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Seeth Grafton (Gardner)

Also Known As: "Conant", "Seeth Gardner Grafton Conant"
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Birthplace: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: April 17, 1707 (70)
Salem, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Gardner, "Old Planter" and 1st wife of Thomas Gardner
Wife of Joshua Conant, Sr. and John Grafton, Sr.
Mother of Capt. Joshua Conant; Mary Hardy and Abigail Andrews
Sister of Thomas Gardner, of Salem; George Gardner, of Salem; Richard Gardner, of Nantucket; Capt. John Gardner, of Nantucket; Samuel Gardner, of Salem and 3 others

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About Seeth Grafton

SEETH, daughter of Thomas Gardner & his first wife bp. Salem 25 December 1636. She m. (1) Joshua Conant, son of ROGER CONANT [TAG 30:156-57]; m. (2) 1 December 1659 John Grafton, son of Joseph Grafton. 

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Biography

Seeth Gardner

Born 1636Massachusetts<ref>Source: #S-1094478061 </ref><ref>Source: #S-2144179857 Source number: 417.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: CTD </ref><ref>Source: #S-2144088419 </ref>

Marriage Husband . Wife Seeth Gardner. Marriage 1657 United States. <ref>Source: #S-1094478061 </ref> Seeth Gardner was baptized "25, 10mo. 1636" (old style calendar)<ref>Salem Town Records</ref> and was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Gardner.<ref>Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (CapeAnn, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907; page 21</ref> Seeth first married Joshua Conant, son of Roger Conant. They had a son, Joshua, b. Apr. 15, 1657 at Salem, bap. Jun 4, 1657, who married Christian More, daughter of Richard More (or Mower) on Aug. 31, 1676. Hemarried 2nd, Sarah Newcomb on Jan. 9, 1690-1.<ref>Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (Cape Ann, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907; page 21</ref> Seeth's husband, Joshua, was a sea captain. They were living in Marblehead in 1657. Joshua died in England in 1659 and the inventory of his estate was taken on May 28, 1659. The amount was 189 pounds, 17s.; charges due John Gardner, 35 pounds, 7s, 11d. In Nov. 1659: "This court doe appoint Thomas Gardner administrator to the Estate of Joshua Conantwho dyed intestate in England and is to be accountable for said Estate." (County Court Records.)<ref>Conant, Frederick Odell. A History andGenealogy of the Conant Family in England and America. Portland, Maine, Privately Printed, 1887; page 136.</ref> Inventory of Joshuah Connant for widow Seethe, taken by John Browne and Richard Price: One bed, one Bolster, a suit of Curtayns and v aliants, one Rug and a Blankett and matt, 8 li; five p of shetts and a h alfshett, 5 li; Eleven napkins, 3 table Cloths, 1 li. 7s; fowr pilow b ears, 1 li. 4s; twelve towels, 9s; for pewter pans and spons, 1 li. 6s;o ne Cloake, 18s; one Trunk and on owld Chest, 10s; one spitt, one payr o f Andyrns, 3s; to Sivs, two Trays, 3s; one payr of scals and to wayts, 2 s. 6d; one trundl Bedsted and one blankett, 6s; for wooll, 4s;5 stools , 9s; 9 Chayrs, 13s; 3 tabls, 1 li; for divers howshowld implements, 8s . 6d; for bras and Iron, 1 li. 10s; one chest, one box, 1 li; one Carpe tt, two Coshens, 5s; one looking glas and two small boxes, 10s; mony an d platt, 1 li. 4s; for 6 shep, 5 li; one kradle, 4s; one bedstead, 10s; t otal, 32 li. 6s.�Mr. Thomas Gardner's account: anote of what was dewe to mee from Josuah Connant: Wintering of 8 sheepe at 6s. per sheepe, 2 l i. 8s; 32 lode of wood at 4s. per lode, 6 li. 8s; for a bushell of whea te, 5s; 3 bushels of Indian Corne, 9s; payde for him to Jone Cotta, 11s ; dew to Joseph Gardner for 3 yeares rent for his house at 3li; per yer e, 10li; payd for him to Richard Prince, 13s; payd to Mr. Browne, 10li; p ayd to Mr. Crommell, 5li. 13s. 11d; total 35li. 7s. 11d.�Hugh Jones testified that while he lived withhis master Gardner, the latter wintered eight sheep for Joshua Connant, and deponent carried wood to his wife, " I gesse" upward of thirty loads, also corn and wheat, etc.�Jone (her F mark) Cotta, wife of Robert, testified, 20: 4: 1660, that she received of Thomas Gardner of Salem, eleven shillings for the keeping of Josuah Connant's sheep one summer. Phillip Cromwell's receipt dated June 10, 16 59, from "ould Mr Gardner" for a debt of 5li. 13s. 11d. After the death of her first husband, Seeth married John Grafton, "1, 10mo. 1659" (old Style calendar). Their children were Mary, Seeth, Abigail, Jehoadam, Margaret and Nathaniel.<ref>Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (Cape Ann, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907; page 21</ref><ref>Conant, Frederick Odell. A History and Genealogy of the Conant Family in England and America. Portland, Maine, Privately Printed, 1887; page 136.</ref> Seeth Grafton died on Apr. 17, 1707.<ref>Gardner, Frank Augustine. Thomas Gardner, Planter (Cape Ann, 1623-1626; Salem, 1626-1674) and Some of Descendants: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute, 1907; page 21</ref>

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<references />*Genealogy of the Gordon-Macy, Hiddleston-Curtis and allied families; Flack, Jessie Gordon,; Tulsa, Okla.: J.G. Flack, 1967, 326 pgs.*Pilgrim Village Families Sketch; by Robert Charles Anderson; New England Historic Genealogical Society Website: New England Ancestors.org. Page: Sketch of Roger Conant

  • https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/52419429*"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:MBK7-HTF : accessed 16 October 2018), entry for Seeth GARDNER, cites sources; file (2:2:2:MM9T-SCP), submitted 24 April1999 by RichardEddy34 [identity withheld for privacy].* Source: S-1094478061 Repository: #R-2147395643 U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700 Ancestry.com Publication: Ancestry.com Operations Inc * Repository: R-2147395643 Ancestry.comNote: * Source: S-2144088419 Repository: #R-2147395643 American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library.American Gen Note: * Source: S-2144179857 Repository: #R-2147395643 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 YatesPublishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family groupsheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv Note:

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Seeth Grafton's Timeline

1636
October 25, 1636
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
December 25, 1636
Salem, Essex County , Massachusetts
1657
June 15, 1657
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
1660
September 7, 1660
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
1667
August 12, 1667
Town of Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1707
April 17, 1707
Age 70
Salem, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts