John Bedell

1801–1886 (Age 84)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of John

When John Bedell was born on 9 October 1801, in New Jersey, United States, his father, John Bedell, was 37 and his mother, Catherine Hough, was 37. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Lanning. He lived in Clinton Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 19 February 1886, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John Bedell
1801–1886
Mary Lanning
1806–
Harrison Bedell
1828–1904
Peter Bedell
1837–
George B. Bedell
1845–1879
Susan Bedell
1833–
Elizabeth Bedell
1841–1925
Cordelia Bedell
1842–

Spouse and Children

    Male1801–1886Male

    Mary Lanning

    Female1806–Female

children

(6)

    Harrison Bedell

    Male1828–1904Male

    Susan Bedell

    Female1833–Female

    Peter Bedell

    Male1837–Male

    Elizabeth Bedell

    Female1841–1925Female

    Cordelia Bedell

    Female1842–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 3

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr had been political enemies with intense personal differences for quite some time. Burr accused Hamilton of publicly disparaging his character during the elections of 1800 and 1804. On the morning of July 11, the two politicians went to Weehawken, New Jersey to resolve the disputes with an official duel. Both men were armed with a pistol. Hamilton missed, but Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton, who would die by the following day. The duel custom had been outlawed in New York by 1804, resulting in Burr fleeing the state due to an arrest warrant. He would later be accused of treason, but ultimately be acquitted.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 11

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • John Bedell, "United States Census, 1860"

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