Priscilla Bedell

Female1788–26 October 1805

Brief Life History of Priscilla

When Priscilla Bedell was born in 1788, her father, Abiel Bedell, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Whitten, was 36. She died on 26 October 1805, in Kennebunk, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 17.

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Abiel Bedell
Margaret Whitten
Josiah Bedell
Richard Bedell
Priscilla Bedell
Abraham Bedell
Catherine Bedell
Abraham Bedell

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    World Events (3)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 0

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.


    Age 1

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1804 · Whitehead Light

    Age 16

    In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Beadle .

    Americanized form of German (of French origin) Bedel .

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

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