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Funeral Homes In Bedford Co. TN
Blakemore Funeral Home
824 Lipscomb St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 685-0015
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel
2022 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-8356
Gowen-Smith Chapel
850 Union Street; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-1372
Hillcrest Funeral Home
1802 Madison St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-2256
Howell-Lawrence Funeral Home
739 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-5011
Welton & Son Funeral Chapel
1101 N Main St.; Shelbyville TN
Phone: (931) 684-1445

Bedford Co. TN Census Records Online

Between the years 1991 & 1993, I visited the Wallace State College Library in Hanceville, Alabama and was able to transcribe census records which concerned the surnames I am researching in the Bedford Co. Tn area. You may view these transcriptions by clicking 1810-1840 or 1850.

1820 Bedford Co. TN Census 1860 Census, Rover, 10th District of Bedford Co. TN Ministers listed in the 1880 Census of Bedford Co. Tn
Doctors listed in the 1880 Census of Bedford Co. Tn

Bedford Co. TN Poor House Listings

1850 | 1860 | 1870 | 1880 | 1900 | 1910 | 1920 | 1930

Poorhouse Listing as Given in 1850 Census

1850 Bedford Co. TN
Dist 3 Page 104B
County Poorhouse
108 / 108
Larkin Humphreys 37 M Keeping Poorhouse NC
Nancy Humphreys 41 F KY
May E. Humphreys 9 F KY
John Polland 69 M North Carolina pauper
Polly Polland 69 F Virginia pauper
Richard Polland 67 M North Carolina pauper
Charlott F___ 66 F North Carolina pauper
Polly Pitts 75 F North Carolina
Pheby Phelps 65 F South Carolina pauper
Hiram Pitts 44 M Georgia Idiotic
Joseph Claxton 30 M TN Idiotic
Lucy Williams 35 F VA Idiotic
Thomas Greer 12 M TN Idiotic
Susan Williams 9 F TN Idiotic
Jinny 70 F TN Blind Pauper
Larkin Lu_in 46 M GA Insane
Molly Phillips 48 F North Carolina Blind

Poorhouse Listing as Given in 1860 Census

1860 Bedford Co. TN
Civil Dist 3 Page 109B
410/410
Henry Henly 35 M W Overseer of the Poor TN
Susan Henly 25 F W TN
Martha Henly 12 F W TN
Robert Henly 10 M W TN
William Henly 8 M W TN
Martha Henly 9 F W TN
Calmore Henly 8 M W TN
James Henly 6 M W TN
Mary A. Henly 2 F W TN
Loutitia Henry 3/12 F W TN
411/411
Elizabeth Rackly 48 F W TN
Jackson Lands 45 M W TN
Richard Polland 54 M W TN
Feby Felps 60 F W TN
Polly Pitts 75 F W TN
Polly Henly 45 F W TN

Poorhouse Listing as Given in 1870 Census

1870 Bedford Co. TN
Civil Dist 3 Page 145a
B. B. Shriver 28 M W Keeping PoorHouse -- $500 TN
Amy Shriver 24 F W Keeping house TN
Francis Shriver 2 F W at home TN
Aaron Hall 85 M W VA
Tabitha Hall 63 F W VA
Hiley A. Hewit 30 F W TN
Mariah Prince 64 F W NC Blind
John Majors 38 M W AL Blind
Jack Lands 54 M W TN
Fed Burson 55 M W TN
Elizabeth Dale 36 F W TN Idiotic
Milley Dury 57 F B NC Idiotic
Judilia Sherif 52 F B VA
Tildon Dale 1 F W TN
Joe Dollar 45 M W VA
Thes. Lamon 65 F W NC Idiotic

Poorhouse Listing as Given in 1880 Census

The following is a listing from the 1880 Census. Persons in this Household in District 3 were listed as being "In the Poorhouse"
1880--District 3, Bedford Co. TN
Mariah Prince Single White Female Age 80 TN Parents born in NC
Nacey Brown Married White Female Age 50 TN
Ann Jones Married White Female Age 35 TN Parents born in TN
Squire Meadows Single White Male Age 55 TN Parents born in NC
Tom Brown Widowed White Male Age 70 TN
Milley Dury Widowed Black Female 70 VA Parents born in VA
Aba Gambrell Single Black Female Age 20 TN
Jas. Gambrell Single Black Male Age 5 TN Parents born in TN
Bettey Gambrell Single Black Female Age 2 TN Parents born in TN
Bill Cooper Single Black Male Age 13 TN Parents born in TN
William Brown Single Black Male Age 5 TN Parents born in TN
Martha Phillips Single Black Female Age 20 TN Parents born in TN
Martha Dayberry Single Black Female Age 45 TN
Theeney Pucket Single Black Female Age 65 TN
Willis Neel Single Black Male Age 35 TN Parents born in VA

