|Birth: ||Mar., 1849|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 1926|
Los Angeles County
Dr. Bridge was married in 1874 to Miss Mae Manford, daughter of the late Rev. Erasmus and Hannah (Bryant) Manford. Norman & Mae's only child died in infancy.
Mr. Manford was a Universalist clergyman of the old school for over half a century. He was much of this time publisher of various denominational periodicals.
In the 1900 U. S. census, 51 yr. old Mae M. (Manford) Bridge, b. Mar. 1849 in Indiana, was living in Pasadena Precinct 5, L. A. Co., Ca. with
55 yr. old physician husband, Dr. Norman Bridge, b. in Vt.
Mae's mother, 83 yr. old Hannah B. Manford, b. June. 1816 in NY
35 yr. old cook, Ah Gipp, b. in China and
29 yr. old companion (to her mother?), Sarah William, b. in Ohio.
Mae had had one child, deceased by the time of this census.
Mae and Norman married in 1874 and had been married 26 yrs.
Mae's father was b. in Mass.
Los Angeles Times Obituary, Jun. 14, 1926
NAME BRIDGE PALLBEARERS
Preparations for Funeral Services Tomorrow for Widow of Philanthropist Completed
Preparations for the funeral of Mrs. Mae Manford Bridge, widow of the late Dr. Norman Bridge, who died at the Angelus Hospital last Friday, were completed last night. After services have been conducted over the body at the Bridge residence at 718 West Adams Street by Dr. C. Elwood Nash, pastor of the First Universalist Church of Los Angeles, and Dr. Carl F. Henry, pastor of the First Universalist Church of Pasadena, at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, the remains will be placed in a vault in Rosehill Cemetery.
Later the body will be shipped to Chicago for permanent burial in the family plot in Rosedale Cemetery there.
The final 2 paragraphs contain a list of 8 active pallbearers and 41 honorary pallbearers.
Erasmus Manford (____ - 1884)
Norman Bridge (1844 - 1925)*
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: Chloe
Record added: Apr 19, 2011
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