203. Leroy Bedwell97,316
was born about 1831 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He appeared in
the census in 1850 in District 11, Henderson County, Tennessee. He
appeared in the census in 1860 in Shady Hill, Henderson County, Tennessee.
In 1860 he was a farmer. He owned in 1860 in Land = $1500; Personal
Property = $1000.. He died in Pulaski County, Illinois.
1850 Census for Henderson County, Tennessee shows Leroy Bedwell, 19, and
Susan Farris, 15, living as neighbors. He is residing with his parents, John
and Susanna Bedwell, she with her parents, Hezekiah and Mary Farris.
1860 Census for Henderson County, Tennessee shows Leroy Bedwell, 26, a
farmer with land worth $1500 and personal assets of $1000, as head of household
consisting of: Susan, 24; M.J., female, 7; J.F., male, 5; Adaline, 3; Caladonia,
1; and L.J. (or S.J.), 21, female.
1880 Census for Precinct 90, Pulaski County, Illinois shows Susan Bedwell,
43, shown as divorced, living with her children: son John, 24, a farmer who cannot
read or write; daughter Cale, 21; son Thomas, 17, a laborer who cannot read or
write; daughter Manerva, 13; and son George, 5.
Soon after 1880, Susan moved to Texas with most of her children.
and Susan Ferris were married about 1850 in Tennessee.6 Susan Ferris97,317 (daughter
of Hezekiah Ferris and Mary [--?--]) was born in 1835 in Tennessee.97,99 She died
on 7 Jun 1908 in Hunt County, Texas.6
She was buried in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.6 Leroy Bedwell and Susan Ferris had the following children: