Category Archives: Levi Seward and Thankful Wilkinson Family

Levi Seaward and his wife Thankful Wilkinson’s children

Levi and Thankful Seward had seven children according to their youngest son Elida Seward.  The following children are taken from the Orphan’s court documents for Levi Seaward’s Estate which have been featured in the last several published posts on this … Continue reading

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Levi Seward’s Unfinished Business – Some Deeds to ponder…1854 & 1856

Levi Seward left some unfinished business. He apparently made several land sales to his son-in-law David Rood sometime in October 1837 and 1838 and then something happened on 9 March 1849 in Ross Township, Luzerine Co., PA. This required a deed … Continue reading

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Levi Seward’s Estate: Heirs Elect Shares, Reach Agreement etc.-January of 1856 – Part IV

Once the jury of 12 men had made their review of the lands of Levi Seward, they divided the land into shares to be spread among the children and heirs of Levi.  In the following documents we see that choices … Continue reading

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