Richard Bedle

1776–30 March 1818 (Age 42)
Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Richard

When Richard Bedle was born in 1776, in Middletown Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Thomas Bedle, was 24 and his mother, Amy Herbert, was 25. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Margaret Vanderbilt. He died on 30 March 1818, in his hometown, at the age of 42, and was buried in Cedarwood Cemetery, Keyport, Hazlet Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Bedle
Margaret Vanderbilt
Lydia Bedle
Jeremiah Beddle
Sarah Bedle

Spouse and Children




    Jeremiah Beddle


    Sarah Bedle


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bedle


    Amy Herbert




    Nancy Bedel


    Mary Bedel



    Thomas Bedle


    Joel Bedle


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World Events (8)


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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

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New Jersey is the 3rd state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a particular large house, from Old English boðl, botl ‘dwelling house’, ‘hall’, or a habitational name for someone who came from a place named with this element, probably Bodle Street near Hailsham, Sussex.

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

Sources (2)

  • Unknown in entry for Sarah Bedle, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Richard Bedle, "Find A Grave Index"

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