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230. William Seymour

230. WILLIAM7 SEYMOUR (Truman6, Timothy5, Timothy4, John3, John2, Richard1), born at Albany, N.Y., 23 Sept. 1793, died there 26 or 27 July 1867; married first, 2 Apr. 1816, JANE BRADT, born at Albany, 14 Dec. 1796, died there 13 Aug. 1837, daughter of Isaac and Elizabeth (Van Deusen); married second, 12 June 1849, MARGARET NEWLANDS, born at Albany, 4 Nov. 1804, daughter of David and Jane (McHarg).

He enlisted in the War of 1812, at Albany, Sept. 1814, was Orderly Sergt., and stationed at Staten Island. By trade a bookbinder, he pursued that business successfully in Albany for several years. He served as Alderman, 1822 to 1832; a member of the State Legislature in 1832 and 1836; and for eleven years he was Collector and Inspector of the port of Albany, receiving his appointment from President Jackson. He was prominent in the Masonic Order, and was Grand Treasurer of the Grand Chapter of New York for many years. He was for several years Chamberlain of the City of Albany; a director of the Albany City Bank from its incorporation in 1834 until his death; and a director of the Albany Medical College from its organization.

Children, born at Albany:
i. ELIZABETH8, b. 20 Jan. 1817; d. 22 Sept. 1817.
ii. WILLIAM, b. 2 Oct. 1818; m. 15 May 1844, JANE R. SCHMELZEL, b. at New York City, 6 Apr. 1820, d. there 13 June 1869(?), dau. of John B. and Jane (Ostheim). He settled in New York City, 1836, and became a securities broker; President of N.Y. Stock Exchange, 1864. Children, b. in New York:
I. Jane S“, b. 24 Feb. 1846; d. 28 Aug. 1857.
II. Julia, b. 2 Nov. 1847.
III. William W., b. 31 Mar. 1850.
IV. John, b. 11 Jan. 1855.
V. Mary, b. 19 Sept. 1857.
VI. George, b. 5 Nov. 1859.
VII. Emma, b. 19 July 1861.
iii. ELIZABETH, b. 27 Aug. 1820; m. 26 Aug. 1841, ROBERT JOSEPH BULLOCK, M.D., b. at Bethlehem, N.Y., 22 May 1812, s. of Joseph and Elizabeth (Vedder) Bullock, and grandson of Lt.-Col. Volkert Vedder of the Revolution. Dr. Bullock was graduated from Western Medical College, 1836, and practised in Bethlehem and Albany, N.Y. Seven children.
iv. TRUMAN, b. 23 Oct. 1823; d. 26 Nov. 1823.
v. JULIA, b. 28 Oct. 1824; m. at Albany, 6 Feb. 1850, HENRY DEMAREST CRANE, b. at Catskill, N.Y., 27 Feb. 1825, s. of Daniel6 (Daniel5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, Benjamin1) and Elsie Ann (Demarest). Eight children.
vi. JANE, b. 4 Apr. 1827; m. 6 Apr. 1848, GEORGE PEARSON KLINE, b. at Albany, 5 Apr. 1823, s. of Mathias and Catharine (Abbott). Thirteen children.
vii. ANNIE ZABIAH, b. 22 May 1831; m. 22 May 1862, CHARLES MARSH TALLMAN, b. at Duanesburg, N.Y., 1 Apr. 1829, s. of Britton and Lucy (Marsh). He was graduated from Union College, 1848, and settled in New York City as a lawyer.

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