Seymour Beeman

1840–1887 (Age 47)
Lawrenceville, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Seymour

When Seymour Beeman was born in 1840, in Lawrenceville, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Havilah Beeman, was 42 and his mother, Lorenda, was 35. He married Melvena Mc Curtin on 17 June 1863, in Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 28 October 1887, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 47.

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Seymour Beeman
Melvena Mc Curtin
Marriage: 17 June 1863

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    Melvena Mc Curtin


17 June 1863
Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

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World Events (7)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 23

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Beaumont .2 English: occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English be ‘bee’ + man ‘man’.3 Americanized spelling of German Biemann, which is probably a reduced form of Bineman or Bileman, habitational names from Bien near Lingen and Biela or Bielau.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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