George B. Bridges1

#1432, (January 1864 - 1944)
RelationshipUncle of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Silas B Bridges1 (c 1818 - 1869)
Mother*Harriet E Hesson1 (1838 - 1915)


Anna Belle Halstead b. 1866, d. 1943
Children 1.Maude E. Bridges12 (1891 - b 1964)
 2.Mabel Anna Bridges+13 (1891 - 1964)
 3.Edna M. Bridges12 (1893 - b 1964)
 4.Howard Brenton Bridges12 (1898 - 1955)
 5.Ethel R. Bridges1 (1903 - c 1968)
 6.Warner A. Bridges14 (c 1906 - a 1964)
Birth*January 1864He was born in January 1864 at IndianaG.2 
3 June 1870He appeared on the census of 3 June 1870 in the household of Benjamin Franklin Bridges and Elizabeth A. Cooper at Ohio Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG, as poss. nephew, age 6.3 
9 June 1880He appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 in the household of Harriet E Hesson at Jackson Twp., Spencer Co., IndianaG.4 
Marriage*30 January 1890He married Anna Belle Halstead, daughter of Levi G. Halstead and Anna Bridges, on 30 January 1890 at Louisa Co., IowaG.1 
16 June 1900He and Anna Belle Halstead appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at Keithsburg Twp., Mercer Co., IllinoisG.5 
1908He and Anna Belle Halstead removed from Illinois in 1908 to IowaG.6 
26 April 1910He and Anna Belle Halstead appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 at Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.7 
10 January 1920He and Anna Belle Halstead appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 at 1202 Oak Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.8 
18 April 1930He and Anna Belle Halstead appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at 513 E. 10th Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.9 
13 April 1940He and Anna Belle Halstead appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at 1123 Oak Street, Muscatine, Muscatine Co., IowaG.10 
Burial*1944He was buried in 1944 at New Boston Cemetery, Mercer Co., IllinoisG.11 
Death*1944He died in 1944.11 


  1. [S1517] Iowa Marriage Records, 1880-1937; Iowa Department of Health, Record Group 48, Iowa State Archives, Des Moines, Iowa.
  2. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census.
  3. [S18] 1870 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. Harriet Brown (43), widow, b. IN, father b. KY, mother b. LA; Silas (23), Ester (21), Edna (18), George (16), Sherman (14).
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  7. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. George B (46), button cutter; Anna B (43), b. IL; marr. 20 yrs.
  8. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. George (55), button cutter; Anna (53).
  9. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. George (65), public school janitor, marr. at 26; Anna B (63), marr. at 23.
  10. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. George B (76); Anna Belle (73).
  11. [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.
  12. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. Keithsburg, Mercer Cty, IL.
  13. [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."
  14. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Muscatine, IA.