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Joseph Seaver (abt. 1822 - 1910)

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Joseph Seaver
Born about in Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap [uncertain]
[children unknown]
Died in Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Dec 2013
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Biography

Joseph Seaver was born on 7 Sept 1822[1] in Roxbury, Massachusetts (now a neighborhood of Boston, the son of Joshua Seaver, born in Roxbury, and Nancy Sumner, born in Dorchester.[2] He was their second son of that name, the first having died on 10 March 1821 at Roxbury.[3] (His Masonic record shows that he was born in Jamaica Plain.[1])

Joseph, the son of Joshua and Nancy Seaver, was baptized on 15 July 1824 at Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts.[4][5]

Marriage and Children

Based on the 1850 US Census, Joseph and Angeline Parker was married about 1850. Angeline died on 15 Aug 1894.[6] They had at least the following children:

  • Ephraim Parker Seaver, b. 24 Feb 1851[7]; d. 28 Mar 1918[8]
  • Howard Curtis Seaver, d. Dec 1853
  • Edward W. Seaver, b. ca. Sept 1853; m. Emma E. Jordan 11 Nov 1879[9]
  • Joseph Henry Seaver, d. April 1856
  • William Seaver, b. ca. 1855
  • Henry Seaver, b. 28 April 1858[10]
  • Joshua Herbert Seaver, b. ca. 1860; m. Ida E. Turner 20 Oct 1881[11]; d. 1923[12]
  • Carrie Angeline Seaver, b. 8 Jan 1868[13]
  • Nathaniel Seaver, b. ca. 1870; m1. Mary Harriet HIggins 11 Sep 1895[14] (div); m2. Henrietta Colburn 10 Aug 1916[15]

Mason

He was a member of the Dalhousie Lodge of the Masons, where he was initiated on 17 April 1872. He was a Station agent and lived in Newton Lower Falls in 1874. He was dismissed from that Lodge on 11 Nov 1883. He rejoined the Meridian Lodge on 29 April 1885.[1]

Death

Joseph died on 25 March 1910 at Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He was a widower and was 87 years, 6 months and 18 days old at the time of his death.[2] (His Masonic record shows that he died on 24 March 1910.[1])

Burial

Joseph was buried at the Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk, Massachusetts,[16] where he shares a grave monument with his wife Angeline Parker and babies Howard Curtis and Joseph Henry.

Census

1850
In the 1850 US census, Joseph Seaver (age 27, provision dealer, $2,500 in real property, born MA) and Angeline (age 23, born MA) resided in Roxbury, Norfolk County, MA. [LDS Microfilm 0,443,550, page 204, family #3245].

1860
In the 1860 US Census, the Joseph Seaver family resided in Newton, Middlesex County, MA. The household included Joseph (age 36, watchman, born MA, $300 in personal property), Angeline (age 32, born MA), E. Parker (age 9, born MA), Edward (age 7, born MA), William (age 5, born MA), Joshua H. (age 1/12, born MA), and Ephraim Parker (age 62, born MA). [LDS Microfilm 0,803,510, p. 729, house #2012].

1870
In the 1870 US census, the Joseph Seaver family resided in Newton, Middlesex County, MA. The household included Joseph (age 47, engineer, born MA), Angeline (age 43, housekeeping, born MA), Epharum P. (age 19, clerk in store, born MA), Edward W. (age 17, clerk in store, born MA), William (age 15, at school, born MA), Joshua H. (age 10, at school, born MA), Nathaniel (age 5, at home, born MA) and Carrie A. (age 2, at home, born MA). [LDS Microfilm 0,552,129, page 266 of Newton, family #1934].

1880
In the 1880 US Census, this family resided in the 4th Ward of Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. The household included Joseph Seaver (self, married, male, white, age 56, born MA, RR agent, parents born MA), Evangeline Seaver (wife, married, female, white, age 52, born MA, keeping house, parents born MA), Nathaniel Seaver (son, single, male, white, age 15, born MA, at school, parents born MA), and Carrie A. Seaver (daughter, single, female, white, age 12, born MA, at school, parents born MA) [National Archives Microfilm Series T9, Roll 0546, Page 109C].

1900
In the 1900 US Census, Joseph Seaver (head, white, male, age 77, born Sep 1822, widowed, born MA, parents born MA, no occupation) and his daughter Carrie A. Seaver (white, female, age 32, born Jun 1868, single, born MA, parents born MA) resided on Concord Street in the 4th Ward of Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts [National Archives Microfilm Series T623, Roll 664, ED 902, Sheet 1B, line 71].

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 for Joseph Seaver: Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Massachusetts Grand Lodge of Masons Membership Cards 1733–1990. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts. Ancestry Record 5061 #285278
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N436-6FH : 11 March 2018), Joseph Seaver, 25 Mar 1910; citing Newton,,Massachusetts, 327, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,314,528.
    The informant on Joseph's Death Certificate was his son, E. Parker Searver of 109 Ashland St., Roslindale, MA. Joseph was to be buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Roxbury.
  3. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1926, Vol. 2, Marriages & Deaths; Page 633. Accessed at HathiTrust.org on 18 Jan 2019. Page 633
  4. Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1925, Vol. 1, Births; Page 311. Accessed at HathiTrust.org on 18 Jan 2019. Page 311
  5. Source: #S325 Page 311 Quality or Certainty of Data: 3
  6. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NWHH-RKC : 10 March 2018), Angeline Seaver, 15 Aug 1894; citing Newton, Massachusetts, v 446 p 331, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 961,513.,
  7. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29L-811J : 5 November 2017), Joseph Seaver in entry for Ephraim P. Seaver, 24 Feb 1851; citing Birth, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 741,318.
  8. "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:23RJ-8N9 : 13 March 2018), Joseph Seaver in entry for E Parker Seaver, 28 Mar 1918; citing Death, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, certificate number 3638, page 280, State Archives, Boston.
  9. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N43B-X68 : 24 May 2018), Edward W. Seaver and Emma E. Jordan, 11 Nov 1879; citing Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,433,040.
  10. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXCR-VQY : 11 March 2018), Joseph Seaver in entry for Henry Seaver, 28 Apr 1858, Framingham, Massachusetts; citing reference ID #p 141, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,420,936.
  11. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NWBW-6NL : 24 May 2018), J. Herbert Seaver and Ida E. Turner, 20 Oct 1881; citing Newton City, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,433,042.
  12. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 18 January 2019), memorial page for J. Herbert Seaver (1860–1923), Find A Grave: Memorial #104705457, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Newton Lower Falls, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Charlie Morgan (contributor 47142894) .
  13. "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FXZN-DLW : 11 March 2018), Joseph Seaver in entry for Carrie Angeline Seaver, 08 Jan 1868, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts; citing reference ID #12, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,428,071.
  14. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHRK-5PY : 5 November 2017), Joseph Seaver in entry for Nathaniel Seaver and Mary Harriet Higgins, 11 Sep 1895; citing Marriage Notice, Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 771,079.
  15. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N48T-S3V : 25 May 2018), Joseph Seaver in entry for Nathaniel Seaver and Henrietta Colburn, 10 Aug 1910; citing Newton City, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 2,315,512.
  16. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 18 January 2019), memorial page for Joseph Seaver (Sep 1822–Mar 1910), Find A Grave: Memorial #77370031, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Earl Munday (contributor 46874433) .
  • Source: S325 Title: Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1849 (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1925, 2 Volumes) Repository: #R39
  • Repository: R39 Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass. 02116) Address: Web Address: http://www.AmericanAncestors.org


Acknowledgments

Thank you to Randy Seaver for creating WikiTree profile Seaver-441 through the import of Robert Seaver Descendants - 6 generations.ged on Dec 13, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Randy and others.




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