662. Sarah J.
Bedwell54,711 was born about 1832 in Wayne County, Indiana.
1850 Census shows her listed as Sarah Smith, living with her parents Jonathan
and Keturah Bedwell. Had she been widowed?
1860 Census for Stoney Creek Township, Henry County, Indiana, taken June
1860, shows Solomon Ruth, 34, a farmer born in Tennessee who owns $2600 real
estate and $400 assets, as head of household with: Sarah, 22; Ida, 6; and Vietta,
1870 Census for Stony Creek Township, Henry County, Indiana, taken June
1870, shows Solomon Routh, 44, a farmer with $5390 real estate and $911 assets,
and: Sarah, 37; Ida L., 16; Vietta, 14; Melissa J., 11; Nancy A., 7; Jonathan
B., 4; and Fanny, 1.
Sarah J. Bedwell and James Smith were married on 16 Aug
1849 in Henry County, Indiana.146
Sarah J. Bedwell and Solomon Routh were married.
Sarah J. Bedwell and Solomon Routh had the following