William Bedford

Maleabout 1550–

Brief Life History of William

William Bedford was born about 1550, in Kingsland, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Walter Bedford. He married Mrs William Bedford in 1753, in England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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William Bedford
Mrs William Bedford
Marriage: 1753
Richard Bedford
Joan Bedford
Anne Bedford
Daniel Bedford
William Bedford
John Bedford
Margaret Bedford
Walter Bedford

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  • William Bedford in entry for Walter Bedford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the county seat of Bedfordshire, or a smaller place of the same name in Lancashire, or from Bedforth in Thornhill, Yorkshire. Both of the former are named with the Old English personal name Bēda + Old English ford ‘ford’. The name is now very common in Yorkshire as well as Bedfordshire.

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

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