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William Augustus Bridges
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Birth: Sep., 1851
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1921
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Son of Charles Jackson F. and Lucinda 'Darrow' Bridges. William married Martha Hanks on Jan. 29, 1884 in Macon Co., IL.

Hiram Bridges of 1004 North College street received a message Monday stating that his brother, William A. Bridges of Chicago, had died at his home in that city Monday.
William A. Bridges formerly reside in Decatur. While here he was a contracting painter and paper hanger and was well known here. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. Frances B. Weikel, of Chicago. He also leaves three brothers, Leonard J. Bridges of O'Fallon, Alonzo J. Bridges of Bedford, Ia., and Hiram A. Bridges of Decatur.
The Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), Tuesday, December 20, 1921, pg16

The funeral of William A. Bridges was held in Chicago at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. The body will be brought to Decatur in the spring for burial.
The Decatur Review (Decatur, Illinois), Thursday, December 22, 1921, pg16 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Jackson Bridges (1827 - 1897)
  Lucinda Darrow Bridges (1827 - 1907)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Emeline Hanks Bridges (1848 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Augustus Bridges (1851 - 1921)
  Hiram A Bridges (1854 - 1933)*
  Leonard James Bridges (1857 - 1939)*
  Ellie A. Bridges (1860 - 1861)*
  Charles Frank Bridges (1862 - 1865)*
  George Bridges (1865 - 1865)*
  Alonzo J Bridges (1869 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairlawn Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: kpet
Record added: Feb 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65639153
William Augustus Bridges
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William Augustus Bridges
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William Augustus Bridges
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God Bless and keep you, Rest in Peace
- Diana Bridges
 Added: Sep. 19, 2013
 
 
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