Lydia Brett1

Father*Elder William Brett2 d. 1681
Mother*Margaret __?__2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Brett, pages 120-123.

Margaret Brett1

Father*Elihu Brett Esq.1 d. 1712
Mother*Ann __?__1
Marriage*18 March 1705/6She married Samuel Willis, son of John Willis and Experience Byram, on 18 March 1705/6 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2,3

Family

Samuel Willis

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-371.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 60. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Mary Brett1

Father*Elihu Brett Esq.1 d. 1712
Mother*Ann __?__1
Marriage*She married John Willis, son of John Willis and Experience Byram.2,1

Family

John Willis
Children1.Mary Willis+3 b. 27 Nov 1699
2.John Willis Esq.+2 b. 24 Dec 1701, d. 17 Jul 1776

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 363-371.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Willis, pages 345-352.

Mehitabel Brett1

b. 12 August 1692, d. 20 February 1736
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Brett1 d. 19 Nov 1740
Mother*Sarah Hayward1 b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Birth*12 August 1692Mehitabel Brett was born on 12 August 1692 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*30 March 1721She married Samuel Edson, son of Joseph Edson and Experience __?__, on 30 March 1721 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3,4,1
Residence*They lived at East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5
Death*20 February 1736She died on 20 February 1736 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 43.3,6

Family

Samuel Edson b. 28 Aug 1687, d. 7 Jan 1749/50
Children1.Samuel Edson3 b. 2 Feb 1721/22, d. 25 Feb 1801
2.Nathaniel Edson3 b. 5 May 1728

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 55. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Edson, pages 153-160.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 126.
  5. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Hayward, pages 181-190.
  6. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 465.

Nathaniel Brett1

d. 19 November 1740
Father*Elder William Brett2 d. 1681
Mother*Margaret __?__2
Marriage*21 November 1683He married Sarah Hayward, daughter of John Hayward and Sarah Mitchell, on 21 November 1683 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Residence* In Bridgewater, Nathaniel and Sarah Brett lived on the Plain between the original Jonathan Copeland's place and the old Powder House, the same place where Sarah's parents, John and Sarah Hayward, had lived with their family and where the young Jonathan Copeland lived in 1897.1
Death*19 November 1740He died on 19 November 1740 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4

Family

Sarah Hayward b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Children1.Alice Brett2 b. 29 Jan 1685/86
2.Seth Brett2 b. 24 Feb 1687/88
3.Mehitabel Brett+2 b. 12 Aug 1692, d. 20 Feb 1736
4.Sarah Brett2 b. 28 Jan 1694/95, d. 28 Dec 1774
5.Hannah Brett2 b. 18 Oct 1699
6.William Brett2 b. 26 Apr 1702
7.Nathaniel Brett2 b. 3 Nov 1704

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Brett, pages 120-123.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 175. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 441.

Nathaniel Brett1

b. 3 November 1704
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Brett1 d. 19 Nov 1740
Mother*Sarah Hayward1 b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Birth*3 November 1704Nathaniel Brett was born on 3 November 1704 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
(Lands Committee) Land Recordsbetween August 1748 and July 1751Josiah Snell Jr., Joshua Willis and Nathaniel Brett served on the town's Purchasers Committee between August 1748 and July 1751 when they first renewed the bounds of John Bolton's land at Robbins Pond, and then laid out to him three different ten acre land grants within the eight mile grant of the township of Bridgewater.3,4,5,6

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 56. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records, Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, 15 South Street, Bridgewater, Book 2, page 214.
  4. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, pages 214-215.
  5. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, page 215.
  6. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, Book 2, pages 215-216.

