• [S5] Charles B. Moore, "The Genealogical & Biographical Sketch of Capt. John Seaman, of Hempstead, L.I.," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Volume 11 (Number 4 [October 1880]):.
  • [S6] Getroit Genealogical Society, "Marriage Valentine Seaman & Anna Ferris, 1794," Society for Genealogical Research Magazine Volume 48 (Number 2 [Winter 1984]): page 56 - MARRIAGE OF VALENTINE SEAMAN AND ANNA FERRIS; 1794 - couresy of the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library --
    This Quaker marriage certificate is among the Leggett Family Papers in the Burton Historical Collection.
          "Whereas, Valentine Seaman of the city and state of New York, Physician, son of Willet Seaman of the City and State of aforesaid and Mary his Wife and Anna Ferris, daughter of John Ferris and Anna his wife of the City and State aforesaid, having declared their Intentions of Marriage with each other before two monthly meetings of the people called Quakers, held in the City of New York and Township of Flushing and State aforesaid, according to the good Order used amongst them, and they haveing consent of Parents, and Parties concerned and nothing appearing to obstruct their said Proposals were allowed of by said meetings...
          And Moreover they the said Valentine Seaman and Anna Ferris She according to the Custom of Marriage assumeing the Name of Her Husband as a further confirmation did then and there to these presents set their Hands.
          And We whose names are hereunto subscribed being present at the Solomizeation of said Marri[age and subscription have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hand the Day and Year above written. Signed Valentine Seaman and Anna Seaman. Recorded in Book B folio 48 and compared by Ebenezer Haviland, Recorder."
    [column one] Joseph Townsend, Oliver Hull, Parnella Harrington, Abigail Willits, Mary Pearsall, Jane Haviland, Hannah Pearsall, Mary Cook, Mary Hicks, Elizabeth Tutis, Elizabeth White, Phebe Honeywell, ---?-- Cock, Benjamin Haviland, Charles P. Wright, Henry Titus, Martha Titus, John White, Phila Dalapaine,
    [column two] Edmund Prior, James Honeywell, Samuel Seaman, Margaret B, Haydock, Ann King, Henry Haydock, Jun., William F. Pell, Rich, Laurence, Roger Hunt, Penelope Hull, Jr., Ann Underhill, Jr., Margaret Haviland, Elizabeth Underhill, Darah Haydock, Dam Delaplaine, Wilenia Barnes, Ann Haviland, Willet Seaman, Jr.
    [colume three] Willett Seaman, John Ferris, Anna Ferris, Elizabeth Ferris, Elizabeth Cock, Mary Seaman, Phebe Ferris, Rachel Seaman, Mary Pell, Martha Willits, John Seaman, Ryal Ferris, Ebenezer Haviland, Martha Causten, Elizabeth Pugsley, Willet Huck, William P. Wright, John Seaman,.
  • [S7] Esq., of Washington, D.C. Herbert F. Smith, "John Strickland of Long Island and His Sons-In-Law," The American Genealogist Volume 11 (Number 4 [April 1935]): pages 197-199 - "Under the circumstances, the statement that Elizabeth Strickland, wife of Captain John Seaman, was a daughter of John Strickland requires proof not yet forthcoming; and until such is produced it is believed correct to say that she was ver.
  • [S11] Dr. John Shrady, Contributions to the Medical History of the City of New York.
  • [S20] New York Historical Society., New York Historical Collection.
  • [S33] Mrs. Mary Powell [Seaman] Bunker, Long Island Genealogies. Families of Albertson, Andrews, Bedell, Birdsall, ... Willets, Williams, Willis, Wright, & other families. Being kindred descendants of Thomas Powell of Bethpage, L.I., 1688, Two Volumes. (Albany, Joel Munsell's sons, 1895),.
  • [S45] Charles Edward Crowell, Partial Genealogy of the Ferris Family (Atlantic Highlands, N.J., Charles E. Crowell, & Antonio Rasines, 1899),.
  • [S48] Josephine C. Frost, Ancestors of Frank Herbert Davol and his wife Phebe Downing Willits; showing Mayflower descent from John Alden, James Chilton...John Cooke...Priscilla Mullines, Richard Warren. (New York, F. H. Hitchcock, 1925),.
  • [S49] Mrs. Robert W. DeForest, A Walloon Family in America; Lockwood DeForest and his forbears 1500-1848 (Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1914),.
  • [S50] John William DeForest, The DeForests of Avesnes (and of New Netherland), a Hugenot Thread in American Colonial History, 1494 to the present time, with three heraldic illustrations. (New Haven, Conn., The Tuttle, Moorehouse & Taylor Co., printers & publishers, 1900.),.
  • [S126] Thomas Weston Valentine, The Valentine's in America, (New York, Clark & Maynard, 1874),.
  • [S251] Beatrice Valentine Di Duca, "The Orgin of Richard Valentine of New Jersey," New York Genealogical Record [reprint from Genealogies of Long Island Families] page 492 - Richard Valentine, earliest of the name in New York, was born circa 1610 in Lancashire, England. Some authorities state that he was a lineal descendant of Richard Valentine of the parish of Eccles...He came to this country with the Winthrop-Saltonstall party...then to Hempstead, Long Island in 1644.
