Sevrie (Nelson) Seymour
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Sevrie Clara (Nelson) Seymour (1890 - 1925)

Sevrie Clara Seymour formerly Nelson
Born in Gannvalley, Buffalo, South Dakota, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 7 Oct 1907 in Story, Iowa, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Harris, Osceola, Iowa, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Mar 2020
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[1]Sevrie Clara Nelson was born 13 March 1890 in Gann Valley, South Dakota, the daughter of George Nelson and Carrie Tesdahl. She married Earl Seymour on 7 October 1907 in Story County, Iowa. He was born 25 August 1887 in Danville, Illinois. She attended rural school. He was a painter and a farmer. They lived in Pocahontas, in Northwest Iowa. Sevrie poisoned herself with arsenic on 9 July 1925. Interment was in the Cambridge Cemetery.


  1. Nelson Family History, compiled and edited by Vernon W. Nelson in 2003, as related to him at various times by his father, Orville F. Nelson, his aunt, Lillian B. Nelson James, and with notes from his aunts Florence E. Nelson Waltmire and Verna E. Nelson Funkhouser.
  • United States Census, 1900. FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 February 2020), Sevrie Nelson in household of George S Nelson, Eldorado & Elvira Township Schools, Buffalo, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 70, sheet 8A, family 60, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,547.
  • Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Earl Seymore and Sevrei Nelson, 07 Oct 1907, Story County, Iowa, United States; citing reference p 236, county courthouses, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,403,711.
  • United States Census, 1910, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 March 2020), Sevrie Seymore in household of E A Seymore, Cummins Township, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 191, sheet 4B, family 70, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 416; FHL microfilm 1,374,429.
  • Iowa State Census, 1915, FamilySearch ( : 17 March 2018), Sevrie C Seymour, 1915; citing Pocahontas, Pocahontas, Iowa, United States. Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,462,702.
  • United States Census, 1920, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 March 2020), Sevrie Seymore in household of Earl Seymore, Booth, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States; citing ED 188, sheet 6A, line 12, family 101, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 505; FHL microfilm 1,820,505.
  • Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951, FamilySearch ( : 8 November 2017), Sevrie Clara Seymour, 09 Jul 1925, Harris, Osceola, Iowa, United States; citing certificate #72303, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines; FamilySearch digital folder 101784581.

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