Nathaniel Brett1,2

(Appraiser) Inventory12 April 1722The Inventory of the estate of John Bolton, late of Bridgewater, was appraised and completed by Joseph Edson, Nathaniel Brett and John Field on 12 April 1722. They appeared before Josiah Edson Esq., Justice of the Peace, on 7 May and made an oath to its accuracy according to their best judgment. Administrators John Bolton Jr. and Sarah (Chesebrough) Bolton appeared before Judge Isaac Winslow to approve the submitted inventory, making their oath that it was a true and perfect inventory as far as it came to their knowledge and when more should appear, they would give it to the Judge, and the document was filed with the court on 7 May 1722.

The value of his housing and about 53 acres of land being part of two 50 acre lots was appraised at £340; 4 oxen, 3 cows, 1 heifer, 1 mare and 5 swine were valued at £43, 18s; his farming tools at £13, 1s, 6p, 1 feather bed, bedstead and covering at £7, 5s, wooden vessels and lumber at £4, 7s, Indian Corn at £4, household furniture at £2, iron vessels and utensils about the fire at £2, 10s, a warming iron, glass and earthen vessels at 16s, pewter platters and plates at £1, 18s, a bag of cotton wool, cards and table linen at £1, 6s, 2 pounds of woolen yarn and 1 meal bag at 8s, books appraised at £2, 3s, and his wearing apparel at £4, 11s, 6p.1,2
(Lands Committee) Estate and Land5 April 1723A special committee of five good and sufficient freeholders, Josiah Edson Esq., Nathaniel Hayward, Joseph Edson, Nathaniel Brett and John Field, was appointed by Judge Isaac Winslow to determine the fair distribution of real estate that John Bolton died seized of in the County of Plymouth. Their task was completed on 5 April 1723 and included setting off the widow Sarah (Chesebrough) Bolton's Dower or Thirds of housing or lands, and also setting off an equitable portion or share of land for each of the deceased's children, John Bolton Jr., Samuel Bolton, Sarah (Bolton) Leonard, Elizabeth Bolton, Nicholas Bolton, Mary Bolton, Elisha Bolton, Joseph Bolton, Nathaniel Bolton, and Abigail Bolton.2,1

Citations

  1. [S624] Probate records, 1686-1903; with index and docket, 1685-1967, Massachusetts Probate Court (Plymouth County), microfilm of originals at Plymouth, Massachusetts on 157 microfilm reels filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1968. Includes Index. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, FHL Film# 549782, Index and Docket Abe-Bur 1685-1881, Case number 2216; FHL Film# 550705, Index to probates 1686-1820; FHL Film# 550510, Probates 1717-1724, Volume 4, pages 322-324; FHL Film# 550511, Probates 1724-1731, Volume 5, pages 643-649. Hereinafter cited as Plymouth County Massachusetts Probate (Index) 1686-1903.
  2. [S1124] John Bolton, Probate (1723 Bridgewater, Plymouth County) Case number 2216, Box 107049 on FHL Film# 2426726. Probate file papers 1686-1881, Plymouth County, Massachusetts; microfilm of records at Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, on 246 microfilm reels. LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Probate of John Bolton (1723 Bridgewater).

Sarah Brett1

b. 28 January 1694/95, d. 28 December 1774
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Brett1 d. 19 Nov 1740
Mother*Sarah Hayward1 b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Birth*28 January 1694/95Sarah Brett was born on 28 January 1694/95 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*28 December 1774She died on 28 December 1774 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress), at age 79.1,3

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 56. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Deaths, Volume II, page 441, referencing P.R.102 and citing a private record from a notebook of Timothy Fobes of Bridgewater now in the possession of Henry D. Forbes of Boston and printed in Pilgrim Notes and Queries, Volume 2, Number 10 with the notation "Sary Britt 'a 80."

