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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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6. Elizabeth, b. February 6, 1826, at Albany. (B2C,6)

7. John, b. June 2, 1829, at New York City. (B2C,7)

8. George Henry, b. January 31, 1832, at New York City. (B2C,8)

Margaret Stuart Sedgwick, 1st child of Roderick Sedgwick (B2C) and Margaret Stuart (Dean) Sedgwick, was born March 5, 1815, at Albany, N.Y., and died unmarried February 27, 1891, at Bay Ridge, L.I., N.Y. The Greenwood Cemetery records spell her middle name as Stewart. This spelling might be accepted although genealogist Frederick J. Sedgwick copied it from official Albany records about 1911 as "Stuart".

Roderick Sedgwick, 4th child of Roderick Sedgwick (B2C) and Margaret Stuart (Dean) Sedgwick, was born January 14, 1822, at Albany, N.Y., and died December 30, 1873, at Indianapolis, Ind. He married in New York City, April 18, 1858, Sarah Justina Ritch, born October 18, 1824, at Milltown, Putnam Co., N.Y., daughter of John W. Ritch and Catherine (Weed) Ritch. He had a fancy goods store at 837 Broadway, New York City, in 1856, and was ten years later an Indianapolis merchant. He was president of the first Indianapolis Y.M.C.A. Child:

1. Margaret Stuart, b. April 25, 1859, at New York City. (B2C,41)

Margaret Stuart Sedgwick, only child of Roderick Sedgwick (B2C,4) and Sarah Justin (Ritch) Sedgwick, was born April 25, 1859, in New York City. She married there September 27, 1892, Henry W. Norton, born January 29, 1837, at Westchester County, N.Y., son of Melanchthon Wood Norton and Lydia (Whelply) Norton. Henry was an influential citizen and farmer of North Salem, Westchester County, N.Y. He died December 30, 1904. Episcopalians. Mrs. Norton resided with her daughter until her death at Iowa City February 22, 1940. Children, all born at North Salem (Norton):

1. Unnamed daughter, b. November 3, 1893; d. same day.

2. Margaret Sedgwick, b. July 15, 1895. (B2C,412)

3. Frances Close, b. August 28, 1897. (B2C,413)

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