2127. Robert Lee
Bedwell265 was born
on 19 Jan 1884 in Stewart County, Tennessee.502,570 He died on 29 Mar 1974 in Santa
Ana, Orange County, California.502
He was a barber.
1910 Census for the 7th Precinct, Collin County, Texas, taken on April
25, 1910, shows Robert L. Bedwell, 25, a farmer born in Tennessee, as head of
household containing: Annie L., 22, his wife of four years who has had two children
with two still living; son Marion J., 2, born in Oklahoma; and son Edward, 10/12,
born in Texas.
World War I draft registration card, filed in 1918, shows Robert Lee Bedwell,
born 19 Jan 1884, a barber who resides in Clarendon, Donley County, Texas. Nearest
relative is Mrs. Sallie P. Lane of Clarendon. He is of medium height and build
with blue eyes and light hair.
1920 Census for Clarendon, Donley County, Texas shows Robert L. Bedwell,
35, a widower who works as a barber; son Marion J., 12; son Edward, 10; daughter
Gladys, 7; and mother Sallie (illegible -- could be Carr), 64, a widow.
1930 Census for Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California shows Robert
L. Bedwell, 46, the proprietor of a barber shop, as head of household for: wife
Mildred, 33, who was first married at 26; son Marion J., 21, who was born in
Texas; daughter Marjorie M., (illegible), who was born in California; and daughter
Marion R., 4+, who was also born in California. They rent a home for $27/mo.
Lee Bedwell and Annie Lee Parker were married on 29 Aug 1905 in Hunt County,
Texas. Annie Lee Parker was born about
1887 in Texas.1470 She
died before 1918. Robert Lee Bedwell and Annie Lee Parker had the
|Marion J. Bedwell.|
was born in 1908. She died before 1910.
Not shown with family in the 1910 Census. She may have died as an infant.
|Edward F. Bedwell
was born on 3 Jun 1909 in Texas.1470,1471 He died on 1 Oct 1965 in
Los Angeles County, California.1471
World War II Enlistment Record shows:
Edward F Bedwell Birth Year: 1909 Race: White, citizen Nativity State or Country:
Texas State: California County or City: Riverside Enlistment Date: 24 Feb 1941
Enlistment State: California Enlistment City: Los Angeles Branch: Branch Immaterial
- Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source:
Civil Life Education: 3 years of high school Civil Occupation: Engineman, Operating
Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 69 Weight: 145
His record in the California Death Index shows his mother's maiden name
as Harris, which was actually his stepmother's maiden name, not that of his biological
Robert Lee Bedwell and Ola Mildred Harris were married about
Mildred Harris was born on 29 Apr 1896 in Texas.1473 She died in Sep 1985 in Garden Grove, Orange County,
Lee Bedwell and Ola Mildred Harris had the following children: