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Nathaniel Seaman

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hempstead, Long Island, Province of New York
Death: October 09, 1757 (84-85)
Westbury, Queens County, Province of New York
Place of Burial: Westbury, Nassau County, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. John Seaman and Martha Seaman
Husband of Racheal Seaman and Rachel Seaman
Father of Nathaniel Seaman; Rachel Seaman; Hester Whitson; Jacob Seaman; Abraham Seaman and 4 others
Brother of John Seaman; Martha Pearsall; Mary Pearsall; Hannah Carman; Sarah Mott and 8 others
Half brother of John Seaman, Jr.; Benjamin Seaman; Solomon Seaman; Elizabeth Jackson and Jonathan Seaman

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About Nathaniel Seaman

8. Nathaniel2 Seaman (John1) died October 9, 1757 in Westbury, Queens [now Nassau] Co., NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444., (2) Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (New York: TA Wright, 1928), 42, has the death date as 1759 not 1757 no sources given.). He married Rachel Willis October 9, 1695 in Henry Willis' house, Westbury, Long Island, NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:282, 359, 444, 473, 474., (2) Hicks, Benjamin D., Willis Family of Long Island, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Oct. 1884 Vol. XV reprinted in Hoff, Henry B. Genealogies of Long Island Families [Baltimore :Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987]), 747, lists marriage date as August., (3) Hill, Peter B., compiler, Edward Doty of the Mayflower: Mayflower Families in Progress, Third Edition, (Plymouth, Mass: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996), 148.), daughter of Henry Willis and Mary Peace. She was born 1680 (Source: Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444.), and died August 31, 1759 in Westbury, Queens [now Nassau] Co., NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444., (2) Hicks, Benjamin D., Willis Family of Long Island, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Oct. 1884 Vol. XV reprinted in Hoff, Henry B. Genealogies of Long Island Families [Baltimore :Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987]), 747, gives death year as 1739.).

Notes for Nathaniel Seaman:

There are many notices of this Nathaniel Seaman. He was an active member in the Society of Friends, and from 1692 his name is frequently mentioned in their records. Friends Meetings were frequently held at his house. In 1692/93 his father, before making his will, conveyed 316 acres at the harbor head to him and his brother Richard. In 1702 he was called "of Westbury"

Mary Thomas Seaman has Nathaniel's death date as: October 09, 1759 whereas the Quaker records have it as 1757. Mary Thomas Seaman has Rachel Willis' death date as August 28, 1739 whereas Quaker records have it Aug. 31, 1759.

Quaker records in Hinshaw note that the Quaker meeting was at his house in 1698; Nathaniel & Rachel signed Epistle abt. 1725; Rachel on committee 1700; Rachel had certificate of unity for N.E. 1736; and they lived in Hempstead, Long Island, NY.

More About Nathaniel Seaman:

Fact 4: December 20, 1720, executor will of nephew, Samuel Parsell [Pearsall] of Hempstead, Queens Co., NY (Source: Heritage Books Inc., New York Abstracts of Wills, 1665-1801 (CD #9), (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997), "CD-ROM," 2:232.)

Fact 5: January 29, 1730/31, Property of Nathaniel Seaman mentioned in will of George Bolden (Source: Heritage Books Inc., New York Abstracts of Wills, 1665-1801 (CD #9), (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997), "CD-ROM," 3:18-19, "These Presents witnesseth that I, GEORGE BOLDEN, of Hempsted, in Queen's County, this 29 day of January, 173 0/1, being ancient in years and sick, but willing to set my house in order." I leave to my eldest son, Ezekiel, the tract of land he now dwelleth on, being bounded west by the road that goeth up Matinecock Hollow, north by the lane that leadeth out of Matinecock Hollow to my barn, and on the east by the fence that runs between Ezekiel's orchard and the orchard that I have given in a deed to my son Samuel, till it comes to the south end of said orchard, and from thence to run southward upon a straight line that shall be made to run from the southeast corner of Ezekiel's orchard, southwardly along on the east side of a small swamp, or pond of water, near the gate, and bounded south by the land of Nathaniel Seaman. I leave to my son Ezekiel all the south end of the lot of land that I had of my wife's father, Thomas Ellison, with the addition belonging thereto, Bounded west by Nathaniel Seaman, south by road, east by the addition and lot that I bought of the Carmans, north by the fence that stands east and west, on the north end of the southermost swamp or pond; Also the westermost piece of land that I have laid out to me by the trustees of the Town, and lyeth bounded east by the land of William Willis, south by Nathaniel Seaman, west and north by highway that leads up the Hollow to Ezekiel's field, in the bounds of Oyster Bay. And he shall pay to my son Joseph, or to his children, œ10. I also leave to him 1/2 of all my meadow that I have "below the creek upon Great Neck at South." I leave to my grandson, Silvanus Bolden, the eldest son of my son, Thomas Bolden, deceased, the north end of the lot I bought of the Carmans, Bounded east, partly, by a small piece of land that my son Thomas bought of John Davis, and partly by land of William Willis, Jr., north by William Willis, Sr., the northwest bounds is two small walnut trees, and thence to run south on a straigh.)

Marriage Notes for Nathaniel Seaman and Rachel Willis:

Nathaniel Seaman married Aug 9, 1695 Rachel Willis, dau. of Henry and Mary (Peace) Willis. She died Aug. 28, 1739. [From: Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (1928), p. 23.]

