SEDGWICK.ORG presents:
A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
page 275

Description First Page Previous Page Next Page Last Page
cattle for several years. He married May 1, 1937, Dorothy Jean Ryan, daughter of Geneveve Gilbert Ryan and Stephen Andrew Ryan. Children, all born at Louisville, Ky., except Michael:

1. Pamela, b. July 29, 1938. (B54,321,31)

2. Peter Spelman, b. April 21, 1940. (B54,321,32)

3. Alta Rockefeller, b. March 3, 1942. (B54,321,33)

4. Michael Sartell, b. October 21, 1944, in New York City. (B54,321,34)

Pierrepont Isham Prentice, 2d child of Sartell Prentice and Mary Adeline (Isham) Prentice (B54,32), was born October 16, 1865, at Albany, New York. He attended Amherst College and the Chicago Medical College. After graduation he took the post of Surgeon at the hospital of the Minnesota Iron Mines at Soudan, Minnesota, planning to study after a year in Europe. He died at Soudan, unmarried, of typhoid fever January 4, 1890.

Sartell Prentice, 3d child of Mary Adeline (Isham) Prentice (B54,32) and Major Sartell Prentice, was born September 30, 1867, in Albany, N.Y. He attended Exeter Academy and took the AB degree at Amherst College in 1891. He attended McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago for two years and graduated from the Union Theological Seminary in New York City in 1894. He was given the degree Doctor of Divinity by Olivet, Mich., College in 1911. He married Lydia Beekman Vanderpoel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron J. Vanderpoel of Kinderhook, N.Y., September 30, 1896.

After pastorates in the Reform Church of Pottersville, N.Y. and the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in Newark, N.J., he became pastor of the First Reform Church in Nyack, N.Y. When he retired in 1923 he closed the longest pastorate in the history of the church. Always active in civic affairs, he formed the Good Government Club whose membership included most of the prominent citizens of Rockland County.

An effective speaker for the National Security League and for the Red Cross, he was active in war work in 1917 and 1918. He was one of five speakers chosen at the request of the British Government to encourage British morale and again one of the

Home | Books