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7. John Seymour

7. JOHN3 SEYMOUR (Thomas2, Richard1), of Norwalk, Conn., born at Norwalk, died there in the summer of 1746. He married first SARAH3 GREGORY, born at Norwalk 15 Sept. 1678, daughter of Jachin2 (John1); and secondly, about 1723/24, HANNAH (HIGGINBOTHAM) GOLD, widow of John Gold, Jr.,1) and daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Munson) (Cooper) Higginbothom.

In his will, dated 28 Apr. 1746, with two codicils dated 5 May and 26 May 1746, and proved 5 Aug. 1746, he names wife Hannah and son John Seymour of Norwalk (who are appointed executors), daughter Mary Hanford and her husband Thomas, to whom is given land bordering on land formerly belonging to the testator's brother Matthew, “other four” daughters, viz., Sarah Trowbridge, Abigail Selleck, Rebecca Bouton, and Martha Jarvis, and grandsons John Seymour (under twenty-one) and Munson Jarvis, son of Samuel and Martha Jarvis. The amount of the inventory, £4797, 10s., shows an unusually large estate.

Children by first wife:
19. i. JOHN4, b. abt. 1710.
ii. MARY, living a widow at Norwalk 16 Dec. 1754; m. THOMAS HANFORD, who d. before 5 Apr. 1748, when his children Thomas, aged 19, and Elizabeth, aged 15, chose John Seymour of Norwalk as their guardian.
Children:
1. Thomas, b. abt. 1728.
2. Elizabeth, b. abt. 1732.
3. Gershom.
iii. SARAH, m. at Norwalk, in 1725, DANIEL4 TROWBRIDGE, b. at Stratford, Conn., 13 Aug. 1701, s. of James3 (William2, Thomas1) and Mary (Belden). They lived in Wilton Parish, Norwalk.
Children:
1. Daniel, b. 25 Aug. 1726; m. Deborah —.
2. Stephen, b. 16 Dec. 1727.
3. James, b. 14 Dec. 1729; m. 27 Nov. 1752, Molly Dunning.
4. Sarah, b. abt. 1732; m. 18 Sept. 1754, James Olmstead of Wilton.
5. Abigail, b. abt. 1735; m. 11 Sept. 1759, David Hitchcock of New Milford, Conn.
6. Elizabeth, b. abt. 1739; m. 31 Mar. 1763, Aaron Hitchcock of New Milford, Conn.
7. Joseph, b. 11 May 1741; m. 6 Mar. 1763, Martha Hickox.
8. Samuel, bapt. 18 Sept. 1743.
9. Lydia, bapt. 27 Oct. 1745.
10. William, bapt. 30 Dec. 1747; m. 8 Aug. 1772, Hephzibah Weller.
iv. ABIGAIL, m. at Norwalk, 5 Nov. 1729, JOHN4 SELLECK, b. at Norwalk 3 Jan. 1706/7, s. of Nathaniel3 (John2, David1) and Sarah (Lockwood).
Children:
1. John, b. 18 Aug. 1730.
2. Bethuel, b. 27 Mar. 1732.
3. Seymour, b. 1 Mar. 1734.
4. Abigail, b. 12 May 1736.
5. Martha, b. 6 Feb. 1739.
6. Mercy, b. 9 Oct. 1740.
v. REBECCA, d. between 21 Aug. and 7 Nov. 1775; m. (1) at Norwalk, 6 July 1734, ELIJAH4 WHITNEY, b. 16 Apr. 1710, d. prior to 15 Dec. 1741, s. of Richard3 (John2, Henry1) and Hannah (Darling); m. (2) JOHN4 BOUTON (Matthew3, John2, John1); m. (3) CAPT. JOSEPH STARR of Danbury, Conn.
Children by first husband:
1. Hannah, b. 22 Apr. 1735.
2. Elijah, b. 13 Oct. 1736; m. Elizabeth Perry.
3. Samuel. Children by second husband:
4. Rebecca, b. abt. 1746; m. in 1766 Abial Phillips.
5. John, d. abt. 1777.
6. James, m. Elizabeth —. Child by third husband:
7. Levi, b. 9 Apr. 1759; m. 22 Dec. 1779, Mabel Read.
Child by second wife:
vi. MARTHA, b. in 1726; d. 1 Dec. 1803; m. 18 Dec. 1741, SAMUEL3 JARVIS, b. 27 Dec. 1720, d. 25 Feb. 1783, s. of Capt. Samuel2 (William1) and Naomi (Brush). He was town clerk of Stamford, Conn., 1760-1775.
Children:
1. Munson, b. 11 Oct. 1742; m. 4 Mar. 1770, Mary Arnold.
2. Samuel, b. 4 July 1745; m. 21 Oct. 1771, Elizabeth Marvin
3. Polly, b. 21 Feb. 1747; m. 18 June 1763, Tyler Dibble.
4. Martha, b. 27 Dec. 1748; m. — King.
5. Sarah, b. 28 Nov. 1750; m. — Munday.
6. John, b. 11 Oct. 1752.
7. Seymour, b. 8 Sept. 1754; d. 26 May 1761.
8. William, b. 11 Sept. 1756; m. 12 Dec. 1785, Hannah Owen Peters.
9. Hannah, b. 27 Sept. 1758; m. Rev. John Ingersoll
10. Lavinia, b. 5 Oct. 1761; m. Rev. Ambrose Todd.
11. Seymour, b. 22 Dec. 1765; m. Isabella Odell


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She had by her former husband a daughter Hannah, who married James Hoyt of Norwalk. James Hoyt gave a receipt dated 20 Feb. 1732/3, to Hannah Saymore, the mother and guardian of his wife Hannah.
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