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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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from April 29, 1943 to September 6, 1945, participating in the Sicilian campaign; in initial landings in Italy; the airborne landings in Normandy and Nijmegan, Holland; the Ardennes campaign; Rhineland campaign; middle European campaign to include the Elbe crossing and junction with the Russians. He was discharged at Indiantown Gap, Pa., December 18, 1945, with the rank of First Lieutenant. He received the coveted Order of Orange; the Bronze Star for meritorious service; Distinguished Unit Citation for Normandy operation; six campaign stars for above mentioned operations; bronze Arrowhead for initial landings in Italy, Normandy and Holland. He married March 22, 1947, at Sarasota, Florida, Elizabeth Maxwell Shute, daughter of the late George Cameron Shute, Sr. and Alida Maxwell Shute of Winthrop, Maine, and Sarasota. Elizabeth Shute served at the Navy Hospital in Washington as a Wave during the recent War.

Vernon Winthrop Houghton, 2d child of Alfred S. Houghton (B56,61) and Harriet L. Houghton, was born October 20, 1885, at Chicago. The family removed to Richmond Hill, L.I., and he became a government architect in 1907 at Albany, N.Y. About five years later he went to the Philippines as government architect, returning in 1919 and since residing in California. He married, 1st, October 5, 1907, at Richmond Hill, Frances Aldrich Glen. They were divorced and he married 2d, Vera Caswell. He resides at 628 Palm Drive, Arcadia, California. Children, both by his first wife:

1. William Glen, b. August 11, 1908, at Albany, N.Y.; d. 1945. (B56,612,1)

2. Alfred Swift, b. November 17, 1913, at Manila, P.I. (B56,612,2)

Theodore Sedgwick Houghton, 3d child of Alfred Swift Houghton (B56,61) and Harriet Louisa (Smith) Houghton, was born March 18, 1888, at Cincinnati, Ohio. He married May 7, 1910, in New York City Elvena Hawkes of Brooklyn, N.Y. They have lived at Jamaica, L.I., N.Y., and St. Albans, Vt., where he is a stationer and where they reside at 86 South Main Street. Children:

1. Dorothy Louisa, b. September 26, 1911, at Jamaica, L.I., N.Y. (B56,613,1)

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