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From: George Van Riper <>
Subject: [SEAMAN-L] From rootsweb
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 07:55:14 -0500


Obituary of Sylvanus SEAMAN, Macoupin County Illinois 22 March 1998
c1998 Mary Lusk



Name of Deceased: SEAMAN, Sylvanus
Name of Newspaper: Macoupin County Enquirer
Date of Obituary: Aug 9 1893
Obituary: Sylvanus SEAMAN, one of the oldest settlers in Carlinville,
died
suddenly in this city yesterday. Mr. SEAMAN was in his 87th year, and
was
born in Fairfield, Herkamer county, New York. He had been a resident of
this
city for fifty-two years. He came to this state when most of it was a
wilderness.
The deceased was an old stage coach driver and drove one of the stages
in this
county when Joe HOWELL was postmaster. Mr. SEAMAN was always found
on hand to defend his country having served in the Mexican and Civil
Wars.
The deceased lives six children, all of whom reside in this city. The
funeral
services will take place from the residence tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m.
under
the auspieces of the G.A.R. post, Dr.J.B. WOLF will officiate.


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Lusk.
(c 1998 Mary Lusk)



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