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Dr. Irwin Bridgman
Male 1844 - 1878


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  • Prefix  Dr. 
    Birth  1844  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1869  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doctor 
    Occupation  1871  Grimsby, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Doctor 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-184715 
    Died  31 Oct 1878  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I184715  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Family  Rosetta,   b. 1846, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Martha Ann Bridgman,   b. 13 Jun 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F53057  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • BRIDGMAN, IRWIN was in Waterloo by January 7, 1869 when his card appeared in the Waterloo Chronicle of that dates "I. Bridgman M. D. Physician, Surgeon and Accoucheur. Coroner for the County of Wentworth, Waterloo Ont. Can be seen at Hewitts Hotel until a permanent office can be secured."

      The only information on him is found in the comment which accompanies the card.

      Dr. Bridgman, whose card appears in another column, has located in Waterloo. He is a gentleman of high literary standing, having stood second in a graduating class of sixty, and has considerable professional experience. The Hamilton Times, in referring to his removal from Stoney Creek, speaks of him in very flattering terms. It says that since he has commenced the practice of his profession he has" stood well with both his professional brethren and the general public in this vicinity, who will all wish him success in his new sphere of labor."

      On August 5, 1869 the Chronicle reports that he had moved to Smithville, not having been able to obtain a house in Waterloo. The Canada Lancet December 1, 1878 has the final words Deaths. In Toronto, Oct. 31, Irwin Bridgman, M. D. , in the 34th year of his age.


      From: Doctors in Waterloo County 1852-1925 by Alexander D. Campbell

  • Sources 
    1. [S2430] Census - Canada - 1871, Census Place: Grimsby, Lincoln, Ontario; Roll: C-9923; Page: 24; Family No: 96.
      Bridgman, Irvine 27 Ontario Physician
      Rosetta 24
      Marth A 2

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1844 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - 1869 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Doctor - 1871 - Grimsby, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Oct 1878 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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