~ Fort Hill Cemetery ~

Frances Adeline Seward

Born September 25, 1805, died June 21, 1865

Frances Adeline Miller was born on September 25, 1805, in Cayuga County, NY.
She was the daughter of Judge Elijah Miller (1772–1851) and Hannah Foote Miller (1778–1811).
She was the First Lady of New York.

On October 20, 1824, Frances Adeline Miller married William Henry Seward.
They moved into Judge Miller’s South Street home in Auburn, NY.
That house is now the
Seward House Museum.

The couple raised five children:

Augustus Henry Seward (1826–1876)
Frederick William Seward (1830–1915)
Cornelia Seward (1836–1837)
William Henry Seward Jr. (1839–1920)
Frances Adeline "Fanny" Seward (1844–1866)

The Seward plot is located in the Glen Haven section of Fort Hill Cemetery.

For more information, please visit https://sewardhouse.org

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