Sunday, October 26, 2014

Surname Saturday (On Sunday): Seaver

 My maternal grandmother was Helen Ruth Mendenhall (nee Seaver) (1923-1981). 

 Here is Helen's Lineage: 

 Parents: Otto Watson Seaver (1901-1972) and Ruby Mae Henderson (1901-1990)
 G-parents: Frank Buchanon Seaver (1856-1936) and Harriett Olive Watson (1856-1915)
 GGP: Greenberry M. Seaver (1823-1905) and Mary Douglas (1827-1862)
 3xGGP: Jacob Seaver (1773-1854) and Esther Croberger (1780-1854)
 4xGGP: Henry Seaver (1743-1810) and Elizabeth Myers (1747-1777)

Helen's 4x great grandfather - Henry Seaver came to America from Hannover, Germany.


 (All U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index): 
There are 766 results, but here are a few: 

 Name                     Birth Year          Arrival Year and Place

 Louis S. Seaver                                                         South Dakota
 Robert Seaver                                 1633-1634        Massachusetts 
 Robert Seaver                                 1633-1634        New England
 Hugh Seaver                                    1637                 Virginia 
 Joseph Seaver                                 1851                  Pennsylvania

 House of names: 

 Spelling Variations: Sever, Sevior, Sevyer, Seeviour, Sivier, Siver, Sivyer, Saviour, Seyvior, Sceviour, Scievor and many more.

 Randy from Genea-Musings did a blog post about the surname as well: 
 Seaver Surname- Origin, Meaning, Famous People, Localities

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