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Albert Stewart Edgerton, son of William Stewart and Elizabeth (Smith) Edgerton.

 

born:

October 4, 1842; West Troy, Albany Co., NY.

bapt:

March 20, 1849; First Reformed Church; Fort Plains, Montgomery Co., NY.

died:

March 1, 1916; New London, New London Co., CT.  (VR 8B:69)

buried:

Jordan Cemetery; Waterford, New London Co., CT.  (New London VR 8B:69)

 

married:

December 25, 1866; Conway, Franklin Co., MA.

 

Emily Annie Field, daughter of Charles Nelson and Mary Anna (Newhall) Field.

 

born:

February 18, 1846; Conway, Franklin Co., MA.

died:

January 22, 1905; New London, New London Co., CT.  (VR 7B:23)

buried:

Jordan Cemetery; Waterford, New London Co., CT.  (New London VR 7B:23)

 

Children:

  1. Helen Agnes, b. October 22, 1867; Conway, Franklin Co., MA.
  2. Anna E., b. December 31, 1870; Meriden, New Haven Co., CT.
  3. Charles Albert, b. December 30, 1875; Meriden, New Haven Co., CT.
  4. Emily Mary, b. December 18, 1877; Easthampton, Hampshire Co., MA.
  5. Henry Hallock, b. May 1, 1880; Winsted, Litchfield Co., CT.
  6. Bonnylin, b. January 1, 1887; New London, New London Co., CT.
  7. Ruth A., b. August 26, 1894; New London, New London Co., CT.

 


The household of Albert Edgerton was recorded in the 1880 Federal Census of Winsted (Winchester Township), Litchfield County, Connecticut (pg. 146; dwelling #132; family #163; enum. June 5-7, 1880), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Bp

F Bp

M Bp

Occ

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Albert Edgerton

 

38

NY

NY

NY

house painter

Emily

wife

34

MA

MA

MA

keeping house

Hellen

dau.

13

MA

NY

MA

at school

Annie

dau.

10

CT

NY

MA

at school

Charles

son

4

CT

NY

MA

 

Emily

dau.

2

MA

NY

MA

 

Harry

son

1/12

CT

NY

MA

(b. in May)

 

The household of Albert Edgerton was recorded in the 1900 Federal Census of New London Town, New London County, Connecticut (dwelling #31; family #48; enum. June 4, 1900), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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

--------

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

--------

-----------

----------

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Albert Edgerton

head

Oct. 1842

NY

57

M 34y

NY

NY

Emily

wife

Feb. 1846

MA

54

M 34y

MA

MA

Charles

son

Dec. 1874

CT

25

S

NY

MA

Henry

son

May 1880

CT

20

S

NY

MA

 

According to the above census record, Emily was the mother of seven children, five of whom were still living.  Albert’s occupation was listed as “painter”, Charles was listed as a “music teacher”, and Henry was listed as a “painter”.

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

1880 Federal Census – household of Albert Stewart Edgerton; Winsted (Winchester Twp.), Litchfield Co., CT.

1900 Federal Census – household of Albert Stewart Edgerton; New London Town, New London Co., CT.