Elizabeth Wadsworth

1715–12 October 1759 (Age 44)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wadsworth was born in 1715, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Capt Joseph Wadsworth, Jr., was 33 and her mother, Joanne Hovey, was 31. She married Richard Seymour on 26 February 1741, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 October 1759, in her hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in First Church of Christ, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Richard Seymour
1712–1784
Elizabeth Wadsworth
1715–1759
Marriage: 26 February 1741
Elizabeth Seymour
1743–1770
Rhoda Seymour
1753–1814
Seymour
–1759
Seymour
–1759
Huldah Seymour
1745–1836
Richard Seymour
1747–
Michael Seymour
1749–1811
James Seymour
1751–1782
Freeman Seymour I
1756–1800

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 February 1741
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wæddi + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Seymour, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Elizabeth Seymour, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Elizabeth in entry for Elizabeth Seymour, "United States, Freedman's Bank Records, 1865-1874"

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