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Frank Morgan SEAMAN  1858 - 1939   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Frank Morgan SEAMAN  1858 - 1939

aka Frank M. Seaman, F. M. Seaman, Frank Seaman, F. Seaman
nationality
occupation
birth 19 March 1858, Pittsford, NY
remark retired in 1927
baptism
death 25 March 1939 (age 81), Napanoch, Ulster, New York
burial
marriage (1) 15 July 1879
(1) Lillie HUNTINGTON

b. 12 Jan 1858, Rochester, Monroe, NY
d. 24 May 1935, Yonkers, New York (divorced(?) prior to 1910, since Frank was traveling with Olive in 1910)

children
  • Julian Huntington

    b. 8 Dec 1889, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York (or Pittsburg, PA?)
    d. 25 Mar 1939, Pelham, NY

  • Philip Huntington

    b. 20 Nov 1893, Yonkers, New York
    d. .. Jan 1980, Bronxville, Westchester, NY. SSN: 206-12-0466

marriage in 1936 married:
(2) Olive Brown SARRE (widow)

b. 31 March 1873, Philadelphia, PA
d. 16 Aug 1954, .................

children
  • Gordon SARRE stepson

    b. 24 Feb 1896, ........
    d. .. March 1970, 10021 New York. SSN: 057-05-9861


PARENTS

father Alfred P. SEAMAN

b. ........, Connecticut
d. 8 Oct 1876 (52y), ..........

mother Mary A. MORGAN

b. .. Sep 1826, New York
d. 12 Jun 1904 (77y) ,...........

burial Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York (Lots 112-226)
children
  • Charles A.

    b. .. Dec 1849, Pittsford, Monroe, New York
    d. ..........

  • George B.

    b. .... <1857>, ....
    d. ..........

  • Frank Morgan

    b. 19 March 1858, Pittsford, NY
    d. 25 March 1939 (age 81), Napanoch, Ulster, New York


LIFE


1865 NEW YORK, STATE CENSUS, 1865 (Pittsford, Monroe, New York)
Alfred P. Seaman (40y)
Mary Seaman (38y)
- Charles Seaman (15y)
- George Seaman (13y)
- Frank Seaman (7y)



1880 CENSUS (............, Rochester, Monroe, NY):
Frank SEAMAN (22y) job printer
Lillie SEAMAN (22y)
(boarders)



1900 CENSUS (6 June 1900, Yonkers City, Westchester, NY):
Frank SEAMAN
Saly/Sally = Lily
- Julian
- Philip



* 3 Oct 1910 Frank (51 yrs.; occ. banker) with Olive Brown Sarre and Gordon Sarre (14)

* 14 Oct 1912 Frank (b. 19 March 1859) travelling with O. B. Sarre (b. 1883), Julian Seaman (b. 8 Dec 1889 Pittsburg, PA) and Evidon (= Gordon) Sarre (b. 2 Feb 1896, Brooklyn, NY)

- 1919 only Gordon Sarre

* 29/4/1921 Frank (b. 19/3/1858) with Olive B. Sarre (48; Binghampton NY)

* 23/4/1922 travelling with Olive B. Sarre (widow; b. 31 March 1873, Napanoch NY)
Yama Farms Napanoch NY address for both

* 1924 Frank (66; birthdate given as 19 March 1858) travelling with Charles S. Seaman (74), Sarah E. Seaman (71), Julian (34) and Gladys (30)
Yama Farms Napanoch NY = address
1880 Census (Familysearch) has Frank Seaman (b. 1858 NY) Job Printer
married to Lillie Seaman [Rochester, Monroe, NY]
(Napanoch west of Poughkeepsie, New Paltz south of Cattskill Mountains)Frank Morgan Seaman (1858-1939)


On 11 May 1910 Frank Seaman applied to the Department of State at Washington (in New York) for a passport.
His passport was issued on 12 May 1910 under No. 27870.

Applied for a passport on 29 January 1921
It was issued on 2 February 1921 under No. 436955

“I intend to leave the United States from the port of New York sailing on board the PANHANDLE (original text “first steamer available” striked out) on 8 February 1921.
My last passport was obtained from Washington D.C. about 1913 and was destroyed.


Olive seems to have had a daughter Eleanor who died at the age of 6 (J. Chrystal)


1880 Census (Familysearch) has Frank Seaman (b. 1858 NY) Job Printer
married to Lillie Seaman [census place: Rochester, Monroe, NY]

(Napanoch lies west of Poughkeepsie, New Paltz south of Cattskill Mountains)

Frank Seaman's brother Charles (farmer) and wife Sarah SEAMAN are in the 1880 Census as separate household.
By 1880 they had 2 daughters: Maude (8y) and Mary (5y)
Charles & Frank's mother Mary SEAMAN was born in 1828, NY and widow in 1880.
(census place: Henrietta, Monroe, NY)
Their father was born in Connecticut, but was dead by 1880.

Index to Westchester County Incorporations (A-L: 1876-1926)
Yonkers, 21 March 1905

Ad agent Frank Seaman accepts a dare (1905)
George Eastman House Charles Zoller - Strip 80 Series
reproductions & permission info:
Janice Madhu, Assistant Archivist, Print Service
George Eastman House, 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
tel: 00. 1. 585 217 3361, ext. 319
e-mail: jkm@geh.org
www.geh.org/ar/strip80/m198909160002.jpg

University of Rochester
River Campus Libraries
D.4 Eastman-Butterfield Collection
Folder 10: Frank Seaman, longtime Kodak advertising agent.



