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Grover Bridgewater
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1888
Death: Oct. 22, 1918

Aged 30yrs; influenza

With eight deaths for the day and reports from hospitals that a number of persons are in a critical condition, Springfield is now in the grip of the most serious epidemic in its history. Sixty new cases of influenza were reported to the city board of health, bringing the estimated total up to 2,500....The deaths for the day are as follow: Grover Bridgewater, 122 Ash street.

- extract from Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, 10-23-1918

Note: Grover is in an unmarked grave in a section of Block 1 where there are hundreds of single unmarked graves as shown in the photo of the area. About ten stones still exist in this section and all have been photographed and identified. No stone was found for Grover.

Name: Grover Bridgewater
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1888
Birth Place: City, Ill
Death Date: 22 Oct 1918
Death Place: Springfield, Capitol, Sangamon, Illinois
Burial Date: 23 Oct 1918
Cemetery Name: Oak Ridge
Death Age: 30
Occupation: Labor
Race: White
Marital Status: S
Gender: Male
Street Address: 11th & Kansas
Residence: City
Father Name: Groer Bridgewater
Father Birth Place: Ills
FHL Film Number: 1544383
Illinois Death and Stillbirth Index 1916-1947

Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 1, 5, 43; unmarked
Created by: BjJ
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43047590
Grover Bridgewater
Added by: BjJ
Grover Bridgewater
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RIP Grover
- Phineas A. Gates
 Added: Oct. 27, 2015

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