Seavers in the News — Percy E. Seaver Dies in 1966 in St. Alban’s Vermont

 Right here is that this week’s version of “Seavers within the Information” – a weekly characteristic 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 15 November 1966, web page 15:

The transcription of the article is:

“Percy E. Seaver

“ENOSBURG FALLS — Percy E. Seaver, 82, died Sunday evening at a St. Albans hospital following a short sickness.

“He was born in East Boston, Mass., Aug. 30, 1884, the son of Edward W. and Emma (Jordan) Seaver.

“He was a member of Liberty Lodge of Beverly, Mass., and Aleppo Temple, AAONMS of Boston, Mass.

“He was employed for 42 years by the United Shoe Equipment Corp. of Beverly, Mass., as manufacturing supervisor, retiring in 1955.

”  He was a member and previous president of the United Shoe Equipment Corp. Quarter Century Membership.  for the previous 5 years, Mr. Seaver had made his dwelling in Enosburg Falls.

”  He leaves his spouse, Laura Capsey Seaver; a son, Edward Seaver of Hamilton, Mass.; three grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.”

“The physique shall be on the Lee and Moody Funeral Residence, Beverly, Mass., the place funeral companies shall be held Wednesday afternoon at 2.  Associates are requested please to omit flowers.  Interment will observe within the household lot at Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton, Mass.”

The supply quotation is:

“Percy E. Seaver,” The Burlington [Vt.] Free Press newspaper, Tuesday, 15 November 1966, web page 15, column 3, Percy E. Seaver obituary;   ( : accessed 2 August 2022).

This obituary identifies his start place, dying date and place, mother and father names, spouse’s title, kids’s names, employment, and affiliation data.

Percy Emery Seaver (1884-1966) was born 30 August 1884 in Boston, Massachusetts.  He died 13 November 1966 in St. Alban’s, Vermont.  He married (1) Edna Fiske Goodnow (1883-1955) on 
18 June 1904 in Columbus, Ohio.  They’d two kids:

*  Edward Warren Seaver (1905-1977), married 1929 Alice Jacobs (1905-1986).
*  Eleanor Allen Seaver (1907-1962), married 1933 Lawrence J. Case (1897-1964).

Percy married (2) Laura Capsey (????-????) after 1955.  They’d no kids.
Percy Emery Seaver (1884-1966) is a sixth cousin 4 occasions eliminated of mine.  Our frequent Seaver ancestor is Robert Seaver (1608-1683) of Roxbury, Massachusetts.

There are over 10,000 Seaver “tales” in my household tree – and this was one in every of them.   Life occurs, by chance and deliberately, and typically an individual has a reasonably full obituary.  I’m glad that I can honor Percy Emery Seaver as we speak.  

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