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775. William Henry (Hy) Bedwell323 was born on 7 Nov 1840 in Indiana. He served in the military in the Civil War as a Corporal between 1861 and 1865 in 12th Missouri S.M. Cavalry, Union Army.832 He died on 29 Jan 1900 in Appleton, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.833 He was buried in German Methodist Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.833

• 1880 Census for Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, shows Hy W. Bedwell, 39, a farmer, as head of household containing: wife Emily, 35; son Edward, 14; son Charles, 10; daughter Dora, 7; son Franklin, 5; and son Robert, 2. Hy was born in Illinois, everyone else in Missouri. They live next door to George and Catherine Reck, parents of the wife of William Henry Bedwell's brother, Andrew Jackson Bedwell.

• 1900 Census for Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, shows Emily Bedwell, born Apr 1845, a farmer born in Missouri of parents born in Germany, as head of household that includes her son, Robert R., born May 1878, and daughter Stella, born in Oct 1881.

William Henry (Hy) Bedwell and Emily Lang were married on 23 Mar 1865 in Missouri. Emily Lang834 was born on 7 Apr 1845 in Oakridge, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. She died on 2 Nov 1908 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. William Henry (Hy) Bedwell and Emily Lang had the following children:



Edward August Bedwell.



Charles D. Bedwell.



Dora M. Bedwell.



Franklin William (Frank) Bedwell.



Robert Roy Bedwell.



Stella Clara Bedwell.