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Oliver Dewitt Seymour
  • Born: 31 Dec 1820, Hartford CT
  • Marriage (1): Harriet H. Marsh in 1843 in Hartford CT

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  Events in his life were:

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  • He worked in 1842 as a silversmith in Hartford CT
  • He was a partner in 1843-1846 with Julius Hollister in Hartford CT as SEYMOUR & HOLLISTER with shop at 20 Windsor Street. 14
  • He worked in 1846-1854 as a silversmith in Hartford CT an account in the Hartford Daily Courant of 12 December 1848 describes the business: "employs from twelve to fifteen hands. . . and turns off per annum $25,000 worth of silverware, consisting of tea and tablespoons, cream and sugar spoons, dessert knives and forks, &c., &c., &c., which find a market all over the states of New England and New York, and to some extent over other portions of the Union."
  • He appeared on the 1850 census taken at Hartford CT, listed as a silversmith.

  • He was a partner in 1854-1856 with Clark Lindsley in Hartford CT as SEYMOUR & LINDSLEY. 4
  • He worked circa 1853-1860 as a collector of taxes in Hartford CT
  • He worked circa 1872-1875 as a real estate broker in Hartford CT
  • He worked in 1875-1880 as a sheriff in Hartford CT
  • He appeared on the 1880 census in Hartford CT, Listed as the head jailer of the Hartford Coubty Jail.

Oliver married Harriet H. Marsh, daughter of Guy C. Marsh and Lamira May, in 1843 in Hartford CT. (Harriet H. Marsh was born on 2 Jan 1821 in Hartford CT.)

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