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786. Minnie Ellen Hall329 was born in Jan 1870 in Grayson County, Virginia.329 She died on 26 Mar 1952 in Grayson County, Virginia.530

Minnie Ellen Hall and Robert Reed (Bud) Bedwell were married about 1889.848,849 Robert Reed (Bud) Bedwell850 (son of William Bedwell and Sarah Jane Hicks) was born in 1866 in Grayson County, Virginia.181,530 He died in 1927.530

• From Grayson County, Virginia, Voter Registration List 1902-1903:
9 Sep 1902 (date of reg.); Bedwell, R.R. (Bud); 1866 (born); 35 (age); Painter (occupation); Comers Rock (residence); 35 (time in state); 35 (time in county); 15 (time in precinct); Comers Rock (precinct); Elk Creek (district)

• 1910 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows Robert R. Bedwell, 43, a farm laborer who rents his residence, as head of household containing: Minnie E., 40, his wife of 21 years who has had 10 children with 7 still living; son Clarence L., 16; son Hobart W., 12; son Charlie M., 10; daughter Clyde L., 8; daughter Clara R., 4; son Robert S., 2; and mother-in-law Polly A. Hall, 80, a widow, who has had nine children with six still living. All were born in Virginia.

• From Hill's Virginia Gazetteer, and Classified Business Directory, 1911 for Grayson County: "Painters -- House and Sign: Bedwell, R. R. - Elk Creek"

• 1920 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows R.R. Bedwell, 53, a miller at a grist mill who owns his residence, as head of household consisting of: wife Minnie E., 50; son Hobert, 28; son Marlin, 20; daughter Clara, 14; son Sherman, 12; son Paul, 9; and daughter Lois, 7.
Minnie Ellen Hall and Robert Reed (Bud) Bedwell had the following children:



George Maiden Bedwell.



Sena May Bedwell was born about Dec 1891 in Grayson County, Virginia.168 She died on 15 Apr 1892 in Grayson County, Virginia.168

• Grayson County Death Register lists the death of Sena May Bedwell, age 5 mos., daughter of R.R. Bedwell, on 15 Apr 1892. No mother is shown.



Clarence Lee Bedwell.



Albert Bedwell168 was born in Feb 1896 in Grayson County, Virgina.168 He died on 29 Apr 1896 in Grayson County, Virgina.168



William Hobert Bedwell Sr..



Charles Marlin Bedwell.



Lelia Clyde Bedwell.



Clara R. Bedwell was born about 1905.

• In his book, Johnson County, Kentucky : a history of the county, and genealogy of its people up to the year 1927 (1928), C. Mitchel Hall does not list a Clara Bedwell but does list Cornie Bedwell.



Robert Sherman Bedwell848 was born on 13 Apr 1908 in Virginia.452 He died in Dec 1984 in Galax, Galax County, Virginia.452

• In his book, Johnson County, Kentucky : a history of the county, and genealogy of its people up to the year 1927 (1928), C. Mitchel Hall refers to him as Sherman Bedwell.

• This might be him:
SSN: 226-10-9535
Last Residence: 24333 Galax, Galax City, VA
Born: 13 Apr 1908
Last Benefit:
Died: Dec 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: VA (Before 1951 )



Paul Bedwell was born about 1912.

• This may be his widow's obituary:

THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT, Copyright (c) 1995, Landmark Communications, Inc.

DATE: Saturday, December 16, 1995, TAG: 9512160227, SECTION: LOCAL, PAGE: B6, EDITION: FINAL, DATELINE: PORTSMOUTH, LENGTH: Short : 26 lines


Olma Evelyn Bedwell, 84, of the Cradock area of Portsmouth, died Dec. 14, 1995.

She was a native of Floyd County, Va., and was the widow of Cmdr. Paul Bedwell of the U.S. Navy. Mrs. Bedwell was a member of Cradock Baptist Church and the Cradock Womens Club.

She is survived by a daughter, Alma B. Mizell of Salisbury, Md.; three grandchildren, David Paul Mizell, Wayne Franklin Mizell, and Stephen Mizell of Salisbury; and several nieces and nephews. She was the last surviving child of her parents, James Montgomery and Ola Sisson McNeil. She had nine siblings.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday by Dr. David R. Denny in Snellings Funeral Home, George Washington Highway Chapel. Burial is in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will greet friends at the funeral home Monday at noon.



Lois Virginia Bedwell.