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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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(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. (B29,154,31)

2. Betty Marie, b. July 19, 1927, at Torrington, Conn. (B29,154,32)

3. Charles Newton, Jr., b. June 9, 1930, at Torrington, Conn. (B29,154,33)

B29,154,4.
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

B29,2.
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 Chapultepec, Mexico.

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