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Capt Washington Bardsley
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1840
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1920, USA


From "History of Lafayette County, Mo., carefully written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources" St. Louis, Mo. Historical Company, 1881.

Washington Bardsley, postoffice Odessa. Son of Daniel B. Bardsley, of Connecticut, who moved to Missouri about the year 1833, and was married in 1838, to Miss Lydia Seagraves, a native of Kentucky. Washington was
born July 7, 1840, and was married in September, 1866, to Miss Catherine Cox, daughter of Joseph Cox. In 1861 he enlisted in the confederate army, and was in Gibson, and Vicksburg, where he was captured, held a prisoner until
January, 1864, then released. He returned to the service, and served to the end of the war. He owns 106 acres of fine land bordering Odessa on the south.
Washington Bardsley moved to Swisher County, Texas, and sometime between 1900 and 1910 was married to Olive Sturgess. After her husband's death, she moved to Phoenix, Maricopa Co. Arizona, to live with her sister, Alice Sturgess.

The Tulia Herald
16 April 1920

Mr. L. W. Bardsley, of Tulare, California, nephew of Capt. W. Bardsley, and Mr. J. W. Sturgess, of Tipton, Oklahoma, and Miss Alice F. Sturgess of Colorado Springs, Colorado, brother and sister of Mrs. Bardsley, was in Tulia this week. They were called here to attend the funeral of Capt. Bardsley.

Family links: 
  Katherine Catherine Cox Bardsley (1839 - 1904)*
  Olive Eliza Sturgess Bardsley (1870 - 1938)*
  James H. Bardsley (1872 - 1885)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Cemetery
Swisher County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Aug 23, 2008
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Capt Washington Bardsley
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 15, 2014
Civil War Veteran - Confederate. Was a prisoner of war.
- LaDon Brennan
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014

- Kathy Britton
 Added: Feb. 19, 2014
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