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Note: Additions to the information found in Plumb's History of Hanover are shown below in red text.
Edward EDGERTON was born in Ireland in 1750; immigrated[sic] to America in 1768; was wounded in the Revolutionary War, having a bayonet run through his body at the battle of Paoli; married Prudence DILLEY, of Sussex County, NJ; removed first to Careytown, Wilkes-Barre, then to Hanover about 1787, where he owned a farm at Hoover Hill school-house on the Middle Road; died there in 1818. They had:
Jesse EDGERTON, 2 (Edward 1) was born in Hanover; lived on the cross-road leading from the Hanover "Green," now cemetery, to Bateman DOWNING's; married Jane WHIPPLE. They had:
Richard EDGERTON, 2 (Edward 1) was born in Hanover; lived on the homestead back of Hoover Hill school-house; married ? MILLER; removed to Michigan in 1864; lives in Michigan [c. 1885]. They had:
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