Charles Adolph Bridges

24 January 1885–25 June 1953 (Age 68)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Charles Adolph

When Charles Adolph Bridges was born on 24 January 1885, in Louisiana, United States, his father, John B. Bridges, was 35 and his mother, Frances Dykes, was 24. He married Nancy Olive Glasscock on 20 October 1924, in Beauregard, Louisiana, United States. He died on 25 June 1953, in Leesville, Vernon, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Charles Adolph Bridges
Nancy Olive Glasscock
Marriage: 20 October 1924

Spouse and Children

20 October 1924
Beauregard, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John B. Bridges


    Frances Dykes




World Events (3)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 5

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)

  • Charles Adolphe Bridges, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Charles A Bridges, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Find a Grave

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