Frank SEAMAN
+ George EASTMAN (merchant)
ethnicity: US Citizen
profession: publisher
date of departure: Aug 1892
port of departure: Southampton, UK
ship's name: SS "AUGUSTA VICTORIA"
date of arrival: 29 Aug 1892
age on arrival: 34y (married)
place of residence: -



Frank SEAMAN
+ Mrs. Frank SEAMAN (34y)
+ Master J. SEAMAN (4y)
ethnicity: US C
profession: -
date of departure: Aug 1894
port of departure: Hamburg, Southampton
ship's name: SS "AUGUSTA VICTORIA"
date of arrival: 17 Aug 1894
age on arrival: 38y (should be: 36y)
place of residence: -



Frank SEAMAN
+ Olive SARRE (BROWN) (36y)
+ Gordon SARRE (14y)
ethnicity:
profession: Banker
date of departure: 25 Sept 1910
port of departure: Southampton
ship's name: SS "PRINZ FRIEDRICH WILHELM"
date of arrival: 3 Oct 1910
age on arrival: 51y
place of residence: 34. W. 33rd Street, New York



Frank SEAMAN (ad)
+ O. B. SARRE (ad)
+ Julian SEAMAN (ad)
+ Evidon [= Gordon] SARRE (ad)
ethnicity: US Citizen
profession: -
date of departure: 5 Oct 1912
port of departure: Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS
ship's name: SS "ROTTERDAM"
date of arrival: 14 Oct 1912
age on arrival: -
place of residence: Napanoch, New York

Frank: born 19 March 1859, Brooklyn, NY / Final destination: Napanoch
Evidon [=Gordon]: born 2 [=24] Febr 1896, Brooklyn, NY / New York
Julian: born 8 Dec 1889, Pittsburg, PA [or: Pittsford, NY?]/ Napanoch
Olive: born 31 March 1883 [=1873], Philadelphia, PA / Napanoch



Gordon SARRE
ethnicity:
profession:
date of departure: 19 April 1919
port of departure: Le Havre
ship's name: SS "LORRAINE"
date of arrival: 28 April 1919
age on arrival: 23y
place of residence: Yama Farms, Napanoch, NY
born: 24 Febr. 1896, Buffalo, NY



Frank SEAMAN
+ Olive B. SARRE (48y) (single)
ethnicity:
profession: -
date of departure: 20 Apr 1921
port of departure: Cherbourg
ship's name: SS "ADRIATIC"
date of arrival: 29 Apr 1921
age on arrival: 62y
place of residence:

Frank: born 19 March 1858, Pittsford, NY / Final destination: Napanoch, NY
Olive: born 31 Nov 1873, Binghampton, NY / Final destination: Napanoch, NY



Frank SEAMAN
+ Olive B. SARRE (49y) (widow)
ethnicity:
profession: -
date of departure: 12 April 1922
port of departure: Cherbourg
ship's name: SS "RESOLUTE"
date of arrival: 23 April 1922
age on arrival: 62y
place of residence: Yama Farms, Napanoch, NY (both)

Frank: born 19 March 1858, Pittsford, NY
Olive: born 31 March 1873, Napanoch, NY



Frank SEAMAN
+ Charles S. SEAMAN (74y) (15 Dec 1849, Pennington, Union County, NY) (O.H. Canadaigua, NY)
+ Sarah E. SEAMAN (71y) (8 Aug 1852, Greece, Monroe County, NY (O.H. Canadaigua, NY)
+ Julian SEAMAN (34y) (8 Dec 1889, Brooklyn, NY) (O.H. 536 Highbrook Ave, Pelham Manor)
+ Gladys SEAMAN (30y) (4 Apr 1893 New York City) (O.H. 536 Highbrook Ave, Pelham Manor)
ethnicity:
profession: -
date of departure: 8 Jan 1924
port of departure: New York (cruise passengers)
ship's name: SS "RELIANCE"
date of arrival: 2 Febr 1924, New York
age on arrival: 66y
place of residence: Yama Farms, Napanoch, NY

Frank Morgan Seaman (1858-1939)


On 11 May 1910 Frank Seaman applied to the Department of State at Washington (in New York) for a passport.
His passport was issued on 12 May 1910 under No. 27870.

Applied for a passport on 29 January 1921
It was issued on 2 February 1921 under No. 436955

“I intend to leave the United States from the port of New York sailing on board the Panhandle (original text “first steamer available” striked out) on 8 February 1921.
My last passport was obtained from Washington D.C. about 1913 and was destroyed.


NOTES

  • The Launching of the Gramophone in America 1890-1896 by Raymond R. Wile (in: ARSC Journal Vol. 24, No. 2 of Fall 1993) online article
  • Frank Seaman of Yama Farms Passes Away Saturday at 81; Famous in Advertising Field (in: The Ellenville Journal Vol. LXXIX, No. 7355 of
  • Frank Seaman, 81, publicist, is dead (in: New York Times of 26 March 1939 (p. 58))
  • www.fortunecity.com/meltingpot/morocco/1/home.htm


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Jyoti Chrystal
Marion Ehrhardt
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