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Cepter BIDWELL (also spelled Scepter)
    Married: Gillian POWELL

Child of Cepter BIDWELL and Gillian POWELL is:
1. Stephen H. BIDWELL
    Born: July 14, 1828 in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co, NY


Stephen BIDWELL
    Father: Cepter BIDWELL
    Mother: Gillian POWELL
    Born: July 14, 1828 in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co, NY
    Married: Mary L. CORNWELL

Census Records
1870 Michigan Jackson Co, Liberty Township, r.678-679 p.299
Stephen is shown with the following household:
    Stephen Bidwell, age 42, M, W, Farmer, born in NY
    Mary, age 36, F, W, keeping house, born in NY
    Dolly, age 17, F, W, at home, born in MI
    Henrietta, age 15, F, W, at home, born in MI
    Frank, age 12, M, W, at home, born in MI
    Libbie, age 8, F, W, at home, born in MI
    Sylvester, age 4, M, W, at home, born in MI
    Charles, age 2, M,W, at home, born in MI

Notes: "Stephen Bidwell was born July 14, 1828, in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. His parents, Cepter and Gillian (Powell) were natives of New York. They came to Michigan in 1834 and located in Monroe county, remaining one year, when they went to St. Joseph county, and remained about 18 months, returning to Monroe county, where both died in 1838, but 10 days intervening between their deaths. Their son Stephen went to Lenawee county, where he remained with a cousin six years. In 1845 he came to Jackson county; stayed one year, and went to Clinton, where he entered into partnership with an uncle in a mercantile business, which he pursued three years, when he was burned out, saving about $300; with this he purchased 30 acres of land, which he afterward gave to his grandmother. He married Sept. 26, 1852, Mary L. Cornwell, who was born June 29, 1836. They are the parents of 8 children, viz. : Dollie A. (Mrs. O. Richards), Henrietta I. (Mrs. L.E. Drake); Frank M., Mary E. (Mrs. F.E. Noble), Sylvester, Charlie, Stevie and Ernest. Mrs. B. is a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. B. is a National in politics. His farm is located in sec. 17; P.O., Hanover."14

Children of Stephen BIDWELL and Mary L. CORNWELL are:
1. Dollie A. BIDWELL
    Born: 1853
    Died: 1895

2. Henrietta I. BIDWELL

3. Frank M. BIDWELL

4. Mary E. BIDWELL

5. Sylvester BIDWELL

6. Charlie BIDWELL

7. Stephen C.W. "Stevie" BIDWELL
    Born: May 1871

8. Ernest BIDWELL


Dollie A. BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL
    Born: 1853
    Died: 1895
    Buried: Hanover Village Cemetery, Hanover, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Oliver P. RICHARDS I April 15, 1874 in Jackson Co, MI


Frank M. BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL


Mary E. BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL
    Married: F.E. NOBLE


Henrietta I. BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL
    Married: L.E. Drake


Sylvester BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL


Charlie BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL


Stephen C.W. "Stevie" BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL
    Born: May 1871, Jackson Co, MI
    Married: Daphena LAYTON



Ernest BIDWELL
    Father: Stephen BIDWELL
    Mother: Mary L. CORNWELL


F.E. NOBLE
    Married: Mary E. BIDWELL


L.E. Drake
    Married: Henrietta I. BIDWELL



Mary L. CORNWELL
    Born: June 29, 1836
    Married: Stephen BIDWELL

Children of Mary L. CORNWELL and Stephen BIDWELL are:
1. Dollie A. BIDWELL
    Born: 1853
    Died: 1895
2. Henrietta I. BIDWELL

3. Frank M. BIDWELL

4. Mary E. BIDWELL

5. Sylvester BIDWELL

6. Charlie BIDWELL

7. Stephen C.W. "Stevie" BIDWELL
    Born: May 1871

8. Ernest BIDWELL

Gillian POWELL
    Married: Cepter BIDWELL

Child of Gillian POWELL and Cepter BIDWELL is:
1. Stephen Bidwell
    Born: July 14, 1828 in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus Co, NY