541. John Bedwell
Harrell220 was born
about 1835 in Kemper County, Mississippi.650
In A Bedwell Family (1982), Larry King says: "Mr. Harrell was a Confederate
Veteran; moved to Texas soon after War; Baptist, Democrat, Farmer."
1880 Census for 106th District, McLennan County, Texas, page 94b, show
J.B. Harrell, 44, a farmer born in Mississippi from parents born in Alabama,
as head of household containing: wife L.A., 33; daughter Lula, 10; son J. Whit,
3 (or 5?); and brother A.G., 35.
AND, 1880 Census for 106th District, McLennan County, Texas, page 96a, written
in a different hand, shows John Harrell, 44, a farmer born in Mississippi, as
head of household containing: wife Annie, 32; daughter Lula, 10; son Whitley,
4; and brother Alfred, 33. On the same page is:
John Bedwell, 29, a farmer born in Mississippi; his wife Bell, 25, born in Mississippi;
their children Olivia, 2, and Alfred, 1, both born in Texas; and mother Sarah
Bedwell, 47, born in Mississippi. This must be Johnathan Monroe Bedwell, son
of William Dawson Bedwell and Sarah Johnson.
was born about 1847 in Mississippi. John Bedwell Harrell and Annie
Davis had the following children: