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Ancestors from England to North America

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400. Nathaniel Seaman

Source: Download from Internet...July/99

There are many notices of this Nathaniel Seaman. He was an active member in the Society of Friends, and from 1692 his name is frequently mentioned in their records. Friends Meetings were frequently held at his house. In 1692/93 his father, before making his will, conveyed 316 acres at the harbor head to him and his brother Richard. In 1702 he was called "of Westbury"
Mary Thomas Seaman has Nathaniels death date as: October 09, 1759 whereas the Quaker records have it as 1757. Mary Thomas Seaman has Rachel Willis' death date as August 28, 1739 whereas Quaker records have it Aug. 31, 1759.
Quaker records in Hinshaw note that the Quaker meeting was at his house in 1698; Nathaniel & Rachel signed Epistle abt. 1725; Rachel on committee 1700; Rachel had certificate of unity for N.E. 1736; and they lived in Hempstead, Long Island, NY.
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Descendants of Capt. John Seaman of Hempstead, Long Island, NY
according to Mary Thomas Seaman: 1928

Nathaniel2 Seaman (John1) died October 9, 1757 in Westbury, Queens [now Nassau] Co., NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444., (2) Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (New York: TA Wright, 1928), 42, has the birthdate as 1759 not 1757 no sources given.). He married Rachel Willis October 9, 1695 in Henry Willis' house, Westbury, Long Island, NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:282, 359, 444, 473, 474., (2) Hicks, Benjamin D., Willis Family of Long Island, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Oct. 1884 Vol. XV reprinted in Hoff, Henry B. Genealogies of Long Island Families [Baltimore :Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987]), 747, lists marriage date as August., (3) Hill, Peter B., compiler, Edward Doty of the Mayflower: Mayflower Families in Progress, Third Edition, (Plymouth, Mass: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1996), 148.), daughter of Henry Willis and Mary Peace. She was born 1680 (Source: Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444.), and died August 31, 1759 in Westbury, Queens [now Nassau] Co., NY (Source: (1) Hinshaw, William Wade, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 3:444., (2) Hicks, Benjamin D., Willis Family of Long Island, (New York: New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, Oct. 1884 Vol. XV reprinted in Hoff, Henry B. Genealogies of Long Island Families [Baltimore :Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987]), 747, gives death year as 1739.).

Notes for Nathaniel Seaman:
There are many notices of this Nathaniel Seaman. He was an active member in the Society of Friends, and from 1692 his name is frequently mentioned in their records. Friends Meetings were frequently held at his house. In 1692/93 his father, before making his will, conveyed 316 acres at the harbor head to him and his brother Richard. In 1702 he was called "of Westbury"

Mary Thomas Seaman has Nathaniel's death date as: October 09, 1759 whereas the Quaker records have it as 1757. ary Thomas Seaman has Rachel Willis' death date as August 28, 1739 whereas Quaker scords have it Aug. 31, 1759.

Quaker records in Hinshaw note that the Quaker meeting was at his house in 1698; Nathaniel & Rachel signed Epistle abt. 1725; Rachel on committee 1700; Rachel had certificate of unity for N.E. 1736; and they lived in Hempstead, Long Island, NY.

More About Nathaniel Seaman:
Fact 4: December 20, 1720, executor will of nephew, Samuel Parsell [Pearsall] of Hempstead, Queens Co., NY (Source: Heritage Books Inc., New York Abstracts of Wills, 1665-1801 (CD #9), (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1997), "CD-ROM," 2:232.) Fact 5: January 29, 1730/31, Property of Nathaniel Seaman mentioned in will of George Bolden (Source: "These Presents witnesseth that I, GEORGE BOLDEN, of Hempsted, in Queen's County, this 29 day of January, 1730/1, being ancient in years and sick, but willing to set my house in order." I leave to my eldest son, Ezekiel, the tract of land he now
dwelleth on, being bounded west by the road that goeth up Matinecock Hollow, north by the lane that leadeth out of Matinecock Hollow to my barn, and on the east by the fence that runs between Ezekiel's orchard and the orchard that I have given in a deed to my son Samuel, till it comes to the south end of said orchard, and from thence to run southward upon a straight line that shall be made to run from the southeast corner of.)

Marriage Notes for Nathaniel Seaman and Rachel Willis:
Nathaniel Seaman married Aug 9, 1695 Rachel Willis, dau. of Henry and Mary (Peace) Willis. She died Aug. 28, 1739. [From: Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (1928), p.


401. Rachel Willis

Marriage Notes for Nathaniel Seaman and Rachel Willis:
Nathaniel Seaman married Aug 9, 1695 Rachel Willis, dau. of Henry and Mary (Peace) Willis. She died Aug. 28, 1739. [From: Seaman, Mary Thomas, The Seaman Family in America..., (1928), p.


448. Samuel Allen

Notes for SAMUEL ALLEN:
Listed as a freeman in 1632.
Was one of the first settlers of Braintree, MA.

Samuel Allen and descendants data found in New England Historical and Genealogical Register, p225
History of Bridgewater, MA (Mitchell)
Vital Records of Attleboro 1700 to 1850
Wright/Allen/Thomas/Howard Family Bible

From John Cary the Plymouth Pilgrim , Author: Seth C. Cary

Samuel Allen, came from Bridgewater, Eng., to Braintree in 1630; in 1635 he took the oath of allegiance, and was Town Clerk, Selectman, Surveyor of highways, Constable, and served as Deputy three times. He and his son Samuel, who settled in Bridgewater in 1660, both fought in King Philip's War. For eight generations this family has been identified with the best political and religious life of New England.


452. John Alden

- According to "The History of North Bridgewater" John Alden died Sept 12, 1687 aged 90 years


456. John Cary

The History of North Bridgewater...Page 463 (Downloaded from Internet)
The first of the Cary family North America. He was one of the first to emigrate from Dusbury to Bridgwater, his house was a quarter of a mile east of the metting-house in West Bridgewater. He was the first town clerk of the town of Bridgewater. He had twelve children.
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Website: Descendants of William Cary
John Cary:
-Was Town Clerk (1656-1681), Constable (1656)
- Was intelligent, well educated, public spirited,
- One of the first ten Freemen in Bridgewater.
-Was a Christian Puritan
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