Smi-A-Bar Township, Bridges Cemetery

Bridges Cemetery

Section 12, Township 49, Range 30W
On farm now owned by Mrs. W. R. Randall and Mrs. A. J. Randall

Bridges, Annie Powell, d: 1879; wife of James Bridges
Bridges, James, d: about 1881
Bridges, Elmira, daughter of James Bridges and wife, Annie Powell Bridges

Harris, Jane, wife of Samuel Harris, b: June 12, 1814, d: Aug. 19, 1893 (a granddaughter of John Burnett, Rev. soldier of Virginia)
Harris, William H., d: Feb. 6, 1868; age: 25 years, 8 months, 22 days

Powell, Hannah Jewson, 3rd wife of Joseph Powell (Rev. Soldier)

Riley, Delia, daughter of J. T. and Mary E. Riley, d: June 30, 1884; age, 1 day
Riley, Mary E., wife of J. T. Riley, d: April 27, 1887; age, 26 years, 2 months, 15 days

This was a family cemetery, upon the farm of James Bridges, who came to Jackson County, Missouri,
in 1832 from Claiborne County, Tennessee. There are here buried 4 sons, 2 daughters,
2 daughters-in-law and several grand children of James Bridges, as well as members of the Harris
family and neighboring families of Ragland, Mahurin, Riley and others. Information relative to the
families supplied by Mrs. A. J. Randall, of Independence, Missouri.)

Copied August 14, 1933, by Mrs. Hale Houts


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