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Lazarus Seymour
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1816
Ocean Springs
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1902
D'Iberville
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA

This is my great great grandfather:

"Lazarus Seymour, aged 86 years, died at 11:30 o'clock Saturday night at his home across Back Bay, after a lingering illness of six months. The passing of Mr. Seymour removes another landmark from south Mississippi. He was born at Belle Fountain (now known as Fountainbleu), Jackson county, Miss., on April 18, 1816. At that place he was engaged in stock raising and farming. He was married to Miss Nancy Seaman, who died June 4, 1853. By this union there were four children - Pliny, Edward, Edmund and Elizabeth. At the age of 26 Mr. Seymour removed to Harrison county, and engaged in the butcher business. For twenty-two years he conducted a meat market establishment in Biloxi. His second wife was Miss Elizabeth Fayard. By this union there were the following children: Moses, Louis, Peter and Adolph Seymour, Mrs. Josephine Quave, Mrs. Rosa Boney, Misses Ida, Cecile and Seline Seymour. Mr. Seymour is survived by his wife, one brother, Sancere (St. Cyr) Seymour, a resident of Jackson county; one sister, Mrs. Victoria Fayard, who lives in Biloxi, and the following children, Edward, Edmund, Elizabeth, Moses, Louis, Josaphine, Rosa, Ida and Cecile. The deceased was a Mason, and a devout member of the Catholic church. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Catholic church across the bay, Rev. Father Henry conducting the services. The casket was completely hidden beneath the beautiful flowers, all testimonials of the love and esteem in which the mourned gentleman was held by everyone. The cortege was one of extended length. When the hearse reached the south end of the bridge on its way to the Biloxi cemetery, where interment was made, the last carriage was at the toll gate. At the grave a large concourse of friends had gathered to pay their last respects to an old and honored citizen. The remains were laid to rest in the family vault. The pallbearers were John Lucas, William Young, Peter Lepre, Frank Perez, John Moran, Tierre Connet. The family, through The Herald, wish to publicaly thank Dr. W. T. Bolton and wife for their kindness during the long illness of Mr. Seymour. To the many others who ministered to the deceased the surviving members of the family extend grateful thanks."
 
 
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 Parents:
  St. Cyr 'Zamor-Seymour (1788 - 1845)
  Marie Josephe Ryan Seymour (1786 - 1876)
 
 Spouses:
  Nancy Ann Seaman Seymour (1826 - 1853)
  Martha Elizabeth Fayard Seymour (1836 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Seymour Seymour (1846 - 1917)*
  Edmond Seymour (1848 - 1925)*
  Edward Lazarus Seymour (1850 - 1944)*
  Pliney Seymour (1852 - 1902)*
  Josephine Seymour Quave (1859 - 1934)*
  Rosa Seymour Boney (1864 - 1936)*
  Peter Ernest Seymour (1865 - 1891)*
  Mary Elizabeth Seymour (1867 - 1928)*
  Mary Cecile Seymour Lepre (1869 - 1929)*
  Moses Lazarus Seymour (1871 - 1928)*
  Adolph Seymour (1873 - 1896)*
  Louis Seymour (1875 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Seymour (1809 - 1898)*
  Jean Baptiste Seymour (1812 - 1887)*
  Pierre Seymour (1815 - 1888)*
  Lazarus Seymour (1816 - 1902)
  Narcisse Seymour (1817 - 1820)*
  Victoria Seymour Fayard (1819 - 1904)*
  Josephine Seymour (1825 - 1852)*
  St Cyr Seymour (1827 - 1903)*
  Mary Elizabeth Seymour Richard (1836 - 1905)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Biloxi City Cemetery
Biloxi
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Carmella Seymour
Record added: Jul 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39123832
 

May You Rest in Peace
- I CARE
 Added: Jul. 18, 2010
Sleep well, Great Great Pappa.
- Carmella Seymour
 Added: Jan. 30, 2010
Psalm 1:1 "And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper."
- flgrl
 Added: Jan. 14, 2010
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