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 Margaret Ann <I>Lane</I> Bridges

Margaret Ann Lane Bridges

Birth
Stafford County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Feb 1906 (aged 70)
Duster, Comanche County, Texas, USA
Burial Comanche County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 105623627 · View Source
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Married June 1871 to widower Joel Harrison Bridges (1833 - 1917) who already had children from his previous marriage.

In 1876 they moved from Missouri to Comanche County Texas because of her husband Joel's poor health hoping the dryer climate would be beneficial. Also traveling with her new family to Texas were her brothers William, Alexander, and Joseph Lane.

Sometime after 1876 he Joel Bridges patented 160 acres of land on the West side of Soda Springs, and the 1884 land patent indeed shows a tract of land patented to J H Bridges ptd 2351, also one to the West of his W M Bridges ptd #6788, and several around their lands in the name of J A Lane thought to be her brother Joseph.

It was written about at the time that he was known to have intensively worked this poor land by plowing extra deep and sub soiling, and that his cotton crops were a much heavier yield and worth the effort. This had been written about in local crop yields in The Comanche Chief in 1882

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  • Created by: Joseph
  • Added: 21 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105623627
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Ann Lane Bridges (15 May 1835–11 Feb 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105623627, citing Martins Creek Cemetery, Comanche County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Joseph (contributor 47975167) .