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Asa Baldwin Edgerton, son of Asa Baldwin and Emily (Abbe) Edgerton.

 

born:

August 14, 1828; Mansfield, Tolland Co., CT.  (GI)

died:

February 21, 1900; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.  (VR 6:394) (GI)

buried:

New Abington Cemetery; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.  (GI)

 

married:

February 18, 1849; Pomfret, Windham Co., VT.

 

Rachel Maria Osgood, daughter of Winthrop and Mary (Jewett) Osgood.

 

born:

September 7, 1816; Abington, Windham Co., CT.

died:

1897; Windham, Windham Co., CT.  (GI)

buried:

Old Windham Cemetery; Windham, Windham Co., CT.  (GI)

 

Children:

  1. Ellen M., b. May 26, 1850; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.
  2. Isabella, b. December 20, 1852; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.
  3. Abigail Maria, b. October 31, 1854; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.
  4. Lucian Albert, b. November 20, 1858; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.

 


At the time of the 1850 Federal Census, Asa B. Edgerton and his younger brother, Daniel, were recorded together in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut, residing in the household of Frederick Averill.  (Pomfret Twp; pg. 392; dwelling #232; family #246; enum. August 9, 1850).  They were recorded as follows:

 

Asa Edgerton

23

b. CT

laborer

Daniel

21

b. CT

laborer

 

Asa B. Edgerton was enumerated again in the 1850 Federal Census, residing with his family in Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut (pg. 230; dwelling #237; family #275; enum. August 3, 1850).  The household was enumerated as follows:

 

Asa B. Edgerton

32 [sic]

b. CT

shoemaker

Rachel M.

33

b. CT

 

Ellen M.

4/12

b. CT

 

 

The household of Asa B. Edgerton was recorded in the 1860 Federal Census of Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut (pp. 223-4; dwelling #342; family #329; enum. June 26, 1860), as follows:

 

Asa B. Edgerton

31

b. CT

farmer     $1,000 personal estate

Maria

42

b. CT

 

Isabella

7

b. CT

attended school

Abby M.

5

b. CT

attended school

Lucian

2

b. CT

 

 

The household of Asa B. Edgerton was recorded in the 1870 Federal Census of Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut (dwelling #306; family #331; enum. July 27, 1870), as follows:

 

Asa B. Edgerton

41

b. CT

farmer     $1,000 personal estate

Maria R.

53

b. CT

 

Isabella

17

b. CT

attended school

Abbie M.

15

b. CT

attended school

Lucian

1

b. CT

 

 

The household of Asa B. Edgerton was recorded in the 1880 Federal Census of Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut (pg. 701; dwelling #216; family #242; enum. June 18, 1880), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Bp

F Bp

M Bp

Occ.

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

Asa B. Edgerton

 

51

CT

CT

CT

farmer

Mariah R.

wife

63

CT

CT

CT

keeping house

Eldora Marcy

 

7

MA

CT

CT

at school

 


For the ancestry of Rachel Maria (Osgood) Edgerton, consult:

 

  • Putnam, Eben; Genealogy of the Descendants of John, Christopher and William Osgood; The Salem Press; Salem, Massachusetts, 1894.

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

1850 Federal Census – household of Asa Baldwin Edgerton; Ashford, Windham Co., CT.

1860 Federal Census – household of Asa Baldwin Edgerton; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.

1870 Federal Census – household of Asa Baldwin Edgerton; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.

1880 Federal Census – household of Asa Baldwin Edgerton; Pomfret, Windham Co., CT.