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John William was born on July 13th, 1862 in Coosa Co., AL.1   John William's father was William Bridges and his mother was Delila Jane Jacks.  His paternal grandparents were William Bridges and Mary Tatum; his maternal grandparents were John Jacks and Jane Maxey. He had a brother and seven sisters, named Alvin Lafayette, Mary, Susan Jane, Martha A., Frances S., Mariah Elizabeth, Cordelia and Clementine.  He was the youngest of the nine children.  He died at the age of 75 on April 26th, 1938 in Downsville, Union Parish, LA.  He was buried in Mt. Nebo Methodist Ch. Cemetery, north of Downsville, Union Parish, LA.1 1 

John William's first family with Martha Ada Wilson

‌John William and Martha Ada were married in a religious ceremony on December 24th, 1885 in Coosa Co., AL.1   They had three sons named Ocie Lafayette, Lonnie Howard and William Archie.

John William's second family with Stella Skains

‌John William and Stella were married in a religious ceremony on March 22nd, 1899 in Downsville, Union Parish, LA.1   They had four sons and seven daughters, named Thomas Alvin, John William, Jr., Binford, Moody, Myrtle, Trudy S., Marzie Cordie, R. V., Foye, Neola Gray and Janie Ophilia.

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