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 Grover Bridgewater

Grover Bridgewater

Birth
Death 22 Oct 1918 (aged 30)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 1, 5, 43; unmarked
Memorial ID 43047590 · View Source
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Aged 30yrs; influenza

With eight deaths for the day and reports from hospitals that a number of persons are in a critical condition, Springfield is now in the grip of the most serious epidemic in its history. Sixty new cases of influenza were reported to the city board of health, bringing the estimated total up to 2,500....The deaths for the day are as follow: Grover Bridgewater, 122 Ash street.

- extract from Illinois State Journal, Springfield, IL, 10-23-1918

Note: Grover is in an unmarked grave in a section of Block 1 where there are hundreds of single unmarked graves as shown in the photo of the area. About ten stones still exist in this section and all have been photographed and identified. No stone was found for Grover.

Name: Grover Bridgewater
Birth Date: 15 Oct 1888
Birth Place: City, Ill
Death Date: 22 Oct 1918
Death Place: Springfield, Capitol, Sangamon, Illinois
Burial Date: 23 Oct 1918
Cemetery Name: Oak Ridge
Death Age: 30
Occupation: Labor
Race: White
Marital Status: S
Gender: Male
Street Address: 11th & Kansas
Residence: City
Father Name: Groer Bridgewater
Father Birth Place: Ills
FHL Film Number: 1544383
Illinois Death and Stillbirth Index 1916-1947


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  • Created by: BjJ
  • Added: 13 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43047590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Grover Bridgewater (15 Oct 1888–22 Oct 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43047590, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .