Patience Bridges

Patience BRIDGES is my first cousin, seven times removed; we are related through her grandparents, my seventh great grandparents, Ichabod and Patience (DONNELL) JELLISON.  Patience was born to Daniel and Thankful (JELLISON) BRIDGES, 13 August, 1742 in York, Maine[1]; she was their oldest child of six children.  Patience married Moses EATON 2 May 1768,[2] they had seven children: Theophilus, John, Benjamin, Judith, Moses, Patience, and Jonathan.  With their seven children they had at minimum thirty-five grandchildren.  Patience died 24 August 1819 in Sedgwick, Maine, is buried in Sedgwick rural cemetery.[3]


[1] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges.

[2] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah compiled, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges and Moses Eaton.

[3] Beverly J. Francis Hovanec, “Theophilus Eaton of Salisbury, Mass.: and his Descendants who Migrated to MAINE,” The Essex Genealogist, 18 (1998), American Ancestors (www.americanancestors.org : online access 31 July 2013), Patience Bridges and Moses Eaton.

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