|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1826|
|Death: ||Mar. 21, 1920|
Virginia Bridges, 93, of Owensville, died March 21, 1920 at her home. Physician documented death caused bt Senility. Informant was J.R. Bridges.
Mrs. Bridges was born June 6, 1826, in Virginia, the daughter of David and Elizabeth (Faris) Snoddy. She was united in marriage to William Bridges and he preceeded her in death.
Arrangements were under the direction of Herman Koch of Owensville and burial was in New Haven Cemetery.
Your tombstone stands among the rest;
Neglected and alone.
The name and date are chiseled out
On polished, marbled stone.
It reaches out to all who care
It is too late to mourn.
You did not know that I exist
You died and I was born.
Yet each of us are cells of you
In flesh, in blood, in bone.
Our blood contracts and beats a pulse
Entirely not our own.
Dear Ancestor, the place you filled
One hundred years ago
Spreads out among the ones you left
Who would have loved you so.
I wonder if you lived and loved,
I wonder if you knew
That someday I would find this spot,
And come to visit you.
David Snoddy (1778 - 1847)
Elisabeth Farris Snoddy (1792 - 1869)
William Bridges (1821 - 1898)*
Harriet Virginia Bridges Mahanay (1853 - 1899)*
Andrew David Bridges (1855 - 1948)*
William Edward Bridges (1859 - 1940)*
Melisa Florence Bridges Mahanay (1861 - 1916)*
James Robert Bridges (1863 - 1963)*
John Hamden Bridges (1867 - 1957)*
Alvah Clayton Bridges (1869 - 1937)*
William David Snoddy (1822 - 1910)*
Virginia Snoddy Bridges (1826 - 1920)
Eliza Snoddy Bridges (1833 - 1914)*
Saint Peter Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Aisha
Record added: Aug 19, 2006
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