F. Bedwell197 was
born in Dec 1839 in Tennessee.195,197,616
He died on 13 Aug 1903 in Benton County, Tennessee.617
Enlisted in the Union Army on May 24, 1862, according to his pension application
papers, which were filed by his widow.
1870 Census for District 7, Henry County, Tennessee, shows J. Bedwell,
male, age 29, a farmer who owns $50 real estate, as head of household with: E.A.,
female, 28; J.R., male, 4; Nancy, 2; and Mahalia, also 2. All were born in Tennessee.
1880 Census for District 5, Benton County, Tennessee, shows Joseph Bedwell,
age 40, a farmer, as head of household consisting of: wife Luiza, 38; son John,
14; daughter Nancy, 12; daughter Mahala, 12; daughter Maldarine, 8; son Joseph,
5; daughter Mary, 3; and daughter Sarah, 5/12, born Jan 1880. Joseph, Nancy,
and Mahala are shown as unable to read or write.
Joe Bedwell is a registered voter in Benton County in 1891 (found on genealogy.com).
1900 Census for District 5, Benton County, Tennessee, shows Joseph Bedwell,
born Dec 1839, a farmer who owns his land free and clear, as head of household
containing: Louisa, born Jan 1841, his wife of 35 years who has had nine children,
all still living; daughter Nancy, born Dec 1868; daughter Mattie, born Dec 1868;
daughter Jennie, born July 1877; daughter Sarah, born Jan 1880; daughter Tennessee,
born July 1884; and daughter Mallie, born June 1872. Joseph, Nancy, and Mallie
are shown as unable to read or write.
Joseph F. Bedwell and Louisa A. Weatherly were married on 26 Jan 1865 in Bradley
County, Tennessee.373 Louisa A. Weatherly was born in Jan 1841 in Tennessee.616 Joseph F. Bedwell and Louisa
A. Weatherly had the following children:
|John Robert Bedwell was born about 1866
was born in Dec 1868 in Tennessee.616
1920 Census for District 5, Benton County, Tennessee, shows William Dickerson,
age 40, a farmer who owns his land free and clear, as head of household with:
wife Sarah, 38; daughter Emmer B., 4; and sister-in-law Nancy Bedwell, 50.
|Mahala (Haley) Bedwell.|
|Maldarine (Mallie) Bedwell.|
|Joseph Bedwell was born about 1875 in
Is he the Joseph Bedwell, born 1875, single, no occupation listed, able to read
and write, that is shown in the 1900 Census for Hardeman County, Tennessee, as
in inmate in the "Western Hospital for Insane"?
Bedwell was born about 1877 in Tennessee.618|
(Tennie, Annie) Bedwell.|