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143. Joseph Whiting Seymour

143. JOSEPH WHITING6 SEYMOUR (Capt. Zebulon5, Zebulon4, John3, John2, Richard1), born at Hartford, Conn., 8 Jan. 1762, died there 8 Sept. 1815 aged 53; married first, LOVISA WARNER, born about 1760, died at Hartford, 31 July 1798, daughter of Eli; married second, 22 Dec. 1799, Lucy (SHARP) BALDWIN, born —, died at Richmond, Va., July 1842, widow of Jacob Baldwin.

His will, dated 29 Aug. 1815, proved 12 Sept. 1815, named son Hezekiah, two youngest sons James Madison and Patrick, and “my eight children, viz. Hezekiah, Lovica Ann, Fanny, Lucy Warner, Eliza, Julia Ann, James Madison, and Patrick.” “It is my will that my four youngest children … do not elect for their guardians any person not now an inhabitant of Hartford, and among said inhabitants I only except Mr. Nathaniel Webb. If any of my said four youngest children go contrary to this my will, his or her bequest shall be forfeited.”

Children by first wife:
i. INFANT7, buried 22 Oct. 1787.
ii. HEZEKIAH, b. 29 Oct. 1788; d. at New Britain, Conn., 11 Apr. 1868; m. 24 Aug. 1829, BETSEY HINSDALE BURRITT, b. at New Britain, 22 July 1796, d. Mar. 1872, dau. of Elihu and Elizabeth (Hinsdale), and sister of the noted Elihu Burritt.
Children:
I. Infant8, b. 20 Feb. 1831; d. young.
II. Henry Griswold, b. 5 May 1832; d. 20 May 1853.
iii. LOUISA ANN, b. 23 Apr. 1790; living unm. 24 Sept. 1814; m. SETH HUBBARD.
iv. JOSEPH WHITING, b. 25 Oct. 1791; d. 22 Feb. 1810 ae. 19.
v. FANNY, b. 9 Aug. 1793; d. Sept. 1844; m. 5 Oct. 1813, JAMES GEER of Windham, Conn. Two children.
vi. Lucy WARNER, b. 11 July 1796; d. at Columbia, N.H., 3 Dec. 1878; m. 18 Apr. 1816, ORA STODDARD, b. at Hinsdale, N.H., 26 July 1791, d. 3 Feb. 1861, s. of Thomas and Jane (Pike). Nine children.
vii. MARY ANNA, b. 27 July 1798; d. 23 Feb. 1799 ae. 7 mos.
Children by second wife:
viii. ELIZA, b. 18 Aug. 1800; m. JOEL BENTON, of Guilford, Conn.
ix. JULIA ANN, b. 2 Apr. 1802; d. 10 Dec. 1881; m. – LABARDY of Texas.
x. JAMES MADISON, b. 18 June 1804; d. at Galveston, Texas, 30 Aug. 1847; a hotel keeper; m. (1) MARY C. (AVERY) VAN CLUF, b. 4 Feb. 1805. d. 1 Apr. 1836, widow of John M. Van Cluf; m. (2) 15 Feb. 1837. CATHARINE COOKE, b. at Sackett's Harbor, N.Y., 11 June 1819, dau. of Dr. Andrew Benedict and Sarah Ann (Van Deursen); she m. (2) john Adriance of Columbia, Texas. Dr. Cooke was a Surgeon in the U.S. Navy.
Child by first wife:
I. Mary Caroline8, b. 28 Mar. 1836; m. (1) – Hurlbut; m. (2) Dr. Samuel Berkely; m. (3) Oscar Wenner.
Children by second wife:
II. James Benedict, b. 11 Apr. 1838; d. 12 Jan. 1839.
III. Kate, b. 12 July 1840; m. (1) at Columbia, Texas, 14 Dec. 1858, Dr. Robert Gosman Salmon; five children; m. (2) at Austin, Texas, 12 July 1871, Copenitus Bannister Maynard; four children.
IV. William James, b. 24 Feb. 1843; d. 8 Mar. 1844.
V. Charles Whiting, b. 3 May 1845; d. 19 July 1846.
VI. James Madison, b. 13 Sept. 1847; rem. 1873 to Chicago, Ill. where he became a commission merchant; m. 15 Nov. 1866, Caroline Lewis, b. at Galveston, 23 Apr. 1848, dau. of Allen and Caroline (Shaw).
Children:
(1) Allen Lewis9, b. at Galveston, 5 Oct. 1867; m. H. B. Ayres.
(2) Caroline, b. at Galveston, 5 Oct. 1869; m. Walter M. Keck.
(3) James Madison, b. at Hartford, Conn., 27 July 1871; m. Etta Ball Hedden.
(4) Charles Alfred, b. at Chicago, 5 Oct. 1874.
xi. PATRICK,1) b. 18 Mar. 1807; m. – SEAMAN.


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Named William Levator, called Patrick.
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