Cora Myrtle Bridges

12 August 1888–3 October 1969 (Age 81)
Autauga, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Cora Myrtle

When Cora Myrtle Bridges was born on 12 August 1888, in Autauga, Alabama, United States, her father, William Newton Bridges, was 30 and her mother, Martha Ann Eliza Hall, was 32. She married Ocie Coleman Wingard on 15 February 1909, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 October 1969, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ocie Coleman Wingard
Cora Myrtle Bridges
Marriage: 15 February 1909
Raymond Talley Wingard
William Dorsey Wingard
Annie Eizabeth Wingard
Joe Crawford Wingard
Ocie Coleman Wingard Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1909Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
    Age 7
    Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
    1910 · The BSA is Made
    Age 22
    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bridge . The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (16)

    • Cara M Wingard in household of Eale O Wingard, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Cora M Bridges in household of William N Bridges, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Cora Wingard in household of Collman Wingard, "United States Census, 1920"

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