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James Bridgman
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 17, 1676
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Husband of Sarah Lyman Bridgman, married in 1642.

His origins are unknown at this time. He was at Hartford in 1641, Springfield in 1645, and Northampton in 1654/5. His is the first death recorded at Northampton.

Children: Sarah Bridgman Tileston, John Bridgman, Thomas Bridgman, Martha Bridgman Dickinson, Mary Bridgman Bartlett(wife of Samuel Bartlett), James Bridgman Jr, Patience Bridgman, and Hezekiah Bridgman.

His daughter, Mary Bridgeman Bartlett, died under suspicious circumstances, which led to witchcraft charges being brought against Mary Bliss Parsons, wife of Joseph Parsons, the richest man in Springfield. Mary Parsons was acquitted of the charge.

Family links: 
  Sarah Lyman Bridgman (1621 - 1688)
  Sarah Bridgman Tilestone (1643 - 1712)*
  John Bridgeman (1645 - 1712)*
  James Bridgman (1655 - 1656)*
*Calculated relationship
one of the Pilgrim Fathers, came from England, 1640, came to this town 1654
Bridge Street Cemetery
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Kevin Avery
Originally Created by: P.K. Magruder
Record added: Jul 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28466204
James Bridgman
Added by: P.K. Magruder
James Bridgman
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RIP my 9th great grandfather
- Jon Normand
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012
In memory of my 10th great-grandfather. Our ancestors are not forgotten.
- N.E. Morgan, Ottawa, Ont.
 Added: Feb. 12, 2012
My eighth great-grandfather
- John Chandler Clement
 Added: Nov. 30, 2011
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