Reunion 2024 - Salt Lake City

Our 2024 reunion will take place Aug 1-5 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Welcome to the Bidwell Family Association!

The BFA is a non-profit organization dedicated to all things Bidwell. We gather once a year to renew family ties, exchange genealogical information, and help a local charity.

Reunion 2023 - Omaha & Council Bluffs

Our 2023 reunion took place July 27-31 in Omaha, NE & Council Bluffs, IA

Reunion 2022 - Hartford, Connecticut - June 23-27

In June of 2022, Bidwells traveled from around the country to visit and re-connect after two  long years.

BFA Yearly Reunions

Since 1973, we’ve held 46 reunions in 43 cities in 25 states & provinces, in three countries around the world. We’re 223 members strong and growing. Come join us!


With yearly reunions around North America & the U.K., several volumes of genealogical research, and members across the country… the Bidwell Family Association is a wonderful place to be.

Bidwell History

Wealth of genealogical information

Research into the original Bidwells and the extended family that has grown over the centuries is ongoing. We love to share what our research has uncovered, and you never know… you just be able to shed some light on missing family details!

Join the BFA

200+ Members Strong!

Just ask any of the Bidwell Family Association members and they will tell you… joining the BFA is like coming home. Discover family from around the world, travel to wonderful and diverse cities every year, and explore your genealogy back to the 1600s.

2023 Bidwell Reunion - Omaha Nebraska

2024 Reunion

Salt Lake City, UT – Aug 1-5

We’re currently planning the next adventure.

More details available in May 2024

BFA Scholarship

The Bidwell Family Association is now assisting young members as they enter college.
Download the application and get started today!

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