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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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Cynthia, born September 9, 1926, and Richard Sutphin, born January 29, 1929, both adopted.

Chapin Brinsmade, 3d child of Mary Gold (Gunn) Brinsmade (B15,621) and John Chapin Brinsmade, was born at Washington, Conn., March 1, 1885, and prepared for college at the Gunnery School, of which his father had been headmaster, and after graduating from Harvard, A.B., 1907, and LL.B. 1910 and practicing law in New York City, returned to the Gunnery as a faculty member in 1914. He was a Lieutenant in the First World War. He died unmarried in 1928. After his stay in France he became interested in French as a living language and in 1921 went to Yale University as a member of the French faculty. At one time he was attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People.

Eleanor Gold Brinsmade, 4th child of Mary Gold (Gunn) Brinsmade (B13,621), was born November 15, 1886, at Washington, Conn., graduated at Vassar College in 1907 and resides at Washington. She married June 27, 1914, at Washington, Hunnewell Braman of Brookline, Mass., a landscape gardener and a defense worker at New Haven, Conn., and Bantam, Conn. Children, all born at Washington, Conn., (Braman):

1. William Brinsmade, b. April 6, 1915. (B13,621,41)

2. Hunnewell Jr., b. June 23, 1916. (B13,621,42)

3. Grenville Chapin, b. Feb. 28, 1918. (B13,621,43)

4. Helen Hunnewell, b. July 21, 1919. (B13,621,44)

William Brinsmade Braman, 1st child of Eleanor Gold (Brinsmade) Braman (B13,621,4) and Hunnewell Braman, was born April 6, 1915, at Washington, Conn., graduated at Yale, A.B., in 1936, was a salesman and after enrollment in the U.S. Navy became an Ensign. He married April 30, 1942, at Chicago, Virginia Sprong. They have resided at Brookline and Cambridge, Mass., and live at 7314 North Oleander Avenue, Chicago, where he is connected with Allied Controls Corporation. Child:

1. Beverly Ann, b. January 24, 1943, at Chicago, Ill. (B13,621,411)

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