Roger Seymour

23 July 1753–23 August 1826 (Age 73)
West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Roger

When Roger Seymour was born on 23 July 1753, in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Seymour, was 26 and his mother, Lydia Wadsworth, was 22. He married Rose Hart after 1804, in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He died on 23 August 1826, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 28

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 41

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Maurdes-Fossées in Seine, northern France, or possibly from Saint-Maur-sur-Loire in Touraine. Both places are named from the dedication of the church there to St. Maur ( see Moore 3).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Roger in entry for Rose Seymour Or Seymor, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Roger Seymour, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Roger Seymour, "Find A Grave Index"

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