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692. Photo George Demetrius (G. D.) Bedwell265,759 was born on 20 Nov 1868 in Tennessee according to his death certificate.760 He was born in Nov 1870 in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee according to his relatives, the Bayers.265 He died in 1923 in Stewart County, Tennessee according to the Bayers and a TVA affidavit.265,759 He died of pulmonary tuberculosis on 24 Feb 1927 in Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tennessee according to his death certificate.760 He was a farmer.761

• Annie Ruth Bayer listed his birthdate as 1871, but the 1900 Census shows it as Nov 1870.

• 1900 Census for Montgomery County, Tennessee shows D.M. Bedwell, born Nov 1870, a farm laborer, as head of household with: B.B., born July 1882, his wife of three years who has had one child, still living; and daughter C.M., born June 1899.

• 1910 Census for Stewart County, Tennessee, shows G.D. Bedwill, 39, a farm laborer, as head of household consisting of: daughter Annie O., 8; daughter Roberta B., 6; son George W., 5; son Robert L., 3; mother Sarah A., 63, a widow who has had nine children with seven still living; niece Willie D., 16; and nephew Guy, 12. They are renting, living next door to his sister Sarah Bayer and her family. G.D. is shown as married rather than a widower, but there is no wife present in the household. All were born in Tennessee except Sarah, who says she was born in Alabama of parents born in the United States.

• 1920 Census for Stewart County, Tennessee, shows G.D. Bedwell, 49, a farmer who rents, as head of household with: wife Mollie, 47; daughter Odell, 17; daughter Robertta, 16, and son Georg, 14. There is a Robert Bedwell, 12, living next store listed as a son in the family of J. W. and Jeanette (?) Lewis.

? Annie Ruth Bayer listed his birthdate as 1871, but the 1900 Census sho ws it as Nov 1870.

? 1900 Census for Montgomery County, Tennessee shows D.M. Bedwell, born N ov 1870, a farm laborer, as head of household with: B.B., born July 188 2, his wife of three years who has had one child, still living; and daught er C.M., born June 1899.

? 1910 Census for Stewart County, Tennessee, shows G.D. Bedwill, 39, a fa rm laborer, as head of household consisting of: daughter Annie O., 8; daug hter Roberta B., 6; son George W., 5; son Robert L., 3; mother Sarah A., 6 3, a widow who has had nine children with seven still living; niece Will ie D., 16; and nephew Guy, 12. They are renting, living next door to h is sister Sarah Bayer and her family. G.D. is shown as married rather th an a widower, but there is no wife present in the household. All were bo rn in Tennessee except Sarah, who says she was born in Alabama of paren ts born in the United States.

? 1920 Census for Stewart County, Tennessee, shows G.D. Bedwell, 49, a far mer who rents, as head of household with: wife Mollie, 47; daughter Odel l, 17; daughter Robertta, 16, and son Georg, 14. There is a Robert Bedwel l, 12, living next store listed as a son in the family of J. W. and Jeanet te (?) Lewis.

Buelah Belle (Molly) Gillespie (daughter of ? Gillespie and Caroline Tucker) was born in Jul 1882 in Tennessee.759,762 She died before 1910 in Tennessee.755

TVA affidavit listed her birthdate as 1873, but the 1900 census shows it as July 1882. George Demetrius (G. D.) Bedwell and Buelah Belle (Molly) Gillespie had the following children:

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Clorenda Mae Bedwell.

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Annie O. Bedwell.

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Odell B. Bedwell759 was born in 1903 in Tennessee. He died of tuberculosis in 1920 in Tennessee.

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Roberta Belle Bedwell.

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George W. Bedwell.

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Robert Bedwell755 was born on 3 Oct 1907 in Stewart County, Tennessee.763 He appeared in the census in 1920 in Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tennessee. He lived in Listed as son of J.W. Lewis in residence next to parents. in 1920. He died of tuberculosis on 4 Jan 1925 in Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tennessee.763 He was a farmer.763

Death certificate lists his mother's name as Tucker, not Gillespie.

Molly Morrison754,764 (daughter of ? Morrison and ? Jones) was born on 18 Feb 1873 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.764 She died of tuberculosis on 26 May 1925 in Cumberland City, Stewart County, Tennessee.764