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  • ID: I1512
  • Name: William Watson "Willie" BRIDGES
  • Given Name: William Watson "Willie"
  • Surname: Bridges
  • Nickname: Willie 1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 Feb 1889 in Harrison, Washington County, Georgia 1 2 3 4 6
  • Death: 15 Apr 1977 in White Oak, Gregg County, Texas 5 4 6 7
  • Burial: White Oak Cemetery, Gregg County, Texas 6 8 9 7 10 6
  • Event: Death Index 15 Apr 1977 Gregg County, Texas
  • Note:
    Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
    Name:  William Bridges Sr
    Death Date:  15 Apr 1977
    Death County:  Gregg
    Gender:  Male
    5
  • Event: Social Security Death Index Apr 1977 Gregg County, Texas
  • Note:
    Social Security Death Index
    Name:  William Bridges
    SSN:  Private
    Last Residence:  75693  White Oak, Gregg, Texas, United States of America
    Born:  3 Feb 1889
    Died:  Apr 1977
    State (Year) SSN issued:  Louisiana (Before 1951)
    11
  • Change Date: 24 Oct 2011 at 04:11



    Father: John Irwin J. BRIDGES b: 1859 in Washington County, Georgia
    Mother: Mayme Vandella "Mary" SMITH b: 8 Sep 1854 in Swainsboro, Emanuel County, Georgia

    Marriage 1 Jessie Ruth MCBRIDE b: 12 Apr 1898 in Milner, Pike County, Georgia
    • Married: 14 Dec 1914 in Bibb County, Georgia 12
    • Change Date: 5 Feb 2005
    Children
    1. Has No Children William Watson "Bill" BRIDGES b: 4 Jan 1916
    2. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    3. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    4. Has Children Margaret Virginia "Peggy" BRIDGES b: 5 Aug 1922 in Palatka, Florida
    5. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    6. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    7. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    8. Has No Children Living BRIDGES
    9. Has No Children Living BRIDGES

    Sources:
    1. Title: George Lee Mason Family Bible Pages
      Author: Mason, George L. and Mary V. Smith Mason and Descendants
      Publication: [primary source] Washington County, Georgia
      Note:
      [Photocopies of the Bible pages are in the possession of Diane Carrington Bradford, great granddaughter of Dr. George Lee Mason and Mary V. Smith Mason Bridges.  The actual Bible is in the possession of  their granddaughter,Louise Mason Gibson, Vidalia, Georgia.]
      Page: His birth date was written at bottom of "Deaths" page.
    2. Title: 1890 Federal Census, Court of Ordinary, Washington County, Georgia, Population Schedule
      Author: Henry, William R, Editor
      Publication: [derivative primary source] Original records: Sandersville, Georgia, 1890. Book, Warner Robins, GA: Central Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc. (CGGS), 1994.
      Date: 29 Sep 2008
      Note:
      [This census index— containing a list of the name, race, sex, age and  birthplace in order of enumeration of individuals enumerated on the 1890 census for Washington County, Georgia—  were ordered from Washington, DC and were received by the Court of Ordinary for Washington County, Georgia before the  originals of the 1890 census reports were destroyed by fire in 1921.  The original three books, along with mocrofilm copies, are on file in the Court of Ordinary, Washington County, Georgia.  In 1985 the Central Georgia Genealogical Society, Inc. (CGGS), obtained permission from the Court of Ordinary to compile the index in book form, and the book was published by CGGS in 1994.  A copy of that book is in the possession of Diane Carrington Bradford.]
      Page: column 1, p 16
    3. Title: 1910 Fulton County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Atlanta, Georgia, 1910
      Date: 4 Feb 2005
      Page: LN 11-14,  HN: 38,  FN: 39;  Page: 3A
    4. Title: Social Security Death Index
      Publication: [primary source] Washington, DC, Social Security Administration
    5. Title: Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [Online]
      Publication: [primary source] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2006. [Online database. Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.]
      Date: 21 Oct 2004
      Page: Indexed alphabetically by surname.
    6. Title: "William Watson Bridges, Sr., Interment Record," Find A Grave, Memorial #35911478 [Online]
      Author: Medlin, Lanny, record creator
      Publication: [primary source] Includes photo of tombstone. Record Created 25 Nov 2010. Findagrave.com Online database. (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35911478).
      Date: 23 Oct 2011
    7. Title: Bridges/McMicahel Family Records
      Author: McMichael, Robert Donnell, Jr., Compiler
      Publication: [primary source] Atlanta, 1999 [Family records, documents and pictures in possession of the compiler.]
    8. Title: Descendants of Dr. Benjamin Darius Smith
      Author: Smith, DeSaussure Dugas, III "Dess", Compiler/Editor
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Georgia, 2000 dess@jazz.cybermedia.net GEDCOM file (imported 9-18-2000) received from Dess Smith as an attachment to e-mail message dated 9-11-2000 to Diane Carrington Bradford.
      Date: 18 Sep 2000
      Note:
      DeSaussure Dugas Smith, III  "Dess" is a direct descendant of Dr. Benjamin Darius Smith and through him of Colby Smith of early Washington County, Georgia.
      Page: GEDCOM from Dess Smith
    9. Title: Lists of Mason and Smith Family Names, Births and Deaths [handwritten by the family historian]
      Author: Henry, Francis Katherine Smith (Aunt Dumpsie)
      Publication: [primary source] Swainsboro, Georgia, 1920
    10. Title: Colby Smith and His Descendants
      Author: Brantley, Gene D., Smith, Robert A., and Veal, Carllene S.
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Louisville, GA: The Colby Smith Family Publications, 1998
      Date: 19 Sep 2000
      Note:
      The three authors are all direct descendants of Colby Smith and Anna Henry Smith of early Washington County, Georgia.
      Page: p 795.
    11. Title: Social Security Death Index
      Publication: [primary source] Washington, DC, Social Security Administration
      Page: Indexed alphabetically by surname.
    12. Title: Colby Smith and His Descendants
      Author: Brantley, Gene D., Smith, Robert A., and Veal, Carllene S.
      Publication: [primary and secondary source] Louisville, GA: The Colby Smith Family Publications, 1998
      Date: 19 Sep 2000
      Note:
      The three authors are all direct descendants of Colby Smith and Anna Henry Smith of early Washington County, Georgia.
      Page: p 795
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