Bridges, William

Born: 1821-07-15 Kentucky

Died: 1874-01-30 California

Flourished: 1835-1873 Sangamon County, Illinois

Bridges' family moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1835 and settled in Curran township. In 1852, he married Mary E. White, with whom he raised two children before her death. He lived in Sangamon County until after the Civil War.

Deed of William Bridges and John M. Bridges to Seth M. Tinsley; John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 138.