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Richard Seymour

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Seymour and Mary Seymour
Husband of Mary Wilson
Brother of John Seymour; Capt. Thomas Seymour; Margaret Root; Mary North; Zachariah Seymour, Sr. and 1 other
Half brother of Hannah Drake

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About Richard Seymour

  • Genealogy of the descendants of Richard Seymour, from the first settlement of Hartford, Conn. in 1635 (1880)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • WILSON, Mary
  • b. MAR 1687/8
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 30 OCT 1707 Hartford, CT.
  • Spouse: SEYMOUR, Richard
  • b. 11 FEB 1676/7 Hartford, CT.
  • d. ABT 1750 Canaan, Litchfield, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: SEYMOUR, John
  • Mother: WATSON, Mary
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Richard Seymour's Timeline

February 11, 1676
Second Church, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
February 11, 1677
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Age 69
Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
June 24, 1879
Age 70
January 1, 1892
Age 70
April 19, 1946
Age 70