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Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826

 Person

Biography

Moses Seymour was born at Litchfield, Conn., June 30, 1774, died there May 8, 1826, aged 52. He married Mabel Strong in Addison, Vt., on May 29, 1782 and they had nine children. He was a merchant in Litchfield; postmaster for 25 years; sheriff for six years.

Citation:
George Dudley Seymour, A History of the Seymour Family (New Haven, 1939), p. 244.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Boardman & Seymour records

2009-75-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-75-0
Scope and Contents The Boardman & Seymour Records (2009-75-0) consist of correspondence, bills, legal documents, licenses to sell liquor, orders, receipts, statements of accounts and other business records. Daniel Boardman (1757-1833), New York City businessman and merchant, his brother Elijah Boardman (1760-1823), New Milford businessman and merchant, and Moses Seymour Jr. (1774-1826), Litchfield merchant and town official, maintained a partnership to operate a store in Litchfield in which they sold "a...
Dates: Created: 1794-1811; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1989

Clark family record

00-2010-168-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-168-0
Scope and Contents

A letter in which Merit Clark writes Moses Seymour Jr. with his family record and a note recording the births of members of the Clark family.

Dates: Created: circa 1820s-1830s

Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History

2011-56-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-56-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History (2011-56-0) is comprised mostly of transcriptions of revolutionary texts. The transcripted texts are: a ledger written by Moses Seymour, a note book created by Elisha Fresbie, a ledger by James Morris Sr., and the Seymour Family papers. There is commentary on the texts inserted into the book by the transcriptionists. There is a table of contents at the front of the book which breaks down the book into very specific sections. After the table...
Dates: Created: 1776-7; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013

Seymour family papers

1949-37-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records,...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Stone, James Certification as Constable

00-2015-07-0

 Item
Identifier: 00-2015-07-0
Content Description

A hand written certification written by Moses Seymour as Town Clerk for James Stone to be declared Constable and Collector for the town of Litchfield.

Dates: 1809-11-13

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Correspondence 3
Business enterprises -- Connecticut -- Litchfield 2
Business records 2
Financial records 2
Legal documents 2