Seymour Beeman

Male1840–28 October 1887

Brief Life History 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 lived in Tioga Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 28 October 1887, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 47.

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Seymour Beeman
Melvena Mc Curtin
Marriage: 17 June 1863

Sources (1)

  • Seymour Beeman, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1863Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Siblings (4)

    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

    English (Kent): occupational name for a beekeeper, from Middle English bee-man ‘bee-keeper’ (Old English bēo + mann).

    English (Kent): variant of Beaumont .

    Americanized form of German Biemann or of its Dutch cognate Bieman.

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

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