Thomas Seamer

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Thomas Seamer
Deputy of the General Assembly of the Connecticut Colony from Norwalk
In office
May 1690 October 1790
Servingwith Christopher Comstock
Preceded by Samuel Hayes
Succeeded by Samuel Smith
Personal details
Born July 15, 1632
Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England
Died October 1712
Spouse(s) Hannah Marvin, daughter of Matthew Marvin, Sr. (m. January 1653), [1] Sarah Wildman, Elizabeth Betts (daughter of Thomas Betts)
Children Hannah Seamer (b. December 12, 1654), Abigail Seamer Picket (b. January 1655), Mary Seamer (b. September 1658), Sarah Seamer,(b. September 1658), Thomas Seamer (b. September 1660), Mercie Seamer (b. November 1666), Matthew Seymour (b. May 1669), Elizabeth Seamer (December 1673), Rebecka Seamer (b. January 1675) [1]
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut Colony

Thomas Seamer (also Seymour) (July 15, 1632 – 1712) was a founding settler of Norwalk, Connecticut. He served as a deputy of the General Assembly of the Connecticut Colony from Norwalk in the May 1690 session.

Norwalk, Connecticut City in Connecticut, United States

Norwalk is a U.S. city located in southwestern Connecticut, in southern Fairfield County, on the northern shore of Long Island Sound. Norwalk is included statistically within both the New York metropolitan area as well as the Bridgeport metropolitan area.

Connecticut state of the United States of America

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the United States. As of the 2010 Census, it has the highest per-capita income, Human Development Index (0.962), and median household income in the United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south. Its capital is Hartford and its most populous city is Bridgeport. It is part of New England, although portions of it are often grouped with New York and New Jersey as the Tri-state area. The state is named for the Connecticut River which approximately bisects the state. The word "Connecticut" is derived from various anglicized spellings of an Algonquian word for "long tidal river".

Connecticut General Assembly

The Connecticut General Assembly (CGA) is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is a bicameral body composed of the 151-member House of Representatives and the 36-member Senate. It meets in the state capital, Hartford. There are no term limits for either chamber.

He was the son of Captain Richard Seamer and Mercy Ruscoe, [2] who were founding settlers of Hartford. Thomas came to New England with his parents about 1638, at the age of six. [2] He lived in Hartford until about 1651, when he moved to Norwalk with his parents. [2] In 1655, his father died, and he was the only one among his siblings who was of age. [2] His mother soon remarried and removed to Farmington with her younger children. [2] Thomas inherited his father's lands in Norwalk, where he lived until his death. [2]

Hartford, Connecticut capital of Connecticut

Hartford is the capital city of Connecticut. It was the seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. The city is nicknamed the "Insurance Capital of the World", as it hosts many insurance company headquarters and is the region's major industry. It is the core city in the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut. Census estimates since the 2010 United States Census have indicated that Hartford is the fourth-largest city in Connecticut, behind the coastal cities of Bridgeport, New Haven, and Stamford.

Farmington, Connecticut Town in Connecticut, United States}

Farmington is a town in Hartford County in the Farmington Valley area of central Connecticut in the United States. The population was 25,340 at the 2010 census. It sits 10 miles west of Hartford at the hub of major I-84 interchanges, 20 miles south of Bradley International Airport and 2-hours by car from NYC and Boston. It is home to the world headquarters of several large corporations including United Technologies, Otis Elevator Company, and Carvel. The northwest section of Farmington has a Unionville suburban neighborhood.

He is listed on the Founders Stone bearing the names of the founders of Norwalk in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery.

History of Norwalk, Connecticut

The history of Norwalk, Connecticut ranges from pre-contact cultures and Native Americans to the 21st century.

East Norwalk Historical Cemetery

Established in 1655, the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery is Norwalk's oldest cemetery, and many of the area's first settlers are buried there. The cemetery is owned and maintained by the Third Taxing District, formally known as the East Norwalk Fire District of the Town of Norwalk, and before that it was known as the Down Town School District. Triangle shaped and surrounded clockwise by Gregory Boulevard, Cemetery Street and East Avenue it is situated in the neighborhood of East Norwalk 41°6′9.22″N73°24′11.95″W.

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