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Mary Rebecca (Twilley) Seymour (1861 - abt. 1942)

Mary Rebecca Seymour formerly Twilley
Born in Talbot, Maryland, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 80 in Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 18 Dec 2008
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  • Mary R. was born Sept. 1861 in Maryland. In 1870, Thomas and Mary Twilley were farming in Dorchester County in Maryland. At home were three children, Sarah (12), Mary (8) and Laura H (3). All were natives of Maryland.[1]
  • Mary was the wife of Samuel James Seymour. They married January 5, 1880 in Dorchester, Maryland.[2] By 1900 she had 7 children, 5 alive in 1900. In 1910 they lived in Baltimore - just Samuel and Mary. By 1910 there were 4 of the 7 children alive.
  • In 1924, they moved Herald Harbor, MD, where Samuel constructed many homes, including their own home.

In 1920, Henry T and Irene Williams were living on West Lexington St in Baltimore. Henry was working as a clerk at a railroad office. The couple rented their home. In residence with the couple were son, Harvey (8) and daughter, Bernice (5) as well as Irene's mother Mary Seymour (58), a clerk with a drug company, and her brother Tillman (24) who was employed as a clerk at a railroad office.[3]

Research Notes

Mary Rebecca Twilley Seymour died at the age of 80 on January 19, 1942 at Baltimore. Place of burial is unknown, info is from a memorial which also indicates Mary was the daughter of Thomas Twilley and Mary E. Thompson, and the mother of Mary Irene, Ada Rebecca, Lula Mae, Florence Louise, and Samuel Tilghman[4]


  1. United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Thomas Twilley, Maryland, United States; citing p. 17, family 115, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,084.
  2. "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), Samuel Seymor and Mary Twilley, 05 Jan 1880; citing , Dorchester, Maryland, United States, clerk of the circuit court from various counties; FHL microfilm 13,929.
  3. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Year: 1920; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 19, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: T625_666; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 329. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1920usfedcen #67997401
  4. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 02 June 2019), memorial page for Mary Rebecca Twilley Seymour (27 Sep 1861–19 Jan 1942), Find A Grave: Memorial #137034316, ; Maintained by Sandie (contributor 46580210) Unknown.

See also:

  • United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), Thos J Twilly, 1860.
  • United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 August 2017), John W Seymour in household of George H Seymour, East New Market, Dorchester, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district ED 2, sheet 40C, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0508; FHL microfilm 1,254,508.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 February 2021), Mary R Seymour in household of Samuel Seymour, Easton town, Talbot, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 87, sheet 5B, family 124, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,628.

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