455. Andrew Jackson
Bedwell was born on 24 Nov 1830 in Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.574,575
He served in the military in the GAR, 10th Reg., Tennessee Cavalry between 12
Apr 1863 and 9 May 1865 in the Civil War.576
He died of old age on 1 Oct 1916 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.575,577 He was
buried on 2 Oct 1916 in New Bethel Cemetery, Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.575 He was a farmer.
He lived in Pikeville, Bledsoe County, Tennessee.
1860 Census for Pikeville P.O., Bledsoe County, Tennessee, shows Andrew
J. Bedwell, 29, a farmer with $100 real estate and $50 personal assets, living
with L.J., 17. They have no children yet and are living next to Andrew's father,
Hiram Bedwell and his family.
Civil War records show Andrew J. Bedwell: Born in Rutherford County, TN,
wheelwright, 5' 9", dark complexion, black hair and black eyes. Enlisted
April 12, 1863 at age 35. Was discharged May 9, 1865 at St. Louis, MO. Disability
1870 Census for District 1, Bledsoe County, Tennessee shows H(?) A. Bedwell,
38, a wheelwright, as head of household with: Louisa J., 28; Catherine, 8; Mary
J., 4; James F., 3; and John, 1. All were born in Tennessee. Louisa is listed
as unable to read or write.
1880 Census for District 2, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, taken in June 1880,
shows Andrew J. Bedwell, 50, a farmer, as head of household containing: wife
Louiza, 37; daughter Catherine E., 18; daughter Mary, 17; son James F., 14; son
John O., 11; son Charles S., 9; son Andrew J., 6; and daughter Sarah A., 3.
All are shown as illiterate.
1900 Census for Bledsoe County, Tennessee, shows Andrew Bedwell, born
November 1830, a farmer, living with: wife (illegible -- starts with L), born
July 1842; son Willis (or Willie) H., born 1884; and daughter Lula H., born Aug
1887. Andrew and his wife have been married for 40 years. She has had ten children,
all ten of whom are still living.
His death certificate confirms that his father was Hiram Bedwell. His
mother's identity was not known to Mrs. Andrew Bedwell (presumably, the wife
of his son Andrew), who gave the report.
Beach578 was born in
Jul 1842 in North Carolina.574
She died of heart trouble in Sep 1911 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.579 She was also known as Louiza.
Death certificate lists name as Eliza Jane Bedwell, aged 66 years in Sept 1911.
Andrew Jackson Bedwell and Louisa Jane Beach had the following children:
|Catherine E. Bedwell580 was born between 1861 and 1862 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.580|
|Mary J. Bedwell580 was born between 1862 and 1863 in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.580|
|John Oliver (Oliver) Bedwell.|
|Charles S. Bedwell580 was born on 15 Feb 1871 in Bledsoe
County, Tennessee.502,580 He died on 15 Jun 1955 in Los Angeles County, California.502
Might be the Charles Bedwell, born Feb 1871, listed in the 1900 Census for Custer
County, Montana. He is a sheep herder, born in Tennessee from parents born in
|Andrew Jackson Bedwell.|
|Sarah A. Bedwell580 was born between 1876 and 1877
in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.580|
|Wiley Horton Bedwell.|
|Lula H. Bedwell.|
|Unknown Bedwell574 died after 1900.574 Unknown Bedwell was born in Bledsoe County, Tennessee.|