William Christopher Seaman

about 1855–
Jackson, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of William Christopher

When William Christopher Seaman was born about 1855, in Jackson, Mississippi, United States, his father, Benjamin Benson Seaman, was 22 and his mother, Delphine Morin, was 16.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Benson Seaman
1833–1910
Delphine Morin
1839–1891
William Christopher Seaman
1855–
George Washington Seaman
1859–

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1861
Age 6
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886
Age 31
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Seman, Semon (Old English Sǣmann, composed of the elements ‘sea’ + mann ‘man’). The surname may have become confused with variants of Simon .English: occasionally perhaps an occupational name for a sailor, from Middle English seman ‘sailor’ (Old English sǣmann), but the most common source of the name is 1.Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Seemann .

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

Possible Related Names

Seamans
Seamon
Simon
Seeman

Sources (1)

  • Wm Seaman in household of Benj Seaman, "United States Census, 1860"

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