Poorhouse Listing as Given in 1900 Census

1900 Bedford Co. TN
Dist 3 County Asylum Page 34A Sheet 12A ____ P. Davis Head W M Nov 1864 35 Marr 9 yrs TN NC NC Stewart of Co. A
Dollie Davis Wife W F Jun 1867 32 Marr. 9 yrs 1 of 2 Children alive TN TN TN
Katherine Davis Daug W F May 1895 5 S TN TN TN
Mary J. Davis W F Jan 1827 73 Wd 1 of 1 child living NC NC NC
Mary Cook Patient W F --1840 60 Wd 0 of 0 TN TN TN
Ann Jackson Patient W F-- 1860 40 S TN TN TN
Eliza Butner W F -- 1875 25 S TN TN TN
Kate Davenport W F -- 1840 60 S TN TN TN
Mary McGhee W F -- 1850 50 S TN TN TN
Martha Hensley W F -- 1835 65 S TN TN TN
Nancy Hensley W F -- 1816 84 Wd TN TN TN
Susan Taylor W F -- 1845 55 S TN TN TN
Andrew Russ W M -- 1833 67 S TN TN TN
Lewis Anderson W M -- 1884 16 S TN TN TN
W. Allie Butner W M -- 1898 2 S TN TN TN
Sarah Meadow W F-- 1827 73 ? TN TN TN
Edna Meadow W F-- ___ __ TN TN TN
Charles Shelton W M --1882 18 S TN TN TN
Matilda Brown W F -- 1838 62 S TN NC TN
Caldona Hudson W F -- 1840 60 Wd TN NC TN
Virgil Anderson W F -- 1855 45 S TN TN TN
Martha Pipers B F -- 1830 70 Wd TN VA VA
June Whiteside B F -- 1851 49 S TN TN TN
Berry Hickerson B M -- 1842 58 Wd TN TN TN
Enoch Cowan B M -- 1835 65 S TN TN TN
Willie Neal B M -- 1845 55 S TN TN TN
Finus Houston B M -- 1881 19 S TN TN TN
William Cortner B M -- 1883 17 S TN TN TN
Stamps Floyd B M -- 1876 24 S TN TN TN
Cato Murphy B M -- 1820 80 Wd TN NC NC
Harriotte Hall B F -- 1820 80 Wd TN VA VA
Martha Portor B F -- 1879 21 S TN TN TN
Ama Legget B F -- 1819 81 Wd TN VA NC
Lucinda Green B F-- 1871 29 S TN TN TN
Allen Sims B M -- 1833 65 M 1 TN TN TN

Poorhouse listing as given in 1910 Census

1910 Bedford Co. TN
Dist 3 Page 46A Sheet 17A
267/267
Mrs. R. E. Fay Head M(sic) W 62 Wd 6 of & Children alive TN TN TN
Grover Cleveland Fay Son M W 25 S TN TN TN
Susan Francis Prewit Inmate F W 58 Wd 0 of 0 Children alive TN TN TN
Nannie Farrow Inmate F W 73 Wd O of O Children alive TN TN NC TN TN TN
James Harrison Inmate M W 59 S TN NC TN TN TN TN
Will Robinson Inmate M W 35 S TN TN TN
William Kelley Inmate M W 16 S TN TN TN
Willis Harrison Inmate M B 50 Wd TN TN TN
Lucy Williams Inmate F W 35 S TN TN TN
Kate Davenport Inmate F W 65 S TN TN TN
Mollie Cook Inmate F W 65 S TN TN TN
Martha Hensley Inmate F W 70 S TN TN TN
Tom Barker? Inmate M B 90 M1 TN TN TN
Lonis Nowlin Inmate M B 70 M1 TN TN TN
Stanley Floyd Inmate M B 30 S TN TN TN
Henry Garret Inmate M B 70 Wd TN TN TN
Berry Hickerson Inmate M W 66 Wd TN TN TN
Randall Purdy Inmate M B 90 Wd TN TN TN
Mike Davidson Inmate M B 50 Wd TN TN TN
Nick Cowan Inmate M B 75 S TN TN TN
Luke Crawford Inmate F B 52 W 4 of 4 children living TN TN TN
Vergie Anderson Inmate F B 55 S TN TN TN
Martha Pipus Inmate F B 85 S TN TN TN
Finis Laverit Inmate M W 35 S TN TN TN
William Cortner Inmate M B 30 S TN TN TN
Ike Cooper Inmate M B 32 S TN TN TN
Lizzie Gill Inmate F B 25 S TN TN TN

