William Joseph Carter Bridges

30 June 1873–28 April 1932 (Age 58)
Goodson, Polk, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Joseph Carter

When William Joseph Carter Bridges was born on 30 June 1873, in Goodson, Polk, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Franklin Bridges, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth Hawkins, was 21. He married Irena Jane Carroll on 14 March 1897, in Polk, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greene Township, Polk, Missouri, United States in 1910 and North Greene Township, Polk, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 April 1932, in Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Mount View Cemetery, Polk, Polk, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Joseph Carter Bridges
1873–1932
Irena Jane Carroll
1879–1971
Marriage: 14 March 1897
Julia A Bridges
1899–1980
Theodore William Bridges
1901–1978
John Henry Bridges
1904–1988
Curtis Benjamin Bridges
1907–1978
Logan Alfred Bridges
1910–1974
Ernest Franklin Bridges
1912–2006
Letha Leona Bridges
1915–2013
Elva Bridges
1919–
Melbie Ray Bridges
1919–2009
Jaunita Bridges
1922–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 March 1897
Polk, Missouri, United States
children

(10)

    Female1899–1980Female

    Theodore William Bridges

    Male1901–1978Male

    John Henry Bridges

    Male1904–1988Male

    Curtis Benjamin Bridges

    Male1907–1978Male

    Male1910–1974Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Franklin Bridges

    Male1853–1932Male

    Elizabeth Hawkins

    Female1851–1922Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 17

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.

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 (3)

  • William J C Bridges, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Carter Bridges, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carter J Bridges, "United States Census, 1920"

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