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Martha "Ella" Abernethy Bridges
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1872
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1957
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

(Obit used w/ family permission)
Mrs. Martha Ella Bridges of Rutherford College died in a Valdese Hospital at 10:20 pm Tuesday following an illness of a year and a half, and ten days of hospitalization. She was 84.
Funeral services will be help at 4:00 pm Thursday at the home with the Rev B.R. Holbrook of Hildebran, the Rev Wilfred Lyerly of Salisbury, the Rev A>C. Kennedy of Rutherford College, and the Rev Mr. Robinson, also of Rutherford College, participating.
Burial will be in the First Baptist Church Cemetery, Hildebran.
The body will be taken from the residence from the Valdese Funeral Home at 9:00 am Thursday.
Mrs Bridges was born in Burke County Oct 2, 1872, a daughter of the late William and Emma Winkler Abernethy. Surviving are 4 sons, Ernest of Seven Springs, NC, Posey of Hildebran, Howard of Hickory, and Fletcher of Valdese; one daughter, Miss Corrie Bridges of the home; one sister, Mrs Eugene Johnson of Hildebran; two brothers, Murph Abernethey of Hildebran and Fred Abernethy of Belvoir, VA; eleven grandchildren and seven great-gandchildren.
North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994
Name: Martha Ella Bridges
Event: Death
Event Date: 19 Mar 1957
Burial Date: 21 Mar 1957
Burial Place: Hildebran, N.C.
Cemetery: First Baptist Church
Gender: Female
Death Age: 84
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Birth Date: 02 Oct 1872
Birthplace: Burke, N.C.
Father: William A. Abernethy
Mother: Emma Winkler
Spouse: James Bridges
Ella's mother Emma Winkler, passed sometime between 1873 & 1890.
Ella's father William A. Abernethy, passed sometime between 1920 & 1930.

Family links: 
  James Grayson Bridges (1865 - 1940)
  Ernest Edgar Bridges (1893 - 1968)*
  Corrie Hester Bridges (1896 - 1973)*
  Foy Emory Bridges (1899 - 1924)*
  Delcie Bridges (1902 - 1904)*
  Marion Posey Bridges (1906 - 1991)*
  Howard Seth Bridges (1909 - 1993)*
  Fletcher James Bridges (1913 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
First Baptist Church Hildebran Cemetery
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: tsmart
Record added: Aug 17, 2012
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Martha Ella <i>Abernethy</i> Bridges
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Martha Ella <i>Abernethy</i> Bridges
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Martha Ella <i>Abernethy</i> Bridges
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