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Ancestors and Family of Brian Scott Dickson and Kathleen Ann Boyle Dickson

Sarah Bridges

Sarah Bridges[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1813 - 1912  (99 years)

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  • Name Sarah Bridges 
    Born 19 Apr 1813  Greene, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • BIRTH: IGI 7132826,96

      !1813 BIRTH:1903 letter to daughter-in-law Georgia Vickers Wren; Wren family bible.
    Gender Female 
    Census 15 Sep 1850  Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1 Jul 1870  Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    3 Ward 
    Census 5 May 1910  Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • In 1910, only 2 of Sarah's 8 children were still alive.
    _AMTID 312305554297:1030:177788367 
    _COLOR
    _FSFTID L4JQ-45N 
    _UID F6B4CDD226BB4A7EA7E7FFD9E44B0D34C86E 
    Died 25 Apr 1912  Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Uvalde Cemetery 
    • !1912 BURIAL: cemetery Uvalde, Tx. on Rt 91 about a mile west of town. A pedestal-shape stone about 4 ft. high with the inscription, Sarah Wren, Born Apr 17,1813, Died Apr 25, 1912, Age 99 yrs, 6 da. Placed in memory by her children and grandchildren.
    Person ID I1223  Scott Dickson
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2015 

    Father Herod Flourney Bridges,   b. Abt 1793, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1854, Rapides, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ware,   b. Abt 1797, Lincoln, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1812  Greene, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Washington Wren,   b. 7 Feb 1802, Waxhaw, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1884, Sibley, Webster, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [5
    Married 4 Sep 1828  Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • I am unable to find a record of this marriage in Putnam County, which appears to have intact records during this period.
    Children 
     1. Margaret Alletha Caroline Wren,   b. 28 May 1829, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1852, Sibley, Webster, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. John Thomas Asbury Wren,   b. 31 Jan 1834, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1905, Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. George Lovich Pierce Wren,   b. 10 Jan 1836, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1901, Minden, Webster, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Sarah Ann Catherine Wren,   b. 28 Jun 1838, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1852, Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     5. William Alonzo Dossey Wren,   b. 6 May 1840, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1867, Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     6. Alonzo Dossey Wren,   b. 9 Aug 1841, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1916, Prescott, Nevada, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Monroe Wren,   b. 1842, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Martha Susanna Reaves Wren,   b. 8 Nov 1845, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1918, El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. Alexander Hamilton Stevens Wren,   b. 29 Nov 1848, Putnam, Georgia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1851, Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1813 - Greene, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1828 - Putnam, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 15 Sep 1850 - Putnam, Georgia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    3 Ward - 1 Jul 1870 - Bienville, Bienville, Louisiana, United States
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 May 1910 - Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Apr 1912 - Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Uvalde Cemetery - - Uvalde, Uvalde, Texas, United States
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  • Notes 
    • Notes for Sarah Bridges

      NOTE: The following two letters were written by Sarah Bridges Wren when she was in her nineties. The first was written in 1903 to Georgia Vickers Wren the wife of Sarah's son Dr. Alonzo George Wren. The envelope is missing but she writes... To Georgia Wren. Dear Daughter I send you this little history of my life which I have hastely writen,it is short and meager but I don't suppose that anyone would be interested in much that I could tell although I have seen a good deal of this world. with love I remain your mother Sarah Wren. Page 1. I was born in Green County GA the 17th of April 1813. went into Morgan Co where we lived until I was 6 years old, when I was carried to Putnam Co where I grew to womanhood. Was converted and joined the Methodist church in July 1828 was married the 7th Sept the same year to G. W. Wren of South Carolina. We settled in GA where we remained until 1850 when we removed to Louisiana in Jan 1851 where Mr. Wren died in Augt 29th 1884 and where 5 of our 8 children have died. I was Gloriously sanctified at the Rock Springs camp meeting in Putnam Co, GA in 1849 which bless the good Lord I still claim and hold on to____has always been very merciful and good to me and has given special answers to prayer. My blessed Lord has watched over me now for 90 years & 6 months and nere denied me one blessing that was best for me to have..he has given me good friends everywhere I go, and never permitted any serious harm to befall me. I feel that his abiding care has always been with me and in me to help and comfort me and now in my old age and infirmities he has not forsaken me, but gives me abiding witness of his Holy spirit to comfort and sustain me Glory to his name NOTE: The original letter is owned by Scott Dickson, Roswell, GA. The letter passed to him on the death of Norvelle Wren, Sept 1996,Prescott, AR. Scott was Norvelle's gt-nephew and Norvelle was gt-grandaughter of Sarah B. Wren.

