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Family of Seymour C WILLIAMSON and Mary Elizabeth REESE

Seymour C WILLIAMSON b. 18385649 at Wheeler, NY5650. d. 1918 May 215650 at Canisteo, NY5650. bd. Riverside Cem., Cameron, NY5649.
Mary Elizabeth REESE b. 1840 Mar 75649 at New York5613. d. 1886 Apr 245649 at Canisteo, NY5670. bd. Riverside Cem., Cameron, NY5649.

Married5613 1859?5656. Seymour and Elizabeth Williamson appear5656 together in the 1860 census for Cameron, with Seymour's parents residing in the household. The marriage date for Seymour and Mary is a guess based on that information.

McGowan5582 has Seymour C Williamson md Elizabeth Reese.

In an 1873 land ownership map5716 for Cameron, NY, "S C Williamson" is shown on the northeast corner of what is now Canisteo River Road and Depot Street.

In 1880, S C Williamson, age 42, b NY, a tin peddler, resided5613 in the household of Ruth Lawrence, a widow, in the dwelling 2 listings below Seymour's father, David Williamson. David Williamson was also listed as a tin peddler that year.

A Williamson family history article5651, the obituary5650 for Dr Seymour C Williamson, and records, combine to provide a life story for Seymour Williamson. He was born about 1838 in Wheeler, NY, to David and Elizabeth Williamson. Shortly after his birth, the family moved to a farm on Oak Hill, near Oregon (NY). In 1865, the family moved again to West Cameron, NY.

In about 1875, Seymour ran a general store in Cameron, and later was a salesman in Ohio and Michigan for the Allison Boot and Shoe Company. He then graduated from the New York Medical College and began a practice in Canisteo.. About 1864, he married first Mary Elizabeth Reese, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Reese of Cameron, by whom he had a son Fred (Frederick) D Williamson. He married second, about 1887, Annetta Chadwick, elsewhere identified as the widow of E V Chadwick, maiden name Bennett.

Dr Seymour C Williamson was a medical doctor and served as coroner from 1905 to 1908. He was survived by his widow, one son Dr Fred Williamson, a step-son and two step-daughters. Those step-children are elsewhere identified as the son and daughters of his second wife by E V Chadwick, Annette Bennett Chadwick Williamson, viz.: Annette Chadwick Jeffers, Martha (Mart) Chadwick Travis, and Burg Chadwick.

Mary E Williamson died5649 5670 Apr 24, 1886, at the age of 46y 1m 17d. Her birthdate is calculated from that information.

That same cemetery information5649 has Fred D Williamson as the son of Seymour C and Mary Parker. A Williamson family history5651 states Seymour Williamson married first Elizabeth Reese,dau of Mr and Mrs John Reese of Cameron.

Children of Seymour C WILLIAMSON and Mary Elizabeth REESE:

1. Frederick (Fred( D WILLIAMSON5613 b. 18645649 at New York5613. d. 19265649. bd. Riverside Cemetery (aka Cameron Cemetery), Cameron, NY5649.

5582. Williamson, David, family group sheet, Earle McGowan genealogy papers
5591. 1870 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Cameron;
5613. 1880 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Cameron;
5649. New York, Cameron, Riverside Cemetery (aka Cameron Cemetery), headstone info;
5650. Obit - Williamson, Seymour C, Steuben Farmers' Advocate (Bath, NY), Wed, May 29, 1918, p 6;
5651. Williamson Family, facts and history, an article in The (Canisteo, NY) Times, Thu, Oct 9, 1924, p 5;
5652. 1900 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Canisteo;
5656. 1860 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Cameron;
5661. 1850 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Canisteo;
5670. Obit - Williamson, Mary E, Cantisteo (NY) Times, Thu, Apr 29, 1886;
5692. 1855 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Cameron;
5716. New York, Steuben Co., Cameron, 1873 ownership map, U.S. Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918;