Category Archives: Bradford County

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 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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Levi Seward’s Estate – Return of Inquest 1855 – Part III

In September of 1855 an Inquest/Inquisition was ordered regarding the Estate of Levi Seaward/Seward consisting of a panel of 12 men, including Nathaniel Goss Jr., to partition the lands of Levi into shares for each of the heirs. This source … Continue reading

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