m. Jan 1653/54
Facts and Events
"Matthew Seymour was a selectman of Norwalk for several years and deputy to the General Court from Norwalk in 1712 and 1713. He was made lieutenant in 1710, and was chosen captain of the North Company in Norwalk, 26 May 1729. In his will, dated 4 Jan. 1734/5 and proved 6 Jan. 1735/6, he names wife Catherine, sons Matthew, Samuel, Thomas, and Jehiel, youngest son Daniel (who is under age and is to have the whole of the house after the decease of Catherine, his mother), and daughters Hannah St. John, Elizabeth Bouton, Ruth Smith, Sarah Bouton, Catherine, and Susanna. He directs that some of the estate and "also my Negro man Bristoll" be sold. He appoints his wife Catherine and his brother John Seymour as executors." (RICHARD SEYMOUR OF HARTFORD AND NORWALK, CONN., AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS. By Seymour Morris. -- published in the NEHGS Register, vol. 72, p. 214)
New England Historical and Genealogical Register vol. 72, p. 214 RICHARD SEYMOUR OF HARTFORD AND NORWALK, CONN., AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS. By Seymour Morris. He married first SARAH HAYES, born at Norwalk 19 Sept. 1673, living in Feb. 1712, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Moore); and secondly CATHERINE ---------.