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Thomas Seymour (abt. 1702 - 1796)

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Thomas Seymour
Born about in Norwalk, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before in New Canaan, New Canaan, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in New Canaan, Connecticutmap
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Captain Thomas Seymour is an ancestor of President Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. [1]


Thomas' second marriage was to Elizabeth Unknown.

Children with Elizabeth Unknown
  • Ezra Seymour (1748-bef 1815)
  • Elizabeth (Seymour) Comstock (1751-1795)
  • Nathaniel Seymour (1757-1846)
  • Abigail (Seymour) Husted (1762-)
  • Hezekiah Seymour (1764-)


  1. Roberts
  • Roberts, Gary Boyd; Ancestors of American Presidents. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.

See also:

  • Jacobus, Donald Lines. A History of the Seymour Family: Descendants of Richard Seymour of Hartford, Connecticut for Six Generations. Compiled and arranged for publication under the direction of George Dudley Seymour (New Haven, Connecticut: 1939), p. 46, 62, 63.
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1930-1932), vol. 1 p. 538.

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