James Seymour

29 October 1749–28 February 1814 (Age 64)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of James

When James Seymour was born on 29 October 1749, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Seymour, was 22 and his mother, Lydia Wadsworth, was 18. He married Hannah Collins in January 1795. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 28 February 1814, in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in West Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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James Seymour
Hannah Collins
Marriage: January 1795
Collins Seymour
Henry Seymour

Spouse and Children

January 1795


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World Events (6)


Age 27

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

Age 32

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 37

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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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  • James Seymour, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • James Seymour, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • James Seymour, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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