Ancestor chart of Bridges Family
FTDNA Test Kit# 183932, Group 4 (Haplogroup J2) (Ysearch User ID # -----) - (chart submitted by test subject)
_________ Bridges b. ca prior 1795 (?PA) m. prior ca 1814 to _______ ________ b. prior ca 1795 (?PA) in ______ Co., ? PA. CHILDREN: Robert Bridges b. 1815 in _____ Co., Pennsylvania.
Robert Bridges b. 1815 (? Bedford Co.), PA; died after 1880 census Johnstown / Cambria City, Cambria County, PA. Robert was age 25 in 1840 but was not found in 1840 census. Robert was found 1850/60/70/80 Cambria Co.PA. The Ancestry index for 1870 lists Robert as "Bridgert" age 50, but reads 54. Robert did not have other Bridges family members in his household in 1880. Robert said for census four times that he was b. PA; and in 1880 said both parents b. PA. Married ca 1842 in ________ Co. PA. Agnes Ann (Nancy) Levingston, b. ca 1822, alive 1870 Cambria Co. CHILDREN: 1. Virginia Bridges b. 1843, 2. Joseph F. Bridges b. 1845, 3. Ann J. (?Jane?) Bridges b. 1848, 4. Mary E. Bridges b. 1850, 5. Samuel Bridges b. 1855, 6. Hannah Bridges b. 1858, and 7. Charles Bridges b. 1861.
Joseph F. Bridges b. 1845 (probably Cambria County) PA died 7-31-1908 Allegheny County, PA and is buried at ST Mary's in Homestead, PA. Married ca _____ 1878/79 Katherine ("Kate") Kelly b 1851 Liverpool, England on the boat while her family emigrated to the US from Ireland. She died in 1913 in Bethlehem, PA and her body was shipped back to Allegheny County to be buried at ST Mary's, Allegheny County, PA. Joseph F. Bridges was not found in 1870 census, but was found in 1880 Allegheny Co. census. CHILDREN: 1. James Patrick Bridges b 3-17-1870, 2. John Bridges b. 1883, 3. Agnes Bridges b. 1876, 4. George Bridges b. 1877, 5. Teresa Bridges b. Dec. 1879, 6. Joseph Francis Bridges b. 6-7-1888 born in Bull Run, Allegheny County, PA (suburb of Pittsburgh), 7. Gregory F. Bridges b. 1890.
Joseph Francis Bridges b 06-07-1888 d 2-11-1960 married Leah H. Barnett b 9-12-1888 d 7-5-1961. Both born around Homestead or Bull Run, Allegheny County, PA (suburb of Pittsburgh). Children of Leah and Joseph are: Joseph Wesley Bridges b 1-12-1909, d 9-12-1941 Homestead, Allegheny County, PA, Gregory Francis Bridges (Uncle Duck) , b 2-6-1911, Robert Bridges, b 1919, Eileen Bridges b 1925.
Joseph Wesley Bridges b. 1909 married Jessie Violet Plummer b 4-6-1915 Franklin County, PA died 4-2-1999 Del Ray Beach, FL. Children of Joseph and Jessie were; Joseph Wesley Bridges b Homestead, PA 10-4-1934 died 8-25-2009, North Huntingdon Twp, Westmoreland County, PA and Nancy Bridges b 9-28-1936.
Joseph Wesley Bridges b. 1934 married Audrey Louise Waldron b 9-14-1938, Pittsburgh, PA died 3-3-2003 Westmoreland County, PA. Children of Joseph and Audrey were: JWB b 1-18-1959, CLB b 6-25-1960, MJB b 12-18-1961, LEB b 7-4-1964, JHB b 3-10-1967, and JMB b 1-25-1969. All Children born Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA but the family resided in North Huntiongdon Twp, Westmoreland County, PA.
JWB was the person tested.DNA Project Page DNA Test Results