Kit Carson County, Colorado

William E. Seaman, wife Martha Newell Seaman, Mary J. Seaman, son Thomas Seaman, daughter Lydia Seaman  , 7S 43W

William married in 1860 in Cavan Ireland, Volume 3, page 531.

Mary Jane Seaman was born in Bellananagh, Cavan, Ireland May 8, 1865 to William Seaman and Martha Newell.
William Seaman was born there February 26, 1867.

Robert Seaman was born to William Seaman and Martha Newell on August 5, 1870 in Cavan, Ireland.

William Seaman, age 33, arrived in New York January 24, 1872 from Liverpool on the City of Paris.

"William Seaman born Dec 28, 1838 in Ireland, died Feb 17, 1930 in Sherman County, Goodland, Kansas."
In 1880 Tippecanoe County, Indiana, William Seaman is 40 a laborer, with Martha 38, Eliza (probably Lyda) 10, Robert 9, and Murdy 1 - a son.

Mary cash-claimed a quarter in 13, 7S 43W in 1891.
Lydia proved up a quarter in 13, 7S 43W in 1891.
Thomas proved up a quarter in 35, 7S 43W in 1893, and timber-claimed one in 1, 10S 44W in 1901.
William cash-claimed a quarter in 13, 7S 43W in 1891, and William E. claimed one in 24 in 1891.

In 1900 Kit Carson County, William Seaman born 1840 in Ireland, married 40 years to Martha born 1842 Ireland, have George March 1884 Indiana.

Martha has had eleven childen, nine living.

Next to them is Thomas Seaman, Nov 1861 Ireland, married three years but no spouse.

William cash-claimed another in 24 in 1908.

William Seaman proved up two quarters in 2 and 11, 6S 48W in 1917.

One post says "William and Martha Newell Seaman lived in Jackson, Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Kit Carson Co., Wallet, Colorado, and then Goodland, Ks. Sherman Co. "

April 7, 1910 Burlington Record
MRS. MARY SEAMAN DEAD GOODLAND, KANSAS Mrs. William Seaman, mother of Mrs. Mary Ennis and Mrs. Fred Hunt died Wednesday morning at about 4 o'clock after a lingering illness, of eighteen months of tumor of the stomach and liver. The early symptoms of the disease were nausea and indigestion. The Seaman home was north and east of Burlington, but about three years ago the old people came to reside in Goodland, and their in this city is on the corner of West Fifteenth street and Grand avenue, where Mrs. Seaman died. They had sold their ranch property and were living a retired life here.
The funeral was held from the late home, at 3 o'clock Thursday, Rev. Stevens officiating, and the remains were taken to Burlington for interment Friday. Mrs. Seaman was 69 years of age.
She leaves besides her husband, seven children still living, and one married daughter Mrs. Maggie Higdon, who died in this city three years ago. The living children are, Thomas Seaman, of Boulder Colorado, William Seaman of Oklahoma City, Robert Seaman, of New Richmond, Indiana ; and Murdy Seaman, of Chicago. There are three daughters, Mrs. E. R. White of Neoga, Illinois, and Mrs. Mary Ennis and Mrs. Fred Hunt, of this city.
The elder Mr. and Mrs. Seaman came to America from Ireland soon after they were married and settled near LaFayette, Ind., where the family was raised. In 1887 they came west to Kit Carson county, Colorado, where they resided until their removal to Goodland. If Mrs. Seaman had lived to the 28th of December the elderly couple would of been married fifty years. Mrs. Seaman was a member of the Methodist church and died in the faith of her fathers, trusting the immutable promises of the word of God.
The last month of her illness she was a great sufferer, and was unable to take and assimilate nourishment. She bore her sufferings heroically until heart and flesh failed her.
Her loved ones will forever cherish her memory for her loving acts of kindness, and for the pure and noble live she led, and her constant and faithful Christian teachings. She was buried by the side of her mother (probably son George) in the Burlington cemetery on Friday morning April first.

"One neighbor was the Seaman family, composed of Mary, Lida and younger sister Maggie, brothers Will and Tom. A younger brother? Myrtie, died from typhoid fever while on the farm. The father was almost blind, but he used to walk four miles to our place for the mail and he lived to be almost one hundred years old."

The Burlington cemetery records have two Martha Seaman burials, one in 1910, and then another with no date. That second one could be the "Myrtie."

In 1910 William is in Goodland, Kansas, 72, widowed, no occupation, immigrating in 1856 ???, naturalized.

