West Hartford Congregational Church records 1713 - 1841
transcribed verbatim from the microfilmed records, LDS Film 0006261
at LDS FHC Salt Lake City by Dennis G Sedgwick, October 15, 1999
note: Items in parentheses added at time of document preparation

(West) Hartford Town records* marked with an asterisk
from the Barbour Collection and transcribed from this transcription by Coralynn Brown
these records also appear here at Sedgwick.org

A Record of Baptisms

Year Date Record
1690*Aug 22(Sedgwick) Samuel, son Samuell & Mary, born
1693*Mar 29(Sedgwick) Jonathan, son Samuel & Mary, born
1695*Feb 25(Sedgwick) Ebenezer, son Samuell & Mary, born
1697*May 16(Sedgwick) Joseph, son Samuel & Mary, born
1701*Mar 17(Sedgwick) Stephen, son Samuell & Mary, born
1703*Feb 21(Sedgwick) Abigail, dau Samuell & Mary, born
1705*May 24(Sedgwick) Mary, dau Samuell & Mary, born
1708*Dec 10(Sedgwick) Elizabeth, dau Samuell & Mary, born
1710*Nov 3(Sedgwick) Thankfull, dau Samuell & Mary, born
1711/12*Jan 22(Sedgwick) Ruth, dau Samuell & Ruth, born
1712/13*Feb 16(Sedgwick) Mercy, dau Samuell & Mary, born
1713/14*Jan 7(Sedgwick) Jerusha, twin with Mary, dau Samuel & Ruth, born
1713/14*Jan 7(Sedgwick) Mary, twin with Jerusha, dau Samuell & Ruth, born
1716*Nov 7(Sedgwick) Benjamin, son Samuell & Mary, born
1716Nov 12thBenjamin, son of Capn Sedgwick was baptized (Samuel)
1716Nov 12thSamuel, the son of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1716/17*Jan 8(Sedgwick) Samuell, son Samuell & Ruth, born
1717*Dec 21(Sedgwick) William, son Jonathan & Izabell, born
1719*July 24Daniell, son Samuell & Ruth, born
1719July 25th (?)Daniel, son of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1721*Apr 15(Sedgwick) Jonathan, son Jonathan & Izabell, born
1721AprilJonathan, son of Jonathan Sedgwick was baptized
1721*Apr 27(Sedgwick) Abram, son Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1721April 30Abraham, son of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1721*Apr 21(Sedgwick) Thankfull, born
1722April 22Thankful, daughter of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1722*Dec 2(Sedgwick) Abigail, dau Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1722Dec 9Abigail, daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1723/24*Mar 18(Sedgwick) Miles, twin with Izabel, son Jonathan & Izabell, born
1723/24*Mar 18(Sedgwick) Izabel, twin with Miles, dau Jonathan & Izabell, born
1724March 22Mehitabel, daughter of Jonathan Sedgwick was baptized
1724*Sept 14(Sedgwick) Prudence, dau Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1724Sept 20Prudence, daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1725*Apr 11(Sedgwick) Samuell, son Joseph, born
1725April 18 (?)Samuel, son of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1726/27*Mar 12(Sedgwick) Experience, dau Joseph & Ruth, born
1726*Apr 29(Sedgwick) Mary, dau Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1726May 1Mary, daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1726Sep 10Anna, daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1726*Sept 16(Sedgwick) Ann, dau Stephen & Mary, born
1727March 12Experience, daughter of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1728/29*Jan 1Esther, dau Joseph & Ruth, born
1728*Apr 7(Sedgwick) Thankfull, dau Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1728April 7Thankful, daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1729Jan 5Esther, daughter of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1729Mar 2Mary, daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1730/31*Feb 5(Sedgwick) Joseph & Ruth, had son _____, born, died 2 das after
1731*June 17(Sedgwick) Elizabeth, dau Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1731June 20thElizabeth, daughter of Eben Sedgwick was baptized (Ebenezer)
1731/32*Mar 20(Sedgwick) Ruth, dau Joseph & ruth, born
1731July 4thStephen, son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1732Feb 26thRuth, daughter of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1734Dec 29Dorcas, daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1734/35*Mar 4(Sedgwick) Ebenezer, son Ebenezer & Prudence, born
1735Mar 9Ebenezer, son of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1735*July 19(Sedgwick) Naomi, dau Joseph, born