Seth Brett1

b. 24 February 1687/88
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Brett1 d. 19 Nov 1740
Mother*Sarah Hayward1 b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Birth*24 February 1687/88Seth Brett was born on 24 February 1687/88 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 56. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

William Brett1

Father*Elder William Brett2 d. 1681
Mother*Margaret __?__2
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Cary, daughter of John Cary and Elizabeth Godfrey, and the couple had only one child, a daughter Bethia.2
Biographical Info*William Brett was a respectable man and a Deacon.2
Residence*He lived within the limits of East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2
Will*1713He left a will dated in 1713.2
(Lands Committee) Land Records2 July 1720Josiah Edson, William Brett and Josiah Snell served on the Purchasers Committee for the township of Bridgewater on 2 July 1720 when they recorded their settlement of the bounds between John Bolton Jr. and his neighbor John Willis in the town's Purchasers Book.3

Family

Elizabeth Cary
Child1.Bethia Brett+1 d. 1745

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Brett, pages 120-123.
  3. [S1154] Purchasers Books of Bridgewater (Massachusetts), earliest original records, Bridgewater Public Library Historical Room, 15 South Street, Bridgewater, Book 1, page 282.

William Brett1

b. 26 April 1702
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of John Bolton
Father*Nathaniel Brett1 d. 19 Nov 1740
Mother*Sarah Hayward1 b. 25 Oct 1663, d. 11 Jul 1737
Birth*26 April 1702William Brett was born on 26 April 1702 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*15 May 1732He married Bethiah Kinsley, daughter of Samuel Kinsley and Mary Washburn, on 15 May 1732 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3,4

Family

Bethiah Kinsley b. c 1707

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Brett, pages 120-123. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Births, Volume I, page 56. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Kinsley, pages 229-230.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 225.

Elder William Brett1

d. 1681
Marriage*He married Margaret __?__.2
Biographical Info*Elder William Brett was probably from Kent, England and was in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, in 1645. He was one of the original proprietors and settlers in what became West Bridgewater. He was an Elder of the Church, a leading man both in the Church and in the Town and was often a Representative to the Old Colony Court. He often preached when the Reverend James Keith was ill or otherwise unavailable.2
Death*1681He died in 1681.2

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library eBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Brett, pages 120-123.

Elizabeth Brewer1

b. 8 January 1829, d. 20 March 1878
Father*Richard Brewer2,1 b. 6 Jun 1809, d. 2 Nov 1883
Mother*Mary Polly Pyburn3,1 b. 5 Feb 1809, d. 23 Aug 1886
(Wife) Name SpellingsA variation of the spelling of the Lankford surname found in our research was Lankford.4
Birth*8 January 1829Elizabeth Brewer was born on 8 January 1829 in Indiana.1
Marriage*19 December 1844She married Richard Langford, son of Larkin Lankford and Rachel Tucker, on 19 December 1844 in Bureau County, Illinois.5,1,6
Census US 1870*23 June 1870Elizabeth and Richard Langford were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 23 June 1870 in Walnut, Bureau County, Illinois. Richard was 52 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $2,000 and a personal estate valued at $1,400, and Elizabeth was 40 years of age and keeping house. Six of their children were enumerated with them in 1870. Jackson was 21 years of age and worked as a laborer on the farm; John and Eliza were ages 16 and 13 years, respectively; and Richard, Ellsworth and Willie were ages 10, 7 and 5 years, respectively. Also residing with the Langford family in 1870 was Chester Green, who was 21 years old, had been born in New Jersey, and worked as a farm laborer. The couple's eldest daughter, Sarah Jane, had married two years earlier and was enumerated with her husband, Porter C. McDonald, and baby son in nearby Greenville Township.7
(Wife) Death13 February 1876Elizabeth became a widow when Richard Langford died of tuberculosis on 13 February 1876 at age 58.6
Death*20 March 1878She died two years after the death of her husband, also of tuberculosis, on 20 March 1878 in Walnut, Bureau County, Illinois, at age 491,6
Burial* and was buried with her husband in Walnut Cemetery, Walnut, Bureau County.1,6

