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199. Willis L. Bedwell85 was born on 25 Dec 1832 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.5 He died on 9 Jul 1891 in Montgomery County, Tennessee.292 He was buried in Grace Chapel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Montgomery County, Tennessee.292 He served in the military in the Civil War as a Private in Co. C, 41st Tennessee infantry, CSA.293

• 1870 Census for District 6, Montgomery County, Tennessee shows W.L. Bedwell, 37, a farmer with $675 assets, as head of household with: Sisly, 38; John W., 15; Asbury, 13; Mary J., 11; Leven A., 7; Francis C. (female), 5; and Willis P., 3. All were born in Tennessee except for Francis, who was born in Illinois. Sisley is shown as unable to read or write.

Willis L. Bedwell and Sisly Ann E. Davis were married on 14 Feb 1853 in Lincoln County, Tennessee.294,295 Sisly Ann E. Davis (daughter of Pleasant Davis and Edny Bell) was born about 1832 in Tennessee.290 She appeared in the census in 1870 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. Willis L. Bedwell and Sisly Ann E. Davis had the following children:



John W. Bedwell.



Asbury (Berry) Bedwell.



Mary J. Bedwell.



Leven Andrew Bedwell289 was born on 16 Mar 1863 in Tennessee.296 He died on 30 Nov 1884.296

• From the Nashville Christian Advocate, April 11, 1885:
ANDREW BEDWELL son of W. L. and Sisley Bedwell born Mar. 16, 1863; died Nov. 31, 1884; buried beside his intended wife who had died two weeks before their marriage.



Francis C. Bedwell.



Willis Pirtle Bedwell.