Seavers in the News — Marguerite Grace Seaver Dies in 1964 in Oakland, California

 Right here is that this week’s version of “Seavers within the Information” – a weekly function from the historic newspapers about individuals with the surname Seaver which are attention-grabbing, helpful, mysterious, enjoyable, macabre, or add data to my household tree database.

This week’s entry is from the Oakland [Calif.] Tribune newspaper dated 12 November 1964, web page 49:

The transcription of the article is:

“SEAVER, Marguerite Grace, In Oakland, November 11, 1964, idolized spouse of Guilford (Gil) Seaver; Previous State President Fraternal Order of Eagles and former secretary of East Oakland Aerie, No. 1375, F.O.E., and previous president of the Metropolis of Oakland Recreation and Playground Fee;  beloved mom of Lloyd Seaver of Berkeley and Donald Seaver of Pleasanton; sister of Frederick Carmona of Sacramento, Hazel Smith of San Leandro and the late Frank S. Carmona, Jr.; stepdaughter of Cora S. Carmona of San Francisco; grandmother of Kenneth Alan and Donna Lynne Seaver; mother-in-law of Billie R. Seaver.  A local of San Francisco; aged 66 years.  A member of Golden Wave Chapter, No. 103, O.E.S. of San Leandro and a previous Madam President of East Oakland Aerie Auxiliary, No. 1375, F.O.E.

“Pals are respectfully invited to attend funeral companies Saturday, November 14, at 1:30 p.m. on the Fruitvale Chapel of the CLARENCE N. COOPER MORTUARY, 1580 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland (Parking space adjoining to Chapel).  For additional data please cellphone 522-4114.  Memorial contributions to the American Most cancers Society, 477 fifteenth Avenue, Oakland can be drastically appreciated.”

The supply quotation is:

“Seaver, Marguerite Grace,” Oakland [Calif.] Tribune newspaper, Thursday, 12 November 1964, web page 49, column 7, Marguerite Grace Seaver demise discover;   ( : accessed 12 Might 2022).

This obituary identifies her prolonged members of the family, age, and a few particulars about her associations, and likewise these of her husband. 

Marguerite Grace Carmona was born 22 February 1898 in California, the daughter of Francis Steven  and IMay (Boyd) Carmona.  She died 11 November 1964 in Oakland, California.  She married Guilford Lucian “Gil” Seaver (1898-1966) in about 1917 in California.  They’d two youngsters:

*  Lloyd Guilford Seaver (1918-1982).
*  Donald Philip Seaver (1923-2003), married 1948 Billie Ruth Warford (1924-1998).

Guilford Lucien Seaver(1898-1966) is a sixth cousin 3 instances eliminated of mine.  Our most up-to-date widespread Seaver ancestor is my eighth great-grandfather Shubael Seaver (1640-1730).

There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was certainly one of them.   Life occurs, unintentionally and deliberately, and typically an individual has an obituary with a lot household data.  I’m glad that I can honor Marguerite Grace (Carmona) Seaver at present.  

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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