Weller C Sedgwick  [Dewitt Clinton Sedgwick / Unis Pentecost]
b. June 21, 1890, Casey, Clark Illinois2,12a
d. June 12, 1929 in a military hospital
bu Danville National Cemetery, Danville, Vermillion Illinois (plot 12 3865 R3)
m. January 24, 1915, Clark County, Illinois, Jessie Beatrice Miller

Jessie Beatrice Miller  [parents unknown]
b. abt 1886, Illinois2

Census Records:

1900 Illinois Clark, Casey and Parker Twp (counted twice)
1920 Illinois Clark, Casey
Orphan children:
1930 Indiana Rush, Center Twp Soldiers and Sailors Home

Weller C Sedgwick served in World War II the 65th CO US Coastal Artillery. In his WWI Draft Registration, executed June 1917, Weller gives his birth date as June 21, 1890, and describes himself as tall, medium build, blue eyes, light hair, a self-employed farmer of Anderson Township, Clark, Illinois, with dependent wife and child.

Weller's widow Beatrice Sedgwick was awarded a military widow's pension (date illegible), but the children show up in an orphanage in 1930. Did she die, also?

Children, all but Owen and Charles Leo assumed from census records:

Leibert Dewitt Sedgwick  aka Lee Sedgwick
  b. November 29, 1915,11 [Casey, Clark,] Illinois2
  d. May 31, 2003, [Jasper, Dubois, Indiana]11
  m. Hermione Barber2g
Owen Sedgwick
  b. abt. October 1918, [Casey, Clark,] Illinois]2
Joan U Sedgwick2
  b. abt 1921, Illinois2
Lloyd C Sedgwick2
  b. abt 1923, Illinois2
Elsie M Sedgwick2
  b. abt 1925, Indiana2
Charles Leo Sedgwick
  b. April 19, 19261f, Indiana2
Diana C Sedgwick2
  b. abt 1927, Indiana2

Leibert Dewitt Sedgwick spent the majority of his adult life as a faculty member at The Manlius School, DeWitt, New York. Starting there in 1943, he was a biology and physics teacher, company commandant, athletic coach, Commandant of Cadets, and Dean of Faculty until The Manlius School merged with Pebble Hill in 1970, when he was given the title of Dean of Students of the Manlius Pebble Hill School. In 1973, he was named Headmaster and served in this capacity until his retirement in 1975. After is death, the school published a remembrance of him in their Fall 2003 "Reflections" magazine. Lee Sedgwick had a son named Dean Lance Sedgwick, born 1943, Syracuse,Onondaga, New York.2g

Owen Sedgwick had daughter Barbara Sedgwick.2e

Charles Leo Sedgwick had son Charles Weller Sedgwick b 1958.2f

Descendants / Researchers:

Charles Weller Sedgwick
James / Dewitt Clinton / Weller / Charles Leo

Barbara Sedgwick
James / Dewitt Clinton / Weller / Owen

George Leibert Sedgwick
James / Dewitt Clinton / Weller / Leibert / Dean

Sources and notes: (all sources for this project)

1. Records of descendants/researchers of this family
e. Barbara Sedgwick, daughter of Owen Sedgwick
f. Charles Weller Sedgwick, son of Charles Leo Sedgwick
g. George Leibert Sedgwick, grandson of Leibert Dewitt Sedgwick

2. Census records, any of those indicated.

11. Social Security Death Index

12. Draft Registration Card
a. WWI Draft Registration Card of Weller C Sedgwick, viewed online at Ancestry.com