A History of Swan’s Island, Maine

History of Swan's Island

Upon the very threshold of this historical sketch we find ourselves quite destitute of early public records for Swan’s Island. For over half a century from the settlement of this island until its organization as a plantation no municipal records were kept. But we are fortunate that H. W. Small saw purpose in bringing to



Gleanings from English Records about New England Families

Gleanings from English Records about New England Families

The classic work often cited by more contemporaneous authors on early New England families and the records of them found within the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House, Strand, the Public Record Office, Fetter Lane, and the British Museum, Bloomsbury, while on a visit in London during the summer and fall of 1879.



Slave Narrative of Francis Bridges

Person Interviewed: Francis Bridges Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Red River County, Texas Date of Birth: 1864 Age: 73 Occupatio I was born in Red River County, Texas in 1864, and that makes me 73 years old. I had myself 75, and I went to my white folks and they counted it un



Biography of Tillett Henderson Bridges

Tillett Henderson Bridges was born in Dooly County, February 27, 1857. His father, Daniel Bridges, was reared in Washington County, and his mother, Susan Fountain, was a native of Dooly. T. H. Bridges spent his early boyhood in Sumter County, near Americus (his father having returned to his home in Dooly County in 1868), and



Biography of Rev. Thompson K. Bridges

Rev. Thompson K. Bridges, (B. Dec. 6, 1856), Lukfata, is a native of Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi. He grew to manhood and received his early education at Claiborne, Jasper County. Later he attended the city school at Meridian, and then took a course in theology at Biddle University. He began to teach public school at



J. R. Bridges, Jr.

Private, Engineers, Truck Co. No. 10, 23rd Reg.; of Mecklenburg County; son of Dr. J. R. and Mrs. Nannie M. Bridges. Husband of Mrs. Ann McGill Bridges. Entered service Nov. 6, 1917, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Camp Meade, Md. Sailed for France March 15, 1918. Fought at Argonne. Returned to USA April 1, 1919.



Mary D. Todd Bridges of Massachusetts

BRIDGES, Mary D. Todd7, (William6, Titus5, Titus4, Benjamin3, Michael2, Christopher1) born June 1, 1835, died June 7, 1868, married, Nov. 29, 1855, John F. Bridges, of South Deerfield, Mass., who was born April 11, 1826, died Sept. 9, 1900. Children: I. Daughter, b. Dec. 25 1859, d. June 7, 1860. II. Child, b. July 7,



Biographical Sketch of V. R. Bridges, M. D.

V. R. Bridges, M. D., physician and surgeon, Mattoon; was born in Rockingham Co., Va., June 4, 1832; his father settled in Ross Co., Ohio, near Chillicothe, in 1836; in 1841, he came to Illinois and settled in Newton, Jasper Co.; he was engaged in contracting on public works, both in Ohio and Illinois. Dr.



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