|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1827, USA|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1893|
"Lafayette Advertiser" Lafayette, Louisiana, 2 September 1893, p. 6, col. 5
A Notorious Character.
Ogden Bridgewater, one of the most notorious men in the neighborhood of Stanford, Ky., dropped dead the other night [August 1893] of heart disease. He was a brother of Col. Jim Bridgewater, who commanded a regiment of home guards, and after the war had trouble with the citizens of the Stanford neighborhood who sympathized with the lost cause. The Colonel was himself killed [18 July 1867] by Walter Saunders. Saunders was afterwards elected sheriff. Ogden was for years the head of a band of robbers who terrorized Lincoln County and robbed indiscriminately. A large reward caused him to be hunted, and he was finally captured by Marshal Gallagher of Harrodsburg with a wagon load of bootie. Gallagher had to shoot him, the ball taking effect in his jaw, breaking the bone so that it had to be taken out. Bridgewater was lodged in jail at Stanford, and for a long time subsisted on soup through a quill, and his tremendous frame was reduced almost to a skeleton. His appearance touched the hearts of the jury, and he was let off with a short term in the penitentiary. After serving it he returned to Lincoln County, and, professing religion, began to lead a new life, taking great interest in religious and Sunday-school matters.
NOTE: "Ogden" was Augburn "Og" Bridgewater, born about 1827 in Virginia. He and James H. Bridgewater were sons of Henry Bridgewater and Mary Franklin, who were married in Chesterfield Co., Virginia, and removed to Halifax Co., Virginia, then Pulaski Co., Virginia, and later to Lincoln Co., Kentucky. Augburn was married 15 August 1851 in Lincoln Co., Kentucky, to Emeline Shackleford.
AUGDEN2 BRIDGEWATER (HENRY1) was born April 12, 1827 in VA, and died August 20, 1893 in Moreland, Lincoln Co., KY (Source: Kentucky Advocate, 1, August 26, 1893 edition.). He married (1) EMARINE SHACKLEFORD August 15, 1851 in Lincoln Co., Ky.. She was born 1824, and died Bet. 1870 - 1880 (Source: 1880 Boyle Co., KY Census, 270B, Husband is listed as widowed, living in Milledgeville in 1880 census.). He married (2) JEMIMA WARREN (Source: The Interior Journal, Tuesday August 22, 1893, Obit for Augden Bridgewater says "He married a Miss Warren, of this place...") Bef. October 14, 1882 (Source: Lincoln County, KY Deed Book 15, 313, Deed lists Augden's wife as Jemima. Bridgewaters deeded property to William F. Butler of Hamilton Co., OH.), daughter of ROBERT WARREN and FLORA BLANKENSHIP. She was born July 1844 in KY, and died Aft. 1920 (Source: (1) 1900 Lincoln Co., KY Census p. 540 & Deed Book 31 page 411, On April 4, 1900 Jemima sold property in Milledgeville, LIncoln Co., KY to George W. Hunn and Randolph Coffey DBA as Hunn & Coffey. Hunn is listed in her household on the census record as a boarder. He was b. December 1864., (2) 1920 Jefferson Co., AL Census).
More About AUGDEN BRIDGEWATER:
-Burial: Hustonville Cemetery, Hustonville, Lincoln Co., KY
-Fraternal: 1858, Lincoln Lodge No. 60 Free and Accepted Masons
-Military service: 1862, Union Home Guard captured along with Capt. Harbert King but killed his guard and managed to escape
-Personal: Augden was a very large man 6'2" and over 300 lbs.
More About AUGDEN BRIDGEWATER and EMARINE SHACKLEFORD:
Marriage: August 15, 1851, Lincoln Co., Ky.
More About AUGDEN BRIDGEWATER and JEMIMA WARREN:
Marriage: Bef. October 14, 1882 (Source: Lincoln County, KY Deed Book 15, 313, Deed lists Augden's wife as Jemima. Bridgewaters deeded property to William F. Butler of Hamilton Co., OH.)
---Child of AUGDEN BRIDGEWATER and JEMIMA WARREN is:
7. i. HENRY GOODLOE3 BRIDGEWATER, b. Abt. May 1884, Moreland, Lincoln Co., KY; d. Abt. 1946, AL.
Jemima Warren Bridgewater (1844 - 1920)*
Created by: Mark Parks
Record added: Nov 28, 2011
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