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Florentius Seymour

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Florentius Seymour
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after in Bermudamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Oct 2015
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Categories: Bermuda.


Florentius Seymour was an early or significant Bermudan.

Governor of Bermuda, 1681-1682.[1]

Research Notes

Elizabeth Chaddock was not the mother of Florentius Seymour. This source is probably confusing William Seymour, Sr. and William Seymour, Jr. It was William, Jr. who married Elizabeth Chaddock. William Seymour, Jr., died before Feb. 8, 1640. Elizabeth Chaddock's father, Captain Thomas Chaddock, names her in his will of this date as Elizabeth Waylett, showing that she had remarried. In his will, John Seymour, son of William Seymour, Jr. and Elizabeth Chaddock, mentions his "loving uncle, Florentius Seymour."

William Seymour, Sr. was alive in May, 1653: There is a reference to him is May 3 and 4, 1653, as Councillor and Commander of Southampton Fort. LeFroy Volume 2 . He probably died Dec. 1653. Chap XI p. 186 1650-1658. wch is desiered Wee haue chosen & appoynted Capt fflorentia Seymer to be Capt" of Southampton Fort in the roome of his ffather Capt" William Seymer dead



  1. The Bermuda Pocket Almanack: Guide and Directory, for the Year ... 1883, p.77, Printed at the office of the "Royal gazette,", 1883.[1]

See Also:

  • Bermuda Settlers of the 17th Century: Genealogical Notes from Bermuda, p.177, Julia E. Mercer, Genealogical Publishing Com, 1942[2]

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