1735July 20Naomi, daughter of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1736Dec 19Hannah, daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1739March 25thSarah, daughter of Benjamin Sedgwick was baptized
1739July 22Joseph, son of Joseph Sedgwick was baptized
1740April 20Hulda, daughter of Stephen  Sedgwick was baptized (Huldah)
1741July 5Elizabeth, daughter of Wm  Sedgwick was baptized (William)
1742March 7John, son of Benjamin Sedgwick was baptized
1743Feb 13thAbigail, daughter of William Sedgwick was baptized
1744March 11Benjamin, son of Benjamin Sedgwick was baptized
1746March 9Jonathan, son of Abram Sedgwick was baptized (Abraham)1
1746Oct 26Isabel, daughter of Wm Sedgwick was baptized (William)
1748Aug 14Gurdon, son of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized (Gordon)
1748Nov 6thJonathan, son of William Sedgwick was baptized
1750Jan 20Naomi, daughter of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1750Nov 10Lucy, daughter of Wm Sedgwick was baptized (William)
1751May 19Deborah, daughter of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1753April 22Samuel, son of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1753June 10Mercy, daughter of WIlliam  Sedgwick was baptized
1761Aug 23Asher, son of Abraham Sedgwick was baptized
1762June 6William, son of William Sedgwick was baptized2
1763Dec 18Timothy, son of William Sedgwick was baptized
1764Aug 12Stephen, son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1765Oct 20Isabel, daughter of William Sedgwick was baptized
1765Dec 29Stephen, son of Stephen Sedgwick Jun. was baptized
1766Jany 5thAmni, daughter of Abraham Sedgwick was baptized
1767Dec 6Sarah, daughter of William Sedgwick was baptized
1767Dec 27Hannah, daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1769Oct 29Gad, son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1770July 1Chancy, son of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized (Chauncy)
1771Feb 3Miles, son of William Sedgwick was baptized
1771Feb 3Abraham Whitney, son of Abraham Sedgwick was baptized
1771Sep 22Huldah, daughter of Ebenezer Bibbins was baptized
1771Nov 10Lucy daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1772April 19Truman son of Enbenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1772August 2Abigail, daughter of Henry Brace was baptized
1773Aug 21Amos son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1773Dec 12Polly daughter of Jonathan Sedgwick was baptized
1774Feb 13Abigail Hooker ye daughter of Henry Brace was baptized
1774Dec 4Silvia daughter of Jonathan  Sedgwick was baptized (Sylvia)
1774Dec 18Martha daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1775Feb 19Esther (?) daughter of Jonathan was baptized (no surname)3
1775June 2Samuel Segwick had a child baptized Samuel at his house privately
1776Sep 1Samuel son of Samuel Segwick was baptized
1776Dec 7Ira (?) son of Jonathan Sedgwick was baptized
1777March 2Then was Amanda daughter of Stephen Sedgwick baptized
1777April 19Then Lucy daughter of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1779June 20Amos son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1779JulyAn infant child of Samuel Sedgwick who died
1781Aug 20Levi son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1782March 3Anna daughter of Samuel Sedgwick was baptized
1782Aug 11Ira son of Jonathan Segwickwas baptized
1788Jan 20[Young?] son of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1799Oct 13Harris, Zenas Brace - Alma - Lucy & Sarah
children of Stephen Sedgwick were baptized4
1799Dec 16Elizabeth Whiting and Sarah
children of Ebenezer Sedgwick (and others) were baptized4
1801May 3Julia daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick was baptized
1805Oct 6Emilia daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick Jr was baptized
1805Nov 3Mary daughter of Timothy Stanley was baptized
1806May 21 (?)Stephen [Alanson?] son of Stephen Sedgwick was baptized
1808Dec 4 (?)Olive the wife of Truman Sedgwick was baptized
1809Aug 6Samuel and Jeremiah children of Truman Sedgwick was baptized
1810Oct 21Lucy Ann daughter of Truman Sedgwick was baptized5
1813Sep 13Salina Hough, daughter of Truman Sedgwick was baptized
1819Aug 6Mary Jane and Sarah Ann
daughters of Zenas Sedgwick were baptized
1826Oct 15Levi Thomas son of Zenas Sedgwick was baptized
1828Oct 6Fanny Amelia daughter of Zenas Sedgwick was baptized
1829Aug 2Lydia Emeline Sedgwick was baptized

