Kenner Seaton

7 February 1797–26 August 1872 (Age 75)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Kenner

When Kenner Seaton was born on 7 February 1797, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Captain James Rodham Seaton, was 40 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Curry, was 28. He married Nancy Russell on 15 November 1825. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 August 1872, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Seaton Mills Family Cemetery, Seatonville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kenner Seaton
Nancy Russell
Marriage: 15 November 1825
Elspeth Seaton
Allen Seaton
Sarah Seaton
William Seaton

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Russell


15 November 1825


    Elspeth Seaton


    Allen Seaton


    Sarah Seaton


    William Seaton


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

Age 4

The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 21

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. A Scottish place of this name near Longniddry is so named because it was held from the 12th century by a Norman family de Sey, from Say in Indre. Other places of this name, for example those in Cumbria, Devon, County Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, are mostly named with Old English sǣ ‘sea’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in Rutland seems to have as its first element a stream name, Sǣge ( see Seabrook ), or a personal name Sǣga. One in Kent is named with Old English seten ‘plantation’, ‘cultivated land’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kenner Seaton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Kenner Seaton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Keamer Seaton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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