127. ASAPH6 SEYMOUR (Hezekiah5, John4, John3, John2, Richard1), born 23 Feb. 1783, died at Yellow Springs, Green County, Ohio, 21 May 1863; married ABIGAIL6 WEBSTER, born at Harwinton, Conn., 26 May 1785; died at Utica, N.Y., 28 Dec. 1851, daughter of Charles5 (Capt. Moses4, Ens. William3 Robert2, Gov John1) and Hannah (Phelps).
He settled at New Hartford, Oneida Co., N.Y., and endured the toils of pioneer life in the heavy timber. After years of hard work on his farm and in his carpenter shop, he became a foundry man and machinist. He removed to Utica, Oneida Co., N.Y., where he carried on the business of iron casting. He was Elder of the Second Presbyterian Church in Utica for many years.
|i.||SUSAN WEBSTER8, b. 13 Dec. 1810; d. 27 May 1849; m. at Utica, N.Y., 8 Oct. 1844, OSWALD BACKUS, b. at Bridgeport, Conn., 10 Aug. 1808, d. 7 Mar. 1870. Two children. He m. (2) at Utica, 24 May 1854, Mary Parker Prentiss of Stockbridge, Wis., dau. of Solomon.|
|ii.||ABBY ANN, b. 13 Apr. 1813; d. 15 Sept. 1870; m. 26 Nov. 1840, REv. JOSIAH JEROME WARD, b. 13 Apr. 1813, a Presbyterian minister at Michigan City, Ind., in 1868. Four children.|
|iii.||MARY ELIZA, b. 29 July 1818; d. 8 Sept. 1829.|