Samuel Bridge
(Abt 1806-)
William Beecher
Isabella Alexander
(Abt 1818-1894)
John Henry Bridge
Mary Jemima Beecher
Samuel Beecher Bridge


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1. Jessie Ford

Samuel Beecher Bridge 1 2 3

  • Born: 26 Aug 1881, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Jessie Ford on 7 Jun 1905 in , Allegheny, PA 1
  • Died: 24 Mar 1953, Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA at age 71 3
  • Buried: 27 Mar 1953, Allison Park: Allegheny County Memorial Park, Allegheny, PA, USA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Allegheny City, Allegheny, PA. 2 The 1900 census recorded owning a home at 621 Rebecca St.: John H. Bridge, day laborer, 47, born Sep 1853, living with wife Mary J., 46, born Jan 1854; son Samuel B., salesman, 19, Aug 1881; and son John P., plumber's apprentice, 16, Feb 1884. John and Mary were married about 1879 and she had birthed 5 children by 1900, 2 still alive that year. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania except John H's parents in England.

2. Newspaper: Pittsburgh Press: Two Sisters To Be Brides - A Double June Wedding Will Take Place in the Valley, 17 May 1905, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 4 Set for an early date in June are the weddings to two Sewickley sisters, Miss Jessie Ford and Miss Lillian Ford, the daughters of Mrs. and Mrs. John Ford, of Nevin avenue. Miss Jessie Ford will become the bridge of Mrs. Samuel Bridge, of Allegheny, and Miss Lillian Ford will be wedded to Mr. Robert Watson, of Pittsburg. The wedding will be a home affair, the decorations to be carried out in green and white. Only the parents of the contracting parties, and a few intimate friends will be present at the ceremony. A large supper will follow the ceremony. Mr. Bridge and his bride will make their future home in Allegheny and Mr. and Mrs. Watson will reside on Mt. Washington.

3. Residence: 414 Avery St., Pittsburgh, PA on 7 Jun 1905 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 1

4. Cause of Death: Samuel died at Suburban Hospital from carcinoma of rectum, 24 Mar 1953, Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA. 3

5. Occupation: clerk, National Lead & Oil on 24 Mar 1953 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 3

6. Residence: 113 Meade Ave., Bellevue, PA on 24 Mar 1953 in Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA. 3

Samuel married Jessie Ford on 7 Jun 1905 in , Allegheny, PA.1 (Jessie Ford was born on 19 Jan 1881 in Sewickley, Allegheny, PA 1 5 and died on 1 Nov 1970 in Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA 5.)


1, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, Samuel B Bridge and Jessie Ford, 07 Jun 1905; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 878611.

2 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Mary J Bridge in household of John H Bridge, Precinct 3 Allegheny city Ward 1, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 7A, family 137.

3, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 21406. Samuel Beecher Bridge. Father John Bridge. Mother Mary Beecher.

4 <i>Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA)</i>, 17 May 1905, page 12. Online

5 <i>North Hills News Record</i> (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA), 8 Nov 1970, page 19. Death of Mrs. Jessie Ford Bridge.

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