545. Dr. James
Dawson Harrell216,220 was born on 23 Mar 1842 in De Kalb, Kemper County,
Mississippi.217,223 He died in Jul 1884 in Melvin, Choctaw County, Alabama.217,223
He was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Clarke County, Mississippi.653 He was a general practice physician.654
In A Bedwell Family (1982), Larry King says: "Mr. Harrell
was educated in the public and private schools of Kemper Co., at a private school
in Pierce Springs, MS and possibly some college work. He graduated from U of
LA Medical School; was a doctor general practioner; active in Baptist Church;
Democrat. Mr. Harrell served in the Thirteenth Mississippi Volunteers during
the Civil War and lost an arm in the Battle of Gettysburg, PA."
1880 Census for Choctaw County, Alabama shows James Harrell, 39, no occupation
listed, as head of household with: wife Mary E., 34; son A. Gaines, 7; daughter
Olive E., 5; daughter Mattie P., 3; and son James D., 1 & 1/2.
1900 Census for Choctaw County, Alabama shows Mary E. Harrell, born Dec
1847, a widown who has had six children (five still living), a farmer who owns
her land free and clear, as head of household containing: son Willie B., born
Feb 1881; son John P., born June 1884; and mother Rebecca P. Gaines, born Nov
1824, who has had five children, four still living. Mary's son, Alfred G. Harrell,
is the census enumerator.
Dr. James Dawson Harrell and Mary Elizabeth Gaines
were married on 19 Feb 1872 in Clarke County, Mississippi.223 Mary Elizabeth Gaines216 was born on 4 Dec 1848 in Washington
County, Alabama.217 She
died on 11 Jan 1916 in Thomaston, Marengo County, Alabama.217 She was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Clarke County,
Mississippi.655 Dr. James
Dawson Harrell and Mary Elizabeth Gaines had the following children:
|Olive Eugenia Harrell.|
Harrell217,656 was born on 14 Apr 1877 in Alabama.217 She died on 6 May 1896.217 She was buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Clarke County,
|James Dawson Harrell
Jr656 was born on 12
Feb 1880 in Alabama.570
He died on 13 Jun 1935.89
He was buried in Lucedale, Mississippi.89
World War I draft registration card shows James Dawson Harrell, born 12
Feb 1880, a dentist in Lucedale, George County, Mississippi. Nearest relative
is Minnie V. Harrell of Lucedale. He is described as tall with a medium build,
grey eyes and black hair.
|Dr. William Bedwell Harrell.|
Harrell656 was born
on 27 Jun 1884 in Alabama.658
He died on 2 Mar 1957.
Shown as John P. Harrell in the 1900 census when still living with his mother,
Mary Gaines Harrell. His older brother, Alfred, was the census enumerator.