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533. Hiram Jackson Bedwell204,208 was born on 9 Oct 1837 in Morgan County, Illinois.205 He died on 4 Jan 1931 in Cook County, Illinois.204,625

• 1870 Census for Liberty, Adams County, Illinois shows Hiram Bedwell, 37, no occupation listed, who owns $1500 real estate and $3000 assets, as head of household containing: Nancy, 27; Lyin (?), 7 (male); Emma, 6; Almeda, 3; and Olle, 1 (female).

• 1880 Census for Barry, Pike County, Illinois shows Hiram J. Bidwell, a retired farmer, born in Illinois of parents born in Delaware and Ohio, as head of household with: wife Nancy, 39, born in Ohio, who is suffering from consumption; daughter Emma, 15, daughter Almeda, 12, daughter Ollive, 11, and daughter Ora L., 7, all born in Illinois.

• 1892 Chicago Voter Registration list (http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=6001&iid=cvr_30-1788_00000324&desc=+H.+J.+Bedwell) shows H. J. Bedwell, a resident of 181 Dearborn Ave, as having registered to vote on Oct 18, 1892. He is shown as a resident of Cook County for two years, and a resident of the State of Illinois for 55 years.

• 1900 Census for Chicago Ward 25, Cook County, Illinois shows Hiram J. Bedwell, born Oct 1837 in Illinois of parents born in Delaware and New Jersey, occupation illegible, and Nancy, born Oct 1840 in Ohio, his wife of 39 years who has had seven children, five still living; daughter Almeda, born June 1870 in Illinois, a school teacher; daughter Ollie B., born July 1872 in Illinois; daughter Ora Canon (surname hard to read; might be something slightly different), born Aug 1874 in Illinois, married four years; mother of two children, one still living; and grandson Edward Canon, born Aug 1896 in Illinois.

• 1910 Census for District 1168, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois shows Hiram J. Bedwell, 71, born in Illinois of parents born in Delaware, the editor of a daily newspaper; Nancy, 69, his wife of 49 years who has had seven children, five still living; and daughter Almeda, 40, a public school teacher. They are renters.

• 1920 Census for District 1616, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois shows Hiram J. Bedwell, 83; wife Nancy, 79; and daughter Almeda, 50, a public school teacher. They are renters.

• 1930 Census for District 1449, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois shows H. J. Bedwell, 92, who owns a home worth $50,000; daughter Almeda, 60, a public school teacher; and daughter Emma A. Byington, 63, a widow.

Hiram Jackson Bedwell and Nancy House McKee were married on 2 Aug 1860 in Adams County, Illinois.204,647 Nancy House McKee204 was born in Oct 1840 in Ohio.648 She died on 1 Apr 1921 in Cook County, Illinois.204,625 Hiram Jackson Bedwell and Nancy House McKee had the following children:

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L. Bedwell649 was born about 1862 in Illinois.649

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ii.

Emma A. Bedwell.

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Almeda Bedwell.

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Olive B. (Ollie) Bedwell was born in Jul 1872 in Illinois.648

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v.

Ora L. Bedwell.