      The second letter....on envelope Mrs. Atticus Wren, Slaughter,Louisiana...post mark...Uvalde, Tex. Jun 24, 3pm, 1910. 1. Uvalde,Texas, Mrs. Agnes Wren dear grand daughter. I have been wanting to write to you for a long time but have put it off from time to time to feel well enough but I believe I get further from it instead of better and the truth is I am ashamed for anyone to see my writing because I can't read it myself after writing it. All the family think me better at least they talk that way, but I know my own feelings lest I and am not able to get around much have to be helped in and out at doors when I get out and when I..2..and when I ride which I seldom do I have tobe helped in and out of the carriage. all the family except Cecile Myers and myself are gone to plase on the river to give Mattie D. Orndorff and the children a outting while they are here. they have been here since the 9th of this month. Seth did not come with them but sent them with one of their neighbors who coming this way. you would be astonished to see how large Mattie D has grown and fine looking her children are. the oldest one is a little girl named Ruth Allis the boy's large named for this father....3...Seth Beauford Orndorff. Seth is still working and trading and going ahead. I don't know where he will end but he is a stiring man sure roling. Wren has his new house done we are in it comfortably fixed up with lots of ground chickens to eat but Mattie fell down directly we moved here from getting one foot hung in some wire which was both ends buried inthe ground and loose in the middle she was hurt so bad that she has not been able in 3 months but she is a little better now...4..she suffered a sore mouth for a good while..could not do anything to hardly keep up but all is a little better now though not well. Mattie D thinks she will stay only one month if that some of the family will go home with her to help her with the children. I am broke down and must close. I hope you will write soon and give me all the news. I am nearly blind but still scratch a little to my loved ones. I close with many kisses to Atticus and the children from your grandmother Sarah Wren. The original copy of this letter was in the possession of Inez Wren Dupris, daughter of Atticus Wren. It is now owned by Wren Dupris, Port Arthur, TX. Wren is gt-grandson of GLP Wren.

      !1828 MARR:1903 letter to Georgia Vickers Wren.

      !1912 Death:TX Death Cert:143-11586.

      Looking for where Sarah was living in 1880 and 1900.
      1900 - Not with children Mattie, A.D, GLP
      1880 - Not with children AD, GLP, Mattie

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Wren Patterson, The Wren Family In America.

    2. [S57] Wren Family Research Notes.

    3. [S70] LDS IGI 7132826,96.

    4. [S15] Family Record of G.W. Wren, Mildred Wren Whitten.

    5. [S808] Betty Wren Research Notes, Descendants of William Wren and Mary Tomlinson.

    6. [S1097] Ancestry, Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982, 2 April 2017; Sarah Wren, d. 25 Apr 1912, Uvalde Co., Texas.

    7. [S743] 1850 US Federal Census, Putnam Co., GA, District 70; page 287; dwelling 184, family 184; Geo W Wren.

    8. [S546] 1870 US Federal Census, Bienville Parish, LA, 3 Ward; page 29; household 266, dwelling 266; George W. Ren.

    9. [S575] 1910 US Federal Census, Uvalde Co., TX, Uvalde; ED 133; sheet 27A; dwelling 503, family 514; Wren G Patterson.


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