Texas Family Group Sheet for the Daniel B Bridges Family


Husband: Daniel B. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 30 June 1812 - Tennessee
Death date: aft 1880 - Cherokee County, Texas
father:
mother:

Marriage date: 06 December 1839
Marriage place: Stewart County, Georgia

Wife: Elizabeth P. AYRES
Birthdate: 22 March 1820 - Georgia
Death date: 26 August 1870-1880 - Cherokee or Nacogdoches County, Texas
father: Abram AYRES
mother: Nancy A. (maiden name unknown)

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: William J. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 17 November 1841 Georgia
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date: 11 September 1862

Child No. 2: Mary Frances BRIDGES
Birthdate: 05 September 1842 Georgia or Mississippi
Spouse's name: James Newton HOYE
Marriage date: c1859 Mississippi
Death date: aft 1880 Texas

Child No. 3: Nathaniel C. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 20 October 1843 Georgia
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date: 13 June 1862

Child No. 4: Elizabeth H. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 03 August 1845 Georgia
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date: 11 October 1923

Child No. 5: Thomas Ingram BRIDGES
Birthdate: 08 August 1849 Alabama
Spouse's name: Frances Ann SMITH
Marriage date: 23 July 1872 Cherokee County, Texas
Death date: aft 1900 Cherokee County, Texas

Child No. 6: Sarah Jane BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1850 Alabama
Spouse's name: Thomas Jefferson SMITH
Marriage date: 28 January 1870 Cherokee County, Texas
Death date:

Child No. 7: Nancy A. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1853 Alabama
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date: aft 1870

Child No. 8: Eliza BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1855 Alabama
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date:

Child No. 9: John A. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1857 Alabama or Mississippi (conflicting
information)
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date:

Child No. 10: Robert H. BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1859 Mississippi
Spouse's name:
Marriage date:
Death date: 1870

Child No. 11: Alice BRIDGES
Birthdate: 1861 Alabama or Mississippi (conflicting
information)
Spouse's name: Billy S. AYRES
Marriage date: 06 February 1890 Cherokee County, Texas
Death date:
 
 
Documentation:
SOURCES for DANIEL:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Danl BRIGGS, head of house, age 46, male, farmer,
real estate value $2000, personal value $2000, born in Tennessee.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglass, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, shown as age 55, white male, a farmer, personal value
$200, born in Tennessee, couldn't read/write.
o 1880 census for Precinct 3, Cherokee County, Texas shows him as Dan B
Bridges, head of house, married, white male, age 62, born in Tennessee and a
farmer, parents' places of birth unknown.
o Information originally obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCES for Elizabeth:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Elizabeth BRIGGS, age 39, female, domestic business,
born in Georgia.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglas, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, shown as age 52, white female, keeping house, born in
Georgia, couldn't read/write
o Elizabeth's maiden name obtained from response on GenForum - Bridges to my
query on September 29, 1998 by Bruce Campbell (message #242).
o First name originally obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCES for William
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as William J BRIGGS, age 17, male, a farmer, born in
Georgia.
o Originally obtained information from Family Bible.

SOURCES for Mary:
o 1860 Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book 1, Page 385,
listed as Mary F HOY, age 18, female, domestic business, born in
Mississippi.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglas, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474a, shown as Mary F HOY, age 29, white female, keeping
house, born in Georgia, couldn't read/write [Notes: She and her husband
lived next door to her parents]
o 1880 Census for Precinct 3, Cherokee County, Texas; Roll 1295 Book 1, Page
374b lists her as Francis HOY, head of house, widowed, white female, age 40,
born in Mississippi, keeping house, father born in Tennessee and mother's
place of birth not listed. She lived next door to her widowed father and
youngest sister, Alice.
o Information also obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCESfor Nathaniel:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Nathaniel BRIGGS, age 16, male, farm labor, born in
Georgia.
o Name originally obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCESfor child Elizabeth:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Elizabeth BRIGGS, age 15, female, born in Georgia
o Name originally obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCES for Thomas:
o 1860 Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book 1, Page 399,
listed as Thomas E BRIGGS, age 12, male, born in Alabama.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglass, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, name obtained from census, age 20, white male, a
farmer, born in Alabama, couldn't read/write.
o 1880 Census for Precinct 3, Cherokee County, Texas Family History Library
Film #1255295; NA Film #T9-1295, Page #374D shows him as head of house,
married, white male, age 30, born in Alabama, a farmer, father born in
Tennessee and mother born in Georgia. Lived next door to widowed father and
youngest sister, Alice.
o Name originally obtained from Family Bible.

SOURCES for Sarah:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, name obtained from the census, listed as Sarah J BRIGGS, age
10, female, born in Alabama.

SOURCES for Nancy:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Nancy A BRIGGS, age 7, female, born in Alabama.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglas, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, name obtained from census, age 17, white female, at
home, born in Alabama, couldn't read/write.

SOURCES for Eliza:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as Eliza BRIGGS, age 5, female, born in Alabama.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglas, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, name obtained from census, age 15, white female, at
home, born in Alabama, couldn't read/write.

SOURCES for John:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, listed as John A BRIGGS, age 3, male, born in Mississippi.
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglas, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, name obtained from census, age 13, white male, a
famer, attended school during the year, born in Alabama, couldn't
read/write.

SOURCES for Robert:
o 1860 Census for Sageville, Lauderdale County, Mississippi, Roll 585 Book
1, Page 399, name obtained from census, listed as Robert H BRIGGS, age 1,
male, born in Mississippi.

SOURCES for Alice:
o 1870 Census for 2nd District, Douglass, Nacogdoches County, Texas, Roll
1599 Book 1, Page 474, name obtained from census, age 9, white female, born
in Alabama, couldn't read/write.
o 1880 census for Precinct 3, Cherokee County, Texas shows her as daughter,
single, white female, age 20, born in Mississippi, keeping house.
 

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