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Albert Marble Edgerton, son of Austin and Mary (Bradway) Edgerton.

 

born:

September 4, 1835; Columbia Twp., Lorain Co., OH.

died:

July 17, 1902; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

buried:

July 19, 1902; Tucker Cemetery; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

 

married:

1:

 

Priscilla Downey, daughter of David and Amy Downey.

 

born:

~1840; Canada.  (CR MI1870 Bloomingdale – “ae 30y”)

died:

August 8, 1871; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

 

Children:

  1. Lena E., 1860; Columbia Twp., Lorain Co., OH.
  2. Della Delphia, b. November 1861; Columbia Twp., Lorain Co., OH.
  3. Anna Laura, b. October 7, 1865; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.
  4. Lottie Priscilla, b. August 1, 1871; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

 

 

 

 

married:

2:  April 29, 1872; Lorain Co., OH.

 

Mary Ann Pierce, daughter of Daniel and Almira (Wright) Pierce.

 

born:

February 20, 1846; North Eaton, Lorain Co., OH.

died:

November 21, 1932; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

buried:

Tucker Cemetery; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

 

Children:

  1. Inez, b. March 25, 1874; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.
  2. Louis Murray, b. October 14, 1877; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.
  3. Mildred M., b. August 16, 1888; Bloomingdale, Van Buren Co., MI.

 


The household of “A. M. Edgerton” was recorded in the 1870 Federal Census of Bloomingdale, Van Buren County, Michigan (pg. 221; dwelling #184; family #182; enum. August 14, 1870), as follows:

 

A. M. Edgerton

42

b. OH

farmer     $2000 real estate / $810 pers. estate

Priscilla

30

b. Canada

keeping house

Lena E.

9

b. OH

 

Nettie E.

8

b. OH

 

Anna

2

b. MI

 

 

The household of Albert M. Edgerton was recorded in the 1880 Federal Census of Bloomingdale, Van Buren County, Michigan (pg. 368; dwelling #172; family #178; enum. June 10-11, 1880), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Bp

F Bp

M Bp

Occ

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

Albert M. Edgerton

 

45

OH

CT

MA

farmer

Mary Ann

wife

34

OH

NY

NY

keeps house

Della

dau.

18

OH

OH

OH

at home

Ann

dau.

14

OH

OH

OH

at home

Lottie

dau.

8

MI

OH

OH

 

Inez

dau.

6

MI

OH

OH

 

Lucius

son

2

MI

OH

OH

 

 

The household of Albert M. Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census of Bloomingdale, Van Buren County, Michigan (pg. 79; dwelling #18; family #18; enum. June 2, 1900), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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

--------

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

--------

-----------

----------

----------

Albert M. Edgerton

head

Sept. 1835

OH

64

M 28y

CT

MA

Mary A.

wife

Feb. 1846

OH

54

M 28y

NH

NY

Mildred

dau.

Aug. 1888

MI

11

S

OH

OH

 

According to the above census record, Mary was the mother of three children, all of whom were still living.  Albert’s occupation was listed as “farmer”, and Mildred was noted as “at school”.  The family was residing on Kalamazoo Street.

 

The household of Mrs. Mary Ann (Pierce) Edgerton was recorded in the 1910 Federal Census of Bloomingdale Village, Van Buren County, Michigan (pg. 191; dwelling #124; family #129; enum. April 20, 1910), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Birthplace

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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

--------

--------

-----------

----------

----------

----------

Mary A. Edgerton

head

64

OH

Wd

NH

NY

Louis M.

son

32

MI

M 14y

OH

OH

Mildred M.

dau.

20

MI

S

OH

OH

Pearl

d-i-l

33

MI

M 14y

MI

OH

Duane M.

gson

13

MI

S

MI

MI

A. Coye

gson

4

MI

S

MI

MI

 

According to the above census record, Mary was the mother of three children, all of whom were still living, and Pearl was the mother of two children, both of whom were still living.  Louis’ occupation was listed as “miller – grist mill”, Mildred was listed as a “teacher – school” and Pearl as a “dressmaker – at home”.

 

Mrs. Mary Ann Edgerton died at Bloomingdale, Michigan on November 21, 1932.  According to the Van Buren County death record, Mary was a widow, aged 86 years, 9 months, 1 day and had been born in Ohio, daughter of Daniel Pearce (b. Connecticut) and ---- Wright (b. New Hampshire).  Transcript of death record courtesy of Diane Hosler.