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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.

Robert 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 following children:

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Marion J. Bedwell.

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Gladys Bedwell was born in 1908. She died before 1910.

• Not shown with family in the 1910 Census. She may have died as an infant.

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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 mother.

Robert Lee Bedwell and Ola Mildred Harris were married about 1924.1472 Ola Mildred Harris was born on 29 Apr 1896 in Texas.1473 She died in Sep 1985 in Garden Grove, Orange County, California.1473 Robert Lee Bedwell and Ola Mildred Harris had the following children:

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Marjorie Mildred Bedwell.

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Mary Ruth Bedwell.