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Box 6 Folder B Sheet 25

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ROBERT SEDGWICK, youngest son of General Robert Sedgwick and Joanna Blake was probably born about 1651 in Charlestown, Mass., if the court files are correct which state that he was 25 years old at the time of his marriage in 1676 to Sarah_______ who at that time was 21 years old. He is supposed to have died on his passage from Jamaioa 1682-3.

In the History of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, p. 93 is this record; Robert Sedgwick, probably of Boston, son of Maj. Gen. Robert, a charter member, One of Gen. Sedgwick's sons died on his passage from Jamaica, which place he had visited and was buried at Boston. Boston Inventory April 26, 1683.

In 1674 he was a member of the Artillery Company in Boston. Administration on his estate which was trifling was granted to his widow Sarah, April 26, 1683, as shown by the Suffolk County Probate Records, Vol. IX, p. 68.

"Inventory of the goods left in the hands of Mrs. Sarah Sedgwick, widow, by Mr. Robert Sedgwiok deceased when he left her."

Inventory approved by the Court, April 26, 1683, and all the goods named therein granted to the Widow for the use of herself and children."

After the death of William and prior to 1693 his widow Sarah is supposed to have married (2nd) __ Wissendunk.

We have no further record of the children of William who were;

1. William Sedgwick, b. June 9, 1676.
2. Sarah Sedgwick, b. Dec.19, 1677.

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