1Seymour Morris, Richard Seymour of Hartford and Norwalk, Conn., and Some of His Descendants, NEHGR Vol. 72, p. 209 (Jul. 1918).
" 1. RICHARD1 SEAMER, the first of the Seymour name in this country, was baptized at Sawbridgeworth, co. Herts, England, 27 Jan. 1604/5, the son of Robert and Elizabeth (Waller) and the grandson of John and Dyzory (Porter),* and died at Norwalk, Conn., between 29 July 1655, the date of his will, and 10 Oct. 1655, the date of the inventory of his estate. He married Sawbridgeworth, 18 Apr. 1631, MARY RUSCOE, born about 1610, daughter of Roger and Sarah of Sawbridgeworth. She married secondly, 25 Nov. 1655, as his second wife, John Steele of Farmington, Conn., who died there 27 Feb. 1664/5.
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His will, dated 29 July and proved 25 Oct. 1655, names wife Mercy, eldest son Thomas, and "other three sons." John, Zachary, and Richard, who were under age.†
2. i. THOMAS,2 bapt. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Herts, Eng., 15 July 1632.
ii. MARY, bapt. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Herts, Eng., 9 Jan. 1634/5; bur. there 3 Apr. 1635.
iii. MERCY, bapt. at Sawbridgeworth, co. Herts, Eng., 8 July 1636; no further record of her has been found.
3. iv. JOHN, b. probably at Hartford, Conn.
4. v. ZACHARIAH, b. at Hartford, Conn., abt. 1642.
5. vi. RICHARD, b. at Hartford, Conn.".