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30. Zachariah Seymour

30. ZACHARIAH4 SEYMOUR (Zachariah3, John2, Richard1), born at Hartford, Conn., 24 Sept. 1712, was buried there 24 Aug. 1777, aged 65. He married first, at Hartford, 25 Apr. 1739, SARAH5 STEELE, born about 1716, buried at Hartford 26 Mar. 1759, daughter of Jonathan4 (James3, James2, George1) and Dorothy (Mygatt); and secondly ELIZABETH [possibly CARTER].

Zachariah Seymour settled at Harwinton, Conn., where he lived until about 1754, when he removed to Hartford, and thence about 1764 to Wethersfield, Conn., where he was living shortly before his death. He was one of the Agents appointed by the inhabitants of Harwinton in 1737 to petition the Assembly.

Children by first wife, the births of the first nine recorded at Harwinton:
i. ANNE5 (or ANNA), b. 8 July 1739; d. at Benson, Vt., 4 Aug. 1822; m. 19 Mar. 1758, SAMUEL HOWARD, JR., b. 12 July 1733, d. at Hartford 19 Aug. 1783, aged 50, s. of Samuel and Alice (Hooker).
In his will, dated 16 Mar. 1783 and proved 13 Jan. 1784, he names his wife Anna and the following children:
1. Anna, b. 24 Jan. 1759; m. (1) – Easton; m. (2) – Holabird.
2. Samuel, b. 20 Oct. 1760; m. 13 Jan. 1785, Jennett Currie.
3. James, b. 18 May 1763; m. Abigail Hinman,
4. Sarah, b. 1 June 1765; m. Dea. Simeon Goodrich.
5. Mary, b. 16 June 1767; m. (1) Burbank; m. (2) Luther Branch.
6. Daniel, b. 10 Aug. 1769; m. (1) 5 Dec. 1794, Betsey Hinman; m. (2) 15 Feb. 1826, Sarah (–) Dickinson,
7. Susannah, b. 22 Sept. 1772; m.– Bates.
8. Henry, b. 4 Jan. 1775; res. Detroit, Mich., of which his son was Mayor.
9. Huldah, b. 8 Mar. 1778; m. David King.
ii. SARAH, b. 20 Jan. 1741; d. at Albany, N.Y., 27 Dec. 1808; m. TIMOTHY5 STEELE, b. at Hartford abt. 1736, d. at Hartford 16 June 1806, in his 70th year, s. of Daniel4 (Samuel3, John2, John1) and Mary (Hopkins) and first cousin of William5 Steele, who m. Lydia Seymour (20, i). Their grandfather, Samuel3 Steele, m. Mercy Bradford, dau. of Maj. William Bradford of Plymouth.
Children:
1. Roswell, b. abt. 1765; d. unm. 21 Apr. 1809, aged 44.
2. Sarah, b. abt. 1766; m. in 1793, Nathaniel White.
3. Lucy, b. abt, 1769; m. (1) Ebenezer Beach; m. (2) 1 Jan. 1800, Dr. William Whitman.
4. Daniel, b. 20 Mar. 1772; m. (1) 15 Apr. 1797, Elizabeth Van Benthusen; m. (2) 16 Nov. 1826, Mary Wood.
5. Lavinia, b. abt. 1775; m. 10 Mar. 1796, Hon. Augustus Porter.
6. Mittie, b. 14 Dec. 1777; m. 14 Sept. 1800, Capt. George Benton,
7. Oliver, b. abt. 1781; m. Sarah H. Bass.
iii. HANNAH, b. 23 Sept. 1742; d. at Hartford and bur. 25 Apr. 1784, aged 42; m. WILLIAM ANDRUS, b. 28 Oct. 1740, d. at Hartford 1 May 1815, aged 79. He kept a tavern in the days of the Revolutionary War. In his will, dated 8 Apr. 1813 and proved 8 May 1815, he names his eldest son Nathaniel, his son Horace, and his three daughters, viz., Sarah wife of Calvin Seymour, Abigail wife of Timothy Wells, and Elizabeth wife of Chauncey Barnard.
