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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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at Milton, Edward Fleming Watkins of Spartanburg, S.C., who attended Clemson University at Spartanburg, son of Elizabeth Cleveland (Bomar) Watkins and Edward Fleming Watkins. At the age of thirty-eight he enlisted at Camp Devens, June 26, 1942, underwent 13 weeks' paratroop basic training and graduated February 10, 1943, at the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Ga. He was promoted to First Lieutenant in May and served with the 102d Division as Company Commander in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He was wounded in Germany November 21, 1944, and went absent without leave for hospitalization in order to rejoin his unit for the push over the Rhine, was cited for bravery under fire and received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart decoration. He attained the rank of Major when discharged at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, February 12, 1946. He is an insurance broker and manager of the casualty department for the Patterson, Wylde & Windeler firm of Boston. They reside at Old Neck Road, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Mass.

Martha Wigglesworth, 2d child of Lois Holdrege (Watson) Wigglesworth (B43,473) and Norton Wigglesworth, was born December 18, 1909, at Milton, Mass., attended Les Fougeres, Lausanne, Switzerland, and married at Milton, May 11, 1940, Roger DeWitt of Auburndale, Mass., son of Dr. and Mrs. William P. DeWitt. He attended Boston University. He is a symphony musician, formerly connected with the Houston, Texas, orchestra. During the recent war he served in the Air Transport Command at Palm Springs, Cal., and from June 1943 to February 1946 at Long Beach, Cal. He was also in defense work in an airplane factory at Burbank, California. They reside at 4313 Ben Avenue, North Hollywood, California. Children, both born at Burbank, California (Dewitt):

1. Peter Wigglesworth, b. February 28, 1944. (B43,473,21)

2. Anthony Price, b. March 2, 1946. (B43,473,22)

Henry Russell Watson, 4th child of Robert Clifford Watson (B43,47) and Susan Grinnell (Holdrege) Watson, was born December 25, 1885, at Milton, Mass. He attended Milton Academy, Groton School and Harvard. He married November 4, 1911, at New Bedford, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Swift, daughter of Jireh

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