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Titus Seward
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Birth: Jul. 9, 1783
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1851
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Deacon Enos Seward and Sarah Goss. He married Clarissa Forbes (1783-1875) d/o Nathan Forbes (1755-1833) and Thankful Hale (1754-1820/30).

The families of Nathan & Thankful (Hale) FORBES and Enos & Sarah (Goss) Seward came down from Granville, Massachusetts sometime between July 10, 1792 and April 27, 1793. They were also neighbors in Granville.


Will Book D., pg. 450 TITUS SEWARD
probated May 20, 1851

I, TITUS SEWARD, of Fairmount Township, Luzerne County, and the State of Pennsylvania, being sick and weak in body, but of sound mind, memory, and understanding ... do therefore make and declare this my last will and testament I will that all my just debts, as shall be by me owing at my death, together with my funeral expenses, and all charges touching the proving of or otherwise concerning this my will. I shall in the first place, Will to Titus Seaward, son of Elmer Seaward, the East part of the tract taken up by John Rodes, commencing at a pair of bars east of the House, thence a northerly direction to the Wall, the East Side of the Peach Orchard, thence along the said Wall a Northerly course to intersect the North line of said tract all the East part from said line that together with the rise of the improvement of this place for which the said Titus Seaward is to support Grandfather and grandmother while on the place. - Also, Thomas Seaward, Son of Elmer Seaward, Twenty six acres off of the North line commencing at the corner of Truman Morris joining lands of B. Callender to the Creek, down the Creek to leave the Creek to the East running a Southerly course, far enough to make Twenty Six acres, thence West until it comes to the land of Truman Monroe. Also, Thomas Stephens, Two hundred and Seventy five Dollars, in order, to make him equal with property Randsom R. Franklin and John Coughlin, the remainder of the property is to be divided equally among the Heirs of the land not to be sold under four years after my decease, and I make and ordain, Charles Denison and Thomas Stephens, Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

Witnesses: Signed - Titus Seaward
Barnabus Callender
Gilbert Callender

GRANVILLE. Vital records of Granville, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. (1914). Page 75.

"The Michael Shoemaker Book," by Williams T. Blair
International Textbook Press, Scranton, PA (1924)
Page 23.

Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, M.A.; Hon. Alfred Hand, M.A.; John W. Jordan, LL.D., "The Genealogical and Family History of The Wyoming and Lackawanna Valleys, Pennsylvania", (The Lewis Publishing Company, New York, Chicago, 1906), page 276.

Family links: 
  Enos Seward (1735 - 1820)
  Sarah Goss Seward (1745 - 1821)
  Dorothy Seward Franklin (1805 - 1842)*
  Thankful Seward Franklin (1815 - 1891)*
  Caroline Seward Stevens (1823 - 1904)*
  Eli Seward (1769 - 1847)*
  Titus Seward (1783 - 1851)
  Mary Seward Goodwin Ashcraft (1785 - 1875)*
*Calculated relationship
Goss Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Ken Forbes
Record added: Aug 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15471502


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