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Charles Sprague Sargent

Male 1841 - 1927  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Charles Sprague Sargent was born on 24 Apr 1841 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts (son of Ignatius Sargent and Henrietta Gray); died on 22 Mar 1927 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    American botanist. He was appointed in 1872 as the first director of Harvard University's Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, and held the post until his death. He published several works of botany, and he was a friend of John Muir. The standard botanical author abbreviation Sarg. is applied to plants he identified.

    Charles married Mary Allen Robeson on 26 Nov 1873. Mary (daughter of Andrew Robeson and Mary Arnold Allen) was born on 14 Jun 1853 in Newport, Newport, Rhode Island; died on 15 Aug 1919 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Charles Sprague Sargent was born on 7 Mar 1880 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 13 Feb 1959 in New York City; was buried in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ignatius Sargent was born on 20 Jan 1800 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Ignatius Sargent and Sarah Sargent Ellery); died on 18 Aug 1884 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    A Boston merchant and banker who grew wealthy on railroad investments.

    From the Diary of Charles Francis Adams, 24 July 1836:

    "In the evening Mr. and Mrs. I. Sargent came in for the first time. There appears to be a disposition on their part to cultivate our society which I would not reject, and yet to me he is not interesting."

    Ignatius married Henrietta Gray on 7 May 1835 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Henrietta (daughter of Samuel Gray and Mary Brooks) was born on 1 Oct 1811; died on 3 Apr 1891 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Henrietta Gray was born on 1 Oct 1811 (daughter of Samuel Gray and Mary Brooks); died on 3 Apr 1891 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 17 Oct 1811, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts
    • Baptised: 17 Oct 1811, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 1. Charles Sprague Sargent was born on 24 Apr 1841 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died on 22 Mar 1927 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Ignatius Sargent was born on 1 Nov 1765 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Daniel Sargent and Mary Turner); died on 18 Jan 1821 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Ignatius married Sarah Sargent Ellery on 20 Oct 1795 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts. Sarah (daughter of John Stevens Ellery and Esther Sargent) was born on 30 May 1777 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Sarah Sargent Ellery was born on 30 May 1777 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of John Stevens Ellery and Esther Sargent).
    Children:
    1. 2. Ignatius Sargent was born on 20 Jan 1800 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 18 Aug 1884 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Samuel Gray was born on 2 Aug 1760 (son of Abraham Gray and Lydia Calley); died on 21 Jan 1816 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Bef 10 Aug 1760, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
    • Baptised: 10 Aug 1760, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts

    Samuel married Mary Brooks on 25 Apr 1799. Mary (daughter of Rev. Edward Brooks and Abigail Brown) was born on 27 Jan 1769; died on 30 Jan 1842 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Mary Brooks was born on 27 Jan 1769 (daughter of Rev. Edward Brooks and Abigail Brown); died on 30 Jan 1842 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 3. Henrietta Gray was born on 1 Oct 1811; died on 3 Apr 1891 in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Daniel Sargent was born on 18 Mar 1731 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Epes Sargent and Esther Maccarty); died in 1805 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 Feb 1806, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts

    Notes:

    He was a Massachusetts legislator, a Federalist, and a first captain in the Boston light infantry.

    His half-brothers were Revolutionary war hero Paul Dudley Sargent (1745–1828) and the Loyalist John Sargent (1750–1824). Through one of his full brothers, Winthrop Sargent (1727–1793), he was an uncle of Judith Sargent Murray (1751–1820), the poet and advocate for women's rights, and Winthrop Sargent (1753–1820), Governor of Mississippi Territory.

    He was a successful merchant in both fishing and foreign trade. In Boston his offices were at 25 Long Wharf, then 40 Long Wharf. He also owned Sargent's Wharf, which still bears his name.

    Daniel married Mary Turner on 3 Feb 1763 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. Mary (daughter of John Turner and Mary Osborne) was born in Jan 1743 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 12 Nov 1813 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mary Turner was born in Jan 1743 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of John Turner and Mary Osborne); died on 12 Nov 1813 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    She is the subject of a famous portrait by John Singleton Copley.

    Children:
    1. 4. Ignatius Sargent was born on 1 Nov 1765 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 18 Jan 1821 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  John Stevens Ellery was born on 28 Sep 1748 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (son of Nathaniel Ellery and Rachel Stevens); died on 22 Aug 1797 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts.

    John married Esther Sargent on 22 Oct 1772 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts. Esther (daughter of Winthrop Sargent and Judith Sanders) was born on 1 May 1755 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 30 Nov 1811 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Esther Sargent was born on 1 May 1755 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Winthrop Sargent and Judith Sanders); died on 30 Nov 1811 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 5. Sarah Sargent Ellery was born on 30 May 1777 in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Abraham Gray was born on 13 Jan 1715 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts (son of William Gray and Hannah Scarlet); died on 11 Feb 1791 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.

    Abraham married Lydia Calley on 1 Apr 1742 in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts. Lydia (daughter of Francis Colby and Lydia Burrill) was born on 11 Jan 1724 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 27 Nov 1788 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Lydia Calley was born on 11 Jan 1724 in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Francis Colby and Lydia Burrill); died on 27 Nov 1788 in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 6. Samuel Gray was born on 2 Aug 1760; died on 21 Jan 1816 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  7. 14.  Rev. Edward Brooks was born on 31 Oct 1733 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Samuel Brooks and Mary Boutwell); died on 6 May 1781 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Nov 1733

    Notes:

    Graduated from Harvard College in 1757. "Edward was ordained minister of the church at North Yarmouth, Maine, but his liberal religious views led to his dismissal, and he returned to Medford. During the Revolution he fought at Concord and was taken prisoner by the British while serving as chaplain on the frigate Hancock.. ["Out Here at the Front", citation details below.]

    Edward married Abigail Brown in Sep 1764. Abigail (daughter of Rev. John Brown and Joanna Cotton) was born in 1732 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts; died on 28 Nov 1800 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Abigail Brown was born in 1732 in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts (daughter of Rev. John Brown and Joanna Cotton); died on 28 Nov 1800 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    John Wingate Thornton calls her merely "a dau." of "Rev. J. Brown, of Haverhill" and his wife Joanna Cotton, but he is specific that she was the wife of "Rev. Edw. Brooks of North Yarmouth, Me."

    Children:
    1. 7. Mary Brooks was born on 27 Jan 1769; died on 30 Jan 1842 in Medford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.