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55. IRA5 SEYMOUR (John4, John3, Thomas2, Richard1), born at Norwalk, Conn., 31 Aug. 1748, died 4 Oct. 1837 aged 89; married first, 14 Nov. 1772, RUTH4 SMITH, born 1742, died at Stockbridge, Mass., 26 Aug. 1792 aged 50 (in 50th year by gravestone), daughter of Dr. Elisha3 (Simon2, Joseph1) and Ruth (Seymour); married second, 24 Dec. 1795, JERUSHAD PARSONS, born 1 May 1766, died 7 Jan. 1861 aged 96, daughter of Elihu4 (Ebeneeer3, Joseph2, Joseph1) and Sarah (Edwards), and granddaughter of Rev. Jonathan Edwards, the noted theologian.

He resided in Stockbridge, Mass, and Victor, N.Y.

Children by first wife:
i. RUTH6, b. 10 Aug. 1773; d. 15 Jan. 1775.
ii. RUTH, b. 17 Jan. 1775; d. 9 June 1797, ae, 22; m. 2 Apr. 1797, JOSIAH DWIGHT.
iii. CYNTHIA, b. 17 Oct. 1776; d. 3 Nov. 1863; m. 24 Dec. 1797, ANDREW C. COLTON, of Batavia, N.Y.
iv. IRA, b. 25 Dec. 1778; d. 14 Feb. 1861; res. Victor, N.Y., and Webster, Mich.; m. 25 Dec. 1800, BETSEY MOREHOUSE. Six children.
v. JOSEPH WILLARD, b. 29 Mar. 1781; d. at Hudson, Wls., 25 Jan. 1867; m. (1) at Perry, N.Y., 24 Aug. 1816, DORCAS TAYLOR, b. abt. 1798, d. 30 Apr. 1822; m. (2) at Victor, N.Y., 8 Oct. 1822, SOPHIA (SIBLEY) HALL, who d. at Rochester, N.Y., 4 Feb. 1841. Five children.
vi. SOPHIA, b. 27 Mar. 1784; d. 22 July 1867; res. Ohio; m. PETER HOLLOWAY.
vii. CHARLES, b. 15 June 1786; d. 30 Nov. 1865; res. Farmington, Mich.; m. HANNAH POOLE.
Children by second wife:
viii. FREDERICK AUGUSTUS, b. 23 Feb. 1797; d. at Newton, Iowa, 14 Mar. 1875; m. (1) 9 May 1820, CONTENT GARRISON MOREHOUSE, b. at Newark, N.J., 19 Feb. 1801, d. 25 Sept. 1841, dau. of Pierson and Electa (Conger); m. (2) MARY GEDDES. Four children.
ix. BELDEN, b. 22 Mar. 1799; d. 22 Jan. 1858; In. 29 May 1832, MARTHA B. TITUS, b. at Ballston, N.Y., 1 Sept. 1811, dau. of Samuel and Charlotte (Briggs). One child.
x. CHESTER, b. 23 Apr. 1801; res. N.Y. City; d. 28 June 1882; m. CORA ELVIRA LUCE. No children.
xi. PIERPONT, b. 28 Feb. 1803; d. 21 Dec. 1881; m. 26 Nov. 1826, EUNICE GILLIS,b. at Argyle, N.Y., 7 Mar. 1807, dau, of Robert and Esther (Baker). Five children.
xii. MARY EDWARDS, b. 26 Aug. 1805; d. 8 Nov. 1889; res. Ann Arbor, Mich.; m. (1) SAMUEL CHADWICK; m. (2) REV. CHARLES CLARK. No children, “but filled the place of mother to these of her first husband, six in number, with all the kindness, faithfulness and love of a Christian. In early life she made a profession of religion, and was a constant attendant upon the services of the sanctuary, endeavoring to carry out in her daily life the principles she loved. A number of young men whom she helped to a University education rise up and call her blessed.”


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