Sarah Elizabeth Sedwick  [Washington Sedwick / Elizabeth Koener]
b. May 12, 1832, [Mercer County] Pennsylvania12,8
d. March 31, 1918, Aledo, Mercer, Illinois12,8
bu Aledo, Mercer, Illinois, Aledo Cemetery8
m. June 15, 1856, New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, (Jack) Levi Bowers5,11b, 12

(Jack) Levi Bowers  [parents unknown]
b. 1826, Pennsylvania1,8
d. 19048
bu Aledo, Mercer, Illinois, Aledo Cemetery8

Census records:

1850 PA Lawrence
1860 PA Lawrence
1880 IL Mercer


George Clarence Bowers
  b. 1857, Pennsylvania1,8
  d. 19288
  bu Mercer County, Illinois, Aledo Cemetery8
Ida Bowers
  b. abt 1859, Pennsylvania1
William S Bowers
  b. abt 1861, Pennsylvania1
John C Bowers
  b. abt 1869, Pennsylvania1

Lyle D Sedwick gives the name (Jack) Levi Bower, but the census and cemetery records all show then name Bowers.


1. Census records, any of those indicated.

5. Obituary of Daniel W Sedwick

8. Mercer County, Illinois Cemetery Records
William Dennison Chapter, NSDAR, Aledo, Illinois, 8 volumes
available on LDS Microfilm 0848589 for Volume I and 0848590 for volumes II through VIII available online at US GenWeb, Illinois, Mercer

11. Personal knowledge of family members
b. Lyle D Sedwick, descendant of Dan W Sedwick

12. Family Bible of Washington Sedwick, transcribed by Lyle D Sedwick.
Bible was in posession of Roberta Sedgwick, Edinburg, Lawrence, Pennsylvania.
She has since passed away; current location of Bible unknown.

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