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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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joined the United States Naval Reserve, trained at Newport, became Ensign and Lieutenant. He served aboard the steamships Yorktown and Ticonderoga and was discharged December 12, 1946. He entered the Harvard Medical School. He resides at 100 Beacon Street.

Henry Davis Minot, 6th child of Katharine M. (Sedgwick) Minot (B4A,1) and William Minot, was born August 18, 1859, at Boston, Mass., and was killed in a railroad accident November 14, 1890. He did not marry. When seventeen years old he wrote a book, THE LAND AND GAME BIRDS OF NEW ENGLAND, which became a standard work. He joined Jackson and Curtis, Stockbrokers, went with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and became vice president before his early and tragic death at the age of thirty-one.

Laurence Minot, 7th child of Katharine Maria (Sedgwick) Minot (B4A,1) and William Minot, was born May 19, 1865, at Boston and died June 3, 1921, unmarried. He studied at the Harvard Law School and began work in the trust department of his father's office. He was trustee of the estate of his father and others and director of the Old Colony Trust Company. He held many offices of public trust. From 1897 he was chairman of municipal statistics and from 1903 chairman of the executive committee of the Good Government Association. He traveled much in the United States.

Elizabeth Dwight Sedgwick, 3d child of Charles Sedgwick (B4A) and Elizabeth Buckminster (Dwight) Sedgwick, was born July 15, 1826, and died September 24, 1891. She married June 20, 1855, Frederick William Rackemann, son of Daniel Rackemann and Philippine Florentine (Marianne) Rackemann of Bremen, Germany. Mr. Rackemann died August 16, 1884. Children (Rackemann):

1. Charles Sedgwick, b. June 21, 1857, at Lenox, Mass. (B4A,31)

2. Frederick William, b. January 22, 1860; d. December 18, 1861.

3. Felix, b. June 17, 1861, at Lenox, Mass. (B4A,33)

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