Dr Benjamin Lloyd Bridges

8 February 1884–7 March 1954 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Benjamin Lloyd

When Dr Benjamin Lloyd Bridges was born on 8 February 1884, in Georgia, United States, his father, Burrell Thomas Bridges, was 38 and his mother, Anis Delila Hasty, was 38. He had at least 3 sons with Evie Lou Thompson. He lived in Thomaston, Upson, Georgia, United States in 1930 and District 561, Upson, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 7 March 1954, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Thomaston, Upson, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr Benjamin Lloyd Bridges
1884–1954
Evie Lou Thompson
1895–1973
Thomas L Bridges
1918–
James Clifford Bridges Sr
1920–1993
Benjamin Thad Briddges
1922–2006

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Thomas L Bridges

    Male1918–Male

    James Clifford Bridges Sr

    Male1920–1993Male

    Benjamin Thad Briddges

    Male1922–2006Male

Parents and Siblings

    Burrell Thomas Bridges

    Male1846–1928Male

    Female1845–1930Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1871–1952Male

    Ella I Bridges

    Female1876–1935Female

    Thomas C Bridgers

    Male1876–1901Male

    Female1880–1956Female

    Cliff B Bridges

    Male1882–1938Male

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 9

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 19

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Benjaman L Bridges in household of Burl J Bridges, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin L Bridges, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Benjamin Bridges, "United States Census, 1930"

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