When Henry J Bidwell was born in April 1864, in Madison, New York, United States, his father, Henry Kingsley Bidwell, was 43 and his mother, Louisa A Head, was 43. He married Ada B Lamb in 1892, in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States. He lived in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States for about 55 years and Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 30 March 1933, at the age of 68, and was buried in Hamilton, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States.
English: habitational name from Bedwell (Essex, Hertfordshire), Bedlar's Green (Essex), Bidwell (Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Devon, Somerset), or Biddles Farm (Buckinghamshire), all of which were named as ‘the spring or stream in a shallow valley’ from Old English bydewelle (composed of the elements byde(n) ‘tub’ + well(a) ‘spring, stream’).