John H Sedgwick  [William Sedgwick? / Anna Sedgwick?]4
b. 1848, England1
d. December 1928, Rhode Island4
bu Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, Pocasset Cemetery
m1 Hattie E Unknown4,1
m2 April 6, 1886, Rhode Island, Prusia E Hardman2
immigrated to Rhode Island

Hattie E Unknown  [parents unknown]
b. 1858, Wisconsin4,1
d. November 2, 1885, Rhode Island4,1 (Nov 5 on cemetery record)5
bu Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, Pocasset Cemetery5
bu Chepachet, Providence, Rhode Island, Chepachet Cemetery5

Prusia E Hardman  [parents unknown]

Census records:

1880 PA Philadelphia

One John Sedgwick, age 22, labourer, of England, arrived at New York City on May 4, 1870, ship Java, embarked Liverpool, steerage.7 Purpose for Travel: "Staying in the USA." Is this him?

Children of John H Sedgwick and Hattie E Unknown:

Francis E Sedgwick
  b. abt 1876, Rhode Island1
Joseph S Sedgwick
  b. July 9, 1878, Rhode Island1,6
  d. July 1964, Rhode Island5
  m. [Henrietta L] Etta/Nettie Sayles1,5
Roland Sedgwick
  b. September 23, 1879, Illinois1,6
  d. May 1972, [last res. Huntingdon, Caroll, Tennessee]6
Maude M Sedgwick
  b. abt 18844 (age 1 yr at death)
  d. June 1, 1885, Rhode Island4
  bu Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, Pocasset Cemetery5
  bu Chepachet, Providence, Rhode Island, Chepachet Cemetery5

Children census records:

Francis:
1910 RI Providence
1920 RI Providence
Joseph:
1900 RI Providence
1910 RI Providence
1920 RI Providence
Roland:
1920 FL Escambia

Son Roland is mentioned in an article in the Wichita Weekly Times, Wichita Falls, Texas, May 26, 1911. The article describes a play "The Boss of Z Ranch" and states that "Mr. Roland Sedgwick, as the foreman is a splendid actor, who wins the admiration of everyone..."

Sources:

1. Census records, any of those indicated.

2. Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930
an Ancestry.com database
This record:
Spouse 1Spouse 2Date
John H SedgwickPrusia E Hardman08 Apr 1886

4. Rhode Island Deaths, 1630-1930
an Ancestry.com database
These records:
NameRel.Kin 1Kin 2Death DateAge
John H Sedgwick   William Sedgwick  Anna Sedgwick  19 Dec 1928  80yr
Hattie E Sedgwick  wf  John Sedgwick  Annie Seavey  02 Nov 1885  27yr
Maude M Sedgwick   John H Sedgwick  Hattie E Sedgwick  01 Jun 1885  1yr

5. The Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Transcription Project 7/5/2001
online at http://www.rootsweb.com/~rigenweb/cemetery/cemetery305.html

6. Social Security Death Index

7. Irish to America Passenger and Immigration Lists Volume 2, 1846-1886
a Genealogy.com database

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