Henry Seamons Jr.

27 September 1835–21 April 1914 (Age 78)
All Saints South Elmham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Seamons Jr. was born on 27 September 1835, in All Saints South Elmham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Seamons, was 26 and his mother, Mary King, was 34. He married Emma Horton in May 1860, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in St Cross South Elmham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 21 April 1914, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Seamons Jr.
Catherine Blake
Marriage: 9 April 1866
Samuel John Seamons
Henry Edwin Seamons
Catherine Emma Seamons
Alfred William Seamons
David Eli Seamons
Jesse Ephriam Seamons
Stephen James Seamons
Reuben Alma Seamons

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 April 1866
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 13
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Buckinghamshire): variant of Seamans .

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

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    Mary King Seamons

    Mary King Seamons 1801 - 1875 Kathy’s note: I obtained a copy of a history of Mary King Seamons through the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers archive in Salt Lake City. The history had been submitted …

    Sources (53)

    • Henry Seamons in household of Henry Seamons, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Henry Seamons in entry for Reuben Alma Seamons, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry Seamons, "United States Census, 1900"

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