John Seymour

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
John Seymour, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born about 1535.1 He died before 23 October 1605, when he was buried at Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England.1

John married (1) Jone Androw, whose parents are unknown (or untraced), at Sawbridgeworth 11 November 1560;1 he married (2) Dyzory Porter, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Sawbridgeworth, 9 May 1562.1,2

John evidently lived continuously at Sawbridgeworth from the time of his marriage until his death. He left a will dated 7 Oct 1605 and proved 13 Nov 1605. Sawbridgeworth is a rural parish in Hertshire, extending to the eastern boundary line of this county and bordering on co. Essex. It is about twenty-five miles northeast of London, and has at present a population of about two thousand [in 1917]. The local pronunciation of the name is Sapsearth."

His first wife, Jone, died leaving no children.1

Family 1

Jone Androw d. bef. 3 Oct 1561

Family 2

Dyzory Porter b. say 1542, d. aft. 1605
  • Annis Seymour1 b. 6 Mar 1562/63
  • Jone Seymour1 b. 18 Oct 1567
  • Mary Seymour1 b. 28 Oct 1570
  • Robert Seymour+1 b. 30 Nov 1573, d. bef. 23 Aug 1637
  • John Seymour1 b. 30 Sep 1576
  • Dorothy Seymour1 b. 6 Sep 1579
  • Peter Seymour1 b. 11 Feb 1582/83
  • William Seymour1 b. 9 Feb 1583/84, d. bef. 22 Aug 1587
This person was last edited on15 Dec 2017


  1. [S730] George D. Seymour and J. Gardner Bartlett, "The English Home and Ancestry of Richard Seamer or Semer of Hartford, Conn," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 71 (Apr 1917): 105-115, further cited as Seymour and Bartlett, "English Ancestry of Richard Seamer."
  2. [S17] George D. Seymour and Donald Lines Jacobus, A History of the Seymour Family: Descendants of Richard Seymour of Hartford, Connecticut for Six Generations; With Extensive Amplification of the Lines Deriving From His Son John Seymour of Hartford; Based Primarily on the Manuscript Collections of Mary Kingsbury Talcott and of Seymour Morris, Which the author Has Augmented With an Introduction, Various Memorabilia and Appendices, and a Picture Gallery of Seymour Family Portraits, House, Seals, Chests and Family Memorials (New Haven, Connecticut: p.p., 1939), 105-9, further cited as Seymour and Jacobus, Seymour Family.