Poorhouse listing as given in 1920 Census

1920 Bedford Co. TN
County Farm
Civil Dist 3 Enum Dist 4 Page 231A Sheet 4A
223/227
John T Pruitt Head M W 41 M TN TN TN Farmer County Farm
Jessie Pruitt Wife F W 41 M TN TN TN
Richard Pruitt Son M W 16 S TN TN TN
Louise Phillips Daughter F W 20 S Ark TN TN
Sara Ann Johnston Inmate F W 66 S TN TN TN
Rebecca Davenport Inmate F W 75 Wd TN TN TN
Julia Marshal Inmate F W 77 Wd TN TN TN
Etta Woodard Inmate F W 60 S TN TN TN
Mollie Cook Inmate F W 70 S TN TN TN
Anna Berba Inmate F W 70 S TN TN TN
Mary Pinley Inmate F W 66 Wd TN TN TN
Lisa Hill Inmate F W 42 M TN TN TN
LIzzie Clay F W 38 S TN TN TN
James Harrison Inmate M W 68 TN NC TN
B. D. Hinely Inmate M W 80 Wd TN TN TN
Joe Thompson Inmate M W 68 Wd TN TN TN
Danby McAdams Inmate M W 78 S TN TN TN
Billie McAdams Inmate M W 70 Wd TN TN TN
Martha Pihous Inmate F B 85 Wd TN TN TN
Jane Henderson Inmate F B 75 Wd TN TN TN
Nate Trolinger Inmate M B 40 Wd TN TN TN
Sallie Burkun Inmate F B 60 S TN TN TN
Minne Huston Inmate F B 60 S TN TN TN
Clate Mayfield Inmate F B 25 S TN TN TN
Stanley Floyd Inmate M B 35 S TN TN TN
Lina Mae Mosley Inmate F B 28 Wd TN TN TN
David Elient Inmate M B 19 S TN TN TN
Henry Britan Inmate M B 22 M TN TN TN
Dewitt _____ inmate M B 20 M TN TN TN
Horas Mauppin Inmate M B 1/2 S TN TN TN

Poorhouse listing as given in 1930 Census

The following information is my transcription of the entry of the Bedford Co. Poor Asylum which was located in Civil Dist 3 of the 1930 Census.
1930 Bedford Co. TN
Poor Asylum
Enum Dist 4 Civil Dist 3 Page 232A Sheet 3A
52/52
William S. Daniel Head M W 66 Marr 1st at 29 TN TN TN Manager County Farm
Valrie M. Daniel Wife-H F W 58 Marr 1st at 21 TN NC TN
Manda C. Allen Sister-in-law F W 67 Wd Marr 1st at 35 TN NC TN
Miss Anne Johnson Inmate F W 75 S TN USA USA
Josephine Wagster Inmate F W 92 Wd TN USA USA
Beckie Davenporte Inmate F W 75 S TN USA USA
Hiram Hill Inmate M W 45 M TN TN TN
Eliza Hill Inmate F W 60 M TN TN TN
Beckie Banks Inmate F W 74 Wd TN USA USA
Mary Kinnard Inmate F W 46 Wd TN USA USA
Tommie Kinnard Inmate M W 8 S TN TN TN
Lizzie Clay Inmate F W 50 S TN TN TN
James Holland Inmate M W 48 Marr 1st at 21 TN TN SC
Ada Holland Inmate F W 42 Marr 1st at 19 TN TN SC
Dorothy Holland Inmate F W 15 S TN TN SC
Lucille Holland Inmate F W 8 S TN TN SC
Jim Fuggit Inmate M W 72 Wd TN TN TN
Thomas Webster Inmate M W 70 Wd TN Scot TN
Jim Meadows Inmate M W 37 S TN TN TN
Ellihu? McCullough Inmate M W 72 Wd TN TN TN
Stamps Floyd Inmate M Neg 65 S TN TN TN
Newt Trollinger Inmate M Neg 50 Wd TN TN TN
Dallis Burkune Inmate M Neg 60 Wd TN TN TN
Henry Near Inmate M Neg 75 Wd TN USA USA
John Thompson Inmate M Neg 68 Wd TN USA USA
Henry Whittiker Inmate M Neg 105 Wd TN TN TN
Sallie Burkene Inmate F Neg 75 S TN TN TN
Jannice Huston Inmate F Neg 73 S TN TN TN
Sallie Orr Inmate F Neg 69 Wd TN VA AL
Francis Eudsley Inmate F Neg 68 Wd TN TN TN
Claty Mayfield Inmate F Neg 40 S TN TN TN
Harriet Mosley Inmate F Neg 80 Wd TN VA VA