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Elizabeth Knapp (Seymour)

Birthplace: Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Seymour and Hannah Seymour
Wife of Timothy Knapp, Jr
Mother of Capt. Israel Knapp and Elizabeth Pickett
Sister of Hannah Bushnell; Abigail Peckett; Sarah Huested; Mary Bushnell Douglass; Thomas Seymour and 4 others

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About Elizabeth Knapp

  • Genealogy of the descendants of Richard Seymour, from the first settlement of Hartford, Conn. in 1635 (1880)
  • https://archive.org/details/genealogyofdesce00broc
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00broc#page/n8/mode/1up
  • RICHARD SEYMOUR.— One of the original settlers of Hartford, Ct., and as such his name appears on a monument erected in 1837 to the memory of the forefathers of the city in the ancient burying ground. His house was on Burr St. He probably came with Mr. Hooker's congregation from Chelmsford, Essex County, England. The history of this embryo republic (Mr. H's congregation) is given in Mr. Trumbull's History of Connecticut. They first settled in Cambridge, Mass., but thinking to better themselves, removed to Hartford in 1639. He went from there to Norwalk in 1653 and died in 1655.
  • He left four sons :
    • Thomas, John, Zachariah, Richard.
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00broc#page/n10/mode/1up
  • THOMAS married H. Marvin in 1653. His children were:
    • Hannah, Mary, Thomas, Mathew, Abigail, Sarah, Mercy, Elizabeth, Rebecca.
  • JOHN married M. Watson, lived in Hartford, on the south side of Little River. He died in 1713. His age is not known, but his will, dated in 1712, which is preserved in the Probate office, speaks of his being advanced in life. His children were:
    • John, Margaret, Richard, Zachary, Mary, Thomas, Jonathan, Nathaniel.
  • ZACHARIAH married and had four children whose names are not given.
  • RICHARD married and had three sons:
    • Samuel, Richard, John.
  • https://archive.org/stream/genealogyofdesce00broc#page/n12/mode/1up
  • JOHN married E. Webster in 1643. Their children were:
    • John, Jonathan, Zebulon, Daniel, Nathaniel, Moses, Timothy, Susanna, Richard, Elizabeth, Margaret.
  • MARY and MARGARET not given.
  • THOMAS married R. Norton, and after her death M. Waters. Their children were:
    • Mary, Thomas, Sarah, Jerusha, Ruth, Basil, Alice.
  • RICHARD married M. Wilson. No children given.
  • JONATHAN ____.
  • ZACHARY married H. Olmstead.
  • NATHANIEL married and had three children:
    • Hannah, Zachariah, Rebecca.


  • KNAPP, Timothy
  • b. 1668 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
  • d. 16 FEB 1736/7 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: KNAPP, Joshua
  • Mother: CLOSE, Hannah
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 16 MAR 1698/9 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
  • Spouse: SEYMOUR, Elizabeth
  • b. DEC 1673 Norwalk, Fairfield, CT.
  • d. 17 JUN 1713 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: SEYMOUR, Thomas
  • Mother: MARVIN, Hannah
  • Children:
    • KNAPP, Rebecca b. 24 SEP 1701 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
    • KNAPP, Timothy b. 9 AUG 1703 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT. d. 22 APR 1706 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
    • KNAPP, Israel
    • KNAPP, Mary
    • KNAPP, Elizabeth
    • KNAPP, Prudence b. 26 JAN 1712/3 Greenwich, Fairfield, CT.
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 16 FEB 1713/4
  • Spouse: WEEKES, Martha
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_29.htm#282


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Elizabeth Knapp's Timeline

December 1673
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
December 13, 1705
Age 32
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 36
Greenwich, Washington, NY, USA
June 17, 1713
Age 39
Fairfield, Fairfield, CT, USA
November 18, 1930
Age 39
November 18, 1930
Age 39
November 20, 1930
Age 39
November 21, 1930
Age 39
May 10, 1943
Age 39