Notes:
1. My handwriting was sloppy, not sure whether this is Abram or Abraham
2. A loop at the end of the "k" may be interpreted to make this "Sedgwick" look like "Sedgwicke"
3. This record is Esther, daughter of Jonathan Goodman, not Sedgwick, has been misquoted.
4. This could be 1798, but others have interpreted it as 1799.
5. This baptizm recorded twice, second entry appears to be dated Oct 20.
Marriages

Year Date Record
1710/11*Feb 1(Sedgwick) Samuell Jr, m Ruth PECK
1716/17*Mar 7(Sedgwick) Jonathan, m Isabell STUBBEINS
1720*June 30(Sedgwick) Eben, m Prudence MERRELLS
1720*June 30(Sedgwick) Ebenezer, m Prudence MERRELLS
1721*Nov 9(Sedgwick) Abigail, m Benjamin KELLOGG
1722/23*Jan 24(Sedgwick) Joseph, m Ruth SMITH
1725*Dec 16(Sedgwick) Stephen, m Mary HARRISS
1733*Aug 2(Sedgwick) Mercy, m Caleb MERRELLS
1733 Aug 2 Then was Caleb Merril married to Mercy his wife
1740*May 8William, m Elizabeth BRACE, dau Henery
1740 May 81 Then was William the son of Jonathan Sedgwick
of Hartford married to Elizabeth the daughter of
Henry Brace of Hartford
1743 July 5 Then was Elijah the son of John Seymour
of Hartford married to Abigail the daughter of
Ebenezer Sedgwick of Hartford
1745 Sept 19 Then Abraham Sedgwick was married to Abi Brace
1746 June 62 Then was John Ensign married to Mary his wife
daughter of Ebenezer Sedgwick
1754 July 18 Then was Elija (Elisha?) Ensign married to
Elizabeth Sedgwickdaughter of Ebenezer
1758 Aug 6 Then Jonathan Sedgwick of Hartford
was married to the widow Anne Brace of Hartford

Notes:
1. This was May 8, but some transcriptions say May 18.
2. This looks like Jany or July, but the accepted date is June 6.
More Marriages
This table only transcribed from the book
Early Connecticut Marriages as found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800
Edited by Frederick W Bailey, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, Baltimore

Year Date Record
1746 May 6 John Ensign & Mary Sedgwick, daughter of Ebenezer
1761 May 14 William Sedgwick & Miriam Hopkins
1761 July 9 William Stevens & Elizabeth Sedgwick
1762 June 13 Elisha Seymour & Rhoda Sedgwick
1766 March 20 John Martyn of Litchfield
& Ducas Sedgwick, daughter of Stephen of Farmington
1766 June 26 Joseph Cadwell, son of Samuel,
& Thankful Sedgwick, daughter of Abraham
1767 July 28 Col. David Whitney of Canaan
& widow Prudence Sedgwick of Hartford
1768 July 27 Ebenezer Sedgwich & Martha Steel daughter of Samuel
1768 Aug 25 Seth Collens, son of Robert
& Lucy Sedgwick, daughter of William
1768 Dec 12 Jonathan Sedgwick & widow Sarah Gillet
1769 June 1 Ebenezer Bibbins of Salisbury
& Hulda Sedgwick of Farmington, daughter of Stephen
1774 Jan 2 Ebenezer Belding & Wealthy Sedgwick
1774 Oct 20 Samuel Sedgwick & Anne Steel
1775 May 25 Stephen Skinner & Ali Sedgwick
1776 Feb 1 ______ Smith & Anna Sedgwick
1776 July 31 Joseph Hurlbert & Leandy Sedgwick
1777 Nov 27 John Marsh & Meriam Segwick
1781 Sept 15 George Bidwell & Sarah Segwick
1784 Nov 3 Asher Segwick & Temperance Demming
1785 Jan 12 William Segwick & Lucy Merrells
1785 Feb 15 Horace Kellogg & Hannah Segwick
1785 Sept 3 Stephen Segwick of Farmington & Amni Brace
1787 Oct 3 Timothy Segwick & Lucy Segwick
1787 Nov 15 Stephen Segwick of Farmington & Hannah Olmsted
1792 March 21 Leonard Braman & Amanda Segwick
1792 July 33 Gad Segwick of Farmington & Lydia Standly
1795 Dec 20 Chauncy Segwick & Waitstill Heath
1821*Jan 25(Sedgwick) Lucy, m Charles Joyce BURR,
by Rev Abel Flint
1823*Dec 24(Sedgwick) Pamela, of Hartford, m Horace WELLS of Berlin,
by Nathan Johnson, J.P.
1824*Oct 7(Sedgwick) Jane, m Henry BENTON,
by Elisha Cushman
1825*Jan 12(Sedgwick) Ammi, m Isaac WOODFORD of Farmington,
by Rev Nathan Perkins
1825*May 22(Sedgwick) Evelyn, Rev., of Ogden, N.Y., m Lucy WHITMAN of Hartford,
by Rev Nathan Perkins
1825*Oct 12(Sedgwick) Levi, m Lucy ENSIGN of Hartford,
by Rev Nathan Perkins
1832*Mar 15(Sedgwick) Mary, m Harvey GOODWIN of Hartford,
by Nathan Johnson, J.P.
1842*Jan 6(Sedgwick) Sarah Ann, m William CHURCHILL,
by Rev George J Wood, of West Hartford
1853*May 16(Sedgwick) Lucy A, of West Hartford, m Edward T ELTON of Berlin,
by Rev M N Morris