In 1920 William is living with daughter Mary Ennis 53, both widowed, both immigrating in 1870, naturalized 1876. Mary has a ward, Nora Ennis Bowman, 6 born in Nebraska. They're living with a T.V. Lowe 42 a real estate agent and his wife Dortha, and an auctioneer Frank and auto electrical engineer Louis Gettle - perhaps in the big house, because Mary is a landlord....

William was buried in Burlington in 1930.


Robert E. Seaman and Elizabeth Dewey had Paul Gyer Seaman on August 13, 1896 in LaFayette, Indiana.
May 1911 Crawfordsville, Indiana

In 1920 Detroit, Michigan, Robert is a clothing store salesman 48, immigrating in 1873, nauralized in 1900, with Elizabeth 45 Indiana, Paul 23, Newell 20, Belle 18, Charles 13, Jessie 13, Ennis 11, and Roberta 3, all kids born in Indiana.

Robert E. Seaman, born August 5, 1871 in Belfast, Ireland, died December 28, 1923 in New Richmond, Montgomery County, Indiana, to be buried in Meharry's Cemetery. Informant was wife Elizabeth Seaman. # 52642587.

Elizabeth # 52642462 is buried with him, 1874-1935.

Ruth Seaman, born March 24, 1893 to Robert Seaman and Elizabeth Dewey, married "Morris" "Coffman born April 8, 1892, son of Lizzie Eshelman and a unnamed father born in Montgomery County, on April 8, 1910 in Montgomery County.

New Richmond Indiana - Mrs. Ruth Coffman, 68, a resident of New Richmond all of her life, died Tuesday morning in her home after being ill since January. She was born March 24, 1893 in the Shawnee Mound community. Her parents were Robert E. and Elizabeth Dewey Seaman. On April 10, 1910, she married W. Maurice Coffman. She was a member of the New Richmond Methodist Church, Order of the Eastern Star in New Richmond and the New Richmond American Legion Auxiliary. She was a graduate of New Richmond High School and was active in civic affairs up until the time of her illness. She also ran a drug store in New Richmond for many years. She is survived by her husband; three brothers, Ray H. Seaman of Trenton, N.J., Robert Newell Seaman and Charles L. Seaman of Chicago; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Matsoukes of Valparaiso, Mrs. Naomi Belle Lutz of Kentland, Mrs. Jesse Collins of Ninilchik, Alaska, and Mrs. Roberta Kendler of Duluth, Minn.; six nieces and two nephews. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Elizabeth and Louise; three brothers and two sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the family residence with the McCloud Mortuary in charge. Rev. Earl Moore will officiate assisted by Rev. Harold Clark. Burial will be in the New Richmond Cemetery. Friends may call at the family residence after noon Wednesday.

Mary Seaman and James Matsoukes had Mary Elizabeth Matsoukes on June 9, 1917 in Porter County, India. James was born in Lamia Greece, Mary in Montgomery County.
James 1892-1980 is buried in Meharry Cemetery # 52627572, with Mary 1894-1970 # 52627589.
July 15, 1940
"Miss Mary Elizabeth Matsoukes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Mateoukes of 60 Lincoln way, and Henry Sauter, son of Mr. and street," Farley said. And that i Mrs. Henry W. Sauter, 307 Michigan avenue, were united in mar.... R. B. Kern officited using a single ring ceremony. Mrs. Anna Morony at the organ played two selections, "Oh, Promise Me" and "Ave Maria." When the wedding march was played, the bride entered on the arm of her father. The bride chose as her maid of honor Miss Virginia Lee Johnson. The groom was attended by his brother, Kenneth Sauter. Mrs. Sauter was lovely in a pale blue suit with navy accessories and wore a shoulder corsage of gardenias. Miss Johnson wore a beige suit with dark brown accessories with a corsage of gardenias. Immediately following the ceremony the guests attended a reception given in the home of the groom's parents. A beautiful three-tiered wedding cake graced the center of the table and with the cake, ice cream wedding bells were served. Mrs. Sauter was graduated from Valparaiso high school and Ball State Teachers college. Mr. Sauter, also a graduate of Valparaiso high scnool, is employed at the present time with the Indiana Associated Telephone corporation of Lafayette, Ind. After a honeymoon trip to West Virginia the newlyweds. will reside at Shafer Lake, Ind., until the fall, at which time Mrs. Sauter will resume her duties as a teacher in home economics at Clinton township school. Those attending the wedding and reception from Valparaiso were Rev. and Mrs. Kern, Howard Sauter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sauter, Miss Bonnie Jean Sauter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Sauter, M. A. Huddleston, Miss Madge Anderson, Alex Ebersold, and Miss Mary E. Klinknian of Chesterton. Those attending from Gary were Mrs. E. A. Ridgely and daughter Jean, Dr. and Mrs. Paul Hutchinson and daughter Mary Jane, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Huddleston, Mr. and Mrs. Gurdon Huntington and son Gordon Parke, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer T. Wurl and son Ridgely and from Los Angeles, Calif., Miss Martha Ann Ridgely. Those attending from Chicago were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seaman, Mr. and Mrs Paul Shepherd, Dr. R. N. Seaman. Miss Roberta Seaman, and from Fountain City, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Lutz and daughter Rita. "

