James Sedgwick was born in the Parish of Magheragall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland c 1796 to John Sedgwick. His step-mother was Agnes Agnew. The Sedgwick family lived on Lot 25, Ballymave, Parish of Magheragall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
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Lewis Palmer was born in 1796 in Bertie Twp., the son of John Palmer and grandson of Joseph Palmer (d 1802) who was a Sergeant in the 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot for 36 years. As a young man Lewis Palmer delivered mail along the river road between Niagara and Fort Erie.