Carrie Hawkins (Wilson)
and Cicero Miller Bridges
This photograph was taken about 1928 of the descendants of James and Rebecca Hamrick Bridges through their son, Samuel Bridges (1774-1840), and his son John Bridges (1813-1898). John's son, Zecherich Bridges m. Feb. 4, 1858, Nancy Hamrick Bridges (seated) (June 8, 1843-May 2, 1931), a daughter of Berry and Catherine Hamrick. Cicero Miller and Eliza were the only children of Zecheriah and Nancy. Eliza m. William Benjamin Greene. Cicero, the father of 14 children, m.(1) Susannah Jane Harrill (June 1, 1856-April 12, 1901) Eight children were born to this marriage. Clarence Edgar; Charles Batie; James Broughton; Beuna Ida; Posie Buren; Eliza Hessentine; William Plato; and Oscar Yates. Cicero m. (2) Sept 14, 1901, Carrie Hawkins Wilson. Six children were born to this marriage. Manly Alverene; Flossie Pauline; Mertice Viola; Truman Cicero; Earl Laffyte and Lena Lyles.
Cicero Miller Bridges and his second wife, Carrie Hawkins Wilson, stand at the center of this picture. It is thought that the lady seated to Cicero's left is his mother, Nancy Hamrick Bridges. Cicero, Carrie and Nancy all are buried in the Double Springs Baptist Church cemetery in Cleveland County, .
Cicero and Carrie in their Sunday best.
Carrie, right, and her stepdaughter, Buena Ida Bridges Greene.