Children (order unknown):
1. William, b. abt. 1763; d. Dec. 1798.
2. Sarah, b. abt. 1765; m. Calvin6 Seymour, s. of Aaron5 and Abigail.
3. Abigail, m. Timothy Wells.
4. Elizabeth, b. 25 Nov. 1770; m. 4 Feb, 1802, Chauncey Barnard, who m. (2) Eliza' Seymour, dau, of Daniel5 and Lydia (King).
5. Nathaniel, m. Mary6 Seymour, dau. of Freeman5 and Mary.
6. Horace.
7. Child, b. abt, 1778; bur. 25 July 1783, ae. 5.
8. Roswell.
iv. HULDAH, b. 5 Jan. 1744/5; d. 25 Aug. 1796; m. (1) in 1765, JONATHAN GROSS, who d. in 1771, s. of Freeman and Susanna (Bunce); m. (2) at Hartford, 5 Jan. 1774, CAPT. EZRA FELLOWS, b. in 1732, d. 17 July 1805.
Children by first husband:
1. Sarah, b. 10 Aug. 1766; d. 12 Sept. 1796; m. Dr. Sylvester Barnard, who d. 14 Apr. 1817, ae. 58.1)
2. Child, bur. 28 Sept. 1769.
3. Mary, b. 6 Mar. 1771; m. Ebenezer Center, bapt. at West Hartford, 4 Sept. 1768.
Children by second husband:
4. Huldah, b. 27 Feb. 1775; d. at Sheffield, Mass., 26 Mar. 1796, ae. 21; m. in 1793, Eli Ensign, who d. 1 Aug. 1846, ae, 76.
5. Lucinda, b. Mar. 1781; d. 13 Nov. 1815; m. in 1801, John L. Hopkins.
v. ABIGAIL, b. 30 Apr. 1746; d. at Litchfield, Conn., 16 May 1806, aged 60 years and 5 days (gravestone); m. (1) at Litchfield, 25 Dec. 1766, PETER5 BUELL, b. at Litchfield 12 Oct. 1739, d. there 30 Jan. 1797. s. of Peter4 (John3, Samuel2, William1) and Avis (Collins); m. (2) GEN. TIMOTHY SKINNER of Litchfield.
Children by first husband:
1. William, b. 27 Nov. 1767; m. 6 May 1796, Abigail Bacon.
2. Abigail, b. 3 May 1770; m. 7 Feb. 1794, Melancton Woolsey Wells.
3. Rachel, b. 17 May 1773; m. 8 June 1800, John Wells.
4. Jonathan, b. 8 May 1776; m. 8 Feb. 1802, Abigail Bush.
5. Charles, b. 1 Oct. 1778; m. 2 Jan. 1804, Susannah Buell.
6. Samuel, b. 27 Sept. 1782; m. 28 June 1819, Minerva Wadhams.
vi. REBECCA, b. 29 Mar. 1749; d. 1 Sept. 1807, aged 60; m. at Hartford, 28 June 1767, ELDAD6 SHEPARD, bapt. at Hartford 30 Nov. 1740, d. at Granville, Mass., 13 Aug. 1807, aged 67, s. of John5 (Samuel4, John3, John2, Edward1) and Rebecca.
Children:
