|Here is George C. Seward's summary of his early ancestry in America, which is also mine.
He references Dr. Frederick Seward's research as well as his own.
Here's his proposal for a possible fourth Obadiah:
This is the list of the children of Obadiah III and Isabel (Luse) Seward:
This is the family of John and Mary(Swezey) Seward
The above information is extracted from "Seward Cousins, p. 6, V. I, #1 - My aunt attributes it to Frederick Whittlesey Seward.|
"James, Sr. was born about 1732 in Brookhaven, Long Island, New York, or possibly Black River (now Chester), Morris County, New Jersey, moved to Hardyston, New Jersey in 1767 and on November 18, 1788 arrived at and assisted in establishing Columbia, now a part of Cincinnati, Ohio. Moved to Fairfield, Butler County, Ohio, and died there December 20, 1908. Wife's name not known. Had five sons of whom two were killed by Indians September 1789."
George Seward is descended from his son James, Jr..
"James, Jr. born about 1776 in Hardyston, Sussex County, New Jersey, moved to Ohio, Cincinnati area, November 18, 1788, died in Glendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, shortly prior to November 17, 1817. Wife was Mary (Swain?). Four children."