William Seavey

1823–
Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States

The Life of William

When William Seavey was born in 1823, in Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States, his father, Solomon Seavey, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Shaw, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Solomon Seavey
1776–1861
Sarah Shaw
1785–1861
Eleanor Seavey
1805–1870
Miles Seavey
1812–
Margaret Seavey
1820–
Eliza Seavey
1808–1864
Alden Seavey
1817–1849
William Seavey
1823–
Hannah Seavey
1825–
Susan Jane Seavey
1827–
Sewall J. Seavey
1828–1882
Clara W. Seavey
1830–1867

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 9

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

Name Meaning

Possibly English: unexplained. Compare Seavy

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

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