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Elmer Ellsworth Bridges
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1860
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1942
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

son of the late Joshua & Susan (Powell) Bridges
great grandfather of Robert L. Irvin of Gloucester,MA
As the story goes,Elmer's first name was Colonel.When
his father was in the Civil War,he rec'd a letter from
home saying he was a father.Mrs.Bridges wanted to know
what she should name the baby.Mr Bridges wrote back to
the wife,name him after my Colonel,Colonel Elmer Ellsworth.
So Mrs Bridges named her son,Colonel Elmer Ellsworth Bridges.The name Colonel was never recorded in the record
books. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua Bridges (1834 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Etta F Powers Bridges (1860 - 1891)
 
 Children:
  Etta F. Bridges Irvin (1890 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: grave #452
 
Created by: Robert Irvin
Record added: Nov 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9920741
Elmer Ellsworth Bridges
Added by: Robert Irvin
 
Elmer Ellsworth Bridges
Added by: Robert Irvin
 
Elmer Ellsworth Bridges
Added by: Robert Irvin
 
 
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