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Alfred Marcus Edgerton, son of Marcus C. and Mary E. (Hayes) Edgerton.

 

born:

1867; Agawam, Hampden Co., MA.

died:

May 17, 1891; Bristol, Hartford Co., CT.  (VR 5:418)

 

married:

May 1, 1889; Granville, Hampden Co., MA.

 

Rose Amelia Hakes, daughter of Henry and Mary Alice (Harris) Hakes.

 

born:

December 23, 1871; Granby, Hartford Co., CT.  (SSDI)

died:

July 6, 1974; Athol, Franklin Co., MA.  (SSDI)

 

Children:

  1. Leon Alfred, b. April 13, 1890; West Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

 


Alfred M. Edgerton died at Bristol, Connecticut on April 17, 1891.  According to the record of his death (Bristol Vital Records, Vol. 5, pg. 418), he was a “farmer, married, aged 23 years, born in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, son of Marcus C. and Mary Edgerton”.  His residence was listed as “Forestville, Connecticut”, and the cause of death was given as “cirrhosis of liver”. 

 

At the time of the 1900 Federal Census, Mrs. Rose A. Edgerton (then widowed) and her son, Leon, were residing in Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut in the household of Erwin R. Beamon (dwelling #231; family #244; enum. June 20-21, 1900).  They were enumerated as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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Rose A. Edgerton

servant

Dec. 1871

CT

28

Wd.

Germany

CT

Leon A. Edgerton

boarder

Apr. 1890

CT

10

S

MA

CT

 

Rose’s occupation was listed as “housekeeper”, and Leon was noted as “at school”.

 

Alfred’s widow, Rose Amelia (Hakes) Edgerton, was later remarried to Mike Kearney and lived to the age of one hundred and two years.  She died at Athol, Massachusetts on July 6, 1974.

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

1900 Federal Census – household of Erwin R. Beamon; Granby, Hartford Co., CT.