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Alvin Mortimer Edgerton, son of Crispin Bull and Lucretia Smead (Allen) Edgerton.

 

         born:

June 8, 1855; Wallingford, Rutland Co., VT.  (FG1)

 

married:

February 14, 1882.  (FG1)

 

Bridget Ellen Toomey, daughter of Thomas and Margaret (Murphy) Toomey.

 

         born:

September 17, 1856; Buskirk, Rensselaer Co., NY.  (Bennington VR DC 15:82)

died:

November 23, 1913; Bennington, Bennington Co., VT.  (Bennington VR DC 15:82)

buried:

November 25, 1913; Catholic Cemetery; Bennington, Bennington Co., VT.  (VR DC 15:82)

 

Children:

  1. Lucretia Margaret , b. November 11, 1886; Bennington, Bennington Co., VT.

 


Mrs. Bridget (Toomey) Edgerton and her daughter, Lucretia, were recorded living with her father, Thomas, in the 1900 Federal Census of Bennington (Ward 4), Bennington County, Vermont (pg. 69; dwelling #561; family #623; enum. June 20, 1900).  The entire household was enumerated as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Birthdate & place

Age

Marital

Parents’ birthplace

 

 

 

 

Status

Father

Mother

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Thomas Toomey

head

June 1823

Ireland

76

Wd

Ireland

Ireland

Nancy

dau.

June 1871

VT

28

S

Ireland

Ireland

Bridget Edgerton

dau.

Sept. 1855

NY

44

M 18y

Ireland

Ireland

Lucretia

bdau.

Nov. 1886

VT

13

S

VT

NY

 

According to the above record, Bridget was the mother of two children, one of whom was still living.  The whereabouts of Alvin Edgerton at the time of this census is not known.

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

1900 Federal Census – household of Thomas Toomey; Bennington (Ward 4), Bennington Co., VT.