John Robert Sedgwick  [John Sedgwick / Mary Ellen Sullivan]
b. April 28, 1866, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana
d. December 8, 1948, Kemah, Galveston, Texas1a
m. November 23, 1890, Galveston, Galveston, Texas, Lillian Cecila Gaffney1a

Lillian Cecila Gaffney  [John Gaffney / Mary Hall]
b. May 28, 1876, Galveston, Galveston, Texas
d. June 1, 1911, Galveston, Galveston, Texas
bu Galveston, Galveston, Texas, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, by John Robert's mother
(it is thought that she was adopted but no proof has been found)

John and Lillian were married at St Patrick's Church in Galveston by Father Bernard Lee.

Census records:

1880 TX Galveston
1900 TX Galveston
1910 TX Galveston
1920 TX Galveston
1930 TX Galveston

Obituary for Lillian Gaffney Sedgwick:
(cause of death, hemorrhage following childbirth)

"Mrs. J.R. Sedgwick, aged 36 years, wife of Captain J.R. Sedgwick of Hose Company No. 2 died Thursday morning at 9 o'clock in the family residence of 728 Avenue I - Surviving, besides the husband are 10 children, five sons and five daughters, John, Joseph, Thomas, Anthony, Henry, Lillian, Lucille, Madeline, May and Thiloma. The funeral will take place from the late residence this afternoon at 4 o'clock, with the interment in calvery Cem. Rev. A.E. Otis of Sacred Heart Church will conduct the services."

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Children:


Census records for son John B:

1900 TX Galveston
1910 TX Galveston
1920 TX Galveston
1930 TX Galveston

Census records for son Thomas C:

1900 TX Galveston
1910 TX Galveston
1920 TX Galveston
1930 NY Bronx

Sources:

1. Information provided by descendants/researchers of this family.
a. Cary (Sedgwick) Hall <TexYa@aol.com>

2. Census records, any of those indicated.

4. Social Security Death Index

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