(B29,154) and Caroline (Bowman) Sedgwick, was born May 10,
1904, at Sharon, Conn., and married June 21, 1924, at Brooklyn,
N.Y., Winifred Smith of Falls Village, Conn., born August 5, 1903,
at Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. Methodists. He is a foreman
employed by the Southern New England Telephone Company at
Meriden, Conn., where they reside at 135 Atkins Street. Children:
1. Winifred Mae, b. April 1, 1925, at New Britain, Conn.
2. Betty Marie, b. July 19, 1927, at Torrington, Conn.
3. Charles Newton, Jr., b. June 9, 1930, at Torrington,
John Harry Sedgwick, 4th child of John Reed Sedgwick (B29,154)
and Caroline (Bowman) Sedgwick, was born February 14, 1906,
only seven days before his father died. He took an apprentice course
of the General Electric Company at Lynn, Mass., and was employed
there and on the special Army program of the General Electric
Company at Lynn, Mass., during the recent war. He married Irene
Comery, daughter of Ernest and Mabel Anne (Spencer) Comery.
They reside at 165 Lynnfield Street, Lynn, Mass. Child:
1. Joan, b. January 3, 1931. (B29,154,41)
MAJOR GENERAL JOHN SEDGWICK
John Sedgwick, 2d child of Benjamin Sedgwick (B29) and Olive
(Collins) Sedgwick, was born September 13, 1813, at Cornwall
Hollow, Conn., and was killed by a sharpshooter near Spottsylvania,
Va., May 9, 1864. He was appointed a cadet at the military
academy at West Point July 1, 1833, and graduated July 1, 1837.
He was at once appointed Second Lieutenant of the Second U.S.
Artillery and First Lieutenant on April 19, 1839. He saw service in
the Seminole Indian War in Florida and served with distinction in the
war with Mexico. He was brevetted Captain August 20, 1847, for
gallant and meritorious conduct in the Battle of Churubusco, Mexico,
and Brevet Major on September 13, 1847, in the Battle of