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323. Elem Elfonzo Bedwell was born about 1821 in Indiana. He died on 12 Dec 1876. He was buried in Dec 1876 in Moody Cemetery, Sullivan County, Indiana.

• 1850 Census for Hadden Township, Sullivan County, Indiana, taken in Aug 1850, shows Elem Bedwell, age 29, a farmer who owns $200 in real estate, as head of household with: Elizabeth, age 28; Barthena, age 4, female; and James, age 2.

• 1860 Census for Jefferson Township, Sullivan County, Indiana shows Elim Bedwell (incorrectly listed as Eline Bedwell in the ancestry.com index), age 39, a farmer with $1000 real estate and $400 assets, as head of household containing: Elizabeth, age 37; Barthena, age 15; James, age 13; Robert, age 10; Sephus, age 6, female; and Elizabeth Wagner, age 5, "bound girl".

• 1870 Census for Jefferson Township, Sullivan County, Indiana shows Elam Bedwell, age 57, a farmer with $1800 real estate and $500 assets, as head of household containing: Elizabeth, age 49; James, age 22; Robert, age 17; and Elizabeth, age 14 (she is probably the former Elizabeth Wagner, shown in the 1860 census).

• 1880 Census for Jefferson Township, Sullivan County, Indiana shows Elizabeth Bedwell, 56, a farmer, and son James, 31.

Elem Elfonzo Bedwell and Elizabeth Perkins were married about 1844. Elizabeth Perkins was born on 23 Jun 1823. She died on 13 Feb 1892. She was buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Dugger, Sullivan County, Indiana. Elem Elfonzo Bedwell and Elizabeth Perkins had the following children:

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Barthena Bedwell.

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James Bedwell143,144 was born about 1848 in Sullivan County, Indiana.144

• This might be his death record, from the Indiana Deaths database on genealogy.com:
Bedwell, James A.; Date: Mar 12, 1917; Location: Greene County; Age: 68 yr; Sex: Male; Color: W; Source Location: County Recorders Office, Bloomfield; Source Notes: The source of this record is the book R-16 on page 92 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.

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Robert Bedwell143 was born about 1850 in Sullivan County, Indiana.143

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Sephus Bedwell143 was born about 1854 in Sullivan County, Indiana.143