Seeth Gardner was baptized "25, 10mo. 1636" (old style calendar) and was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Gardner.
Seeth first married Joshua Conant, son of Roger Conant. They had a son, Joshua, b. Apr. 15, 1657 at Salem, bap. Jun 4, 1657, who married Christian More, daughter of Richard More (or Mower) on Aug. 31, 1676. He married 2nd, Sarah Newcomb on Jan. 9, 1690-1.
Seeth's husband, Joshua, was a sea captain. They were living in Marblehead in 1657. Joshua died in England in 1659 and the inventory of his estate was taken on May 28, 1659. The amount was 189 pounds, 17s.; charges due John Gardner, 35 pounds, 7s, 11d. In Nov. 1659: "This court doe appoint Thomas Gardner administrator to the Estate of Joshua Conant who dyed intestate in England and is to be accountable for said Estate." (County Court Records.)
Inventory of Joshuah Connant for widow Seethe, taken by John Browne and Richard Price: One bed, one Bolster, a suit of Curtayns and v aliants, one Rug and a Blankett and matt, 8 li; five p of shetts and a h alf shett, 5 li; Eleven napkins, 3 table Cloths, 1 li. 7s; fowr pilow b ears, 1 li. 4s; twelve towels, 9s; for pewter pans and spons, 1 li. 6s; o ne Cloake, 18s; one Trunk and on owld Chest, 10s; one spitt, one payr o f Andyrns, 3s; to Sivs, two Trays, 3s; one payr of scals and to wayts, 2 s. 6d; one trundl Bedsted and one blankett, 6s; for wooll, 4s; 5 stools , 9s; 9 Chayrs, 13s; 3 tabls, 1 li; for divers howshowld implements, 8s . 6d; for bras and Iron, 1 li. 10s; one chest, one box, 1 li; one Carpe tt, two Coshens, 5s; one looking glas and two small boxes, 10s; mony an d platt, 1 li. 4s; for 6 shep, 5 li; one kradle, 4s; one bedstead, 10s; t otal, 32 li. 6s.�Mr. Thomas Gardner's account: a note of what was dewe to mee from Josuah Connant: Wintering of 8 sheepe at 6s. per sheepe, 2 l i. 8s; 32 lode of wood at 4s. per lode, 6 li. 8s; for a bushell of whea te, 5s; 3 bushels of Indian Corne, 9s; payde for him to Jone Cotta, 11s ; dew to Joseph Gardner for 3 yeares rent for his house at 3li; per yer e, 10li; payd for him to Richard Prince, 13s; payd to Mr. Browne, 10li; p ayd to Mr. Crommell, 5li. 13s. 11d; total 35li. 7s. 11d.�Hugh Jones testified that while he lived with his master Gardner, the latter wintered eight sheep for Joshua Connant, and deponent carried wood to his wife, " I gesse" upward of thirty loads, also corn and wheat, etc.�Jone (her F mark) Cotta, wife of Robert, testified, 20: 4: 1660, that she received of Thomas Gardner of Salem, eleven shillings for the keeping of Josuah Connant's sheep one summer. Phillip Cromwell's receipt dated June 10, 16 59, from "ould Mr Gardner" for a debt of 5li. 13s. 11d.
After the death of her first husband, Seeth married John Grafton, "1, 10mo. 1659" (old Style calendar). Their children were Mary, Seeth, Abigail, Jehoadam, Margaret and Nathaniel.
"Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:MBK7-HTF : accessed 16 October 2018), entry for Seeth GARDNER, cites sources; file (2:2:2:MM9T-SCP), submitted 24 April 1999 by RichardEddy34 [identity withheld for privacy].
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