Frances Gertrude Seawell

1881–1954 (Age 73)
Gloucester, Virginia, United States

The Life of Frances Gertrude

When Frances Gertrude Seawell was born on 1 September 1881, in Gloucester, Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin R. Seawell, was 27 and her mother, Georgia Anna West, was 31. She married James Henry Anthony on 20 August 1904, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 6 November 1954, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lancaster, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frances Gertrude Seawell
James Henry Anthony
Marriage: 20 August 1904
Mildred L Anthony
Francis J Anthony
Selma Gertrude Anthony

Spouse & Children

20 August 1904
Virginia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin R. Seawell


  • Georgia Anna West




  • Female1881–1954Female

  • Jane Rebecca Seawell


  • Indianna Seawell


  • Maria M. Seawell


  • Male1888–1959Male

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 13

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Sewell .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Fannie Seawell in household of Georgie Seawell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frances Gertrude Anthony in entry for James Henry Anthony, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Frances Gertrude Anthony, "Find A Grave Index"

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