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Elijah Bridwell

Male Between 1836 and 1837 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name  Elijah Bridwell  [1, 2
    Born  Between 1836 and 1837  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Iowa State Census  1856  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Elijah Bridwell, age 19, male, 12 years living in Iowa, born in Ohio, occupation farmer
    Census  1880  Yellow Spring Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (Married with three children:) Elijah Bridwell, head of household, married, male, white, age 43, born in Ohio, occupation farmer, father's birthplace Virginia, mother's birthplace Virginia

      Melinda Bridwell, wife, married, female, white, age 39, born in Ohio, occupation keeps house, father's birthplace Pennsylvania, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Leona S. Bridwell, daughter, single, female, white, age 15, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Frank O. Bridwell, son, single, male, white, age 11, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio

      Martin Urban Bridwell, son, single, male, white, age 3, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio
    Occupation  1888  [5
    • Elijah was proprietor of a hotel in What Cheer, Iowa.
    Died  Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID  I12303  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Martin Bridwell,   b. 18 Aug 1810, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1888 
    Mother  Mary H. (Unknown),   b. 30 Nov 1810, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1888 
    Family ID  F11112  Group Sheet

    Family  Melinda Seeds,   b. Between 1841 and 1842, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Issue 
    • There were at least five children from this marriage. There are an infant daughter and son buried at Kossuth Cemetery in Des Moines County, Iowa; and three children listed in the 1880 federal census.
    Residence  1888  What Cheer, Keokuk County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  1897  Brighton, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F4427  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Yellow Spring and Huron - Des Moines County, Iowa, J. W. Merrill, (Published by the author, J. W. Merrill, Mediapolis, Iowa, 1897), page 183 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      US Census, Des Moines County, Yellow Spring Township, box 337, Sutro Microfilm, Sutro Library, San Francisco, California.

    3. [S424] 1856 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Source Information: Place: Family History Library Film: Yellow Springs, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337; Page Number: T9-0337 16A.

    5. [S35] Des Moines County, Iowa - (1888) Portrait and Biographical Album of Des Moines County, Iowa, (Acme Publishing, Chicago; 1888), pages 277-278 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Source Information: Place: Family History Library Film: Yellow Springs, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337; Page Number: T9-0337 16A.