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Robert Albert Edgerton, Sr
Birth: Aug. 22, 1927
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 2001
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

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

Robert was known as "Bob" to all his family and many many friends.

Married to the lovely Dorothy (Firmender) Edgerton and they had two children: Robert A. Edgerton, Jr. and Donna Beth Edgerton.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy of Fairfield, Conn.:

His son Robert Jr. and his wife Frances Edgerton and their three children: Kristin, Lindsay, and Robert III of Stratford, Conn.

And his daughter Donna Beth (Edgerton) Milne and her Husband Gordon Milne of Fairfield, Conn.

Grandson of Hannah Jane (Bedford) Edgerton (1873-1963) and Albert Clinton Edgerton (1869-1958) who were married 27 Oct 1896 in New Britain, Conn. and are buried in the 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

Bob 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)

Bob was the brother of
Bryant Clinton Edgerton, Jr.
6 June 1924 - 12 Sept. 2001
Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell, Florida
Bryant Clinton, Jr. was 77 years old.

Brother of George Leonard Edgerton
7 Dec. 1932 - 16 March 2005
Mountain Grove Cemetery
Easton, Conn.
George Leonard was 72 years old.

Brother of Charles Edward Edgerton, Sr
29 Nov. 1929 -
Florida National Cemetery,
Bushnell, Florida
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.

Bob was a member of St. Marks Catholic Church in Stratford, Connecticut.

Bob was very active in Stratford politics. He served as a Town Councilman and also Chairman of the Republican Town Committee.

He was a former Vice President of Edgerton and Sons Rigging Corp. in Bridgeport, Conn.

Bob retired as Vice President from Lawrence Transportation, Inc. of Stratford, Conn.


Bob was 74 years old.

Rest Forever In Peace Dear Christian, Dear Son, Dear Husband, Dear Father, Dear Grandfather, Dear Brother...Be With God ~always~

Bob is the:
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.

Family links: 
  Bryant Clinton Edgerton (1898 - 1985)
  Lillian Matilda Engvall Edgerton (1896 - 1982)
  Bryant Clinton Edgerton (1924 - 2001)*
  Robert Albert Edgerton (1927 - 2001)
  Charles Edward Edgerton (1929 - 2011)*
  George Leonard Edgerton (1932 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Putney - Oronoque Cemetery
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
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Record added: Nov 16, 2003
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- Sherry & Shirley
 Added: Jul. 3, 2015
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- Keren
 Added: Jun. 19, 2015

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