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582. Albert Galiton (Ab) Bedwell was born on 14 Feb 1852 in Mississippi. He died on 22 Apr 1876 in McLennan County, Texas.

Albert Galiton (Ab) Bedwell and Mary Evans Harrison were married on 25 Nov 1873. Mary Evans Harrison (daughter of James E. Harrison) was born on 3 Apr 1854 in Mississippi. She died in 1919. She was also known as Mary Ann Evans Harrison.

• 1880 Census for Dist 106, McLennan County, Texas, shows Rufus Darwin, age 27, a farmer, as head of household with: wife Mary, age 26; daughter Stella, age 1; stepson Richard Bedwell, age 4; and Alice McGowan, age 17, black, a cook.

• 1900 Census for Dist 1, McLennan County, Texas, shows William Abbott, born Feb 1842 in Virginia, a farmer who owns his land free and clear, as head of household containing: Mary E., born Apr 1854 in Mississippi, his wife of 13 years who has had six children, with two still living; and stepson Richard H. Bedwell, born Nov 1875 in Texas, a farmer who owns his land free and clear. Albert Galiton (Ab) Bedwell and Mary Evans Harrison had the following children:

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William Dawson Bedwell.

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Richard Harrison Bedwell was born on 30 Nov 1875 in Texas. He died on 23 Oct 1947 in Texas.

• 1892 and 1893 Waco, Texas Directory shows Richard H. Bedwell.

• 1900 Census for McLennan County, Texas shows Richard H. Bedwell, born Nov 1875, living with his mother, Mary E. Abbott, born Apr 1854, and his stepfather, William Abbott, born Feb 1842. They are farmers.

• 1910 Census for McLennan County, Texas shows Richard H. Bedwell, age 36, a widower whose occupation is listed as architect, living as a boarder in the home of the McLeans.

• 1920 Census for Waco, McLennan County, Texas shows Richard H. Bedwell, age 46, single, a carpenter, living in a boarding house.

• 1930 Census for Dallas, Dallas County, Texas shows Richard H. Bedwell, 54, born in Texas, the manager of a machine parts business, and Mary, 44, born in Alabama, his wife of five years.

• From El Paso Herald-Post (El Paso, Texas), 27 Oct 1947: "Richard Harrison Bedwell of 3413 Frutus Street died in a local hospital. He was 71. He had been a resident of El Paso for 4 years. He is survived by an uncle, Richard Harrison of Waco."

• Name: Richard Harrison Bedwell Birth Date: 30 Nov 1875 Death Date: 23 Oct 1947 Veteran Service Start Date: 17 Oct 1916 Veteran Service End Date: 9 Aug 1919 Rank: CH MECH Branch: US Marine Corps Last known address: P.O. Box 6342 5200 Fred Wilson Street Fort Bliss , TX 77906 Interment Date: 29 Oct 1947 Cemetary: Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Buried At: Section E Site 8455 Cemetary URL: http://www.cem.va.gov/nchp/ftbliss.htm