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Dr Robert Lafayette Bedwell, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1883
Death: Apr. 22, 1975

Robert Lafayette Bedwell, Sr. was the son of Alexander Dawson Bedwell, Sr and Mary Jane Cockerham Bedwell. He was married to Ruby Graves for just short of sixty three years.

He was an educator and Superintendent of schools in the Jackson area. The Mississippi College 1937 Alumni directory has this listing: "Bedwell, Robert Lafayette (Ph.D., 1910) (M.A., U. of Mississippi, 1918; Ph.D., Peabody College, 1929) Professor of Education and Director of Demonstration School, Mississippi State College for Women, Columbus, Miss."


 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Dawson Bedwell (1844 - 1922)
  Mary Jane Cockerham Bedwell (1849 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruby Graves Bedwell (1886 - 1973)
 
 Children:
  Robert Lafayette Bedwell (1917 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Randolph Bedwell (1868 - 1918)*
  Edgar Demetrius Bedwell (1870 - 1942)*
  James Monroe Bedwell (1874 - 1965)*
  Alexander Dawson Bedwell (1877 - 1927)*
  Isaac Lewis Bedwell (1878 - 1967)*
  Robert Lafayette Bedwell (1883 - 1975)
  Ruth Bedwell (1889 - 1890)*
  Maud Elizabeth Bedwell Williams (1893 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
husband of Ruby Graves Bedwell
 
Burial:
Hazlehurst Cemetery
Hazlehurst
Copiah County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: new section
 
Maintained by: Sonja Bedwell
Originally Created by: Martha
Record added: Dec 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32369989
Dr Robert Lafayette Bedwell, Sr
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Dr Robert Lafayette Bedwell, Sr
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Dr Robert Lafayette Bedwell, Sr
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He was a witty and intelligent correspondent.
- Sonja Bedwell
 Added: May. 13, 2012
 
 
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