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1427. William Reece Bedwell850 was born about 1874 in Grayson County, Virginia.181 He appeared in the census in 1910 in Grayson County, Virginia. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Elk Creek Township, Grayson County, Virginia. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Elk Creek Township, Grayson County, Virginia. He was also known as Reece Bedwell. He was buried in Central Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia.531 He was a farmer.

• 1910 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows Reece W. Bedwell, 36, born in Virginia, a farmer who owns his land, as head of household consisting of: Matilda J., 35, born in N.C., his wife of 11 years who has had two children with two still living; daughter Virginia B. (hard to read; could be different), 10, born in N.C.; and son Baszl F. (hard to read; could be different), 8, also born in N.C.

• 1920 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows Reece W. Bedwell, 46, born in Virginia, a farmer who owns his land, as head of household consisting of: wife Matilda, 45; daughter Blanche, 19; and son Bays, 18.

William Reece Bedwell and Matilda J. (Tildy) Dixon were married about 1899. Matilda J. (Tildy) Dixon530,1177 was born on 25 Jun 1874 in North Carolina.533,543 She died on 27 Jan 1923 in Grayson County, Virginia.533 She was buried in Bedwell-Wiley Cemetery, Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia.531,533

Transcription of graves in Bedwell (aka Carrico) Cemetery shown at: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/va/grayson/cemeteries/bedwell.txt
lists a "Tildy J. Bedwell, b. 25 Jun 1874, d. 27 Jan 1923". William Reece Bedwell and Matilda J. (Tildy) Dixon had the following children:

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Blanche Bedwell.

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Bays Franklin Bedwell.