  • [S331] Hervey, Cooke, Raven, Owen and Lilly Hawley, Visitations of Essex 1552, 1558, 1570, 1612, 1634, Walter C. Metcalfe. (London: Mitchell & Hughes, 24 Wardour St., W., 1878),,.
  • [S379] Edward Doubleday Harris, James Mott of Dutchess County, New York and His Descendants (New York: Press of Tobias A. Wright, 1912),.
  • [S385] Edward Doubleday Harris, The Descendants of Adam Mott of Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y.: A Genealogical Study (New York: 1890),.
  • [S427] Christening Record.
  • [S518] New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Christening Records.
  • [S519] New Amsterdam Reformed Dutch Church Marriage Records.
  • [S520] New Amsterdam Reformed Church Burials.
  • [S606] Peter Ross, History Of Long Island From Its Earliest Settlement To The Present Time, Two Volumes. (The Lewis Publishing Company, New York & Chicago: 1902),.
  • [S862] New York Marriage Licenses.
  • [S887] "Valentine Seaman," The New York Times (8 August 1897):.
  • [S888] "Funeral of Valentine Seaman - Simple Services Held at the Home of the Dead Man's Son," New York Times (2 April 1899):.
  • [S889] "Death Notices: Percival Seaman," The New York Times (5 April 1883):.
  • [S890] "Sad Result of Over Work - A Young Man Shoots Himself and His Sister," The New York Times (3 July 1883): page 8.
  • [S891] New York Death Index.
  • [S892] "Obituary of Valentine Seaman," The New York Times (30 March 1899):.
  • [S893] James Joseph Walsh, History of Medicine in New York (National Americiana Society - 1919 [digitized July 1, 2008, by Google]),.
  • [S895] Minnie Goodnow, Goodnow's History of Nursing (W. B. Saunders Company 1916 [digitized 19 August 2008 - Google Book]),.
  • [S897] His daughter Eliza Seaman Leggett Dr. Valentine Seaman.
  • [S900] Seaman-Drake Arch - http://www.washington-heights.us/history/archives/…
  • [S902] Park Terrace Gardens


    - transcribed by Sidney McCurdy - http://myinwood.net/park-terrace-gardens/
  • [S903] "Obituary," The New York Times 15 July 1880.
  • [S978] St. George's Episcopal Church Records, originally Anglican - founded in 1702 - longislandgenealogy,com.
  • [S988] Mrs. Martha J. Lanmb, "1st Mayor of New York," Magazine of American History



    Volume XVII (January 1887):.
  • [S993] Cornelius Tyler, Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler and Relared Papers with the Genealogy of the Ancestors of Professor and Mrs. William S. Tyler (Privately Printed 1912),.
  • [S1005] Benjamin D. Hicks, "Records of St. George's Church, Hempstead, Long Island - from June 5, 1725 - Marriages," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record
    Volume 10 #1 (Jan 1879): 19.
  • [S1006] Benjamin D. Hicks, "Records of St. George's Church, Hempstead, Long Island - from June 5, 1725 - Marriages," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record
    Volume 13 # 3 (Jan 1879): 140.
  • [S1045] L.I. Benjamin D. Hicks of Old Westbury, "Willis Family of Long Island," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Volume 15, No.# 4 (October 1884): pages 170-176.
  • [S1047] George I. Willis, "The English Origins of Henry Willis of Westbury, Long Island," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Volume 118, # 2 (April 1987): page 65-74.
  • [S1118] Minutes of the Proceedings of the Fifth Convention of Delegates from the Abolition Societies, Established at different Parts of the United States, Assembled at Philadelphia on the First Day of June, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety-eight (Philadelphia: Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Junior, 1798),.
  • [S1119] Published writings of Dr. Valentine Seaman.
  • [S1120] Anti-Slavery Opinions before the Year 1800 - Read before the Cincinnati Literary Club, November 16, 1800.
  • [S1240] Elizabeth Seaman Leggett My Book of Life for my grandson, Augustus Ives - 1 April 1888
    Detroit Public Library, The Burton Historical Collection, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.
  • [S1294] Arthur S. Wardwell, "The Willett's Family of Hempstead & Jericho, Long Island," New York Genealogical & Biographical Record Volume 80, number 2 (April 1949): pages 112-118.
  • [S1509] The New York Manumission Society - African Free School Collection - www.nyhistory.org.
  • [S1510] Valentine Seaman 1797 (1804) the Balck Plague or Yellow Fever of New York City - http://brianaltonenmph.com/gis/historical-disease-maps/…
  • [S1528] "Records of Reformed Dutch Church in New York," New York Geneaogical and Biographical Record Volume14 Number 3 (July 1883): pages124-139.
  • [S1739] J. Gaardner Bartlett, Robert Coe, Puritan, his ancestors & descendantsm 1340-1910: with notices of other Coe families (Boston: Bartlett, 1911),.
  • [S1966] Francis F. Spies, Ferris Family Yard and Tombs.