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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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Wayland Manning Minot, 2d child of Robert S. Minot (B4A,15) and Abby H. (Manning) Minot, was born October 23, 1889, at Cambridge, Mass., and married at Dorchester, Mass., April 12, 1913, Anna Marie Shaughnessy of Dublin, Ireland, and Cheshire, England, born December 4, 1894, at Dublin. He attended Harvard, 1907-11, enlisted in Battery A, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, in January, 1909, was commissioned First Lieutenant, April 9, 1917, and Captain July 24, 1917, and went to Europe in September, 1917, was promoted to Major June 19, 1918, and was assigned to command a battalion of 75 millimeter light artillery of the 26th Yankee Division through all major operations of the American Expeditionary Forces, returning to America April 10, 1919. He was dischared April 29, 1919. He reentered the Mass. National Guard on the occasion of the Boston police strike, made nationally historic through the action of Gov. Calvin Coolidge, and remained therein until he was transferred to the organized reserves in 1922, as a lieutenant colonel Artillery Reserve, Executive Officer of the 389th Field Artillery. He was called to active duty June 15, 1941, to organize, train and command the new anti-tank battalion of the 71st F.A. Brigade (Corps Artillery, VI Army Corps). He suffered a coronary thrombosis attack while on Carolina maneuvers with his battalion in October, 1941, was hospitalized and finally retired as physically disqualified for further military duty May 28, 1942. His civilian occupations have all been connected with finance. Mr. and Mrs. Minot reside at 85 Orchard Street, Belmont, Massachusetts, Route 78. Children:

1. Ruth, b. January 27, 1914; d. January 30, 1914, at Cambridge, Mass.

2. Wayland Manning Jr., b. July 16, 1915, at Cambridge, Mass. (B4A,152,2)

3. Anna Sedgwick, b. April 10, 1918, at Jamaica Plain, Mass. (B4A,152,3)

4. Elizabeth Houghton, b. December 19, 1922, at Cambridge, Mass; a lifelong invalid, the result of some childhood illness. (B4A,152,4)

5. Herbert Parker, b. December 23, 1925, at Roxbury, Mass.; graduated at Belmont High School, 1943; student at Mass. Institute of Technology. (B4A,152,5)

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