Albert M. Edgerton, son of Reuben and Mary Kibby (Harrison) Edgerton.
Melinda Abigail Hollingsworth, daughter of Henry Lee and Anna Maria (Carson) Hollingsworth.
The household of Albert M. Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census of Meckling, Clay County, South Dakota (pg. 141; dwelling #85; family #85; enum. June 16, 1900), as follows:
According to the above census record, Melinda was the mother of three children, two of whom were still living. Albert’s occupation was listed as “farmer” and T. Hollingsworth was listed as a “farm laborer”. At the time of this census, Albert was residing nearby his younger brother, George C., whose household was recorded on the same page of the census roll (dwelling #87; family #87). Albert’s sisters Lucy R. (Edgerton) Brink and Esther C. Edgerton, were also residing in Meckling at this time, and his eldest brother, Reuben Harrison was living in nearby Prairie Center.
The household of Albert M. Edgerton was recorded in the 1920 Federal Census of Zion City (Ward 2), Lake County, Illinois (pg. 30; dwelling #162; family #165; enum. January 6, 1920), as follows:
At the time of this census, the family was residing at 2208 Ezra Avenue.
Original Source Documents:
1900 Federal Census – household of Albert M. Edgerton; Meckling, Clay Co., SD.
1920 Federal Census – household of Albert M. Edgerton; Zion City (Ward 2), Lake Co., IL.
Gravestone photo – Albert M. Edgerton; Mount Olivet Cemetery; Benton, Lake Co., IL.
Gravestone photo – Mrs. Melinda Abigail (Hollingsworth) Edgerton; Mount Olivet Cemetery; Benton, Lake Co., IL.