Elizabeth Seaman1

F, b. circa 1653, d. after 31 August 1698
FatherCaptain John Seaman b. 4 Aug 1615, d. b 20 Mar 1695
MotherElizabeth (?) d. b 1655
     Elizabeth was born circa 1653 in Town of Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherlands. Elizabeth married Colonel John Jackson, son of Robert Jackson, on 1 January 1669 in Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York. 1669. John & Elizabeth were one of the first settlers of Jerusalem, Long Island. He was a member of the Assembly, January 11 of 1664; member Commission to Governor Stuyvesant, 1685; Pattentee of land, 1687; Captain of Queen's Troopsin expedition to Albany, July 9 of 1689; Juryman. 1691to 1695; High Sheriff of Queen's County, 1693 to 1709 & 1710 to 1716; Representative from Queens County to Colonial Legislature, 1699; Justice of the Peace. 1700; ieutenant Colonel, 1701; Colonel, December 30 of 1701; Member of Protestant Petition to King William III, 1703;Comissioner of Highways, 1710 to 1723; Judge of Queens County. John became one of the largest land owners in Queens County, New York and At his death, he was resident in Hempstead as had been his father. His daughters were to receive negro girls; he seemed to have money. 31 August 1698, John and Elizabeth and her husband, [ROF:Hempstead Town] were listed on the Hempstead Town Census. Enumerated in this household were Mr. John Jackson, Mrs. Elizabeth, Martha, Sarah, Samuel, Hannah, Richard. Elizabeth departed this life after 31 August 1698 in Hempstead Town, Queens County, Long Island, New York.


Colonel John Jackson b. c 1644, d. b 6 Dec 1725


  1. [S117] Mary Thomas Seaman, The Seaman Family of America, page 22.