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Albert Clinton Edgerton
Birth: Jun. 6, 1869
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1958
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Albert married Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton on 27 October 1896 in New Britain, Conn. and they had 4 sons:

Stillborn male
12 April 1897
New Britain, Conn.;

Bryant Clinton Edgerton
Born 15 May 1898
in New Britain, Conn.
Died 27 Jan 1985 in New Haven, Conn.
Bryant was 86 years old.;

Fary Bedford Edgerton
Born 24 Feb. 1901
in East Hartford, Conn.
Died 14 May 1984 in Milford, Conn.
Fay was 83 years old;

Alfred Reeves Edgerton
Born 26 Dec. 1903
in East Hartford, Conn.
Died 4 March 1999 in Bridgeport, Conn.
Al was 95 years old.

Albert was brother of:
Alice L. Edgerton born 6 Nov. 1867 who married Herman J. Cordes 13 Oct. 1885 son of Herman Theodore and Minnie (Reidel) Cordes. Herman was born 26 April 1863 in Rochester, New York.

Brother of:
Mamie Mary Edgerton born in 1871 who married John A. Reeves 10 Oct. 1888 in New Britain, Conn. John was born in New Jersey in 1866.

Brother of:
Amelia E. Edgerton born in New Britain, Conn. in 1873. Called "Millie" by family and friends she married George H. Turnbull in New Britian, Conn. on 18 April 1889. George was born in New Britain, Conn. in 1871.

Grandpa was known as "Ace" by his family and many many friends and business associates.


Grandpa was the founder of Edgerton Hauling (circa 1895) which later became Edgerton & Sons Trucking & Rigging Co. Inc. Bridgeport, Conn. He was with the Firm for more than 60 years - up to the time he died.

He started the business with one horse and one wagon and manually, by himself, loaded and unloaded huge beer kegs (300 pounds each) for delivery to the taverns in the Bridgeport area.

Grandpa had a reputation for "buying" and selling horses.

Grandpa's sister Mamie, who lived in New Jersey, raised Collie dogs. She gave Grandpa a blue and white puppy. Over the years we watched "Blue" grow into "Old Blue". He was a big and beautiful dog and a faithful friend to Grandpa and was loved by all the family - rest forever in doggy heaven "Old Blue".

He was a 32nd-Degree Mason and a member for 50 years of the American Lodge of Masons,
Stratford, Connecticut.

Albert is:
Son of Ferry Clinton Edgerton who was 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 son of Maria Susan (Bryant) Edgerton who was born April 1848 in Hartford, Conn. and was the daughter of Clarence and Amelia (Spencer) Bryant and died 2 March 1933 in West Hartford, Conn. and is buried in Fairview Cemetery with her husband Ferry.

Grandson of Clinton Dewitt Edgerton and Mary Amelia (Fox) Edgerton of New Hartford, Conn. who were married 4 July 1837 in Canton, Conn.
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 five children were born in Hartford, Conn.

G 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.

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

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

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

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


"ACE" was 88 years old.

Rest Together With Grandma Forever In Heavenly Peace Dear Grandpa.
~always~


 
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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