3. This should surely be 1793. See Publishment of Intention below.
Publishments of Intention of Marriage

Year Date Record
1791 April 23 Gad Sedgwick of Farmington and
Betsy Johnson (?) of Bristol
1793 July 8 Gad Sedgwick of Farmington and
Lydia Stanley of Hartford

There has been a lot of misunderstanding about Gad's wives.
Read   Wives of Gad Sedgwick: Who were they?
A Bill of Mortality or Register of Funerals

Year Date Record   Age
Yr/Mo
1720*July 2(Sedgwick) Thankfull, died
1724/25*Jan 8(Sedgwick) Samuel, son Samuel Jr, died
1724*Dec 25(Sedgwick) Samuel Jr, died
1730/31*Feb 7(Sedgwick) Joseph & Ruth, had son _____, d.
1734/35*Mar 24(Sedgwick) Samuell, Capt., died
1758 April 1 An infant of Wm Sedgwick stillborn -
1759 July 4th William Sedgwick's wife child bearing 41 / 2
1759 July 4th An infant of Wm Sedgwick stillborn -
1759 Dec 4 Ebenezer Sedgwick dropsey 64 / 9
1760 Nov 4th Stephen Sedgwick's wife consumption 60 / 8
1760 Dec 13 An infant of Stephen Sedgwick Jr died a few minutes after birth  
1760 Dec 18 Stephen Sedgwick Jun's wife lacerated uterus
in child bearing
32
1764 July 13 (?) Anne (wife of Jonathan) Sedgwick atrophia
senectution (?)
77
1765 Jan 29 Abraham (son of Abraham) Sedgwick obstruction
of the lungs
6 / 8
1765 March 10 Stephen (son of Stephen) Sedgwick cholera
morbud
0 / 7
1766 Feb 25 Elizabeth (wife of Henry) Brace malignant
nervous fever
53
1768 Aug 14 Stephen Sedgwick malignant fever  
1771 April 15 William Sedgwick hung himself
in ye barn
52 / 0
1771 Aug 18 Jonathan Sedgwick old age 79
1775 April 19 Amos son of Stephen Sedgwick canker 1 / 8
1776 Dec 10 Ira infant babe son of Jonathan Sedgwick ?  
1776 Dec Joseph Segwick belonged to army  
1777 May 29 Two infants of Ebenezer Sedgwick stillborn  
1780 July 30 Stillborn infant of Jonathan Sedgwick    
1780 Nov 7 (?) A stillborn child of Samuel Sedgwick    
1781 Aug 21 Levi son of Stephen Sedgwick    
1782 Jan (?) 21 An infant son of Ebenezer Sedgwick    
1787 Sep 2 Capt Henry Brace   76
1793 Feb 16 A child of Gad Sedgwick   5 days old
1793 Feb 24 The wife of Gad Sedgwick dropsy 26
1804 March 7 The widow Hannah Sedgwick a fit aged 68
1804 April 12 A child of Stephen Sedgwick stillborn  
1804 May 3 Stephen Hopkins   aged 82
1809 March __ Harris Sedgwick Dropsy in the head aged 24
1811 Feb __ Lucy the wife of William Sedgwick   aged 42
1811 March 3 Hannah Sedgwick   aged 75
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