Robert Wright Seaman

20 December 1885–22 November 1984 (Age 98)
Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert Wright

When Robert Wright Seaman was born on 20 December 1885, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, his father, John Whitehead Seaman, was 43 and his mother, Alice Victoria Wright, was 36. He married Mary Adeline Riggs on 20 May 1912, in Kane, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1930 and St. George Election Precinct, Washington, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 22 November 1984, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wright Seaman
Mary Adeline Riggs
Marriage: 20 May 1912
Nelda Seaman
Elva Seaman
Helen Seaman
Robert Edwin Seaman
Mary Seaman
Dixie Seaman

Spouse and Children

20 May 1912
Kane, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 11

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 27

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English (Norfolk): from a medieval continuation of the Old English personal name Sǣmann, composed of the elements sǣ ‘sea’ + mann ‘man’.2 English: occupational name for a sailor.3 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Seemann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert W. Seaman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert Wright Seaman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert W Seaman in household of John W Seaman, "United States Census, 1910"

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