was born about 1846 in Cherokee County, Alabama.188,190
1880 Census for Cherokee County, Alabama, shows Frank Bedwell, age 33,
a farmer, as head of household: Matilda, age 26; William, age 9; Dora E., age
7; Melvina D., age 5; John T., age 3.
1910 Census shows a Frank Bedwell, age 65, living with son Butler Bedwell,
age 21, and his family.
Although earlier census records showed Francis Bedwell as female, that may have
been a mistake. The Frank Bedwell shown in the 1880 census must belong to Squire
and Sarah, and is the same age that Francis would be.
Frances (Frank) Bedwell
and Matilda [--?--] were married about 1869 in Cherokee County, Alabama.190 Matilda
[--?--]589 was born
about 1854 in Georgia.589
Frances (Frank) Bedwell and Matilda [--?--] had the following children: