Seavers in the News — Charles Earnest Seaver Dies in 1952 in Doylestown, Ohio

It is time for an additional version of “Seavers within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Seaver which can be fascinating, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add info to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from The Akron [Ohio] Beacon Journal newspaper dated 7 October 1952:

The transcription of the article is:

DOYLESTOWN — Providers will likely be at 2 p.m. Thursday within the Monbarren Funeral Residence for Charles Earnest Seaver, 68, who died all of the sudden at residence.

“Burial will likely be in Chestnut Hill Cemetery.  Associates might name Wednesday afternoon and night on the funeral residence.

“Mr. Seaver was a life resident of Doylestown.  He was a retired tire builder on the Seiberling Rubber Co.

“He leaves his spouse, Lettie; two sons, Russell and Ernest, each of Barberton; three daughters, Mrs. Martha Hornbeck of Barberton and Mrs. Alice Rector and Mrs. Lois Hughes, each of Akron; 19 grandchildren; a brother, Ora of Akron, and 4 sisters, Mrs. Nellie Tripp, Mrs. Carrie Killert and Mrs. Myrtle Gordon, all of Barberton, and Mrs. Blanche Fleckinger of Cuyahoga Falls.”

The supply quotation is:

“Charles E. Seaver,” The Akron [Ohio] Beacon-Journal newspaper, 7 October 1952, web page 49, column 2, Charles Earnest Seaver obituary;   ( : accessed 6 Could 2021).

This obituary supplies a reputation, an age, a demise date and place, the names of his spouse, dwelling kids,  and siblings, plus a restricted description of his work historical past.

Charles Earnest Seaver was born 22 June 1884 in Doylestown, Ohio, the son of Christopher Albert and Susan A. (Schafer) Seaver.  He died 4 October 1952 in Doylestown.  He married Lettie Could Youngker (1886-1970) on 11 January 1905 in Wayne County, Ohio, Iowa, they usually had 5 kids:

*  Martha Aurelia Seaver (1905-1994, married 1929 George Theodore Hornbeck (1904-1983).
*  Russell Jacob Seaver (1907-1997), married 1929 Helen Marie Miller (1913-1987).
*  Ernest Ransom Seaver (1910-2007), married 1934 Oletta Irene Baughman (1915-2000).
*  Alice Caroline Seaver (1920-2017), married 1940 James Allen Rector (1916-2004).
*  Lois Mae Seaver (1928-????), married 1948 Clyde Woodrow Hughes (1923-2003).

I’m not associated to Charles Earnest Seaver to my information.  He’s the grandson of  Christian and Lydia (Kissinger) Seaver of Pennsylvania.

There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in every of them.   Life occurs, by accident and deliberately, and typically an individual lives his entire life in a single place and has lots of kids, grandchildren and siblings. I’m glad that I can honor Charles Earnest Seaver immediately.  

You by no means know when a descendant or relative will discover this weblog publish and study one thing about their ancestors or kinfolk, or will present extra details about them to me.


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