Dr. Wesley Cole Seward

27 April 1924–2 November 2008 (Age 84)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Wesley Cole

When Dr. Wesley Cole Seward was born on 27 April 1924, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Carl Allen Seward Sr., was 25 and his mother, Lucille Lee Cain, was 23. He married Roma Jean Paschall on 31 October 1953, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 2 November 2008, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 84.

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Dr. Wesley Cole Seward
Roma Jean Paschall
Marriage: 31 October 1953
Michael Cole Seward

Spouse and Children

31 October 1953
Baltimore, Maryland, United States


    Michael Cole Seward


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · SS Patrick Henry is Launched

Age 17

"The SS Patrick Henry the first Liberty ship was launched on September 27, 1941, at Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard. It became known as a liberty ship after Patrick Henry's quote """"give me liberty, or give me death"""""
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name representing two originally distinct personal names, Siward and Seward, Old English Sigeweard and Sǣweard, composed of the elements sige ‘victory’ and sǣ ‘sea’ + weard ‘guard’, ‘protect’. They became confused in the late Old English period.2 English: occupational name for a swineherd, from Old English ‘pig’ + hierde ‘herdsman’.3 Irish: when not of English origin (see 1 above) a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Suaird, Ó Suairt, usually Anglicized as Sword .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wesley Seward in household of Carl Seward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wesley C Seward in household of Carl A Seward Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wesley Cole Seward, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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