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3018. Jesse Bedwell145 was born on 22 Jul 1881 in Arrowsmith, McLean County, Illinois.145,1850 He died on 13 Nov 1942 in Coalmont, Clay County, Indiana.145 He was buried in Stephens Cemetery, Lewis, Vigo County, Indiana.145,1851

• 1930 Census for Lewis Township, Clay County, Indiana, taken Apr 1930, shows Jessie Bedwell, 47, a powder hauler at a powder mill, as head of household with: Myrtle, 45, his wife of 27 years; daughter Maxene Brown, 17; son-in-law Johnie T. Brown, age unknown, a farm laborer; and grandson Ralph T. Brown, 6/12.

• Died instantly as a result of an explosion at the U.S. Powder Company's mill at Coalmont shorly after 11 o'clock Friday morning, November 13, 1942. He was employed as a teamster.

Myrtle M. Walker145 was born on 25 Jul 1884 in Arthur, Douglas County, Illinois.145 She died in Greene County General Hospital at Linton, IN.145 She was buried in Stephens Cemetery, Lewis, Vigo County, Indiana.145 • Have copy of Obituary from paper. No identifying information as to date of death, or what paper obituary appeared in. Obituary indicates Myrtle was 101 when she died.
Jesse Bedwell and Myrtle M. Walker had the following children:

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i.

Otha Bedwell.

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ii.

Cecil Bedwell.

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iii.

Denzil Bedwell.

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iv.

Oral Bedwell.

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v.

Maxine Bedwell.