Seavers In The News — Hobart L. Seaver Dies in 1954 in Barre, Vermont

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

This week’s entry is from The Barre [Vt.] Day by day Occasions newspaper dated 29 January 1954:

The transcription of the article is:

Creamery Retailer Supervisor Sufferer of Coronary heart Assault

“Hobart L. Seaver, 48, died this morning on the Barre Metropolis hospital the place he had been a affected person since yesterday.

“Mr. Seaver, supervisor of the shop on the Granite Metropolis Cooperative Creamery, had gone to work as standard and was stricken with a coronary heart assault whereas he was shoveling snow.

“He was born April 16, 1905, in Washington, son of Leo and Edith (Hanson) Seaver.  He attended Washington Faculty and Goddard seminary when it was in Barre.

“He had been employed on the creamery for the final 27 years.  Final month he moved to Burlington and since then had commuted to and from his employment right here.

“Mr. Seaver, in 1953, married Miss. Katherine R. Bing of Burlington, who survives.  He additionally leaves a son by a former marriage, Russell Seaver of Washington; two brothers, Kenneth Seaver of Washington and Paul Seaver of Barre; one sister, Mrs. William (Lola) Carle of Barre.

“Mr. Seaver was an enthusiastic fisherman and hunter and had been a member of the Barre Fish and Sport membership.  He had at one time been a member of the Odd Fellows at Washington.

“Providers are to be held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock on the Whitcomb funeral house, 102 Washington avenue.  Burial will probably be within the Washington cemetery.

“Mates might name on the funeral house from 8 to 10 tonight and from 2 to five and seven to 10 p.m. Saturday.”

The supply quotation is:

“Hobart L. Seaver,” The Barre [Vt.] Day by day Occasions newspaper, Friday, 29 January 1954, web page 1, column 9, Hobart L Seaver obituary;   ( : accessed 24 June 2021).

This obituary supplies a reputation, a beginning date and place, an age, a loss of life date and place, the names of his dad and mom, present spouse, kids and siblings, a residence, an occupation, and a number of other associations.

Hobart Leigh Seaver (1905-1954) was born 16 April 1905 in Washington, Vermont, and died 29 January 1954 in Barre, Vermont.  He married (1) Esther Irene Bowman (1903-1992) on 2 September 1935 in Barre.  They’d one baby:

*  Russell Leo Seaver (1936-????), who married Barbara Rose Bagalio (1935-2001) in 1955.

Hobart Leigh Seaver married (2) Katherine Patricia (Ryan) Bing (1906-1992) on 30 December 1953 in Vermont.

I’m an eighth cousin twice eliminated to Hobart Leigh Seaver.  Our frequent Seaver ancestor is my ninth great-grandfather Robert Seaver (1608-1683) of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was one among them.   Life occurs, by accident and deliberately, and generally an individual dies comparatively younger quickly after marrying a second time. I’m glad that I can honor Hobart Leigh Seaver at present.  

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