Jessie Ford


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1. Samuel Beecher Bridge

Jessie Ford 1 2

  • Born: 19 Jan 1881, Sewickley, Allegheny, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Beecher Bridge on 7 Jun 1905 in , Allegheny, PA 1
  • Died: 1 Nov 1970, Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA at age 89 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Pittsburgh Press: Two Sisters To Be Brides - A Double June Wedding Will Take Place in the Valley, 17 May 1905, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 3 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.

2. Residence: on 7 Jun 1905 in Sewickley, Allegheny, PA. 1

3. Obituary: North Hills New Record: death of Mrs. Bridge on 8 Nov 1970 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA. 2 Mrs. Jessie Ford Bridge, 89, of 113 Meade Ave., Bellevue, died Sunday, Nov. 1, 1970, in Suburban General Hospital.
Mrs. Bridge was born Jan. 19, 1881, in Sewickley.
She leaves one son, Alfred F. of 1172 Hazlett Road, McCandless, and one brother, Alfred Ford of Sewickley.

Jessie married Samuel Beecher Bridge, son of John Henry Bridge and Mary Jemima Beecher, on 7 Jun 1905 in , Allegheny, PA.1 (Samuel Beecher Bridge was born on 26 Aug 1881 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA,1 4 5 died on 24 Mar 1953 in Bellevue, Allegheny, PA, USA 5 and was buried on 27 Mar 1953 in Allison Park: Allegheny County Memorial Park, 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>North Hills News Record</i> (Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA), 8 Nov 1970, page 19. Death of Mrs. Jessie Ford Bridge.

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

4 <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.

5, <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.

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