Indiana McCaslins

John R BridgesAge: 76 years19181995

Name
John R Bridges
Birth July 1, 1918 23 20
Education
Four years of college

Census 1920 (Age 18 months)
Census 1930 (Age 11 years)
Birth of a brotherHomer Bridges
December 15, 1933 (Age 15 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Death of a paternal grandmotherLouella (Ella) McCasland
March 24, 1937 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Self published
Burial of a paternal grandmotherLouella (Ella) McCasland
after March 24, 1937 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Self published
Note: Cana Methodist Church Cemetery
Death of a fatherHomer Bridges
July 1981 (Age 63 years)
Note: Zip code of last residence 47270
Death of a brotherHomer Bridges
November 24, 1986 (Age 68 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a brotherHomer Bridges
after November 24, 1986 (Age 68 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Garland Brook Cemetery, Section Garden of Gethsemane, Lot 138 (Find A Grave Memorial# 47019046)
Death of a motherVelma Donnell
December 1987 (Age 69 years)
Death February 14, 1995 (Age 76 years)
Note: Zip code of last residence 33907
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John R Bridges
Birth: July 1, 1918 23 20Indiana
Death: February 14, 1995Fort Myers, Lee, Florida
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Homer Bridges
Birth: December 15, 1933 38 36, Jennings, Indiana
Death: November 24, 1986Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana

Death

Zip code of last residence 33907

Shared note

In the 1920 US Federal Census for Marion, Jennings, Indiana, 24-year-old farmer Homer Bridges owns the land he is farming. He and his 22-year-old wife Velma [Donnell] Bridges have in their household their son 18-month old John A Bridges, his mother 55-year-old widow Ella [Louella McCasland] Bridges and his cousin,10-year-old school boy nephew, J. D. McCaslin, son of Ellas brother John D McCasland or McCaslin.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Marion, Jennings, Indiana, 34-year-old farmer Homer Bridges rents the land he is farming. He and his 32-year-old wife Velma [Donnell] Bridges have in their household their children, 11-year-old John R and 5-year-old Norma. Both children are attending school but Norma doesnt yet know how to read. Homer was 20 and Velma 19 when they married, which would put Velmas birth month later than April as that is the month the 1930 census was taken. Homer served in World War I. The family has a radio.

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records Army Serial number 35091897 Name: John R Bridges Birth Year: 1918 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Indiana State: Indiana County or City: Jennings Enlistment Date: 10 Feb 1943 Enlistment State: Indiana Enlistment City: Indianapolis Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of college Civil Occupation: Student Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 67 Weight: 142

John R Bridges died on 14 Feb 1995 in Fort Myers, Lee Florida, 33907. His Social Security number was issued in Indiana before 1951.