William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES (b. Abt. 1825, d. Aft. 1880)
William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES was born Abt. 1825 in Harrodsburg, Mercer, KY, and died Aft. 1880 in Warren Co., OH. He married Minerva BROOKS on Abt. 1843 in Crittenden, Grant, KY.
Notes for William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES: 1870 Census for Warren Co., Ohio
REV. ANDERSON BRIDGES
Anderson Bridges, b. ~ 1825, Kentucky.
The father of the following children is likely the Anderson Bridges (34), b. Kentucky that is found in the 1850 Census for Kentucky, living with Ennis (or Enus) Champ (36) and his wife Catherine Champ (30). Ennis was a farmer, and owned $4,000 in real estate, and Anderson was a laborer working for them, and could not read or write. All were born in Kentucky. There are two other Bridges in Kenton County. Both are white, and I did not find a Richard, who is the other witness to the marriage of Paul Warrick and Mary Eliza Bridges.
I have to presume that this Anderson Bridges is later the father of Mary Eliza (Bridges) Warrick. So he must have had a great deal of respect for this family that he lived with and worked for – certainly enough that his daughter Mary Eliza would name one son after him!
Who he married and when is not yet clear, but he must have married after 1850 and prior to 1855, as son Henry was born about 1855. We might wonder if after his marriage he continued to live on the Champ farm. I will have to check the 1860 Census to see if we can figure out more.
Notes provided by Pat Jackson, Marilyn Arnold and Warrick "Rick" Barrett.
They had at least the following children. I'm numbering them, but the complete order is unknown:
More About William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES: Date born 2: Abt. 1825, Harrodsburg, Mercer, KY. Died 2: Aft. 1870, ????. Record Change 1: 13 May 2003 Record Change 2: 30 Jun 2004
More About William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES and Minerva BROOKS: Marriage: Abt. 1843, Crittenden, Grant, KY.
Children of William Anderson "Cupid" BRIDGES and Minerva BROOKS are:
+Elizabeth BRIDGES, b. 17 Dec 1845, Crittenden, Grant, KY, d. 08 Feb 1912, Harveysburg, Warren, OH.
+Richard BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1846, Crittenden, Grant, KY, d. date unknown, ????.
Sylvia BRIDGES, b. Abt. 1850, Crittenden, Grant, KY, d. date unknown, ????.
+James Rev. BRIDGES, b. 15 May 1852, Crittenden, Grant, KY, d. 03 Mar 1928, Springfield, Clark, OH.