This miscellaneous research data about Isaac Bridges and his son Calvin J. has been submitted by Wesley Gann, a g-g-g-grandson of Isaac through his son Calvin Jones Bridges and Calvin's son, Robert Wesley Bridges. Thanks, Wes Myrtle Bridges

1850 Census: Madison County, GA

Isaac Bridges, age 49, and was a shoemaker, born in North Carolina
William C. Bridges, age 20, Farmer, born in Georgia
Calvin J. Bridges, age 18, Farmer, born in Georgia
Martha P. Bridges, age 17, born in Georgia
Nathaniel W. Bridges, Age 12, born in Georgia
Sarah E. Bridges, age 10, born in Georgia

Listed "next door" to Isaac Bridges is Moses Bridges, age 45, also born North Carolina. His wife and 8 children are listed.

1870 Census: Clarke County, GA (Athens)

Bridges, Calvin, age 37, Farmer, born in Georgia
Loucinda, age 33, born in Georgia
Martha, age 12, born in Georgia
James, age 10, born in Georgia
Robert (My Ggrandfather), age 2, born in Georgia
Nancy, age 21, born in Georgia

1900 Census: Clarke County, GA (Athens)

Bridges, Calvin, age 69, owned Farm
Mattie J., age 42, not married
Rosa S. (Daughter), age 20, not married

Births, Deaths, Marriages

There are two recorded marriages for Isaac Bridges in Madison County, Georgia.
1. Sarah Seagraves 12/14/1828
2. Jane A. Bryant 10/9/1842

Calvin Jones Bridges, born 4/6/1831 Madison County, GA, died 4/6/1921. He married Loucinda Seagraves 1/1/1854. Loucinda was born in Madison County, 11/9/1835 and Died 2/26/1893, Clarke County, Ga.

Robert Wesley Bridges, born 1/31/1867, Clarke County, died 12/4/1899, married Mary Diana Smith 11/8/1888. Mary Diana was born Jackson County, 12/17/1863. Their daughter Annie Ruby Bridges, married Arthur D. Gann in Clarke County, Ga.4/4/1922.


Calvin Bridges enlisted May 12, 1862 Company D, 55th GA Regiment "Hall Volunteers" "Army of the Tennessee". Calvin Bridges was hospitalized with Typhoid Feverspending a year attached to the hospital in Knoxville, TN. In the mean time, his Regiment and others, totaling over 2000 troops, were captured at Cumberland Gap, TN. On Sept. 9, 1863 Transferred to Company A, 55th GA Regiment in 1864. Served to end of war. More info available. Contact: Wesley Gann

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