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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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Margaret Burnet Silsbee, 2d child of Anne Baldwin (Sedgwick) Silsbee (B2A,36) and Joseph L. Silsbee, was born October 19, 1877, at Syracuse, N.Y., and graduated at Smith College in 1899. She married June 4, 1904, at Edgewater, Chicago, Frank Edward Wade, son of William Henry and Mary Knott Wade, of Malta Bend, Mo., born October 6, 1873, and graduated at Yale University in 1896. As an undergraduate he was a member of the Yale track team and won many intercollegiate races. He studied law at St. Louis and Syracuse University, was admitted to the Bar and began the practice of the law at Syracuse. He took up a business career, became president of the Amphion Piano Company of Syracuse, vice president of the American Piano Company, and a director in several large manufacturing and banking concerns. He was at the head of large civic and philanthropic enterprises and was widely known as the organizer of the Community Chest at Syracuse. He died suddenly March 30, 1930, at Syracuse. Mrs. Wade resides at 129 Dewitt Street, Syracuse. Children, all born at Syracuse (Wade):

1. Anne Sedgwick, b. October 2, 1907. (B2A,362,1)

2. William Henry, b. October 13, 1908. (B2A,362,2)

3. Margaret Silsbee, b. February 21, 1913. (B2A,362,3)

Anne Sedgwick Wade, 1st child of Margaret Burnet (Silsbee) Wade (B2A,362) and Frank Edward Wade, was born October 3, 1907, at Syracuse, N.Y., graduated at Smith College in 1928 and married, 1st, May 30, 1930, A Melville Greene [A is his name], son of Franklin Greene and Ruth Greene of Santa Monica, Cal. He attended Princeton University two years in the class of 1926. He is in insurance. They were divorced in June, 1940, at Miami, Florida, and she married, 2d, October 31, 1942, in New York City, William Olaf Pearson, son of Charles and Sarah Pearson of New Rochelle, N.Y., a salesman. He was a member of the New York National Guard in 1916 before going to France with the 105th Field Artillery of the 27th Division in the First World War. He took part in the battles of St. Mihiel, the Meuse, the Argonne and the Defensive Sector. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart medals. They reside at 103 East 84th Street, New York City. Children, both by first marriage and both born at Syracuse (Greene):

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