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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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1. William, b. November 7, 1834; d. March 12, 1835.

2. Ada Louise, b. March 16, 1836; d. December 2, 1866.

3. John Benjamin, b. January 25, 1840. (B29,13)

4. Emily Pamela, b. April 20, 1842. (B29,14)

5. Harry, b. May 6, 1848. (B29,15)

John Benjamin Sedgwick, 3d child of Pilo C. (B29,1) and Eliza (Adam) Sedgwick, was born at Harrisburg, Pa., and died October 18, 1867, in New York City, where he had entered business. He married April 20, 1863, Catharine Amanda Rogers, youngest daughter of Noah Rogers of Cornwall. He was the father of two daughters, the younger born after his death. Mrs. Catharine A. Sedgwick married, 2d, in 1876, as his third wife, Lewis R. Stelle of Paterson, N.J. They removed to Sauquoit, N.Y., where he started and operated a silk manufacturing plant until he retired and returned to Paterson, where he died March 19, 1919. Children, by her first marriage, both born at Cornwall (Sedgwick):

1. Harriett, b. August 31, 1866. (B29,131)

2. Sarah Adam, b. December 24, 1867. (B29,132)

Harriett Sedgwick, 1st child of John Benjamin Sedgwick (B29,13) and Catharine A. (Rogers) Sedgwick, was born August 31, 1866, at Cornwall, Conn., and died November 17, 1924, at Paterson, N.J. She married at Paterson June 30, 1887, James Watts Cooke, born May 13, 1861, at Scranton, Pa., son of William and Lydia (Stitt) Cooke. They lived at Paterson, except for three years spent at Chicago. Mr. Cooke was a machinery jobber, interested in locomotive manufacturing and building construction. He was the first president of the Paterson Charity Society, a trustee of the Paterson Y.M.C.A. and the Paterson Presbyterian Church. Children (Cooke):

1. John Sedgwick, b. August 5, 1888, at Paterson, N.J. (B29,131,1)

2. Emily Sedgwick, b. January 19, 1890, at Paterson, N.J.; d. October 19, 1927, unmarried.

3. Catharine Rogers, b. July 6, 1898, at Chicago. (B29,131,3)

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