv. NANCY BRIDGES, m. EURIAS LEDBETTER.
         v. WALLACE BRIDGES.
         vi. PINKNEY BRIDGES.
         vii. FRANKLIN BRIDGES.
         viii. BURWELL BRIDGES.

9. GEORGE3 BRIDGES (JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1797. He married MARY MATHENEY.

Children of GEORGE BRIDGES and MARY MATHENEY are:
         i. DAVID K.4 BRIDGES, m. ELIZABETH MCSWAIN.
         ii. WILLIAM BRIDGES, m. MARY MCSWAIN.
         iii. HASSELL BRIDGES, m. (1) ADALISSEY HICKS; m. (2) MAHALEY HORD.
         iv. ABRIAM BRIDGES, m. MARY ALLEN.
         v. LAWSON BRIDGES, m. EMELINE MCSWAIN.
         vi. VIANNA BRIDGES, m. CRAWFORD WHITE.
         vii. FRANKIE BRIDGES, m. CARNEY HUFSTETTLER.
         viii. MARY BRIDGES, m. JAMES MCSWAIN.
         ix. ELIZABETH BRIDGES, m. LEANDER KENDRICK.
         x. SARAH BRIDGES.

Generation No. 3

10. JOHN4 BRIDGES (SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born 1813, and died 1898. He married CINTHIA JONES.

Children of JOHN BRIDGES and CINTHIA JONES are:
11.       i. ZECHERICH5 BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1830.
         ii. WILSON BRIDGES, m. LOUISA HAMRICK.
         iii. LOUEASY BRIDGES, m. ELIJAH REUBEN HAMRICK.
         iv. SUSANNAH BRIDGES, m. CRAWFORD HAMRICK.
         v. MARION BRIDGES, m. (1) SARAH PANNELL; m. (2) MARY ANN MCDANIEL.
         vi. MADISON BRIDGES, m. (1) JANE RAMSEY; m. (2) MARY ANN MCPHERSON.
         vii. EDMOND BRIDGES, m. (1) MARY L. BAUCOM; m. (2) ELIZABETH M. GOLD.
         viii. JAMES MONROE BRIDGES, m. (1) MARTHA BEAM; m. (2) LAURA KENDALL.
         ix. ALBERT BRIDGES, m. EARSLEY PRICILLA HARRELL.
         x. THOMAS BRIDGES, m. (1) CARRIE REAVES; m. (2) LELA DODD.
         xi. OCTAVIA BRIDGES, m. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS MCKINNY.
         xii. ZULIE BRIDGES, m. WILLIAM PUTNAM.
         xiii. LOUISE BRIDGES, m. MARTIN GREEN.

Generation No. 4

11. ZECHERICH5 BRIDGES (JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1830. He married NANCY HAMRICK, daughter of BERRY HAMRICK and CATHERINE.

Children of ZECHERICH BRIDGES and NANCY HAMRICK are:
12.    i. CICERO MILLER6 BRIDGES, b. April 27, 1861; d. March 19, 1948.
         ii. ELIZA BRIDGES, m. WILLIAM BENJAMIN GREEN.

Generation No. 5

12. CICERO MILLER6 BRIDGES (ZECHERICH5, JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born April 27, 1861, and died March 19, 1948. He married (1) SUSANNAH JANE HARRILL. He married (2) CARRIE HAWKINS WILSON.

Children of CICERO BRIDGES and SUSANNAH HARRILL are:
         i. CLARENCE EDGAR7 BRIDGES, b. July 26, 1880; d. November 02, 1971.
         ii. CHARLES BATIE BRIDGES, b. February 18, 1882; d. July 04, 1950.
         iii. JAMES BROUGHTON BRIDGES, b. November 04, 1883; m. ANNIE HARRILL.
         iv. BEUNA IDA BRIDGES, b. July 12, 1885; d. October 06, 1966.
13.    v. POSIE BUREN BRIDGES, b. August 02, 1888; d. September 06, 1970.
14.    vi. ELIZA HESSENTINE BRIDGES, b. April 17, 1891.
15.    vii. WILLIAM PLATO BRIDGES, b. May 01, 1894; d. October 12, 1976.
         viii. OSCAR YATES BRIDGES, b. July 05, 1898; d. September 19, 1965.

Children of CICERO BRIDGES and CARRIE WILSON are:
         ix. MANLY7 ALVERENE, b. April 1903.
16.    x. FLOSSIE PAULINE BRIDGES, b. September 23, 1905.
         xi. MERTICE VIOLA BRIDGES, b. January 01, 1908.
         xii. TRUMAN CICERO BRIDGES, b. March 12, 1912.
         xiii. EARL LAFFYTE BRIDGES, b. May 03, 1914.
         xiv. LENA LYLES ALVERENE, b. August 17, 1916.

Generation No. 6

13. POSIE BUREN7 BRIDGES (CICERO MILLER6, ZECHERICH5, JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born August 02, 1888, and died September 06, 1970. He married LILLIAN ADDIE CHAMPION.

Children of POSIE BRIDGES and LILLIAN CHAMPION are:
         i. HOWARD DUFAYE8 BRIDGES.
         ii. HARRILL BRIDGES.
         iii. HERSHEL BRIDGES.

14. ELIZA HESSENTINE7 BRIDGES (CICERO MILLER6, ZECHERICH5, JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born April 17, 1891. She married YATES BLANTON.

Child of ELIZA BRIDGES and YATES BLANTON is:
         i. DOROTHY8 BLANTON.

15. WILLIAM PLATO7 BRIDGES (CICERO MILLER6, ZECHERICH5, JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born May 01, 1894, and died October 12, 1976. He married LORIE JONES.

Children of WILLIAM BRIDGES and LORIE JONES are:
         i. HOWARD8 BRIDGES.
         ii. FRANCES BRIDGES, m. UNKNOWN WRIGHT.

16. FLOSSIE PAULINE7 BRIDGES (CICERO MILLER6, ZECHERICH5, JOHN4, SAMUEL3, JAMES2, WILLIAM1) was born September 23, 1905. She married ERNEST NAVEY.

Child of FLOSSIE BRIDGES and ERNEST NAVEY is:
         i. JAMES8 NAVEY.
         ii PAUL NAVEY
         iii PATRICIA NAVEY



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