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Jessie B Bedwell

Male 1821 - 1918  (97 years)


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  • Name Jessie B Bedwell 
    Born 1821  Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Apr 1918  Rhea Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1335  Nichols
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2014 

    Father John Bedwell,   b. Abt 1768, Delaware, Kent Co Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850, Tennessee, Polk or Warren Co Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Sarah Ogles,   b. Abt 1777,   d. Abt 1848, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 22 May 1799  Virginia, Patrick Co Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F969  Group Sheet

    Family Dorcas Jane Collins,   b. Between 1820 and 1830 
    Children 
     1. Jessie Harris Bedwell,   b. 04 Aug 1864, McMinn County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1938, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Tennessee, BRADLEY, Roll 871 Book 1, Page 216b shows: Jesse Bedwell, 29, a farmer; Dorcus, 25; Luvistina (?), female, 8; William, 6; Pleasant, 4; and Martha, 2. Jesse and Dorcus are shown as adults who are unable to read or write. They do not own real estate, but are right next to Caleb Bedwell, who does. 1860 Census for McMinn County, Tennessee, taken July 1860, shows Jesse Bidwell, 45, a farmer who owns $500 in real estate and $300 in personal assets, as head of this household: Dorcas, 40; Quintina, 15; William A. (or H.), 15; Pleasant, 13; Martha Jane, 10; Minerva, 6; and Sarah A., 3. Jesse and Dorcas are shown as unable to read or write. Quintina, William and Martha Jane are shown as having attended school that year. All were born in Tennessee. 1870 Census for District 17, McMinn County, Tennessee, taken Aug 1870, shows Jesse Bedwell, 50, a farmer with $500 in real estate and $500 in personal assets, as head of household consisting of: Darcas, 43; Quintina, 26; William, 21; Minerva, 17; Sarah, 14; Violenia, 12; Jesse, 6; and Lucinda, 4. All were born in Tennessee. Everyone except Quintina is shown as unable to read or write. 1880 Census for District 17, McMinn County, Tennessee, taken in June 1880, shows Jesse Bedwell, 63, a farmer, as head of household with: wife Dorcas, 54; daughter Minerva, 25; daughter Vilena M., 17; son Jessie, 16; daughter Lucinda, 13; granddaughter Quintina, 6/12; and granddaughter Alice L., 6. All are listed as unable to read or write.


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