1. Oliver, bapt. 27 Sept. 1767.
2. Rhoda, b. 14 Feb. 1770; m. Chauncey Allen.
3. Anna, b. 2 Apr. 1772; m. (1) Elijah Lewis; m. (2) Fisher A. Ellis.
4. James, b. 21 Dec. 1774; m. 19 Feb. 1801, Abigail Andrews.
5. Elizabeth, b. 2 Sept. 1777; m. 2 Mar. 1798, Hosea Hinsdale.
6. Rebecca, b. 12 Feb. 1780; m. Benjamin Lee.
7. Amelia, b. 28 Mar. 1782; m. (1) Elijah H. Wheeler; m. (2) Capt. George Lee.
8. Levi, b. 7 Oct. 1784; m. 4 Nov. 1812, Elizabeth Kilbourn.
9. Ruth, b. abt, 1787; m. 15 Apr. 1811, Reuben Cook.
10. Mary, b. 7 Aug. 1789; m. 12 May 1811, Rev. Amos Chase.
vii. DOROTHY, b. 19 Apr. 1750; m. at Litchfield, Conn., 20 Nov. 1776, DR. ABEL5 CATLIN of Litchfield, b. at Litchfield 25 Feb. 1746/7, d. at Bristol, Conn., 23 Dec. 1831, s. of Thomas4 (Samuel3, John2, Thomas1) and Abigail (Bissell). He was a Surgeon in the 4th Conn. Regt. in 1775, afterwards on sloops of war.
Children:
1. Dennis, b. 14 Mar. 1777; m. in June 1798, Charlotte Noble.
2. Polly, m. John McNeil.
3. Betsey, m. – Boardman.
4. Dolly, m. – Chapin.
5. Harry.
6. Mary, m. Truman Buell.
7. Nabby, m. Asahel Peck. 8. Baron.
viii. MARY (twin), b. 16 Nov. 1752; d. at Canandaigua, N.Y., 13 Dec. 1826; m. OUVER PHELPS, who d. at Canandaigua 21 Feb. 1809, aged 60, perhaps the Oliver4 Phelps who was b. at Poquonock, Conn., 21 Oct. 1749, s. of Thomas3 (John2, George1) and Ann (Brown). He was a Colonel in the Revolutionary Army.
Children, b. at Granville, Mass.:
1. Lavinia, b. abt. 1774.
2. Oliver Leicester, b. 22 Sept. 1775; m. 22 Jan. 1795, Betsey Law Sherman.
3. Mary, b. 5 Sept. 1778; m. Amasa Jackson.
ix. MILICENT (twin), b. 16 Nov. 1752; d. 17 Jan. 1832; m. at Pittsfield, Mass., 11 Oct. 1774, CAPT. RUFUS ALLEN, b. 13 Apr. 1749, d. at Andover, Alleghany Co., N.Y., 7 Oct. 1813, s. of Joseph. He was a merchant for forty years in Pittsfield, Mass., then removed to Mumford, No Y.
Children:
1. Horace, b: 4 Nov. 1775; d. 1 Nov. 1836; m. Jane –.
2. Rufus, b. 2 Nov. 1777; d. 19 Nov. 1777.
3. Sarah, b. 25 Dec. 1778; d. Aug. 1812; m. – Williams.
4. Emily, b. 7 Jan. 1781; m. 27 Mar. 1823, Philip Wardner.
5. Rufus, b. 23 Jan. 1783; d. 14 Jan. 1819.
6. Polly, b. 26 Sept. 1785; d. 5 May 1817; m. Prof. Hill, an astronomer.
7. Sophia, b. 17 Oct. 1787; d. in 1829; m. 25 Sept. 1810, Noadiah Sacket.
8. Seymour, b. 3 Mar. 1790; d. in 1851, unm.
9. Seth, b. 20 Feb. 1792; d. in infancy.
10. Seth, b. 20 May 1794; d. in 1835.
11. Oliver, b. 4 Jan. 1798; d.18 Nov. 1848; m. 5 Dec. 1822, Jerusha Hopkins Remington.
x. ASHBEL, b. at Hartford, 26 Jan. 1755; d. 20 Sept. 1755.
xi. MARGARET, b. 9 Oct. 1756; bur. 11 Oct. 1758.
86. xii. ZACHARIAH, b. at Hartford, 4 Jan. 1759.


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Their son, Robert Foster Barnard, b. 14 Aug. 1784, d. 9 Dec. 1856, was father of President Barnard of Columbia College and of Gen. J. G. Barnard.
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