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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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2. Vernon Winthrop, b. October 20, 1885, at Chicago. (B56,612)

3. Theodore Sedgwick, b. March 18, 1888, at Cincinnati. (B56,613)

B56,611.
Mary Emilia Houghton, 1st child of Alfred Swift Houghton (B56,61) and Harriet Louisa (Smith) Houghton, was born December 14, 1883, at Brooklyn, N.Y. She taught ten years in St. Albans, Vt. schools and married August 7, 1918, at St. Albans, Worthington Smith Telford of Duluth, Minnesota, son of Brevet Captain John Gilmer Telford, U.S.A., and Elizabeth Little (Smith) Telford and grandson of Rev. Worthington Smith, former president of the University of Vermont and pastor of the Congregational Church at St. Albans. Mr. Telford, Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University, 1892, is an attorney who studied law in the office of Hogan & Royce at St. Albans. He was local chairman of the Citizens Training Camp Association, acted at Duluth as recruiting officer for the R.O.T.C. and was civilian aide to the adjutant general during the First World War. They removed in 1944 from Duluth to Sarasota, Florida, where their address is 3701 Bay Shore Drive, Indian Beach, Sarasota, Florida. Children, both born at Duluth (Telford):

1. Worthington Smith, Jr., b. July 8, 1919. (B56,611,1)

2. Polly Stebbins, b. September 8, 1924. She is a graduate of Dana Hall School and attended Wellesley and graduated at Goucher College in June, 1947. (B56,611,2)

B56,611,1.
Worthington Smith Telford, Jr., 1st child of Emilia (Houghton) Telford (B56,611) and Worthington Smith Telford, was born July 8, 1919, at Duluth, Minnesota and attended the Shattuck Military Academy, Baribault, Minn., and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He entered the U.S. Infantry March 5, 1942, at Camp Robinson, Arkansas, as 2d Lieutenant, later joined the 82d Airborne Division and trained at Camp Claiborne, La., and Fort Bragg, N.C. After a three months' Officers Communications Course at the Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, he was appointed Communications Officer with the 80th Airborne Anti-aircraft Battalion, a unit of the 82d Airborne Division. He was continuously on foreign duty with the 82d Airborne Division

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