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Zachariah Seymour, Sr.

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Seymour and Mary Seymour
Husband of Hannah Seymour
Father of Hannah Hinsdale; Zachariah Seymour; Rebecca Seymour; Joseph Seymour; Stephan Seymour and 3 others
Brother of John Seymour; Capt. Thomas Seymour; Margaret Root; Mary North; Richard Seymour and 1 other
Half brother of Hannah Drake

Managed by: Brian Dean Olmstead
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About Zachariah Seymour, Sr.

  • 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.


  • SEYMOUR, Zachariah
  • b. 10 JAN 1684/5 Hartford, CT.
  • d. Hartford, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: SEYMOUR, John
  • Mother: WATSON, Mary
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 24 NOV 1709 Hartford, CT.
  • Spouse: OLMSTEAD, Hannah
  • b. 2 NOV 1690 Hartford, CT.
  • d. 25 MAY 1780 Harwinton, Litchfield, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: OLMSTEAD, Joseph
  • Mother: BUTLER, Elizabeth
  • Children:
    • SEYMOUR, Hannah
    • SEYMOUR, Zachariah
    • SEYMOUR, Rebecca b. 2 OCT 1714 Hartford, CT. d. 1754 Hartford, CT.
    • SEYMOUR, Joseph b. 1717 Hartford, CT. d. ABT 1718 Hartford, CT.
    • SEYMOUR, Stephen b. 1719 Hartford, CT. d. ABT 1720 Hartford, CT.
    • SEYMOUR, Ann b. 1722 Hartford, CT. d. ABT 1723 Hartford, CT.
    • SEYMOUR, Joseph
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Zachariah Seymour, Sr.'s Timeline

December 22, 1672
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, Connecticut
January 10, 1684
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
December 17, 1710
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
September 28, 1712
Age 28
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
October 1, 1714
Age 30
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 32
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 34
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 37
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
July 14, 1728
Age 44
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States