He was raised by his Uncle William Henry Harrison Loftis who had never had any children by either of his wives.
He was the first mail carrier in Waterloo, Tennessee.
She was a Cherokee Indian.
CENSUS RECORDS: 1850 Lexington Twp, Scott, Indiana
Bridgwater, Isaac C. age 33, male, Farmer, $700, KY
Bridgwater, Patience age 32, female, KY
Bridgwater, Christian C. age 13, male, IN
Bridgwater, S. M. age 10, female, IN
Bridgwater, Samuel J. age 5, male, IN
Bridgwater, Elias W. age 1, male, IN
CENSUS RECORDS: 1860 Lexington Twp, Scott, Indiana
Bridgwater, Isaac C. age 45, male, Farmer, $700, KY
Bridgwater, Patience age 40, female, KY
Bridgwater, Sarah M. age 19, female, IN
Bridgwater, Elias R. age 11, male, IN
Bridgwater, Isaac A. age 6, male, IN
Bridgwater, Malissa J. age 3, female, IN
Bridgwater, Clara B. age 2, female, IN
CENSUS RECORDS: 1870 Lexington Twp, Scott, Indiana
Bridgwater, Isaac age 55, male, Farmer, $5000 & $1000, KY
Bridgwater, Patience age 51, female, KY
Bridgwater, E. R. age 21, male, IN
Bridgwater, Alonzo age 16, male, IN
Bridgwater, Jane age 15, female, IN
OBITUARY: Newspaper 'The Chronicle' Wednesday, 31 Oct 1888
Obituary of Isaac BRIDGEWATER, a highly respected farmer died at his residence in Lexington Twp, about 5 o'clock last Thursday of dropsy. Aged 75 years and one month. His remains, were interred at the Bridgewater graveyard Saturday morning. The deceased was born in Shelby County, Kentucky and came to this county with his parents when about 12 years of age. He had been married over 53 years and raised a large family. He was a member of the Christian church and always had a kind word for everyone. He leaves a wife and many relatives and friends to mourn his disparture to the unknown world.
She was 32 in 1850.
She was 40 in 1860.
OBITUARY: Newspaper 'The Chronicle' 28 Jan 1892, page 3
Patience A. (BELL) BRIDGEWATER --- The widow of Isaac BRIDGEWATER died on Wednesday night of last week at the residence of her daughter Mrs. Maggie FOSTER, near this place. Aged about 84 years. Her remains were buried at the Owens graveyard in Lexington Twp, Thursday afternoon. The deceased was a kind hearted women and had many friends who mourn her death.
He was 13 in 1850.
He was 5 in 1850.
He was 1 in 1850.
He was 11 in 1860.
He was 21 in 1870.
She was 2 in 1860.
He was 18 in 1850.
MARRIAGE RECORDS: Scott County, Indiana Marriage Records 1848-1905 Books 3-7Levi J. Bridgwatter to Sarah E. Nokes, Book: 4, page #159
CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 Johnson Twp, Scott, Indiana
BRIDGEWATER, Levi head, age 49, INBRIDGEWATER, Sarah wife, age 34, INBRIDGEWATER, Harvey son, age 12 IN BRIDGEWATER, Albert son, age 10 INBRIDGEWATER, Amzey son, age 7 INBRIDGEWATER, Willard son, age 5 INBRIDGEWATER, Jesse son, age 3 INBRIDGEWATER, Daniel son, age 6/12 INNOAKES, Margaret sister-in-law, age 41 IN
She was 34 in 1880.
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