Robert Coffman "Son of Maurice and Ruth Coffman" is buried in Meharry # 52407446.
So is Martha "Daughter of Maurice and Ruth Coffman" # 52407432.

July 22, 1931 Valparaiso, Indiana
"Two nieces and a brother of Mrs. James Matsoukes, wife of James Matsoukes, proprietor of the Rainbow restaurant on College Hill, were fatally injured when an automobile in which they were riding plunged off State Road 43 north of Crawfordsville on Tuesday. The dead were Louise Coffman, 16, and her sister, Elizabeth, 18, of New Richmond, Ind.. nieces of Mrs. Matsoukes, and William E. Seaman, 22, of Chicago. A brother, Charles Seaman, uncle of Mrs. Matsoukes, and Miss Eleanor Wood, both of Chicago, were cut and bruised. Elizabeth Coffman, who was killed was employed at the Rainbow restaurant here from last fall up until May when the school term at Valparaiso university closed. She had expected to return hero this fall to assist in the restaurant. Mrs. Matsoukes left last night for Crawfordsville, and today she was joined by Mr. Matsoukcs and daughter, Mary Elizabeth. "

Robert Newell Seaman, a dentist, and Alta Irene Graves had Robert William Seaman in Wingate, Indiana August 29, 1928.

In 1930 the Crawfordsville, Indiana has Newell (Alta) Seaman living in Wingate.

In 1940 Alta is divorced, 35, with Robert W. 11 living with her parents Charles and Nina Graves in Montgomery County.
Alta Irene (Graves) Gates 1904-1958 is bureied in New Richmond # 15832184.
Also in Meharry is Robert Newell "Doc" Seaman 1899-1988 # 52642726, and Jessie Lousie Seaman 1906-1985 # 52642482.

In 1930 Paul G. Seaman is a janitor in Chicago, 33, married to Edith H. 25, with Richard C. 8, Betty J. 6, Robert E. 5. Charles L. 23, Jessie L. 23, and Ennis 22 aqre with them.
Edith Casey and Paul Seaman had Jeanne Betty Seaman May 9, 1922 in Chicago. She's buried as Betty Henry, Illinois 1923-2005 # 92595071..
Paul G. Seaman died in Valparaiso Indiana on March 8, 1948, to be buried in New Richmond.
He's buried in Meharry, # 52642553.

Paul G. Seaman, 51, died at Porter Memorial hospital Monday evening following an illness of one week. Seaman was born Aug. 13, 1898, at Shawnee Mound, Ind., a son of the late Robert E. and Eliiabeth Seaman of that community. He spent his boyhood in New Richmond, Ind., before moving to Chicago. In August, 1910, he moved from Chicago to his country home on Tremont Road and U. S. 20.
He was a member of the Methodist church of New Richmond and the Fort Dearborn Post of the American Legion in Chicago. He Is survived by the widow, Edith, two sons, Robert of Chicago, Richard of Nauvoo. Ill., and a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Steele, of Chesterton; three brothers. Ray H. of Trenton. N. J., Robert N. and Charles L. of Chicago; five sisters, Mrs. Ruth Coffman, of New Richmond, Mrs. Mary Matsoukes of Valparaiso, Mrs. Naomi Lulz of Kentland, Ind., Mrs. ?essie Shepherd and Mrs. Roberta Kendler, of Chicago; two grandchildren, five nieces, and one nephew, in Tokyo, Japan. Funeral services will be held in New Richmond Thursday. Friends may call at the family home on Tremont Road.

William Ennis Seaman # 52642754, 1908-1931 is buried in Meharry.

