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2191. Vernis Alford (V.A.) Bedwell307 was born on 30 Nov 1888 in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.307,452,570 He died on 5 Jun 1969 in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.307,1509,1510 He was buried in 1969 in Palmer Shelter Cemetery, Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.307,1509 He was a farmer.804

• World War I Draft Registration Card, signed 5 June 1917, shows Vernis Alfred Bedwell, a resident of Huntingdon, Tennessee. He was born 30 Nov 1888 in Huntingdon. He is a self-employed farmer with a wife and two children. He is of medium height with a slender build, light brown eyes and hair, and no disabilities.

• 1920 Census for 11th District, Carroll County, Tennessee shows Vernis Bedwell, 33, a farm laborer, as head of household including: wife Ethell, 28; son Robert, 9; daughter Maud, 7; and daughter Ethell, 4. They are renters on Jackson Rd.

• 1930 Census for District 12, Carroll County, Tennessee, taken in Apr 1930, shows V.A. Bedwell, 41, a farmer, as head of household with: M. Ethel, 35, his wife of 18 years; son Robert H., 17; daughter Opal F., 15; son Wayne A., 14; daughter Nannie L., 9; son Charles L., 7; son Willie G., 3 & 10/12; and son Joe W., 1. They are renters on Purdy Rd.

Vernis Alford (V.A.) Bedwell and Mary Ethel Kelley were married on 14 Oct 1911 in Tennessee.307,1509 Mary Ethel Kelley307,1509 was born on 12 Aug 1894 in Tennessee.307,1509 She died on 23 Aug 1972 in Tennessee.307 She was buried in Palmer Shelter Cemetery, Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee. Vernis Alford (V.A.) Bedwell and Mary Ethel Kelley had the following children:



Robert Hillard Bedwell.



Frances Opal Bedwell.



Wayne Adron Bedwell.



Nannie Lee Bedwell.



Charles Leon Bedwell Sr.



Willie Gee Bedwell.



Joe Willard Bedwell804,1509,1511 was born on 23 Mar 1929 in Tennessee.307,1511 He died a crushed skull when he was hit by an automobile while riding his bicycle on 22 Sep 1947 in Carroll County, Tennessee.307,1511 He was buried on 24 Sep 1947 in Palmer Shelter Cemetery, Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.1511,1512 He was a farmer.1511

According to Ella Mae Bedwell Lawson, grandaughter of Vernis Bedwell, "Vernis (grandpa) had a son Joe Willard he was hit by a hit & run driver, then about 7-8 mos. later Wayne & London's daughter Betty was killed by a car on the same road."



Verna Aline Bedwell.