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Richard Bayley Seton
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Birth: 1798
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: 1823, At Sea

Richard Bayley Seton, USN, was the third of five children born to the American saint Elizabeth Bayley Seton and her husband William Magee Seton. Only five years old at the time of his father's death, he was the younger of the couple's two sons, both of whom pursued naval careers after graduating from college in Maryland. Richard, who joined the US Navy in 1822, was assigned to the USS Oswego, and died at sea off the coast of Liberia the following year. He was 23 years old at the time of his death. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters Anna Maria and Rebecca. He was survived by his siblings William and Catherine. William Seton, then serving as a naval lieutenant, rose to the rank of captain before his death 45 years later. Catherine, a nun, died in 1891 at the age of 90. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Magee Seton (1768 - 1803)
  Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774 - 1821)
 
 Siblings:
  Annina Seton (1795 - 1812)*
  William Seton (1796 - 1868)*
  Richard Bayley Seton (1798 - 1823)
  Mary Catherine Seton (1800 - 1891)*
  Rebecca Seton (1802 - 1816)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body buried at sea
 
Created by: Nikita Barlow
Record added: Nov 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81153926
Richard Bayley Seton
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