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Richard Seymour

Male Bef 1605 - 1655  (> 50 years)


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  • Name Richard Seymour 
    Born Bef 27 Jan 1605  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 27 Jan 1605  Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Died 29 Jul 1655 and 10 Oct 1655  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Person ID I19385  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2018 

    Father Robert Seymour,   b. Bef 30 Nov 1573,   d. Bef 23 Aug 1637  (Age < 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Waller,   b. Bef 12 Dec 1578 
    Married 14 Nov 1603  Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F11687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mercy Ruscoe,   b. Abt 1610 
    Married 18 Apr 1631  Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Children 
    +1. Richard Seymour,   b. Abt 1645, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1710, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Very likely a follower of the Rev. Thomas Hooker. First appears in 1639 as a proprietor and inhabitant of Hartford, Connecticut.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2526] A History of the Seymour Family: Descendants of Richard Seymour of Hartford, Connecticut, for Six Generations by Donald Lines Jacobus, with George Dudley Seymour, Mary Kingsbury Talcott, and Seymour Morris. New Haven, Connecticut, 1939.

    2. [S647] Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines by Mary Walton Ferris. Volume 1, 1943; volume 2, 1931.

    3. [S474] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, by Donald Lines Jacobus. Fairfield, Connecticut, 1930-32.

    4. [S474] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, by Donald Lines Jacobus. Fairfield, Connecticut, 1930-32., year and place only.

    5. [S2527] George D. Seymour, "The English Home and Ancestry of Richard Seamer or Semer of Hartford, Conn." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 71:105, 1917.