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Mary Elizabeth Cotton Bridges
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Birth: May 3, 1874
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1950
Harrison
Boone County
Arkansas, USA

Mary's parents were:
James Marion Cotton 1844 1929
Elizabeth Jane Treadwell 1847 1890

Mary & her siblings:
Nancy Ann Cotton 1867 1930
Martha C Cotton 1869
Mary Elizabeth Cotton 1874 1950
Rutha Albertine Cotton 1877 1911

Mary's first marriage was to John Bradley. They had one child, Martha Elizabeth Bradley, born in Smyrna, Pope Co, AR on May 13, 1893.

Mary, age 20, married Alonzo L. Bridges, 23, in Searcy Co, AR on July 17, 1895.

Their children were:
Nobie Celce (1896 1983)
Obie Phelphs (1897 1955)
Allie (1899 1899)
Johnnie J. (1902 )
Agnes Vesta (1904 1991)
Etter M. (1906 1981)
Ruth (1909 1993)
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On June 20, 1900,
Alonzo & Mary, ages 28 & 26, owned a farm in Smyrna, Pope Co, AR with their two children, Noba S. & Oba F., ages 4 & 2, & Mary's daughter, Martha E. Bradley, age 7. They had been married 5 years; Mary had given birth to 4 children, but only 3 were living. Alonzo supported the family by farming.

On April 21, 1910,
Alonzo & Mary, ages 37 & 35, were still on their farm in Smyrna. They had been married 15 years; Mary had given birth 8 children, but only 7 were living. Members of their household was shown as Celce, age 14; Phelps, 12; John, 7; Agie, 5; Etta, 3; Ruth, 1; & Mary's daughter, Martha McCuin, 16 (who had been married 1 year. On Nov. 8, 1914, Martha married Jesse James Hopkins).

In January, 1920,
Alonzo & Mary, ages 48 & 45, owned a farm in Richland, Searcy Co, AR. Their children were shown as John, age 17; Aggie, 15; Etter, 13; Rutha, 10; Lessie, 8, & Opal, 4 years & 2 months.

On April 8, 1930,
Alonzo & Mary, ages 58 & 54, owned a farm in Smyrna, Pope Co, AR. Their children were shown as, Lessie & Opal, ages 18 & 14.

Alonzo died on Aug. 7, 1932.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Marion Cotton (1844 - 1929)
  Elizabeth Jane Treadwell Cotton (1847 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Alonzo Lafayette Bridges (1872 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Nobie Celce Bridges (1896 - 1983)*
  Obie Phelps Bridges (1897 - 1955)*
  Alley A Bridges (1899 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Ann Alimenta Cotton Pack (1867 - 1930)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cotton Bridges (1874 - 1950)
  John S. Cotton (1881 - 1896)*
  James Calvin Cotton (1893 - 1919)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Zion Hill Cemetery
Hector
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Row 8
 
Created by: Virginia Brown
Record added: May 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111451792
Mary Elizabeth <i>Cotton</i> Bridges
Added by: Kenneth Lambert
 
 
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- Virginia Brown
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