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Claudius Boughton SEYMOUR
Harriet N. HOSKINS
Husband:  Claudius Boughton SEYMOUR
Birth:  1821/2, Victor, Ontario Co., NY
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  farmer, oil man
Sister:  Urania Smith SEYMOUR, b. 1813, NY
Father:  Ira SEYMOUR (1778-1861)
Mother:  [Elizabeth] "Betsey" MOREHOUSE ( -1844)
Marriage:  25 Jun 1846, Washtenaw Co., MI
Residence in 1850:  Scio Twp., Washtenaw Co., MI
Residence in 1860:  Lansing City, Ingham Co., MI
Residence in 1870:  Pleasantville Borough, Venango Co., PA
Residence in 1880:  Kendall Borough, McKean Co., PA
Wife:  Harriet N. HASKINS / HOSKINS
Birth:  1825/6, Greenwich, Washington Co., NY
Death:  aft. 1880 census
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Thomas HOSKINS
Mother:  Lucretia BARTLETT
1.  Alma "Aly / Allie" C. SEYMOUR, b. 1848/9, Scio Twp., Washtenaw Co., MI
2.  Harriet "Hattie" SEYMOUR, b. 1861/2, Lansing City, Ingham Co., MI
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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Claudius B. SEYMOUR
Husband Age at Marriage: 24
Marriage:  25 Jun 1846, Washtenaw, Michigan
Spouse:  Harriet N. HASKINS
Wife Age at Marriage: 20
Source: Marriage Records, 1827-1922. Washtenaw County (Michigan). County Clerk
Claudius B. SEYMOUR
Birth: 1822, Victor, Ontario, New York
Father: Ira SEYMOUR; Mother: Betsey MOREHOUSE
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #21 of 39):  Scio, Washtenaw Co., MI, Roll M432_364, p. 334B, 2323/2323, enumerated 14 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Claudius R Seymour 28 M   Farmer   N York
Harriet M    Do 14 F       Do
Alma         Do  2 F       Mich
Harriet is age 24, not 14.  Listed four households from Harriet's parents, Thomas & Lucretia (BARLETT) HOSKINS, who are two households from Claudius's widowed father, Ira SEYMOUR (æ 72, b. MI). 

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #56 of 91):  Lansing P.O., Lansing City (Ward 2), Ingham Co., MI, Roll M653_545, p. 252, PN 56, 434/424, enumerated 13 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
C B Seymour 38 M   Merchant 2500 2000 NY
H N    " 34 F      800   "
Aly C  " 11 F         Mich
Ira    " 82 M        600 Conn
[Four boarders]
Orania Seymour 47 F         NY
Ira is our subject's father; Urania is our subject's sister.

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #25 of 41):  Pleasantville P.O., Pleasantville Borough, Venango Co., PA, Roll M593_1459, p. 32A, PN 23, 170/181, enumerated 14 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Seynore C B 48 M W Hordwore 3000 3000 New York
_______ Horiett 44 F W Keeping House     New York
_______ Alma C 21 F W At Home     Mich
_______ Hottie  8 F W At Home     Mich
Osband Melvin 40 M W Book Keeper     Mich
Melvin OSBAND is Harriet's brother-in-law, married to her sister, Helen.  Helen is still living, so what is Melvin doing here?

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #42 of 54):  Kendall Borough, McKean Co., PA, Roll T9_1154, p. 360B, PN 42, SD 6, ED 91, enumerated 21/22 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 13 21 24 25 26
387 416 Seymour C B W M 58     oil Producer   NY MA NY
    _______ Harriet W F 54 Wife   Keeping house   NY NY CT
    _______ Hattie W F 19 Dau / at home   MI NY NY
    Hoskins Edgar W M 12 Nephew   at home / OR NY OH
    Urania W F 67 Sister / at home   NY MA NY
Edgar is the son of Harriet's late brother, Charles HOSKINS (died 1879).  Urania is, indeed, our subject's sister, so she should be surnamed SEYMOUR, not HOSKINS.

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Messages posted to the Seymour Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).  Excerpts from family bible, which give the parents of Claudius Boughton SEYMOUR as Ira SEYMOUR & Betsey MOREHOUSE, his wife as Harriet N. HOSKINS, and one of his siblings as Urania Smith SEYMOUR.

8.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (index to CDs, online at FamilySearch.org).

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