Robert Seaver

Male13 April 1791–17 July 1861

Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Seaver was born on 13 April 1791, in Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joshua Seaver, was 22 and his mother, Esther Russell, was 23. He married Hepzibah Gilson on 16 March 1818, in Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 July 1861, in Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Robert Seaver
Hepzibah Gilson
Marriage: 16 March 1818
Heman Seaver
Asa Seaver
William Seaver
Susan Seaver
Marinda Seaver
Charles Seaver
Mary Jane Seaver
Eliza Ann Seaver

Sources (61)

  • Robert Seaver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert Seaver, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Robert Seaver, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1818Brookline, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 3

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

    Age 17

    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 


    Age 21

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the medieval personal name Sefare, a continuation of an unattested Old English female name, Sǣfaru, composed of the elements ‘sea’ + faru ‘journey’. This name has also been established in Ireland since the early 17th century.

    In some cases also an Americanized form of German Seever .

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

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