"Rev. Otis W. Bridges, was born in Penobscot, ME, Jan. 26, 1806. His parents were Rev. Abiezer and Deborah (Stores) Bridges. He was converted at the age of seventeen. He received license to preach in 1830, and was ordained in 1834, by Rev's Clement Phinney (who preached the sermon), Benjamin Thorn, and A. Files, of the Bowdoin Quarterly Meeting. He lived in Sangerville, ME, forty-two years, where he labored in a number of revivals, and assisted in organizing two churches. He now resides at Ft. Fairfield, and was pastor of the church there, 1887. He has also supplied the Congregationalist church.
He was married Oct. 11, 1833 to Margaret W. Owen, and has three children; his oldest son is a deacon of the Dexter church."
--from "Cyclopedia of Free Baptist," pub. 1889, by Burgess and Ward. provided by 46555353.
Margaret Owen Bridges
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