Thursia J Bedwell

1863–1938 (Age 74)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Thursia J

When Thursia J Bedwell was born on 2 September 1863, in Virginia, United States, her father, Marvin Thomas, was 24 and her mother, Charlotte Bedwell, was 22. She married Jasper Joseph Anders Jr about 1880, in Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Gap Civil Township, Alleghany, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 March 1938, in Independence, Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Independence, Grayson, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thursia J Bedwell
Jasper Joseph Anders Jr
Marriage: about 1880
Osborn R Anders
Mae Anders
Oscar R Anders
Amanda Belle Anders
Wiley Huffman Andrews
James Everett Anders
Flora Elizabeth Anders
Cleveland Anders
Mae Anders
Carl Franklin Anders
Myrtle Cleo Anders
Claude Thomas Anders
Lonnie Anders
Lillie Mae Anders

Spouse & Children

about 1880
Grayson, Virginia, United States


+9 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Marvin Thomas


  • Charlotte Bedwell




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 1

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
1865 · Battle of Bentonville

Age 2

The Battle of Bentonville took place in Johnston, North Carolina from March 19, 1865- March 21, 1865. It was considered the bloodiest battle of North Carolina, with around 4,000 casualties.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 31

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bidwell .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Tharasa Andrews in household of Jasper Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thursia J Anders in household of Belle M Haga, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thursey Anders in household of Jasper Anders, "United States Census, 1910"

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