Valparaiso, Indiana 1931 " Miss Mary Elizabeth Malsoukas has returned to her home after a several weeks' visit with her grand-mother, Mrs. Robert E. Seaman at New Richmond, Indiana.
1932 "Miss Mary Elizabeth Matsoukas is visiting with her aunt, Mrs. Maurice Coffman at New Richmond, Ind."

April 22, 1946 Valparaiso "Matsoukes who were observing.. thirtieth wedding anniversary. The occasion also marked the thirty-sixth anniversary of Maurice and Ruth Coffman of New Richmond, Ind., and the fifteenth anniversary of Charles and Olive Seaman of Chicago, sister and brother of Mrs. Matsoukes."

This is Robert and Elizabeth's grandson:
Major Robert W. (Bill) Seaman, USA, Ret., after a varied and distinguished career, passed away on November 1, 2004 in San Antonio, TX. He was born August 29, 1928 in New Richmond, IN. Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Robert N. Seaman and Alta Irene Gates and his son, Patrick. Bill is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joanne Seaman of San Antonio; three daughters and two sons, Jamie S. Penland and husband Jeff of San Antonio, Andrea C. Chenault and husband Blake of Junction, TX, Ericka D. Seaman-Navarro and husband David Navarro of San Antonio, William G. Seaman and wife Denise of Reisterstown, MD, Theodore R. Seaman and wife Donna Hallock of Hawaii. He is also survived by six grandsons, six granddaughters and one great-grandson.

Bill entered the U.S. Army in 1946 and served in Japan during the occupation until 1949. He rose to the enlisted rank of Sergeant First Class. In 1957, he was commissioned as an Infantry Officer and served in various command and staff positions in the Continental U.S. and overseas commands. During his first Vietnam tour, he was an advisor to a District Chief in Pleiku Providence. Bill's second Vietnam tour was as a Battalion S3 (operations) and later as Brigade S3, of the 4th Infantry Division. Bill's decorations include the Bronze Star for valor, Bronze Star with four Oak Leaf Clusters (5 awards) for meritorious service, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Combat Infantryman's Badge and numerous service medals. Bill was also a Mason for over 50 years. He was a member of the New Richmond Lodge No. 604 in New Richmond, IN.

Interment with Full Military Honors will be at 10:30 A.M., Monday, November 8, 2004 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery ( # 12587541.)


In 1900 Goodland, Mary 34, Elizabeth 30, and Margaret 19 are living together in Goodland.

"Margaret or Maggie Seaman married William A. Higdon May 27, 1906 and they lived in Horton and Goodland, Kansas"

"Margaret Seaman married William Higdon on May 27, 1906 and the young couple left on train No. 10 to go to Horton, KS where Mr. Higdon had a clerical position in the Rock Island superintendent’s office. Just a few months later, Margaret and William Higdon returned to Goodland and lived with Mary Ennis. Less that a year later, the May 10, 1907 issue of the GOODLAND REPUBLIC reported the sudden death of Margaret, just a few days after the death of their baby. Margaret Higdon’s funeral was the first to be held in the house at 202 West 13th. "

October 1906
August 31, 1906 "W.A. Higdon of the Rock Island clerical force of Horton, spent Sunday in Goodland. Mrs. Higdon is here for a visit with her sisters, , Mrs. Maryy Ennis and Miss Lida Seaman."

Margaret - November 6, 1882 - May 8, 1907 is buried in Goodland # 88042924.

May 10, 1907

May 17, 1907

So is William A. Higdon 1881-1960 # 88042932 - on a stone with Zella B. Higdon 1889-1979.


"Anna Belle Seaman married E. R. White possibly in Neoga, Illinois"

In 1900 Cumberland County, Erastus White born July 1860 in Illinois, Dell A. April 1862 Ireland, have Charles January 1887 Illinois. They've been married 14 years.

In 1910 Neoga, Cumberland County, Illinois, Erastus is 49, born in Illinois, with Anna B. 46, married 24 years. With them is a award, Anna M. White 14, born in Missouri.
They'e alone in 1920, and in 1930 have two lodgers.

March 19, 1941 Decatur, Illinois "Former Neoga Woman Succumbs in Kansas Neoga (Staff) Mrs. Anna Belle White, 79....Mrs. Anna Belle White, 79, former Neoga resident, died Monday in the home of a sister, Mrs. Mary Ennis, Goodland, Kansas. Mrs. White, a native of Cumberland county, left here several years...The body will arrive at the Swen-gel funeral home here today. Services will be conducted in the funeral home at 10 a. m. Thursday, with graveside services and burial at Hoopeston. ...surviving is a son, Charles, of ...... The body will arrive at the Swen- Rel funeral home here today. Services will be conducted in the funeral home ai xv a. m. uiuisu-j. grave-side services cm uui - a .

