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19. John Seymour

19. JOHN4 SEYMOUR (John3, Thomas2, Richard1), of Norwalk, Conn., born at Norwalk about 1710, died there 8 Sept. 1796, aged 85 (gravestone record). He married first RUTH5 BELDEN, born at Norwalk 18 Jan. 1712/13, died there 29 May 1782, in her 70th year (gravestone record), daughter of William4 (Daniel3, William2, Richard1) and Margaret (Arms); and secondly, at New Canaan, Conn., 4 Feb. 1784, ELIZABETH WOOD of Huntington, Long Island, N.Y.

John Seymour lived and died in his native town. In his will, dated 28 Dec. 1791 and proved 12 Sept. 1796, he names his wife Elizabeth, to whom he gives “all those articles contained in two written agreements between us,” bequeaths to his grandchildren, heirs of his son John deceased, viz., Jonathan, Samuel, and John Seymour, Ruth Sammons, and Rebecca, Sarah, Betsey, and Martha Seymour, certain pieces of land, the boys to have twice as much as the girls, gives to his son William, besides other property, the use of nine acres of land, which is later to go to his grandsons, William, Josiah, Belden, and Benjamin Seymour, sons of his said son William, and gives to his grandchildren, heirs of his son Seth deceased, viz., Seth, John, Nathaniel, Levi, Anne, and Almy Seymour, pieces of land as also to his sons David, Ira, and James Seymour, and his daughters Sarah and Martha.

Children by first wife:
51. i. JOHN5, b. in 1734.
52. ii. WILLIAM, b. 10 Oct. 1735.
53. iii. SETH.
iv. SARAH, b. abt. 1739; d. 17 Apr. 1826, ae. 86; m. EZRA6 HOYT, b. at New Canaan 14 Mar. 1734/5, d. at New Haven, Vt., 11 June1801, s. of Ezra5 (Daniel4, Zerubbabel3, Walter2, Simon1) andPhebe (Benedict). They lived at Norwalk, Conn., Lanesborough,Mass., and New Haven, Vt.
1. Seth, m. CatharineRuble.
2. Uriah, b. in 1765; m. (1) Pamela Ruble; m. (2)Betsey Pettibone.
3. Thaddeus, m. Sally Allen.
4. Hon. Ezra,b. 16 Oct. 1770; m. (1) Sarah Smith; m. (2) Jerusha Phelps.
5. Seymour, b. 20 Dec. 1774; m. Anna Pettebone.
6. Hannah,m. 19 Sept. 1793, Ralph Parker.
7. Polly. m. Timothy Squairs.
8. Phebe, m. Maj. Matthew Phelps.
v. MARTHA, m. at Norwalk, 12 Feb. 1761, LEVI TAYLOR, b. at Norwalk 17 Dec. 1733, s. of Josiah and Thankful (French).
Children, Norwalk:
1. Ruth, b. 1 June 1763.
2. Levi, b. 15 Dec. 1764; m. Esther Belden.
3. John, b. 26 Oct. 1766.
4. Seymour, b.5 Dec. 1768.
5. Esther, b. 22 Oct. 1770.
6. Betty, b. 15 Nov.1772; m. Christopher Hamlin Starr.
7. Uriah, b. 29 Apr. 1777.
8. Asa, b. 13 Apr. 1779.
9. Daniel, b. 17 July 1781.
10. Almira,b. 21 Jan. 1784.
54. vi. DAVID, b. 24 Dec. 1744.
55. vii. IRA, b. 31 Aug. 1748.
56. viii. JAMES, b. 26 May 1752.

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