Ethel May Bedford

8 August 1905–30 July 1943 (Age 37)
Springtown, Parker, Texas, United States

The Life of Ethel May

When Ethel May Bedford was born on 8 August 1905, her father, Stephen Thomas Bedford, was 29 and her mother, Lillie May Dixson, was 29. She married Raymond John Rhoten on 26 March 1922, in Parker, Texas, United States. She died on 30 July 1943, at the age of 37.

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Raymond John Rhoten
Ethel May Bedford
Marriage: 26 March 1922

Spouse and Children

26 March 1922
Parker, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Stephen Thomas Bedford





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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. Both 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.

Sources (3)

  • Ethel M Bedford in household of John T Bedford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel M Bedford in household of Thomas S Bedford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Bedford, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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