Selah D. Seaman in a book published in 1881 Biographical and Genealogical Record of Captain John Seaman and his descendants on Long Island New York writes: "Nathaniel Seaman, of the town of Hempstead, on the 9th of the eighth month, 1695, in Quaker form, married Rachel, daughter of Henry Willis. In 1692, by appointment a Friends meeting was held every third First day at his house, in 1699 the monthly meeting, and in 1701 the quarterly meeting. In 1694, his father, before making his will, conveyed three hundred and sixteen acres at the harbor head to him and his brother Richard, and they with their wives, on 4th April 1701, conveyed land to Mark Wilse, near Success. We have not the date of his death, and cannot distinguish some later entries so clearly as to tell whether they relate to him or to his son. In 1702 he resided at Westbury. They had nine children viz.: Rachel, Nathaniel, Esther, Jacob, Abraham, Rachel 2d (the first died). Hezekiah, Thomas, and Samuel, which is the third generation."

More About Nathaniel Seaman and Rachel Willis:

Marriage: October 9, 1695, Henry Willis' house, Westbury, Long Island, NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:282, 359, 444, 473, 474., (2) Hicks, Benjamin D., Willis Family of Long Island, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Oct. 1884 Vol. XV reprinted in Hoff, Henry B. Genealogies of Long Island Families [Baltimore :Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987]), 747, lists marriage date as August., (3) Hill, Peter B., compiler, Edward Doty of the Mayflower: Mayflower Families in Progress, Third Edition, (Plymouth, Mass: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996), 148.)

Children of Nathaniel Seaman and Rachel Willis are:

	72	i.	 	Rachel[1]3 Seaman, born July 26, 1696 (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), Vol. 3, p. 282., (2) New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, "New York Genealogical and Biographical Record," New York:: vol. 4, #1 [1873] p. 33, born ye 26 d. 5 mo. 1696.); died January 25, 1701/02 (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:282., (2) Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (New York: TA Wright, 1928), cites death date as November.).

+ 73 ii. Nathaniel Seaman, born January 18, 1699/00; died June 14, 1774.

+ 74 iii. Hester[Esther] Seaman, born November 8, 1701; died July 6, 1759.

+ 75 iv. Jacob Seaman, born October 10, 1703; died April 29, 1759 in Jericho, Town of Oyster Bay, Queens [now Nassau] Co., NY.

+ 76 v. Abraham Seaman, born January 10, 1705/06; died Unknown.

+ 77 vi. Rachel[2] Seaman, born March 9, 1707/08; died Unknown.

+ 78 vii. Hezekiah Seaman, born May 4, 1711; died Bef. October 2, 1786 in Philipsburg Manor, Westchester Co., NY.

+ 79 viii. Thomas Seaman, born January 2, 1713/14; died January 13, 1804.

+ 80 ix. Samuel Seaman, born June 13, 1715 in Hempstead, Long Island, NY; died Bef. June 12, 1781 in Westbury, Hempstead Twp., Queens Co.[now Nassau Co.], NY.


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married Rachel Willis, b. 1680, d. 31 Aug 1759, Westbury, Queens [now Nassau] Co.,

Married 9 Oct 1695 Henry Willis' house, Westbury, Suffolk Co., LI, NY

     Nathaniel Seaman married Aug 9, 1695 Rachel Willis, dau. of Henry and
     Mary (Peace) Willis. She died Aug. 28, 1739. [From: Seaman, Mary
     Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (1928), p. 23.]

Children

	1. Rachel Seaman,   b. 26 Jul 1696,   d. 25 Nov 1702
	2. Nathaniel Seaman,   b. 18 Jan 1699/00,   d. 14 Jun 1774
	3. Hester Seaman,   b. 8 Nov 1701,   d. 6 Jul 1759
	4. Jacob Seaman,   b. 10 Oct 1703,   d. 29 Apr 1759
	5. Abraham Seaman,   b. 10 Jan 1705/06,   d. UNKNOWN
	6. Hezekiah Seaman,   b. 11 May 1711,   d. Bef 2 Oct 1786
	7. Thomas Seaman,   b. 2 Jan 1713/14,   d. 13 Jan 1804
	8. Samuel Seaman,   b. 13 Jun 1715, Hempstead, Queens (now Nassau Co.), LI, NY /  d. Bef 12 Jun 1781, Westbury, Hempstead Twp., Queens Co.[now Nassau Co.], NY 


There are many notices of this Nathaniel Seaman. He was an active member in the Society of Friends, and from 1692 his name is frequently mentioned in their records. Friends Meetings were frequently held at his house. In 1692/93 his father, before making his will, conveyed 316 acres at the harbor head to him and his brother Richard. In 1702 he was called "of Westbury"

Mary Thomas Seaman has Nathaniel's death date as: October 09, 1759 whereas the Quaker records have it as 1757. Mary Thomas Seaman has Rachel Willis' death date as August 28, 1739 whereas Quaker records have it Aug. 31, 1759.

Quaker records in Hinshaw note that the Quaker meeting was at his house in 1698; Nathaniel & Rachel signed Epistle abt. 1725; Rachel on committee 1700; Rachel had certificate of unity for N.E. 1736; and they lived in Hempstead, Queens Co., LI, NY.

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Nathaniel Seaman's Timeline

1672
1672
Hempstead, Long Island, Province of New York
1696
July 26, 1696
1699
January 18, 1699
Albany County, Province of New York
1701
November 8, 1701
1703
October 10, 1703
1705
January 10, 1705
1708
1708
of Rhode Island
1711
May 11, 1711
Oyster Bay, New York, USA
1713
January 2, 1713