Family

Richard Lankford b. 11 Sep 1817, d. 13 Feb 1876
Children1.Sarah Jane Langford+8,1 b. 4 Mar 1847, d. 1937
2.Jackson Langford+9,1 b. 27 Jan 1849, d. 25 Feb 1929
3.John Langford10,1 b. 21 Oct 1855, d. 24 Mar 1947
4.Eliza Jane Langford+11 b. 9 Aug 1857, d. 23 Jun 1931
5.Richard Langford12 b. 6 Jan 1861, d. 7 Nov 1918
6.Ellsworth Langford13 b. 3 May 1863, d. 3 Jan 1942
7.William Langford14,1 b. 21 Mar 1865, d. 1965
8.Ethel Langford15,1 b. 1873, d. 16 Sep 1893

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Brewer) Langford, Memorial# 119684411. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Richard Brewer, Memorial# 140618128.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Polly (Pyburn) Brewer, Memorial# 140618320.
  4. [S2288] Anderson County (Kentucky) Clerk of the County Court, Deeds, 1827-1901. Microfilm of originals in the county courthouse at Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Includes a general index, first by grantor then by grantee. Names are arranged by first letter of surname and then by year and date and there is some overlap of dates in the record books: deed dated 11 November 1850 and registered on 13 November 1851 between Walker, Benjamin, Larkin, Edmund, Richard, Jackson, Stephen and Isaac Langford of the first part by W. S. Hickman, the Master of Commissioner in Chancery appointed at the November term of the Anderson Circuit Court 1850 of the first part, and John Langford of the second part regarding land originally purchased by Larkin Langford, Sr., situated part in Shelby County and part in Franklin County, on 3 March 1822 from George W. Kinney, Deed Book G, 1847-1851, pages 577-578, Film# 259301, Digital# 8192345, image# 785 of 817; on 11 microfilm reels, viewed online at www.familysearch.org, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, 1827-1901 (Anderson County, Kentucky).
  5. [S1681] Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Richard Langford and Elizabeth Brewer on 19 December 1844 in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., Marriage Index, 1860-1920.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Richard Langford, Memorial# 119684366.
  7. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Richard and Elizabeth Langford, Year: 1870; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: M593_190; Page: 518A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Jane (Langford) McDonald, Memorial# 95427465.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jackson Langford, Memorial# 127748545.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Langford, Memorial# 129294043.
  11. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza Jane (Langford) Wolfe, Memorial# 129348561.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Richard Langford, Memorial# 185238377.
  13. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ellsworth Langford, Memorial# 129348988.
  14. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William “Willie” Langford, Memorial# 129335379.
  15. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ethel (Langford) Pettigrew, Memorial# 129350423.

Richard Brewer1

b. 6 June 1809, d. 2 November 1883
Birth*6 June 1809Richard Brewer was born on 6 June 1809 in Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.1
Marriage*29 December 1828He married Mary Polly Pyburn on 29 December 1828 in Harrison County, Indiana.2,1,3
Census US 1880*21 June 1880Mary and Richard Brewer were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 21 June 1880 in Walnut, Bureau County, Illinois. Richard was 71 years of age and a retired farmer, and Mary was also age 71 and keeping house. Neither was able to read or write. After the deaths of both their daughter Elizabeth and her husband, Richard Langford, from tuberculosis, the Brewer's four minor grandchildren were split up to live with various relatives in Bureau County. Willie, the youngest of the Langford sons, was enumerated with the Brewers, his maternal grandparents, in 1880. Willie was 15 years old and had attended school within the census year, and he also worked as a farm laborer. Willie's brothers, Richard and Ellsworth, ages 19 and 17 years, respectively, had both attended school within the census year and were enumerated with the family of their married brother and his wife, Rosa and Jackson Langford. The brothers' youngest sister, Ethel, who was 7 years old, was with a married sister and her husband, Eliza and John Charles Wolfe. In addition to their grandson Willie, two additional individuals were enumerated in the Brewer household in 1880. Alden Kimmall was 32 years if age and worked as a farm laborer, and Febie Humphrey was age 21 and worked as a household servant.4
Death*2 November 1883He died on 2 November 1883 in Walnut, Bureau County, Illinois, at age 741
Burial* and was buried in Lot C, Section #114, Grave #1890, of Walnut Cemetery, Walnut, Bureau County.1

