Category Archives: Columbia County

Levi Seward’s Estate: Elida Seward’s petition…Part II

Apparently there has been some confusion about the children or heirs of Levi and Thankful Seward. I hope this document brings light on that issue and settles the matter.  The confusion was with Sarah Seward and it turns out she … Continue reading

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Levi Seward and his land transactions…

Levi is said to have lived on the land of Philip Goss IV (1724 to 1779) in Huntington Twp., Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. Well this is true, he lived on that land with his parents Enos Seward and Sarah (Goss) Seward. … Continue reading

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Gad Seward and his children…

Gad Seward married twice. He first married to Elizabeth Thompson about 1797. They had two children together, as far as I know. Elizabeth was born about 1777 and probably in Ireland maybe Granville, MA. She died about 1811 in Luzerne … Continue reading

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