Anna Belle Halstead1

#1431, (9 May 1866 - 30 November 1943)
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Levi G. Halstead1 (1826 - 1880)
Mother*Anna Bridges1 (1828 - 1890)


George B. Bridges b. 1864, d. 1944
Children 1.Maude E. Bridges13 (1891 - b 1964)
 2.Mabel Anna Bridges+14 (1891 - 1964)
 3.Edna M. Bridges13 (1893 - b 1964)
 4.Howard Brenton Bridges13 (1898 - 1955)
 5.Ethel R. Bridges2 (1903 - c 1968)
 6.Warner A. Bridges15 (c 1906 - a 1964)
Her married name was Bridges.2 
Birth*9 May 1866She was born on 9 May 1866 at Mercer Co., IllinoisG.3 
10 August 1870She appeared on the census of 10 August 1870 in the household of Levi G. Halstead and Anna Bridges at New Boston, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.4 
19 June 1880She appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 in the household of Anna Bridges and Levi G. Halstead at New Boston, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.5 
Marriage*30 January 1890She married George B. Bridges, son of Silas B Bridges and Harriet E Hesson, on 30 January 1890 at Louisa Co., IowaG.2 
16 June 1900She and George B. Bridges appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at Keithsburg Twp., Mercer Co., IllinoisG.6 
1908She and George B. Bridges removed from Illinois in 1908 to IowaG.7 
26 April 1910She and George B. Bridges appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 at Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.8 
10 January 1920She and George B. Bridges appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 at 1202 Oak Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.9 
Marriage6 November 1920She witnessed the marriage of William A Moore and Ethel R. Bridges on 6 November 1920 at Muscatine, Iowa.2 
18 April 1930She and George B. Bridges appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at 513 E. 10th Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.10 
Death8 July 1931She died on 8 July 1931 at New Boston, Mercer Co., IllinoisG, at age 65.11 
13 April 1940She and George B. Bridges appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at 1123 Oak Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.12 
Death*30 November 1943She died on 30 November 1943 at Muscatine Co., IowaG, at age 77.3 
Burial*circa 2 December 1943She was buried circa 2 December 1943 at New Boston Cemetery, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.3 


  1. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S1517] Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1937; Iowa Department of Health, Record Group 48, Iowa State Archives, Des Moines, Iowa.
  3. [S1628], online, shared large grave marker. Bridges; Anna Belle 1866-1943; George B 1864-1944. Narration: Anna Belle Halstead Bridges, b. Mercer Co. IL 9 May 1866, d. Muscatine IA 30 Nov 1943; children twins, Mable A. Bridges (b. 1891) and Maude E. Bridges (b. 1891), twins, Edna M. Bridges (b. 1893) and Ethel Bridges (b. 1893), Howard O. Bridges (1898-1955) and Warren Bridges. Bur. New Boston Cemetery, New Boston, Mercer Co. IL. Memorials 6626156 and 6626156, created by Larry McNeal, photo added by Jamie Dawn Paul.
  4. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census. Levi (44), b. PA, farmer; Anna M (42), b. OH.
  5. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Levi (59), b. and father b. PA, mother b. NY, farmer, sick with consumption; Anna M (51), b. and father b. OH, mother b. PA.
  6. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. George (36), b. IN Jan 1864, parents b. IN, button cutter; Belle A (34), b. IL May 1866, parents b. OH, 4 children, all living; marr. 10 yrs.
  7. [S894] 1915 Iowa State Census. [index card] Edna M. Bridges, age 21, in IA 7 yrs, res. 507 W. 4th St.; b. IL, father b.IN, mother b. IL.
  8. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. George B (46), button cutter; Anna B (43), b. IL; marr. 20 yrs.
  9. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. George (55), button cutter; Anna (53).
  10. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. George (65), public school janitor, marr. at 26; Anna B (63), marr. at 23.
  11. [S197] McNeal Fuller Epperly Sperlin, itracy7_1, owner, online \\. Hereinafter cited as McNeal Fuller Epperly Sperlin.
  12. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George B (76); Anna Belle (73).
  13. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Keithsburg, Mercer Cty, IL.
  14. [S654] Muscatine County Iowa Genealogy, online, Submitted by Mary E. Boyer, April 30, 2008. Source of Obituary: Muscatine Journal, Muscatine, Iowa, (written in ink: 4-30-64)
    "Mrs. Mable A. Miller, 73, died today at the Hershey convalescent home. The daughter of George B. and Anna Belle Hallsted-Bridges, she was born Jan. 5, 1891, in Illinois. She had been a Muscatine resident 57 years. --- She was married June 30, 1909, in Muscatine, to Raymond R. Miller. She was a member of Evangelical United Brethren church. --- Surviving are her husband, Raymond R. Miller; two sons, George F. Miller of Muscatine and Dr. Gerald R. Miller of East Lansing, Mich.; one daughter, Mrs. Robert G. Vetter of Muscatine; one brother, Warner Bridges of Muscatine; one sister, Mrs. Ethel Moore of Muscatine; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons, two sisters, and one brother. --- The body is now at the George M. Wittich funeral home, where Rev. C. W. Dehne will conduct services on Saturday. Interment will be at Greenwood cemetery."
  15. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Muscatine, IA.