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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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Philadelphia, served until September 5, 1898, and was discharged at Washington, D.C., with the rank of sergeant. He went to the Philippines and remained there to plant hemp scientifically. He returned to this country before 1916 when he visited John Sedgwick Barss in a preparedness military camp. He worked for the Electric Boat Company at Groton, Conn., and resided later at Long Island City. He married May 25, 1917, at New York City, Mrs. Anna Nancy (Black) Morey, daughter of Thomas C. Black and Julia L. (Fox) Black of Watertown, Conn. He died March 2, 1936. Mrs. Knight lives at Marbledale, Conn. No children.

Emma Sedgwick Knight, 3d child of Caroline Swan (Sedgwick) Knight (B21,16) and Dr. William W. Knight, was born May 21, 1870, at Sharon, Conn. She married June 14, 1899, John Edmund Barss, born at Wolfville, Nova Scotia, son of Dr. Thomas Andrew Strange deWolf Barss and Elisabeth Esther Mary Ann (Crawley) Barss. Mr. Barss was for 26 years teacher of Latin at the Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Conn., was a teacher for a time at Roxbury (Mass.) Latin School and was from 1919 to November 21, 1944, the date of his death, a teacher at the Loomis School, Windsor, Conn., where he died. Mrs. Barss died December 16, 1931, at Hartford, Conn. Children (Barss):

1. John Sedgwick, b. April 28, 1900, at Sharon, Conn. (B21,163,1)

2. Elizabeth Knight, b. September 28, 1906, at Lakeville, Conn. (B21,163,2)

John Sedgwick Barss, 1st child of John Edmund Barss and Emma S. (Knight) Barss (B21,163), was born April 28, 1900, at Sharon, Conn., graduated at Harvard, A.B., 1922; A.M., 1923, and is a teacher of physics at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass. He is author of ELEMENTARY SCIENCE, 1942, revised in 1946. In 1918 he was a member of the Students Army Training Corps at Harvard University. He married June 28, 1924, at Brookline, Mass., Helen Whitcomb, daughter of Lawrence Whitcomb and Katherine Newell Whitcomb of Brookline. They live at Hidden Field, Andover, Mass. Children, both born at Boston, Mass.:

1. Helen Sedgwick, b. May 21, 1925. (B21,163,11)

2. Lawrence Whitcomb, b. February 28, 1928. (B21,163,12)

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