Elizabeth Montgomery Seaver

Female20 April 1872–13 April 1918

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Montgomery

When Elizabeth Montgomery Seaver was born on 20 April 1872, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Francis Seaver, was 35 and her mother, Jane Montgomery, was 31. She married Clarence Alton Briggs on 29 June 1897, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bristol, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died on 13 April 1918, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Alton Briggs
Elizabeth Montgomery Seaver
Marriage: 29 June 1897
Jeanette Briggs
Natalie Briggs

Sources (16)

  • Elizabeth N Briggs in household of Jane M Seaver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lizzie M. Seaver, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Elizabeth M. Seaver, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1897Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

    Age 3

    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.


    Age 14

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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