Seth Pease

9 January 1764–1 September 1819 (Age 55)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Seth

When Seth Pease was born on 9 January 1764, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Joseph Pease, was 35 and his mother, Mindwell King, was 30. He married Bathsheba Kent on 25 December 1785, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 1 September 1819, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Seth Pease
1764–1819
Bathsheba Kent
1768–1818
Marriage: 25 December 1785
Betsey Pease
1786–1871
James Pease
1788–1812
Gamaliel Pease
1790–1823
Alfred Pease
1793–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1785
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 12

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1780

Age 16

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pese ‘pea’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas, or a nickname for a small and insignificant person. The word was originally a collective singular (Old English peose, pise, from Latin pisa) from which the modern English vocabulary word pea is derived by folk etymology, the singular having been taken as a plural.

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

Story Highlight

https://case.edu/ech/articles/p/pease-seth

PEASE, SETH (9 Jan. 1764-12 Sept. 1819), early surveyor in the WESTERN RESERVE, was born in Suffield, Conn. to Joseph and Mindwell Pease. He first came to the Western Reserve as an astronomer and surv …

Sources (3)

  • Seth Pease in entry for Bathsheba Kent, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Seth Pease, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Seth Pease in entry for Bathsheba, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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