Seth Hurd

Seth Hurd

Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1 Jan 1837 (aged 77)
Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Burial Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 23952214 · View Source
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Father: Daniel Hurd b. 16 Sep 1722 Killingworth, Middlesex, CT, d. 16 Jan 1790 same place. Married Esther Maltbe 17 Apr 1744 Killingworth, CT.

Seth was the son of Daniel Hurd II & Esther Maltbe. On January 2, 1782 in Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, he married Anna Thankful Ray. To this union, 9 children were born. The names of the children of Seth and Thankful Hurd were as follows :

1) Smith 5 Jan 1783 CT-8 Apr 1875 OH - Smith was married and had one child before coming to Ohio. He settled in the southern part of the township and afterwards moved to the center. He died in 1875 in his ninety-fourth year.

2) Esther (Moses) WRIGHT b. 28 Jan 1785 Colebrook, CT, d. 21 May 1873 Kirtland, OH. They settled in Austinburg, Ashtabula Co. Ohio

3) Hannah (Daniel) MILLS 1789 CT-29 Aug 1867 CT. She and Daniel remained in CT

4) Edith (Lyford) MILLS moved to Ohio and settled in Geneva, Ashtabula Co.

5) Joy Seth 14 Dec 1793 CT-12 Mar 1875 OH Wife: Nancy Hudson, raising their family in Southington, later moving to Geneva and dying in Cleveland.

6) Comfort 19 Apr 1796 CT-20 Aug 1851 Southington, OH Wife: Sarah Hyde, Parents of 6 children.

7) Freedom 19 Mar 1799-26 Mar 1869 Portage, OH, Wife: Hannah More of Parkman. Father of 8 children.

8) Harmon Wife: Hannah Norton, Father of 5 children: Amy CURTIS, Martin HURD, Esther LONG.

9) Isaac 19 Mar 1804-1 Jan 1880 OH 1st Wife: Lucretia Viets. They had 8 children together. 2nd Wife: Lettie Hess.

Seth and Thankful Anna first lived in Colebrook, CT in 1808, then settled in Litchfield Co, CT. They swapped their farm for two 320 acre lots in Ohio to make a living in farming. To get there they had to go by wagon across the Allegheny Mountains, so Seth and Thankful and their 6 sons set out for Ohio. The daughters married and remained in CT some time after their parents came to Ohio.

He was also elected township trustee in Southington, in 1817.

Seth served in the Revolutionary War and has a Revolutionary War marker on his grave.

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  • Maintained by: Shannon Watts Michael
  • Originally Created by: Beca
  • Added: 13 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 23952214
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Seth Hurd (7 Jul 1759–1 Jan 1837), Find a Grave Memorial no. 23952214, citing Southington Center Cemetery, Southington, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Shannon Watts Michael (contributor 48166414) .