45. NATHANIEL5 SEYMOUR (Thomas4, Matthew3, Thomas2, Richard1), born 28 Jan. 1757, baptized 10 Apr. 1757 at New Canaan, Conn., died at Greenfield, N.Y., 12 Sept. 1846; married first, at New Canaan, 15 Mar. 1784, MERCY4 CARTER, born at Norwalk, Conn., 5 Oct. 1761, died 11 Jan. 1806, daughter of John3 (Ebenezer2, Samuel1) and Hannah (Benedict); married second, MARIAN DICKSON, who died 13 Feb. 1835, aged 75 yrs. 8 mos.
Nathaniel Seymour acted in capacity of private during War of Revolution in Capt. Daniel Benedict's Company, 9th Connecticut, and under Col. John Mead marched to New York 12 Aug. 1776. He was taken sick and was ill for a year. In the Summer of 1778, he enlisted in Capt. Reuben Scofield's Co., 9th Regiment, under Col. John Mead, and from then until the end of the war was called out from time to time guarding the coast and frontier. He was on duty during the New Haven alarm, 5 July 1779. He was placed on Pension Roll at Saratoga, N.Y., 7 Mar. 1833. Pension granted 4 Mar. 1831. Signed by Louis Cass, Sec. of War.
He moved from New Canaan, Conn., in 1787 to Greenfield, N.Y. In 1790 Nathaniel lived at Ballston, N.Y., with wife and two males under sixteen years. He was living with Thomas Seymour in 1840, a pensioner, aged 83, in Greenfield, N.Y.
|Children by first wife, last five baptized at Greenfield, N.Y.:|
|i.||EBENEZER6, b. 4 Feb. 1785; d. at Castile, N.Y., 5 Feb. 1853; m. at Greenfield, Saratoga Co., N.Y., BETSEY WILSON, b. in 1785, d. 19 July 1876. Ten children.|
|ii.||THOMAS, b. at New Canaan, 20 Apr. 1788; d. at Greenfield, N.Y., 8 Sept. 1882; m. REBECCA MARIA WOOD, b. 11 Nov. 1790, d. 4 Mar. 1854. Three children.1)|
|iii.||WILLIAM, b. 24 Dec. 1790; d. 23 Dec. 1821; m. OLIVE KING. Two children (d. young).|
|iv.||NATHANIEL, b. 14 Mar. 1793; d. 5 Mar. 1819 in 26th yr., unm.|
|v.||JOHN CARTER, b. 6 Aug. 1795; d. 16 Aug. 1816 in 22d yr., unm.|
|vi.|| HANNAH, b. 2 Feb. 1797; m. EDWIN C.
|vii.||POLLY, b. 22 July 1799; d. 6 June 1850; m. HARMON G. SWEENY, of Greenfield, N.Y.|
|viii.||SAMUEL, b. 7 Apr. 1803; d. 21 Apr. 1803.|