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George Leonard Edgerton
Birth: Dec. 7, 1932
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2005
Bridgeport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA


Son of Lillian M. (Engvall) Edgerton (1896-1982) and Bryant Clinton Edgerton (1898-1985) of Stratford, Conn.

George was the beloved husband of Elaine (Boscaini) Edgerton and father of their only child, Elizabeth-Ann Edgerton, who both survive him.

George was the Grandson of Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton (1873-1963) and Albert Clinton Edgerton (1869-1958) who were married on 27 Oct 1896 in New Britain, Connecticut and are buried in
Union Cemetery Assn. 23 Temple Court Stratford, Conn.

Nephew of:
Stillborn male
12 April 1897
New Britain, Conn.;

Fary Bedford Edgerton
Born 24 Feb. 1901
in East Hartford, Conn.
Died 14 May 1984 in Milford, Conn.;

Alfred Reeves Edgerton
Born 26 Dec. 1903
in East Hartford, Conn.
Died 4 March 1999 in Bridgeport, Conn.

Grandson of Martha (Johnson) Engvall and L. Gustave Engvall of Waterbury, Conn.

Martha was born in Hjerpen, Jamtlands, Sweden in March 1864.
L. Gustave was born in Oslo, Norway in June 1863.

George had eight aunts & uncles in the Engvall family:

Sarah (1887 - 1952)
John (1889 - 1955)
George (1892 - 1903)
Victor (1895 - 1971)
Edna (1899 - 1936)
Helen (1904 - 1979)
Leslie (1906 - 1990)
Ona (1912 - 1960)

He lived in Stratford and was a graduate of Stratford High School, Stratford, Conn., class of 1950.

He served in the U.S. Army
from 1953 - 1955 in Germany.
Upon his return home he was the leader of the Troopers Drum Corps.

George was a 42 year resident of Monroe, (FAIRFIELD COUNTY) Conn.

During the 1970s, he was active in the Bridgeport Lions Club.

Before his retirement he was owner and operator of G. L. Edgerton Co., Inc., a heat and air conditioning duct cleaning business.

After his retirement, he worked for John Mini Landscaping.

George loved miniature railroads and was founder of the Connecticut "G" Scalers garden railroad club. His own garden railroad had been featured in several magazines and the New York Times.

All the garden railroads in George's back yard were designed and built by him, Elaine, and Elizabeth. His daughter, Elizabeth, took these great pictures.

George is also survived by Brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law Secondo & Dolores Gori of Bridgeport;

Richard & Jeanette Coburn of Newtown;

Dorothy Edgerton of Fairfield;
(wife of Robert, Sr.)

Agnes Edgerton of Spring Hill, Florida;
(wife of Bryant, Jr.)

And many nieces and nephews:

George was the brother of
Bryant Clinton Edgerton, Jr.
8 June 1924 - 12 Sept. 2001
US ARMY AIR FORCE (77 years old)
Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida

Brother of
Robert Albert Edgerton, Sr.
24 Aug. 1927 - 6 Nov. 2001
US NAVY (74 years old)
Putney Cemetery, Stratford, Conn.

Brother of
Charles Edgerton, Sr
29 Nov 1929 -
Florida National Cemetery,
Bushnell, Florida
US ARMY
Charles Edward was XX years old.

Step-Brother to Walter Carey Brown.
24 Nov. 1916 - 6 Sept. 1996.
Milford Cemetery
Milford, Conn.
Walter Carey was 79 years old.


George was 72 years old.

George is:
Great Grandson of Ferry Clinton Edgerton (who was the son of Clinton Dewitt Edgerton) born 23 Sept 1844 in New Hartford, Conn. and died 31 Dec. 1914 in New Britain, Conn. and is buried in Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Conn.;
and G Grandson of Maria Susan (Bryant) Edgerton, the daughter of Clarence and Amelia (Spencer) Bryant of Hartford, Conn., who was born April 1848 in Hartford, Conn. and died 2 March 1933 in West Hartford, Conn. and is buried in Fairview Cemetery with her husband Ferry.

GG Grandson of Clinton Dewitt Edgerton and Mary Amelia (Fox) Edgerton of New Hartford, Conn. who were married 4 July 1837 in Canton, Connecticut. Clinton Dewitt was the son of Joshua and Roxanna Edgerton and born 17 April 1814 in upper New York. He died 30 May 1883 in Hartford, Conn.
Mary Amelia was the daughter of Ornan and Nancy (Mills) Fox.
She was born 17 June 1817 in New Boston, Mass. and died 10 Jan 1907 in Hartford, Conn. She and her husband, Clinton Dewitt, are buried in the Old North Cemetery in Hartford, Conn.

Together they had five children:

Elizabeth Amelia Edgerton
born 22 July 1838
Lloyd Philo Edgerton
born 14 May 1840
Mary Amelia Edgerton
born 29 March 1842
Ferry Clinton Edgerton
born 23 Sept. 1844
Edmond A. Edgerton
born 28 April 1847

All the children were born in Hartford, Conn.

GGG Grandson of Joshua Edgerton
1780 - DOD unk and Roxanna Edgerton
DOB unk & DOD unk.

Joshua and Roxanna were known to have been captured by indians and probably killed in New York State.

GGGG Grandson of Ebenezer Edgerton 1732 - 1829 and
Desire (Granger) Edgerton 1740 - 1828.

GGGGG Grandson of Richard Edgerton, Jr.
1700 - 1779 and Hannah (Caulkins)
Edgerton 1705 - DOD unk.

GGGGGG Grandson of Richard
Edgerton, Sr. 1664 - 1729 and Elizabeth
(Scudder) Edgerton 1667 - 1762.

GGGGGGG Grandson of Richard Edgerton
1622 - 1691 and Mary (Sylvester) Edgerton DOB unk & DOD unk.
Mary may have been born in England.

Rest Forever In Peace Dear Christian, Dear Son, Dear Husband, Dear Father, Dear Brother.
Be With God...~always~
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryant Clinton Edgerton (1898 - 1985)
  Lillian Matilda Engvall Edgerton (1896 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Bryant Clinton Edgerton (1924 - 2001)*
  Robert Albert Edgerton (1927 - 2001)*
  Charles Edward Edgerton (1929 - 2011)*
  George Leonard Edgerton (1932 - 2005)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Bridgeport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 26, 2005
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