Seavers in the News – Kate M. Seaver Dies in 1957 in Amherst, Massachusetts

 It is time for one more version of “Seavers within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Seaver which might be attention-grabbing, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from The Burlington [Vt.] Free Press newspaper dated 24 August 1957:

The transcription of the article is:

“Miss Kate M. Seaver

“STOWE, Aug. 23 — Miss Kate M. Seaver, 73, a former resident of Stowe, Vt., died final night at Amherst, Mass., following a brief sickness.  Born at Johnson, Vt., on Aug. 24, 1884, she was the daughtrer of Arthur F. and Delores Ok. Adams Seaver.

“She attended Stowe, Vt. colleges and for a few years did nursing at Boston and Amherst, Mass.

“She was a member of Unity Church, Amherst, the Ladies’s Alliance of that church, the Amherst Ladies’s Membership and the League of Ladies Voters, Amherst.

“She is survived by her brother. Ora L. Seaver of Ludlow, Mass., two nephews Arthur and Miles Seaver of Amherst, Mass., and several other kin within the Stowe space.

“Companies might be held on the Neighborhood Church, Stowe, on Monday afternoon at 2, with the Rev. Frank Stockwell officiating.  Burial might be in Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe.”

The supply quotation is:

“Miss Kate M. Seaver,” The Burlington [Vt.] Free Press newspaper, Saturday, 24 August 1957, web page 2, column 2, Kate M. Seaver obituary;   ( : accessed 21 October  2021).

This obituary gives the identify, loss of life date and place, age, birthdate and place, dad and mom names, siblings names, an occupation, and associations..  

Katherine Could “Kate” Seaver was born 24 August 1884 in Stowe, Vermont, the daughter of Arthur Stannard and Dolores Ok. (Adams) Seaver.  She died 22 August 1957 in Amherst, Massachusetts.  She didn’t marry or have youngsters.
Katherine Could Seaver is my seventh cousin 3 occasions eliminated, with the frequent Seaver ancestor being my ninth great-grandfather Robert Seaver (1608-1683).
There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in every of them.   Life occurs, unintentionally and deliberately, and typically an individual is energetic and serves her neighborhood all through her life. I’m glad that I can honor Katherine Could Seaver as we speak.  

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


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