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507. Photo Jesse Harrison Bedwell Jr199 was born on 4 Aug 1864 in McMinn County, Tennessee.199 He died of angina pectoris on 22 Dec 1938 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.194,613 He was buried in Lone Mountain Cemetery, Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee.613 He was a farmer.613

• 1900 Census for District 11, Hamilton County, Tennessee, shows Jesse Bedwell, born Aug 1862, a farmer who rents, as head of household with: Sarah, born Apr 1871, his wife of 13 years who has had six children, all still living; daughter Becca J., born May 1887; son Charles H., a farm laborer born Apr 1890; daughter Manda M., born June 1893; daughter Dovie, born Sept 1895; son Virgil, born Aug 1897; and daughter Mary M., born Nov 1898. All were born in Tennessee.

• 1910 Census for District 4, Rhea County, Tennessee, shows Jessee H. Bedwell, age 50, a laborer in a rock quarry, as head of household with: Sarah, 40, his wife of 24 years who has had ten children with nine still living; daughter Dove, 15; son Virgil, 14; daughter Maggie, 12; son Harvey, 10; son William, 4; and daughter Lola, 2.

• 1920 Census for North Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, shows Jessie Bedwell, 65, a widower whose occupation is "public works laborer", as head of household with: son Harvey, 18, a "trolley boy" on a street car line; son Billy, 13; daughter Lola, 11; daughter Annie May, 7; son-in-law John Gains, 25, a street car worker; daughter Dovie, 25; and granddaughter Nola, 6.

• Death certificate, which was reported by a William Bedwell of Chattanooga, states that his father was Harrison Bedwell; his mother is listed as "unknown" to the reporter.

Jesse Harrison Bedwell Jr and Sarah T. Doss were married about 1886 in Dayton, Rhea County, Tennessee.194 Sarah T. Doss194,614 (daughter of William (Bill) Doss and Sarah Louise Haney) was born on 4 Apr 1871 in McMinn County, Tennessee.614 She died of tuberculosis on 31 Aug 1918 in North Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.615 She was buried in Lone Mountain Cemetery, Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee.614 Jesse Harrison Bedwell Jr and Sarah T. Doss had the following children:

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Rebecca Jane Bedwell.

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Charles Harrison Bedwell.

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Amanda Mae Bedwell.

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Dovie Mae Bedwell.

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Virgil J. Bedwell.

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Mary Maguline (Maggie) Bedwell.

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Frances Harvey (Harvey) Bedwell.

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Eminie Nola Bedwell614 was born in 1902 in Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee.614 She died in 1906 in Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee.614 She was buried in Lone Mountain Cemetery, Graysville, Rhea County, Tennessee.614

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William Arlie Bedwell.

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Lina Lola Bedwell.

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Anna Mae Bedwell.