Francis May Bidwell (1880-1977)

Francis May Bidwell — May 29, 1880* – June 17, 1977

Also Known As: Francis May Cary, Frances Bidwell

Father: Stephen Cary Mother: Cynthia Ann Franis

Born: Brown Township, Franklin County, Ohio

Married: Robert Bruce Bidwell, October 9, 1901


Raymond Bidwell


Eva Cary –  Raymond Henry Cary

Gracie Cary  –  Martha E. Cary

Lived in Hilliard Ohio, Columbus, Ohio.


Buried: Alton Cemetery, Alton, Ohio


1900 US Census –  1910 US Census

1920 US Census –  1930 US Census

Additional Sources

Ohio Births and Christenings, 1810-1962 (

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007

Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958 (

Social Security Death Index


*There are two conflicting birth dates for Francis. According to Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962 she was born on November 10, 1880. The Social Security Death Index  notes the date as May 29, 1880.

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