Family

Mary Polly Pyburn b. 5 Feb 1809, d. 23 Aug 1886
Child1.Elizabeth Brewer+1,5 b. 8 Jan 1829, d. 20 Mar 1878

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Richard Brewer, Memorial# 140618128. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Polly (Pyburn) Brewer, Memorial# 140618320.
  3. [S2283] Indiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1802-1892, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 29 December 1828 in Harrison County, Indiana, USA, of Richard Brewer and Polly Pyburn, referencing FHL Film# 1404749 - 1404750. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1802-1892.
  4. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Richard and Mary Brewer, Year: 1880; Census Place: Walnut, Bureau, Illinois; Roll: 177; Page: 336C; Enumeration District: 025. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Brewer) Langford, Memorial# 119684411.

David Brewster1

b. 1924
Father*John Desmore Brewster1 b. 1892
Mother*Ethelin Weston Conger1 b. 4 Oct 1887
Birth*1924David Brewster was born about 1924 in Massachusetts.1,2
(Son) Census US 193010 April 1930David was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 in the household of his parents in Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S9] Compiled by Mary Lou Heaton Skinner Ross, transcribed from the original Conger Volumes published by Helen Maxine Cromwell in 1973, "Notes Taken From: The Conger Family of America", compiled on 10 Aug 1982 (Issaquah, Washington 98029). Hereinafter cited as "Conger Family Outline."
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Brewster, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2067; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: 190.0; FHL microfilm: 2341801. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

Edward (Teddy) Brewster1

b. between 1925 and 1926
Father*John Desmore Brewster1 b. 1892
Mother*Ethelin Weston Conger1 b. 4 Oct 1887
Birth*between 1925 and 1926Edward (Teddy) Brewster was born between 1925 and 1926 in Massachusetts.1,2
Name VariationHe was called Teddy.1
(Son) Census US 193010 April 1930Edward was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 in the household of his parents in Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S9] Compiled by Mary Lou Heaton Skinner Ross, transcribed from the original Conger Volumes published by Helen Maxine Cromwell in 1973, "Notes Taken From: The Conger Family of America", compiled on 10 Aug 1982 (Issaquah, Washington 98029). Hereinafter cited as "Conger Family Outline."
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Brewster, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2067; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: 190.0; FHL microfilm: 2341801. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

Fear Brewster1

d. before 12 December 1634
Christening1591Fear Brewster was christened in 1591 at Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England.
Immigration*circa 10 July 1623Fear came to America circa 10 July 1623, arriving at Plymouth on the ship Anne.2,3
Marriage*25 February 1626She married, as his second wife, Isaac Allerton, son of Edward Allerton and Rose Davis, on 25 February 1626 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).4,5
Death*before 12 December 1634She died of smallpox before 12 December 1634 at New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.4,5,6

Family

Isaac Allerton b. c 1586, d. 12 Feb 1659
Child1.Isaac Allerton b. 22 May 1627, d. 25 Oct 1702

