143. Jesse B.
Bedwell80 was born
between 1816 and 1821 in Tennessee.195
1850 Census, Tennessee, BRADLEY, Roll 871 Book 1, Page 216b shows: Jesse
Bedwell, 29, a farmer; Dorcus, 25; Luvistina (?), female, 8; William, 6; Pleasant,
4; and Martha, 2. Jesse and Dorcus are shown as adults who are unable to read
or write. They do not own real estate, but are right next to Caleb Bedwell,
1860 Census for McMinn County, Tennessee, taken July 1860, shows Jesse
Bidwell, 45, a farmer who owns $500 in real estate and $300 in personal assets,
as head of this household: Dorcas, 40; Quintina, 15; William A. (or H.), 15;
Pleasant, 13; Martha Jane, 10; Minerva, 6; and Sarah A., 3. Jesse and Dorcas
are shown as unable to read or write. Quintina, William and Martha Jane are
shown as having attended school that year. All were born in Tennessee.
1870 Census for District 17, McMinn County, Tennessee, taken Aug 1870,
shows Jesse Bedwell, 50, a farmer with $500 in real estate and $500 in personal
assets, as head of household consisting of: Darcas, 43; Quintina, 26; William,
21; Minerva, 17; Sarah, 14; Violenia, 12; Jesse, 6; and Lucinda, 4. All were
born in Tennessee. Everyone except Quintina is shown as unable to read or write.
1880 Census for District 17, McMinn County, Tennessee, taken in June 1880,
shows Jesse Bedwell, 63, a farmer, as head of household with: wife Dorcas, 54;
daughter Minerva, 25; daughter Vilena M., 17; son Jessie, 16; daughter Lucinda,
13; granddaughter Quintina, 6/12; and granddaughter Alice L., 6. All are listed
as unable to read or write.
Dorcas Jane Collins195 was born between 1820 and 1830
Surname from this post on the Blount County, TN, genforum message board:
Posted by: V Chambers (coda96@@msn.com)
Date: January 29, 2001 at 06:20:55
Searching for any information on a Dorcas Jane Collins that was born in Blount
Co., Tn., in 1830. She married a Jesse B. Bedwell. Thanks a lot, Vic. Jesse
B. Bedwell and Dorcas Jane Collins had the following children: