War of the Revolution

After a pause of a month or so in this project, I finally found the time to dig into the list of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried in Norwalk, Connecticut. Of the 59 names on that list, several had extensive battle experience in George Washington’s Army. Others served for a monthContinue reading “War of the Revolution”

LIEUTENANT WILLIAM SEYMOUR

October 10, 1734 (Norwalk, CT) – May 1, 1821 (Norwalk, CT); 86 years oldMarried to Lydia St. John on January 6, 1757 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Mary, William, Lydia, Josiah, Marcia, Belden, BenjaminCapt Zacheus Cases’s Company; 9th Connecticut Regiment; April – May 1776 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

PRIVATE JOHN SEYMOUR III

October 10, 1734 (Norwalk, CT) – November 22, 1786 (Norwalk, CT); 52 years oldMarried to Rebecca Keeler in 1753 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Jonathan, Samuel, Ruth, Rebecca, Sarah, John IV, Betty, MarthaLt John Carter’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October – December 1776; 16 days in June 1779; also 16 days in June 1882 Buried in PineContinue reading “PRIVATE JOHN SEYMOUR III”

QUARTERMASTER JAMES SEYMOUR

May 26, 1752 (Norwalk, CT) – December 11, 1834 (Norwalk, CT); 82 years oldMarried to Rebecca Keeler on February 13, 1774 in Norwalk, CTChildren: James, Hannah, Rebecca, Lucretia, Ruth, Samuel, Polly, JohnConnecticut Continental line Quartermaster; dates unknown Buried in Pine Island Cemetery