Bedwell5,1050 was born about 1871 in Indiana. He appeared
in the census in 1910 in Sumner County, Kansas. In 1910 he was an
engineer. He died in 1930 in Gary, Indiana.
1910 Census for Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas, taken in Apr 1910,
shows Alonzo Bedwell, age 38, born in Indiana, a "stationary engineer",
as head of household with: Lylie, age 28, born in Missouri, his wife of ten years
who has had three children, all still living; son Clark, age 8; daughter Clara,
age 6; son Clifford, age 3; and grandmother-in-law Lorinda Blackman, age 84,
Alonzo Bedwell and Lela J. Blackman were married about 1900.
Lela J. Blackman was born about 1876 in Missouri.
She was also known as Sis Blackman.
1920 Census for Wellington, Sumner County, Kansas shows James L. Vandaveer,
age 60, born in Illinois, a signalman with the railroad, as head of household
with: Lelia J., age 34; step-son Clifford Bedwell, age 13; and step-daughter
Myrtle F. Bedwell, age 4. Alonzo Bedwell and Lela J. Blackman had the following
Belle Bedwell175,1051 was born about 1903 in Sumner County, Kansas.175|
|Clifford Bedwell1051 was born about 1906 in Kansas.1051 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Sumner County,
Kansas. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Wellington, Sumner County,
1920 Census: living with mother, who has remarried to a James L. Vandaveer
(?), age 60. Myrtle F. Bedwell, age 4, is also living in the household.
Is he the Cliff Bedwell of "Cook-Bedwell slingshot dragster" fame?
F. Bedwell was born about 1916 in Sumner County, Kansas.1052|
died in 1950.