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Albert Clinton Edgerton, son of Ferry Clinton and Maria Susan (Bryant) Edgerton.

 

born:

June 6, 1869; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.  (GI)

died:

April 16, 1958; Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT.  (OB The Bridgeport Post  4/16/1958) (GI) (DI CT)

buried:

Union Cemetery; Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. (GI)

 

married:

October 27, 1896; New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.  (VR M6:28)

 

Hannah Jane Bedford

 

born:

July 10, 1873; New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.  (GI)

died:

March 6, 1963; Newtown, Fairfield Co., CT.  (OB The Bridgeport Post  3/6/1963) (GI) (DI CT)

buried:

Union Cemetery; Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT.  (GI)

 

Children:

  1. stillborn male, b. April 12, 1897; New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.
  2. Bryant Clinton, b. May 15, 1898; New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.
  3. Fary Bedford, b. February 24, 1901; East Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.
  4. Alfred Reeves, b. December 26, 1903; East Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

 


The household of Albert C. Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census East Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut (pg 217; dwelling #105; family #125; enum. June 1900), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

----------------------------

--------

------------------------

--------

-----------

----------

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Albert C. Edgerton

head

June 1870

CT

29

M 3y

CT

CT

Annie J.

wife

July 1873

CT

26

M 3y

England

England

Bryant C.

son

May 1898

CT

2

S

CT

CT

 

According to the above census record, Hannah (“Annie”) was the mother of two children, one of whom was still living.  Albert’s occupation was listed as “machinist”.

 

The household of Albert C. Edgerton was recorded in the 1910 Federal Census of Orange Township (West Haven), New Haven County, Connecticut (dwelling #255; family #307; enum. April 26, 1910), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Birthplace

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

----------------------------

--------

--------

-----------

----------

----------

----------

Albert C. Edgerton

head

40

CT

M 13y

CT

CT

Annie J.

wife

36

CT

M 13y

England

England

Bryant C.

son

11

CT

S

CT

CT

Fary B.

son

9

CT

S

CT

CT

Alfred R.

son

6

CT

S

CT

CT

 

According to the above census record, Hannah was the mother of four children, three of whom were still living.  Albert’s occupation was listed as “machinist – machine manufacturer”.  The family was resided at 47 Fourth Avenue.

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

1900 Federal Census – household of Albert Clinton Edgerton; East Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

1910 Federal Census – household of Albert Clinton Edgerton; Orange Township (West Haven), New Haven Co., CT.

Obituary – Albert Clinton Edgerton; The Bridgeport Post – Wednesday, April 16, 1958.

Funeral notice – Albert Clinton Edgerton; The Bridgeport Post – Friday, April 18, 1958.

Obituary – Mrs. Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton; The Bridgeport Post – Wednesday, March 6, 1963.

Funeral notice – Mrs. Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton; The Bridgeport Telegram  – Thursday, March 7, 1963.

Gravestone photo – Albert Clinton Edgerton & Mrs. Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton; Union Cemetery; Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT.