King Sedgwick  [Martin Sedgwick / Sally King]
b. June 27, 1801, Palmer, Hampshire (Hampden), Massachusetts
d. March 1881, Sharon, Norfolk, Massachusetts
m. December 07, 1832, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, Sarah M Abel

(Hampden County was formed in 1812 from part of Hampshire County.)

Sarah M Abel  [parents unknown]
b. abt 1810, Massachusetts or New York2

Census Records:

1840 MA Hampshire, Belchertown
1850 MA Hampden, Palmer
1860 NY Oswego, Palermo
1870 MA Hampden, Chicopee
1880 MA Norfolk, Sharon
1860 MA Hampden, Monson
1870 IL Livingston, Dwight
1880 MA Hampden, Palmer

It appears that King Sedgwick had a hard life. He lived many places, held many menial jobs, and spent the last part of his life separated from his wife. In fact, in 1880 she claimed she was a widow. Did she even know whether he was still alive? I'd guess she did.


Ruby M Sedgwick (411311)
  b. November 07, 1833, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts
  d. September 1913, Brooklyn, New York
  m. May 1856, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts, Jarvis Ames
Jane Sedgwick (411312)
  b. 1836, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts
  d. 1839, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts
King Shepard Sedgwick (411313)
  b. September 10, 1838, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts
  d. March 24, 1903, Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
  bu March 29, 1903, Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, Maplewood Cemetery
  m. August 12, 1867, Maria Ellen Galvin
Elizabeth Jane Sedgwick (411314)
  b. January 22, 1842, Palmer, Hampden, Massachusetts
  d. February 09, 1900, Brooklyn, Kings, New York
  m. January 01, 1867, Rockport, Essex, Massachusetts, Austin Erwin Gould

More about King Sedgwick:

NHCHS collection Box 6 Folder G sheet 2


1. The Sedgwick Collection (MSS B46) at the New Haven Colony Historical Society papers of Hubert Merrill Sedgwick, Francis Morris Sedgwick and Frederick J Sedgwick,
genealogists of the family of Robert Sedgwick (1613 - 1656)

2. Census records, any of those indicated.