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Obadiah Seward III (1702 - 1751)

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Obadiah Seward III
Born in Brookhaven, Livingston, New York Colonymap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Berkshire Valley, Morris, New Jersey Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Feb 2011
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"OBADIAH 2 SEWARD (Obadiah 1 ), was born about 1702, probably Brookhaven, Long Island, New York, NY, and died prior to 3 June 1751, when letters of administration of his estate were granted to his widow, Isabel, of Morris County, N. J. The township of Roxbury was formed 1740. Morris County was formed 15 March, 1738-1739. Obadiah Seward was appointed collector for the township 15 March, 1741...According to Brookhaven Town Records, p. 154, he was assessed there in 1741."

"N. J. Archives, First Series 1730-1750, Abstracts of Wills make reference to Obadiah Seward as follows: Page 370 — nuncupative will of John Parr, Jr., 1750, Aug. 13, account. Debts paid to Obadiah Souard. Page 550 — will of Jonathan Wright, Esq. ,1742, Aug. 30, money due on agreement with Obadiah Seward." Children:

i Eliakim3, b.- 1724; d. Oct. 8, 1784; m.-.
ii Susan, b.-; d.-; m.-Davis; removed to Canada and died soon thereafter; no children.
iii Obadiah, b.-; d. young; no children.
iv Mehitable (Hetty), b-1728; d. April 15, 1812; m. -1748, Nathan, son of Nathan and Mary (Miller) Cooper who settled on Long Island ab. 1700. He was b. Feb. 22, 1725; d. Dec. 30, 1797*. (reference contnues with childredn of Mehitable and Nathan Cooper.
v John, b. May 22, 1730; d. Dec. 29, 1797; m. Mar. 22, 1751, Mary Swazey.
vi James, b. ab. 1732; d.-; m.-,-.
vii Isaac, b. ab. 1733; d. ab. 1768; m. ab. 1753, Phebe-.
viii Lydia,b.- 1735; d. Dec. 22, 1775; m.-,-.
ix Samuel, b.-; d.-; removed to Ohio in 1792. Wife and children unknown. In 1817 widow and three or four children resided on clearing ten miles below Cincinnati, Ohio.***
x Daniel, b.- 1738; d. Aug. 10, 1826; m. -, Ann Bishop.

Obadiah Seward of Long Island, New York, and his descendants, By Seward, Frederick Whittlesey, the source for the above biography, continues with the Will and Estate Inventory of Obadiah Seward administered by his wife Isabel Seward and co-administrator is one David Luse.


Date: 1600-1881
Place: Sussex; Warren, New Jersey, USA
Source: #S-2058207305
Text: Residence date: 1600-1881Residence place: Sussex; Warren, New Jersey, USA


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On 11 May 2019 at 03:56 GMT Clare Bromley III wrote:

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On 11 May 2019 at 03:56 GMT Clare Bromley III wrote:

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