|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1826|
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 1879|
WPA death date is 1876.
from Wapello Co. History;
His parents moved to Morgan co. IL. in 1827. On Oct 6,1843 They came to sec 24 of Agency Twp in Wapello co. In 1868 he came to Ottumwa. In 1868 & 1869 he was sheriff of the county. He was also in the livery and grocery business until 1875 when he moved to the farm.
While a resident of Agency he was a 3 yr member of the County Board of Supervisors and held various other Twp offices.
Husband of Eleanor DeFord, Daughter of Thomas DeFord and Eleanor Cline. He was the father of George Thomas, Emma Connelly, Adouiraur Judson, Charles Edgar, Brehilda Dennis, and Rachel Eleanor Gray. Thomas died of Typhoid Fever.
George Bedwell (1791 - 1863)
Rachel Stout Bedwell (1793 - 1874)
Eleanor DeFord Bedwell (1830 - 1894)
George Thomas Bedwell (1849 - 1911)*
Emma Bedwell Connelly (1851 - 1915)*
Charles Edgar Bedwell (1859 - 1919)*
Brehilda Bedwell Dennis (1862 - 1931)*
Rachel Eleanor Bedwell Gray (1871 - 1945)*
Maintained by: Don Bedwell
Originally Created by: Mary Ellen Lanigan
Record added: Nov 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8139350