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Seymour, Moses, 1774-1826



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.

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Boardman & Seymour records


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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1794-1811; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/1989

Clark family record


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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: circa 1820s-1830s

Litchfield Sourcebook of Revolutionary History


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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1776-7; Other: Date acquired: 07/05/2013

Archibald McNiele land survey


Identifier: 00-2005-31-0-12

Correction of the Records of the survey of 15 acres laid out to Captain Archibald McNiele as recorded in the 3rd book of Litchfield land records, pg. 39. Resurveyed by Charles McNiele, son of Archibald. Property south of the Seymour Meadow. Signed by Isaac Bissell and Asahel Strong, Committee and attested by Moses Seymour, register.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1774 Nov 29; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2005

Seymour family papers


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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Stone, James Certification as Constable


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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Business enterprises -- Connecticut -- Litchfield 2
Business records 2
Financial records 2
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