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Albert Mirabeau Edgerton, son of Asa and Emilia (Morgan) Edgerton.

 

         born:

April 21, 1806; Randolph, Orange Co., VT.  (VR A:122)

died:

April 7, 1839; Augusta, Richmond Co., GA.  (GI)

buried:

Memory Hill Cemetery; Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.  (GI)

 

married:

September 13, 1833; Danvers, Essex Co., MA.  (MA The Universalist  9/21/1833)

 

Abby Ann Adams, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Ripley) Adams.

 

born:

March 10, 1811; Andover, Essex Co., MA.

died:

November 1, 1890; Midgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.

buried:

Memory Hill Cemetery; Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.  (GI)

 


The following entry for Albert M. Edgerton is found in Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College (George Thomas Chapman; Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press; 1867; pg. 247):

 

“Albert Mirabeau Edgerton, the son of Asa and Emily (Morgan) Edgerton, was born at Randolph, Vt, in 1807, and died at Augusta, Geo. Apr. 7, 1839, age. 32.  He studied divinity at And. Theo. Sem. 2 years in the class of 1834 and at Columbia Theo. Sem. S. C. but was not settled in the ministry though ordained an evangelist; at Augusta, his occupation was teaching.  He married Abby Ann Adams at Danvers, Ms, in Sept. 1833.”

 

Following Albert’s death, his widow was remarried to Richard McAllister Orme.  The following notice of the marriage was published in The Chronicle and Sentinel (Baldwin Co., Georgia) on June 24, 1842:

 

MARRIED.  At Midway, near Milledgeville, on the 9th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Baker, R.M. Orme, Esq. (one of the editors of the Southern Recorder) to Mrs. A. A. Edgerton.”

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

Marriage Announcement – Albert Mirabeau Edgerton & Abby Ann Adams; The Universalist (Boston, Massachusett) – Saturday, September 21, 1833.

Gravestone photo – Mrs. Abby Ann (Adams) Edgerton Orme; Memory Hill Cemetery; Milledgeville, Baldwin Co., GA.