Anna 1863-1941 is buried in Iroquois County, Illinois # 52045261, with Erastus Ray White 1860-1932 # 52045292.
Charles William White was born January 31, 1887 at Hoopeston, Illnois, and registered for WWII in Harrisburg Pennsylvania, an insurance agent.
Charles, son of Erastus Ray White and Anna Belle Seaman, age 21, married Anna Claire Young on February 5, 1908 in Toledo, Illinois. She was born Sept 14, 1885 in Paris, Illinois to John Clark Young and Alice Ellsbury.

In 1910 Neoga, Charles is 23, Anna C. 24, no kids. But Anna has had one - the space for number living is blank.

Mattoon Illinois, November 19, 1915 "Charles William White, the one-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. White of 1312 Marshall avenue, passed away this morning at 6:30 o'clock. Death waa due to pneumonia and followed a short illness. The body will be shipped on Saturday to Neoga for burial. Service will be held at that place also. The father of the child was in Peoria at the time of death. There is one other child in the family, Alice White, aged four years. "
Charles 1914-1915 is buried in Neoga # 57144915.

When Charles registered for WWI in Minneapolis, Minnesota, saying he was born January 1886, he was a payroll auditor, and his nearest relative was Mr. E.R. White of Neoga. So he must have not been married at the time.

Charles William White died November 2, 1943 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, usual residence Greensburg, Pennsylvania, born at Neoga, Illinois to E.R. White and Anna B. Seaman, to be buried in Miffintown. Informant was wife Sarea E. White of Paxtuny.


1899 Goodland "Mrs. Pauline Hartman, the Misses Seaman and J. W. Bock were out to the home of Misses Seaman's parents, northwest of Kanorado, Sunday."

Mary Seaman married William Ennis in Denver January 9, 1905.

January 13, 1905 " "Billy" Ennis, one of the most popular men in Goodland, and the most bashful bachelor, say his most intimate friends, was married at 4:30 o'clock Monday afternoon in Denver, according to the rites of the Episcopal church. His bride is Miss Mary Seaman, of this city, and one of the millinery f.-:ti of the Seaman Sister's store, aad a lady who has many warm and admiring friends. This nuptial event has been looked for long and patiently. It was not a surprise, but had long been anticipated, and their hosts of friends felt a shade of sadness come over them and a tinge of sorrow and even displeasure when they learned that they had gone from them to celebrate their nuptials and "the tie that binds" and brings quiet days and happiness. But running away from Goodland is not getting away fron people who have lived here, and while Mr. Ennis and Miss Seaman were on their way to the court house in Denver, to procure a marriage license, who should they meet but W. E. Comer, a former druggist of Goodland. Of course the happy pair with crimson blushes confessed their mission, and that evening took supper with Mr. and Mrs. Comer. A. B. Montgomery was the next ex-Goodland man to find them out, and Mr. and Mrs. Ennis were invited to supper next day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Montgomery. And now the people of Goodland, are waiting and longing to greet them with congratulations and festive demonstrations.
Mr. and Mrs. Ennis have passed the callow days of youth, but though the heyday is a remembrance, hearts may still be warm and ripeness of age bring wisdom.
"The heart has its sabbaths and jubilees in which the world appears as an hymeneal feast, and the circles of the seasons erotic odes and dances."
Mr. and Mrs. Ennis, as hereafter to be known to the public, left Monday morning on No. 9, and may be absent for a week or more, on a trip as far as Salt Lake. At any rate "at home" cards are out for January 15."

Mary E. Ennis 1865-1960 is buried in Goodland # 87259698, with William 1853-1905, # 87259717.


August 1905 Goodland Kansas "Miss Lydia Seaman went to Kansas City Sunday night to buy millinery goods for the Seaman Sisters millinery store."

Lyda Seaman married Fred Hunt May 1, 1907, in Denver, performed by minister R.F. Coyle.

1908 "Fred Hunt, of Goodland, Kansas, is stated to have secured the contract for erecting a high school here, at a cost of $20,000."

In 1910 Sherman County, Kansas, Fred is 40, born in New York, Lyda 41 Indiana, and Fred 1 Kansas.

In 1920 Sherman County, Kansas Fred and Lyda are 50, Fred Jr. 11, Frank W. 7, and Fred's mother Rebecka 83 born in England.

