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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.

Annie Davis was born about 1847 in Mississippi. John Bedwell Harrell and Annie Davis had the following children:

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Lula Harrell650 was born about 1870 in Mississippi. She lived in Waco, Texas.650

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Jefferson Whitfield (Whitt) Harrell.