Museum the New Llano Colony



Elizabeth Bridwell

Birth: Born in 1890 in Illinois.  

Description:  

Pre-Colony History: In 1910 she was living in Illinois with her husband.

The family came to the colony from Forestburg, Texas in 1928.  

Family Information: Wife of L.H. Bridwell. Mother of Kathleen, Harlan, Dario and Dorothy Bridwell.  

Job in Colony: Worked in the hotel under the management of Dick Condon.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In 1928-29 she was often part of the program at the theater.  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 she was living in Texas with her husband and three youngest children.  

Death: Died in 1974 in Texas from heart disease.  

Sources: US Census: 1910, 1940; "Llano Colonist": November 10, 1928, November 17, 1928, December 1, 1928, March 16, 1929, April 13, 1929, May 4, 1929, June 22, 1929; "Vernon Parish Democrat": February 28, 1929; Texas Death Certificate; FindAGrave.com