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Augustus Edgerton, son of Sheldon and Fanny (Griswold) Edgerton.

 

         born:

April 17, 1833; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.  (VR 1:73) (GI)

died:

February 10, 1911; Red Bluff, Tehama Co., CA.  (GI)

buried:

Stockton Rural Cemetery; Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA.  (GI)

 

married:

October 30, 1854; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.  (MA Vermont Chronicle  11/14/1854)

 

Delia Louisa Reed, daughter of Silas and Mary (Sheldon) Reed.

 

         born:

December 9, 1833; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.  (GI)

died:

January 29, 1887; Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL.  (GI)

buried:

Rock Falls Cemetery; Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL.  (GI)

 

Children:

  1. infant son, b. March 1856; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.
  2. Rollin Charles, b. September 10, 1857; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.
  3. Harry Griswold, b. May 23, 1861; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.
  4. Reed Sheldon, b. July 15, 1863; Pawlet, Rutland Co., VT.
  5. Mary Augusta, b. August 9, 1869; Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL. 
  6. Frances Louise, b. October 1, 1878; Rock Falls, Whiteside Co., IL. 

 


The household of Augustus Edgerton was recorded in the 1870 Federal Census of Rock Falls (Coloma Township), Whiteside County, Illinois (pg. 32; dwelling #7; family #7; enum. July 11, 1870), as follows:

 

Augustus Edgerton

37

b. VT

merchant     $2,300 real estate / $4,000 personal estate

Delia

36

b. VT

keeps house

Rollin

12

b. VT

clk in store

Henry

8

b. VT

at home

Reed

8

b. VT

 

Mary

11/12

b. IL

 

Julia Wright

37

b. NY

boarding

Bridget Robally

23

b. Ireland

domst. servt.

 

The household of “A. Edgerton” was recorded in the 1880 Federal Census of Rock Falls (Coloma Township), Whiteside County, Illinois (pg. 67; dwelling #196; family #196; enum. June 8, 1880), as follows:

 

Name

Rel.

Age

Bp

F Bp

M Bp

Occ.

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A. Edgerton

 

42

VT

VT

VT

laborer

Delia

wife

46

VT

VT

VT

keeping house

Reed S.

son

16

VT

VT

VT

farm hand

Mary A.

dau.

10

IL

VT

VT

at school

Fanny L.

dau.

1

IL

VT

VT

 

 


 

Original Source Documents:

 

Marriage Announcement – Augusta Edgerton & Delia Louisa Reed; Vermont Chronicle – November 14, 1854.

1870 Federal Census – household of Augustus Edgerton; Rock Falls (Coloma Twp.), Whiteside Co., IL.

1880 Federal Census – household of Augustus Edgerton; Rock Falls (Coloma Twp.), Whiteside Co., IL.