Citations

  1. [S415] Compiled by Sholom Simon, online at www.rootsweb.com, WorldConnect Project, various authors and contributors (compiler email: e-mail address), downloaded 09 November 2007 from information last updated on 01 Nov 2007. Some of the information provided for this individual was obtained from a website whose compiler has stated that although he tries to ensure that the information is accurate, there is no guarantee that certain errors and omissions will not have occurred. His collection is a work in progress and contains almost 50,000 people. Much of his information has been contributed to him by other researchers and even much of that appears to be in line with information already obtained and believed to be accurate. For that reason, portions of the Descendants of Richard Warren database found on the website have been included in this collection. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed.
  2. [S396] General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Mayflower Quarterly (Boston, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1959-), Volume 54, number 4. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Quarterly.
  3. [S373] John T. Landis, Mayflower descendants and their marriages for two generations after the landing: including a short history of the church of the pilgrim founders of New England (Baltimore, Maryland: Southern Book Company, 1956). Hereinafter cited as Mayflower descendants and their marriages.
  4. [S397] George F. Willison, Saints and Strangers: being the lives of the Pilgrim Fathers and their families, with their friends and foes; and an account of their posthumous wanderings in limbo, their final resurrection and rise to glory, and the strange pilgrimages of Plymouth Rock (New York, New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1945). Hereinafter cited as Saints and Strangers.
  5. [S296] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer's Register, volumes 1-4 (Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862). Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Dictionary of First Settlers.
  6. [S420] Compiled by Barbara Lambert Merrick, William Brewster of the Mayflower: and His Descendants for Four Generations (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c 2000), Volume 12. Hereinafter cited as William Brewster of the Mayflower.

John Desmore Brewster1

b. 1892
Birth*1892John Desmore Brewster was born about 1892 in Vermont.2
World War I*He served in the first World War.2
Marriage*1918He married Ethelin Weston Conger, daughter of Arthur Willis Conger and Ella Chase, about 1918.1,2
Census US 1930*10 April 1930Ethelin and John Brewster appeared on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 on Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. John was 38 years of age and worked as a superintendent at a lace mill, and Ethelin was 42 years of age. They had been married about 12 years, rented their home and owned a radio. Three children, all of whom had attended school within the last year, resided with their parents in 1930. John Jr. was 9, David 6 and Edward 4. Also living in the household was 21-year-old servant, Mabel Montross.2

Family

Ethelin Weston Conger b. 4 Oct 1887
Children1.John Desmore Brewster Jr.1 b. 1921
2.David Brewster1 b. 1924
3.Edward (Teddy) Brewster1 b. bt 1925 - 1926
4.Lucy Francis Brewster1

Citations

  1. [S9] Compiled by Mary Lou Heaton Skinner Ross, transcribed from the original Conger Volumes published by Helen Maxine Cromwell in 1973, "Notes Taken From: The Conger Family of America", compiled on 10 Aug 1982 (Issaquah, Washington 98029). Hereinafter cited as "Conger Family Outline."
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Brewster, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2067; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: 190.0; FHL microfilm: 2341801. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

John Desmore Brewster Jr.1

b. 1921
Father*John Desmore Brewster1 b. 1892
Mother*Ethelin Weston Conger1 b. 4 Oct 1887
Birth*1921John Desmore Brewster Jr. was born about 1921 in Massachusetts.1,2
(Son) Census US 193010 April 1930John was enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 10 April 1930 in the household of his parents in Yeager Avenue, Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S9] Compiled by Mary Lou Heaton Skinner Ross, transcribed from the original Conger Volumes published by Helen Maxine Cromwell in 1973, "Notes Taken From: The Conger Family of America", compiled on 10 Aug 1982 (Issaquah, Washington 98029). Hereinafter cited as "Conger Family Outline."
  2. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John Brewster, Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2067; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: 190.0; FHL microfilm: 2341801. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.

Lucy Francis Brewster1

Father*John Desmore Brewster1 b. 1892
Mother*Ethelin Weston Conger1 b. 4 Oct 1887
Birth*She was probably born in Illinois or Massachusetts1
Death* and died of whooping cough in her first year.1

Citations

  1. [S9] Compiled by Mary Lou Heaton Skinner Ross, transcribed from the original Conger Volumes published by Helen Maxine Cromwell in 1973, "Notes Taken From: The Conger Family of America", compiled on 10 Aug 1982 (Issaquah, Washington 98029). Hereinafter cited as "Conger Family Outline."