In 1930 Sherman County, Kansas, Fred is 60 born in Pennsylvania, Lyda 61 Ireland, Fred Jr. 21 Kansas ,and Frank W. 17 Kansas.
Elmira, New York "Fred Hunt, 68, of Goodland, Kansas, died Sept. 3, 1937. He was born in Elmira and lived many years in this vicinity. He went west with a brother Walter Hunt, 35 years ago, where he had since resided. Mr. Hunt spent some time, one year ago, visiting relatives, and renewing old friendships in and near Elmira and at that time was in ill health. He leaves his two sons, Fred Jr., and Frank of Goodland and the following brothers and sisters: William E. of Pine City, Harry of Elmira, Miss Sarah Hunt of Brooklyn, Mrs. C. T. Odin of Salem, Ore,and Mrs. Fred W. Peck of Elmira. The funeral and burial was in Goodland, Kan."

Fred 1869-1937 is buried in Goodland, # 88184013. So is Lyda Hunt 1869-1947 # 88184038.


1898 Goodland, Kansas "William Seaman of Burlington is in the city the guest of his sisters, Misses Mary and Lyda Seaman."
William E. Seaman married Alice J. Lawton in November 1898, recorded in Denver.

In 1910 Vona precinct, Kit Carson County, William is 48, Emma F. 39, Pearl 18, William . 17, David D. 15, Orval 11, Bessie F. 9, Lizzie A. 7, and Bertha M. 4.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, William Seaman is 57, Emma F. 49, Pearl H. son 28, David F. 24, Orval J.21, Jessie F. 19, Avarene Elizebeth 17, and Bertha M. 14. All were born in Missouri.

Orval J. Seaman, born Sept 12, 1898 Centralia, Missouri to William Seaman and Emma Florence McHenry, married Edna Mae Maag December 22, 1925, and died Feb 16, 1987 in Windsor Colorado, to be buried at Evans, Colorado.

There's a William A. Seaman 1881-1961 buried in Goodland, husband of Isa E. Seaman 1882-1961. But this is not a close relative - one tree said he was the son of Sylvester Seaman of Ohio, who was the son of Franklin Seaman of West Virginia.

February 7, 1966 "Mrs. John (Alma) Baker, mother of Max Dayton, died Saturday In St. Francis, Kan., after an extended illness. She was born in Red Oak, la., on Jan. 6, 1885. On April 6, 1905 she was married to Newton F. Dayton, who proceeded her in death. In 1958 she was married to John Baker, who survives. Besides her husband and son, she is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Walt Covington, St. Francis, Mrs. Roy Ellsworth, G.reeley, Colo., and Mrs. William Seaman, Goodland, Kan.; one brother, 19 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren and a Dumber" of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday in the Riddle Funeral home in St. Francis. Interment will be in St. Francis cemetery."

When Francis Seaman registered for WWI in Chicago, born October 27, 1877, a waiter. Nearsest relative was Robert Seaman of Lafayette, Indiana.

Frank Murdy Newell Seaman, born about 1877 at Swancemond, Indiana, died Sept 4, 1937 in Chicago, son of William Seaman of Caren Ireland and Martha Newell of Ireland. He was to be buried in Floral Hill, Vermilion County, Illinois.


Thomas and Betty Seaman divorced in Kit Carson County in 1901.

Thomas C. Seaman and Selina Shide/Schibe married in January 1908, recorded in Denver.

In 1910 Boulder County, Thomas Seaman is a real estate agent, 48 born in Ireland, with son Robert 12, Iowa.
When Nellie Bolyes and Mr. Beach B. Landers married in July 1910 "The young couple will make their future home in the Thomas Seaman property where they will soon be as borne to their manv friends."

1912 "Thomas Seaman of Boulder was in the city Wednesday, renewing acquaintances."

In 1920 Greene County, Missouri, Thomas is farming, 56, immigrating in 1872, naturalized 1895. Stella L. is 39, born in Illinois, Robert R. 21 Iowa. Stella's daughter Lois 19 LSeigel and Lorene W. Seigel 18 are with them.
(Stella and the girls were in Grand County, Colorado in 1910, with George J. Seigel.)

In 1930 Oklahoma City, Thomas has no occupation, 68 with Stella 50, Robert R. ?, an advertising salesman, married to Grace born in Missouri have Beverly 8 Missouri and Robert 6 California.

George Seaman 1884-1900 is buried in Burlington, # 89656718.

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