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John Bridges

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: circa 1704 (56-64)
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund Bridges, Sr. and Elizabeth
Husband of Sarah Bridges and Mary Bridges, Salem Witch Trials
Father of James Bridges; Sarah Preston; Mary Bridges, Accused Witch; Samuel Bridges; Elizabeth Bridges and 1 other
Brother of Hachaliah Bridges; Bethiah Peabody; Faith Black; Obadiah Bridges and Josiah Bridges
Half brother of Sgt. Edmond Bridges, Jr.; Mehitable Bridges; Sgt. Edmund Bridges, Jr.; Mehitable Bridges; Mary Dodge and 1 other

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About John Bridges

(II) John Bridges, son of Edmund Bridges, resided in Andover, Massachusetts.

He married (first) Sarah How, daughter of James and Elizabeth How, December 6, 1666.

He married (second), March 1, 1677-78, Mary Post, widow.

Children of first wife:

1. James, mentioned below.

2. Sarah, married (first), April 2, 1694, Samuel Preston; (second) William Price, of Ashford, Connecticut.

Children of second wife:

3. Mary, born January 27, 1678-79.

4. Samuel, born July 19. 1681.

5. Elizabeth, born June 5, 1683.

6. Mehitable, born April 29, 1688.



  1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of ..., Volume 2. edited by William Richard Cutter. Page 1012
  2. from TORREY: BRIDGES, John & 2/wf Mary (TYLER) POST, w Richard; 1 Mar 1677/8; Andover {Reg. 3:66, 8:252; Tyler (1912) 24; Sv. 1:249; Essex Ant. 12:26; Tingley-Meyers 141; Blake-Torrey 133; Bridges Anc. 2}

wikitree: (Last modified 23 May 2017 | Last edit: 23 May 2017)

'John Bridges (abt. 1648)

John Bridges

Born about 1648 in Of Andover, MA


Son of Edmund Bridges Sr. and Elizabeth (Manwaring) Bridges

Brother of Faith (Bridges) Black [half], Mary Bridges [half], Edmund Bridges [half],

John Bridges [half], Bethia Bridges [half], Edmond Bridges Jr,

Hackalah Bridges [half], Hachaliah Bridges [half], Faith (Bridges) Black [half],

Mehitable Bridges [half], Bethiah (Bridges) Peabody [half],

Obadiah Bridges [half] and Josiah Bridges [half]

Husband of Sarah (How) Bridges — married 5 Dec 1666 [location unknown]

Husband of Mary (Tyler) Bridges — married 1 Mar 1678 in Massachusetts


Father of James Bridges, Sarah (Bridges) Price and Mary (Bridges) Wheeler

Died [date unknown] [location unknown]

Profile manager: Stephen Bridges [send private message]

Bridges-424 created 3 Mar 2012 | Last modified 23 May 2017 | Last edit: 23 May 2017

23:47: George Porter JR edited the Mother for John Bridges. [Thank George for this]


John Bridges, son of Edmund Bridges, resided in Andover.

He married Sarah How, daughter of James and Elizabeth How December 6, 1666.

He married 2nd Mary Post, widow.

Children of John and his first wife were:


Sarah, married Samuel Preston 1st, William Price 2nd

children of 2nd wife:

Mary, b. 27 Jan 1678-79

Samuel, b. 19 Jul 1681

Elizabeth, b. 3 Jun 1683

Mehitable, b. 29 Apr. 1688



↑ Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Volume 2; William Richard Cutter Source: S00001 Author: James Savage, transcribed and corrected by Robert Kraft Title: A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations ofThose Who Came Before May 1692, On the Basis ofthe Farmer Publication: Name: Name: originally published 1860, electronic ver.copyright R. Kraft July, 1994;Baltimore,Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc;; Repository: #R00001 Call Number: Lib of Cong.# 65-18541, ISB# 0-8063-0309-3 NOTESource Medium: Book CONT Repository: R00001 Name: internet Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number: Acknowledgments

WikiTree profile Bridges-424 created through the import of JacksonMaybelleB_AncWithDeathAft1600.ged on Mar 2, 2012 by Sue Durling. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Sue and others. Thank you to Stephen Bridges for creating WikiTree profile Bridges-802 through the import of export-Forest.ged on Apr 30, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Stephen and others.

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On 24 Jan 2015 at 06:28 GMT Kyle Dane wrote:

Bridges-802 and Bridges-424 appear to represent the same person because:

Based on Cutter reference, these two are the same person

On 3 Jul 2013 at 14:25 GMT Glenn Kittredge wrote:

I don't know if this is the same John Bridges but the dates are reasonable

and the Andover connection makes sense.

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John Bridges's Timeline

Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 3, 1671
Age 27
Andover, Essex, MA, USA
Age 29
Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts
January 27, 1679
Age 35
July 19, 1681
Age 37
June 5, 1683
Age 39
April 29, 1688
Age 44
Age 60
Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts