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  • ID: I522400
  • Name: Alfred Peck EDGERTON
  • RELA: 8th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 11 JAN 1813 in Plattsburgh, Clinton Co., NY
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio BET 4 MAR 1851 AND 3 MAR 1855
  • Death: 14 MAY 1897 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
  • Note:
    EDGERTON, Alfred Peck, (brother of Joseph Ketchum Edgerton), a Representative from Ohio; born in Plattsburg, N.Y., January 11, 1813; was graduated from Plattsburg Academy; engaged in newspaper work for a brief period, and later in commercial pursuits in New York City; moved to Hicksville, Ohio, in 1837; manager of the American Land Co., and engaged in opening new land for settlement in northwestern Ohio, near Hicksville, 1837-1852; member of the State senate in 1845 and 1846; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); chairman, Committee on Claims (Thirty-third Congress); financial agent of the Board of State Fund Commissioners of Ohio in 1853, with residence in New York City; moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1857; general manager of the Wabash & Erie Canal 1859-1868; unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio in 1868; chairman of the United States Civil Service Commission in 1885; died in Hicksville, Defiance County, Ohio, May 14, 1897; interment in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Ind.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Bela EDGERTON b: 28 SEP 1787 in Franklin, New London Co., CT
    Mother: Phebe KETCHUM b: 27 MAR 1790 in Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Charlotte DIXON b: 1 JUN 1816 in Portland, Middlesex Co., CT
    • Married: 9 FEB 1841 in Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
    Children
    1. Has No Children Henry Hicks EDGERTON b: 1 JAN 1842 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
    2. Has No Children Cornelia Augusta EDGERTON b: 4 FEB 1843
    3. Has No Children Frances DeLord EDGERTON b: 1 SEP 1844 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
    4. Has No Children Alfred P. EDGERTON b: 12 APR 1846 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
    5. Has No Children Charlotte Elizabeth EDGERTON b: 1 OCT 1847 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
    6. Has No Children Anne Eliza EDGERTON b: 4 JUN 1849 in Hicksville, Defiance Co., OH
    7. Has No Children Arthur EDGERTON b: 7 FEB 1852
    8. Has No Children Dixon EDGERTON b: 28 JUL 1857
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