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Thomas Jefferson Bridgett

Thomas Jefferson Bridgett

Male 1832 - 1913  (81 years)

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thomas Jefferson BridgettThomas Jefferson Bridgett was born on 2 Feb 1832; died on 8 Oct 1913.

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    Thomas married Rosella Tingley on 23 May 1875 in Illinois. Rosella (daughter of Samuel Tingley and Hannah Elizabeth Bartlett) was born in 1846; died on 14 Jan 1882. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Pearl N Bridgett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 14 Jan 1884 in Clark, Illinois; died on 10 Nov 1923.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Pearl N BridgettPearl N Bridgett Descendancy chart to this point (1.Thomas1) was born on 14 Jan 1884 in Clark, Illinois; died on 10 Nov 1923.

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    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Ruth E Copeland  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 3 Aug 1902 in Illinois; died on 19 Apr 1989.

    Pearl married Thomas C Steffy on 10 Oct 1905 in Parke, Indiana. Thomas was born in 1861; died in 1927. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Bessie Okie Steffy  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 21 Jul 1906; died on 17 Dec 1943.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Ruth E CopelandRuth E Copeland Descendancy chart to this point (2.Pearl2, 1.Thomas1) was born on 3 Aug 1902 in Illinois; died on 19 Apr 1989.

    Notes:

    PARIS - Mrs. Ernest (Ruth E. Copeland) Reed, 86, of Paris died 5:53 a.m. Wednesday (April 19, 1989) in Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind.

    Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Sutton & Son Funeral Home, Paris, with visitation 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Sugar Grove Cemetery, Paris.

    Mrs. Reed was born in Indianapolis, Ind., daughter of John and Pearl Bridgette Copeland. She was a retired nursing home operator and member of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. She married Ernest Reed in 1958. He died in 1971.

    Surviving are her daughters, Anna Lawson, Alta Maxedon and Ruth Yonce, all of Paris; Susan Slane of Willow Hill; Jeanne Cox of Terre Haute; 23 grandchildren; 52 great-great grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren.

    One son, one half sister and one great-grandchild preceded her in death.

    Herald and Review, Decatur, IL
    Thursday, April 20, 1989

    Family/Spouse: William Robert Whitesell, Sr.. William (son of Joshua Caleb Whitesell and Susan Kibler) was born on 17 May 1895 in Hume, Edgar, Illinois; died on 24 Mar 1964 in Illinois. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. William Robert Whitesell, Jr.  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 2 Apr 1919 in Edgar, Illinois; died on 18 Dec 1978.

  2. 4.  Bessie Okie SteffyBessie Okie Steffy Descendancy chart to this point (2.Pearl2, 1.Thomas1) was born on 21 Jul 1906; died on 17 Dec 1943.


Generation: 4

  1. 5.  William Robert Whitesell, Jr.William Robert Whitesell, Jr. Descendancy chart to this point (3.Ruth3, 2.Pearl2, 1.Thomas1) was born on 2 Apr 1919 in Edgar, Illinois; died on 18 Dec 1978.