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Margaret Whiteside Bridges

  • Birth 1799 New Brunswick, Canada
  • Death 2 Jul 1869 Burton, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Burial Lakeville Corner, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Memorial ID 65755421

Name BRIDGES, Margaret
Born --
Died Jul 2 1869
Age 70 Years
Place of Birth --
Place of Death --
Relationship w/o Thomas Bridges
Cemetery Lakeville Corner Baptist, Sunbury County

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» BRIDGES, Thomas
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Thomas married Margaret Whiteside on December 18, 1824. Margaret was born in 1795 in Ireland, died on July 2, 1869, at age 74, and was buried in Sheffield, Sunbury, New Brunswick.

Noted events in her life were:

• She appeared on the record census in 1851 in Parish Of Sheffield, New Brunswick. 19 Thomas husb 62 Farmer:Prop Birth 1789
Margaret Wife 56 Irish came to Canada 1818 Birth 1795
Jonathan son 25 Birth 1826
William son 23 Birth 1828
Thomas son 22 Birth 1829
Elizabeth Graham Niece 20 Birth 1831

• Her obituary was published in the Visitor on July 15, 1869. Vital Statistics from Newspapers, 15 July 1869 VISITOR It is our painful duty to record the death of Sister Margaret Whiteside, wife of Deacon Thos. Bridges of Sheffield. (Sunbury Co.) The deceased was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1799 and was there highly connected, being closely related to James Whiteside, Esq., the celebrated Irish barrister. Our Sister came to N.B. in 1820 and was then connected with the Presbyterian body. About the year 1824, she experienced a change in her belief and was baptised at Canning (Queens Co.) by Father Elijah Estabrooks and united with the Baptist Church in that place. She died Saturday, 3rd July, at age 70. On the following Monday her remains were conveyed to their resting place at Lakeville, Oak Point. The funeral was improved by Rev. Wm. Strong. The deceased left a husband, three sons, adopted daughter. (see eulogy & poem)

• Cemetary: United Baptist Church Cemetery, Lakeville Corner, New Brunswick. 18 Thomas Bridges, Sr d. 9 Jan 1879 ae 89 yrs = Our Father
h/w Margaret, d. 2 Jul 1869 ae 70 yrs = Our Mother


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  • Created by: Carrie PARLER-GIBSON
  • Added: 17 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65755421
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Whiteside Bridges (1799–2 Jul 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65755421, citing Lakeville Corner Baptist Cemetery, Lakeville Corner, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada ; Maintained by Carrie PARLER-GIBSON (contributor 46978018) .