Henry J Bidwell

MaleApril 1864–30 March 1933

Brief Life History of Henry J

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.

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Henry J Bidwell
Ada B Lamb
Marriage: 1892

Sources (13)

  • Henry W Bidwell in household of Henry Bidwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry J Bidwell, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Henry J Bidwell, "New York State Census, 1892"

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  • Marriage
    1892Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    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’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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