John Briant1

Family

Child1.Mary Briant+1 d. 1789

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 471. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Mary Briant1

d. 1789
Father*John Briant1
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Timothy Ross.1
Death*1789She died in 1789.1

Family

Timothy Ross b. 20 Mar 1765, d. 15 Oct 1851
Child1.John Ross+2,3 b. 19 Mar 1787, d. 4 Aug 1873

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 471. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, page 285, although noting his mother as Rachel Wolverton, his father's second wife.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Colonel John Ross, Memorial# 100575984, although noting his mother as Rachel Wolverton, his father's second wife, and reporting The Tenmile Country as the source of the information. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Ruth Briant1

Marriage*She married Jonah Bisbee.

Family

Jonah Bisbee
Child1.Hannah Bisbee1 d. 29 Apr 1762

Citations

  1. [S672] Barbara L. Merrick, "The Original Church Records of Gad Hitchcock, D.D., 1748 to 1803: Deaths", New England Historical & Genealogical Register Volume 136 (January 1982): page 34. Hereinafter cited as "Pembroke Death Records of Rev. Gad Hitchcock - NEHGR."

Edward Bridge1

Residence*He was described as of Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*He married Mary Brooks.2

Family

Mary Brooks
Child1.Mary Bridge1 b. 18 Nov 1637, d. 13 Apr 1718

Citations

  1. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  2. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

Elizabeth Bridge1,2

Marriage*17 January 1677She married first, as his second wife, Benjamin Garfield on 17 January 1677 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3
(Wife) Death28 November 1717Elizabeth became a widow when Captain Benjamin Garfield died on 28 November 1717.4,3
Marriage15 October 1720She married second, as his second wife, Daniel Herrington, son of Robert Herrington and Susanna George, on 15 October 1720 in Watertown, Middlesex County. Both were of Watertown and were married there by Mr. Henry Gibbs.5

Family

Benjamin Garfield b. 1643, d. 28 Nov 1717

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Births, Marriages and Deaths, Volume 2, page 61. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 294. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 294, his surname spelled "Garfield."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Births, Marriages, Deaths, Volume 2, page 62, his surname recorded as "Gearfield."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Watertown Births, Marriages and Deaths, Volume 2, page 61, her previous marriage surname spelled "Gearfield."

Mary Bridge1,2

b. 18 November 1637, d. 13 April 1718
Father*Edward Bridge3
Mother*Mary Brooks4
Birth*18 November 1637Mary Bridge was born on 18 November 1637 in Roxbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony.4
Marriage*23 November 1661She married Samuel Gay, son of John Gay and Joanna Hooker, on 23 November 1661 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Death*13 April 1718She died on 13 April 1718 in Dedham, two days before her husband's death. The record of their deaths stated the two were aged 80 years and had lived in a married condition together for 56 years.1

Family

Samuel Gay b. 10 Mar 1639, d. 15 Apr 1718

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 44. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 127.
  3. [S1246] Frederick Lewis Gay, "John Gay, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 33, pages 45-57 (January 1879). Hereinafter cited as "John Gay of Dedham, Massachusetts."
  4. [S1248] Eklon Wilson Gay and Christopher Challender Child, "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 164, pages 114-120 (April 2010). This thoroughly researched and completely sourced article is excellent as it examines and proves that Joanna Hooker was the wife of both John Borden and John Gay. Hereinafter cited as "Joanna Hooker, wife of John Borden and John Gay."

S. L. Bridgeman1

Marriage*11 April 1925He married, as her second husband, Millie A. (Montgomery) Kellogg, daughter of James Montgomery and Emily King, on 11 April 1925 in Butler County, Missouri.1

Family

Millie A. Montgomery b. Mar 1881, d. Jan 1946

Citations

  1. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 11 April 1925 in Butler County, Missouri, USA, of Millie Kellogg and S L Bridgman, both of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, and over the age of 21 years, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002.

