704. Joseph Asbury
Bedwell5,139,301,478 was born on 30 Jul 1863 in Tennessee.523,681
King says he was born in 1862, but 1900 Census shows 1863. In 1900 he was a
Postmaster. In 1920 he was a grocery clerk.789 In 1930 he was a truck farmer. He died
of carcinoma of the sigmoid on 5 Sep 1945 in Crockett County, Tennessee.790 He was buried in 1945 in Salem
Cemetery, Crockett County, Tennessee. He was a school teacher.790,791
1900 Census for Crockett County, Tennessee, shows J.A. Bedwell, born July
1863, whose occupation is listed as Postmaster, and his wife Ida, born Jan 1870;
they have been married for 14 years, and she has had five children, only three
of whom were still living. Also in the household are daughter Lilly M., born
Jan 1888; daughter Sarah E., born Apr 1890; Mary M. Bedwell, born Dec 1892; and
a boarder named Marion (illegible), whose occupation is listed as teacher.
1920 census shows Joseph A. Bedwell and family. Joseph is listed as homeowner
on Barnes Street, Bells Town, Crockett County, Tennessee.
1930 Census for Crockett County, Tennessee shows Joseph A. Bedwell, 67,
a truck farmer who rents, and Addie, 59, his wife of four years.
Bedwell and Ida Giles were married about 1886 in Tennessee.308 Ida Giles791 (daughter of Cyrus Green Giles and Margaret McKinney)
was born on 5 Jan 1870 in Tennessee.792
Death Certificate says she was born in 1869, but 1900 Census says 1870.
She died on 9 Aug 1921 in Bells, Crockett County, Tennessee.792 She was buried in Salem Cemetery, Crockett County,
From the Gibson County Courier-Chronicle for THURSDAY AUGUST 18,1921:
GADSDEN--The remains of MRS. J. A. BEDWELL, who died in Bells last Tuesday were
buried at Salem Cemetery Wednesday.
Joseph Asbury Bedwell and Ida Giles had the following children:
Joseph Asbury Bedwell and Addie Holland
were married on 8 Nov 1925 in Crockett County, Tennessee.309