Walter Vivian Bedell

6 August 1898–May 1950 (Age 51)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Walter Vivian

When Walter Vivian Bedell was born on 6 August 1898, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Sidney Griffin Bedell, was 42 and his mother, Annie Louise Jewett, was 39. He married Dorothy M Columbine on 2 September 1923, in Kings, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1915 and Freeport, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died in May 1950, at the age of 51, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Vivian Bedell
Dorothy M Columbine
Marriage: 2 September 1923
Marjorie S Bedell
Virginia ‘Jinny’ Bedell

Spouse and Children

2 September 1923
Kings, New York, United States


    Marjorie S Bedell


    Virginia ‘Jinny’ Bedell


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Beadle .2 Possibly a variant of French and German Bedel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Walter Bedell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter V Bedell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter V Bedell in household of Annie L Bedell, "United States Census, 1920"

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