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405. James W. Bedwell139,165 was born about 1841 in Grayson County, Virginia.104,181 He appeared in the census in 1880 in Elk Creek Township, Grayson County, Virginia. In 1880 he was a farmer. He served in the military in the Civil War in CSA, Co. K, 51st VA Infantry.

• "Grayson Countians in the Civil War" ( shows: BEDWELL, JAMES, 21, 1860 GCC HH#649, Co. K, 51st VA, Enl. on 6/24/61 at Independence. Taken POW at Winchester on 9/19/64, sent to Point Lookout. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing on 3/15/65. Age 33, Farm Laborer, 300, 1870 GCC.

• 1870 Census for Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia, shows James Bedwell, 33, and his wife Polly, 28, with one child, Ellis, 1. They are living next door to Eli R. Wiley and his wife Nannie Bedwell Wiley. Nannie's father, Lorenzo Dow Bedwell, lives next door to them.

Grayson County Birth Records, 1853-1870 shows an Andrew Bedwell, born May 6, 1870, to James and Polly Bedwell.

• 1880 Census for Elk Creek Township, Grayson County, Virginia shows James Bedwell, a farmer, and wife Polly A. Bedwell, living with two children: George E., 11, and Dorah V. D., 1.

Photo Mary A. (Polly) Hines (daughter of Frederick Hines and Rebecca [--?--]) was born on 17 Jun 1844 in Virginia.104,181,531 She died of inflammation of the stomach on 18 Feb 1885 in Grayson County, Virginia.177 She was buried in Bedwell-Wiley Cemetery, Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia.531 James W. Bedwell and Mary A. (Polly) Hines had the following children:



Rosamond Caroline Bedwell550 was born on 15 Dec 1867 in Grayson County, Virginia. She died before 1870.

• Not shown in 1870 census, so she probably died before then.



George Ellis Bedwell.



Andrew Bedwell was born in 1870. He died before 1880.



Frederick Guy Bedwell177 was born on 1 Jan 1871.177 He died on 27 Mar 1872 in Elk Creek Township, Grayson County, Virginia.177



Dorah V.D. Bedwell.



Mallie Rose Bedwell.