Asher Sedgwick  [Abraham Sedgwick / Abi Brace]
b. August 20, 1761,5 West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
bp August 23, 1761, West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut4
d. June 1, 1831, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts
bu Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts
m. November 7, 1784, West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, Temperance Demming4,5

Temperance Demming  [parents unknown]
b. abt 1765
d. August 22, 1853, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts
bu Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts

Census Records:

1790 MA, Berkshire, Lenox
1800 MA Berkshire, Lenox
1810 MA Berkshire, Lenox
1820 MA Berkshire, Lenox
1830 MA Berkshire, Lenox

During the Revolutionary War, Asher Sedgwick was a fifer in his father's company.7

An interesting series occurs in the census records for this family. Asher's son Thomas appears with him until after Asher's death. Thomas' son Henry appears with Thomas until Thomas' death Henry's son Thomas


Harriet Sedgwick (3191)
  b. September 19, 1785, West Hartford, Hartford, Conencticut
  d. October 25, 1845, Lysander, Onondaga, New York
  m. September 14, 1803, Joel Crane
John Sedgwick (3192)
  December 19, 1787
  d. November 28, 1866, Newark, Essex, New Jersey
  m. May 23, 1819, Olive Washburn
Temperance Sedgwick (3193)
  b. January 15, 1791
  m. Joel Osborn
Nancy Sedgwick (3194)
  b. April 22, 1796
  m. Caleb Belden
Lucy Sedgwick (3195)
  b. March 27, 1800
  m. April 04, 1826, Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, Leonard Church
Thomas Sedgwick (3196)
  b. July 11, 1803, Washington, Berkshire, Massachusetts6
  d. October 07, 1881, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts
  m. June 12, 1826, Luna Cook

More about Asher Sedgwick:

NHCHS collection Box 6 Folder E sheet 7


1. The Sedgwick Collection (MSS B46) at the New Haven Colony Historical Society papers of Hubert Merrill Sedgwick, Francis Morris Sedgwick and Frederick J Sedgwick,
genealogists of the family of Robert Sedgwick (1613 - 1656)

2. Census records, any of those indicated.

4. West Hartford, Connecticut, Congregational Church

5. Bible of Abraham Sedgwick
two transcriptions at Sedgwick.org, here and here

6. Massachusetts Town Birth Records
an Ancestry.com database
this record:
NameBirth DateBirth PlaceMother's Name Father's Name Sex
Thomas SEDGWICK July 11, 1803 Washington TemperanceAsherM

7. Connecticut Men in the Revolutionary War
an Ancestry.com database