Benjamin Bridges1

b. 1830
Father*William Bridges1 d. b 15 Aug 1843
Mother*Nancy Britt1 b. 1813, d. 1873
Birth*1830Benjamin Bridges was born about 1830 in Kentucky.1
(Son) Census US 185028 September 1850Benjamin was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 28 September 1850 in the household of his widowed mother in Division 1, Barren County, Kentucky. He was 20 years old and working as a farmer.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Nancy Bridges, Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 1, Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 191; Page: 387a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.

Elizabeth Bridges1,2

b. 1798
Father*Thomas Bridges2,3
Birth*1798Elizabeth Bridges was born about 1798 in Kentucky.1
Marriage Bond5 October 1822A marriage bond was issued in the amount of £50 to William Bewley and Thomas Bridges on 5 October 1822 in Barren County, Kentucky, the condition of the obligation being the intended marriage shortly to be solemnized between William Bewley and Thomas's daughter, Elizabeth Bridges. William's father, Jesse Bewley Sr., sent a written note to the County Clerk asking that a license be given to William to marry Elizabeth "and oblige a friend." His written request was witnessed by Joseph Huckaby.2
Marriage*5 October 1822He married William Bewley, son of Jesse Bewley Sr. and Mary Huckaby, on 5 October 1822, the same day their license was issued, in Barren County, Kentucky. They were married by Zacharias Emmerson.4,2,1
Census US 1850*27 September 1850Elizabeth and William Bewley were enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 27 September 1850 in Division 1, Barren County, Kentucky. William was 46 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $1,000, and Elizabeth was 52 years of age. Neither William nor Elizabeth could read or write. Five children were enumerated with them in 1850. Nancy was 22 years of age; William was age 16 and worked as a farmer; and the younger children, John, Jesse, and Thomas were ages 14, 13, and 9 years respectively.1

Family

William Bewley b. 1804
Children1.Nancy Bewley1 b. 1828
2.William Bewley1 b. 1834
3.John Bewley1 b. 1836
4.Jesse Bewley1 b. 1837
5.James T. Buley+1 b. 1840

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William and Elizabeth Buley, Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 1, Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 191; Page: 386a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2231] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage bond issued in the amount of £50 to William Bewley and Thomas Bridges on 5 October 1822 in Barren County, Kentucky, the condition of the obligation being the marriage shortly intended to be solemnized between William Bewley and Elizabeth Bridges, and a license issue, signed and sealed by William Bewley and Thomas Bridges; written request to the Clerk of Barren County attached requesting to please give William Bewley license to marry Elizabeth Bridges and oblige a friend, given under the hand of, and signed and sealed by, Jesse Bewley, dated 5 October 1822 and witnessed by Joseph Huckaby, citing FHL Film# 209759, Digital# 005552447, image# 975 of 1278. Hereinafter cited as Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954.
  3. [S2259] BRIDGES Family, John and Thomas : researched and written by Brent S. Child, June 1999, revised March 2018. Attached as "Memories" and includes the authors research notes and sources. Thank you, Brent, very much for sharing online at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/memories/KND6-VJ4, Thomas Bridges, Links to Children, pages 1-2. Hereinafter cited as BRIDGES Family, John and Thomas.
  4. [S2231] Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954, online at www.familysearch.org, marriage of William Bewley and Elizabeth Bridges on 5 October1822 in Barren County, Kentucky, referencing List of Marriages by Zacharias Emmerson, citing FHL Film# 209750, Digital# 005552447, image# 81 of 1278.

Frances Bridges1

b. 1832
Father*William Bridges1 d. b 15 Aug 1843
Mother*Nancy Britt1 b. 1813, d. 1873
Birth*1832Frances Bridges was born about 1832 in Kentucky.1
(Daughter) Census US 185028 September 1850Frances was enumerated on the 1850 census taken on 28 September 1850 in the household of her widowed mother in Division 1, Barren County, Kentucky. She was 18 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Nancy Bridges, Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 1, Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 191; Page: 387a. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.