Gazzie Selena Bridges

1901–10 November 1985 (Age 84)
Shelby Twp, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Gazzie Selena

When Gazzie Selena Bridges was born in 1901, in Shelby Twp, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, her father, Chivous Jefferson Bridges, was 26 and her mother, Arkansas Green, was 21. She married Charles Furman Horne on 8 August 1920, in Cleveland, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Boiling Springs, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Township 2, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 10 November 1985, in Mooresboro, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84.

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Charles Furman Horne
Gazzie Selena Bridges
Marriage: 8 August 1920
J. C. Horne

Spouse and Children

8 August 1920
Cleveland, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Chivous Jefferson Bridges


    Arkansas Green




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 0

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Gazzie Horn in household of Furman C Horn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gazzie Horn in household of Furman Horn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gazzie S Bridges in household of Chivous J Bridges, "United States Census, 1920"

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