M, b. 16 March 1792, d. 1874
was born on 16 March 1792 at Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut. The 1800 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Ambrose Garey's
household. Seymour Garey married Sally Carney
, daughter of William Carney
and Prudence Comstock
, on 21 July 1814 at Braintrim Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. Seymour Garey married Anna Kingsbury
, daughter of Samuel Kingsbury
, circa 1827 at Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The 1830 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1830 Windham Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania; Garey, Seymour, head, males: 2 under 5 (?), 1 5-10 (William, Elijah ?), 1 30-40 (Seymour.) Seymour Garey emigrated in 1834; moved to Texas and farmed, lived there for about 20 years. He purchased his first home on the Brazos river. on 19 September 1839 at San Felipe de Austin, Texas. He was entitled to 640 acres as a conditional headright as a man of Family - claiming under a Late act of Congress --- --- --- donation of land to late emigrants on the 4th day of January 1839. Dated December 28, 1839, Republic of Texas, County of Austin.
The State of Texas, Gonzales County, In consideration of the sum of $150 hereby transfer the within certificate to B. W. Garry this 13th day of April, 1856, signed his mark Seymour Gary. No 128 Seymour Gary Land Certificate 640 acres. File 168 Gonzales on 28 December 1839 at Gonzales County, Texas.
He formed out of Luzerne County in 1842 at Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. He is listed on the 1846 Poll List as Gary, Seamon 1846 DeWitt County, Texas. He served in the The Mexican War between 1846 and 1848 served almost two years. The 1850 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household on 1 September 1850 DeWitt County, Texas; Garey (Gairy), Seymour, head, 60/m, farmer, real estate value 700, born Connecticut. He filed petition as heir of son Elijah Garey's estate to collect $80.75 due him. Witnesses aquainted with Elijah Garey were Jacob A. Miller and R. H. Chisholm on 12 August 1854 at DeWitt County, Texas. He was sold 134 acres (less 7 acres heretofore sold) to Benjamin W. Garey on 14 March 1856 at DeWitt County, Texas. He was transferred 640 acres Unconditional Certificate No 23 to B. W. Garey; signed by Governor F. R. Lubbock on August 6, 1862 on 13 April 1856 at DeWitt County, Texas. The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1870 DeWitt County, Texas; living with Amos Hill, brother-in-law. He died in 1874 at Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, died while visiting relatives. He was buried grave is marked by a rock with S. G. carved on it at Upper Fassett Cemetery, Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. He was purchased lots 8 & 9 in tier 2, north of the eastern avenue from A. A. Brooks and wife Clara L. Brooks for $1200 cash on 19 February 1883 at Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas.