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Samuel Tilghman Seymour (1896 - abt. 1967)

Samuel Tilghman (Samuel) Seymour
Born in Solomons Island, Calvert, Maryland, United Statesmap
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Died about at about age 70 [location unknown]
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Samuel T. Seymour He worked for the B & O train company as an accountant.

Samuel died after being hit by a B & O railroad train. He was helping people across the tracks. A small boy was on the train tracks near Landsdown, Maryland, as the train was approaching. Samuel grabbed the little boy and was able to save him. However, Samuel was decapitated.

In 1920, Henry T and Irene Williams were living on West Lexington St in Baltimore. Henry was working as a clerk at a railroad office. The couple rented their home. In residence with the couple were son, Harvey (8) and daughter, Bernice (5) as well as Irene's mother Mary Seymour (58), a clerk with a drug company, and her brother Tillman (24) who was employed as a clerk at a railroad office.[1]

Samuel Tilgham Seymour married Saphronia Viola Barneman in 1926 at Lewis, West Virginia.[2]

In 1942 at the time of the WWII Draft registration, Samuel Tilgham Seymour was 45 years old and working for B&O RR Company. He was a resident of Taylor County, West Virginia with wife Saphronia. Birth cited as September 24, 1896 at Talbot, Maryland.[3]


  1. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Year: 1920; Census Place: Baltimore Ward 19, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland; Roll: T625_666; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 329. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1920usfedcen #67997401
  2. "West Virginia Marriages, 1853–1970." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2008, 2009. Digital images of originals housed in County Courthouses in various counties throughout West Virginia. Marriage records. West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 2538 #887769
  3. The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; WWII Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of West Virginia; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975; Record Group Number: 147; Series Number: M1937. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database on-line]. Ancestry Record 1002 #651394

See also: "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 February 2021), Tilghman Seymour in household of Samuel Seymour, Easton town, Talbot, Maryland, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 87, sheet 5B, family 124, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,628.

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Tomlinson-5 and Seymour-16 are not ready to be merged because: these are not the person I was trying to merge. My numbers were right, but the people are wrong
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Tomlinson-5 and Seymour-16 appear to represent the same person because: They are virtually the same, but I had forgotten I already had them in another profile, so I want to merge them.
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