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Jesse R. Seabrook

Jesse R. Seabrook

Male 1864 - 1931  (67 years)

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  • Name Jesse R. Seabrook  [1, 2
    Nickname Jeff 
    Born 28 Apr 1864  Emmitsburg, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Musician; Sales 
    Died 31 May 1931  Los Angeles Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2796  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2018 

    Father Jesse Albert Seabrook,   b. 26 Jan 1830, Franklin Twsp, Adams Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1892, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Catherine Snouffer,   b. 4 Dec 1838, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1883, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage License Date 13 Feb 1857  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married Aft 13 Feb 1857  Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    Family ID F350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eugenia J. Unknown,   b. Abt 1878, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1910  [7
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F1914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1870 census lists Jesse's father Jesse as a 40 yr old man, born in PA, operating a restaurant, and living with his wife Mary, 31, born in Maryland, and 4 children all born in Maryland: Francis, 13; Mary 8; Jesse, 6; and Edward, 3. 1870 U.S. Census, Emmitsburg Corp, Frederick Cnty, MD (M 593, Roll 586, stamped p. 288).

      The 1880 census lists "Jessie," a 16-yr old farmer, living with his parents "Jessie A," 49, and Mary C, 42, and siblings: Nelson, 23; "May", 18; Edward P, 13, Moses, 9, and Angelo, 8; and Euphemia, 6. All of the family, adults and children, were born in Maryland. 1880 U.S. Census, 1st Ward, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA (T 9, Roll 351, stamped p. 73).

      In June, 1900, Jesse, 36, was single and working as a musician in Chicago. 1900 U.S. Census, Ward 5, Chicago, Cook Cnty, IL (T 623, Roll 248, stamped p. 292B).

      By 1910, Jesse had just married and had moved to Los Angeles, CA. That year's census lists him as 45, and his new wife Eugenia, 32, born in Colorado; they had no children. Jesse worked as a musician in a theatre ochestra. 1910 U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Cnty, CA (T 624, Roll 82, stamped p. 163B).

      The 1920 census shows "Jesse R," 55, and "Eugenia J," 42, still living in Los Angeles; Jesse worked as a musician. 1920 U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Cnty, CA (T 625, Roll 107, stamped p. 33B).

      The 1930 census lists "Jesse R," 65, living with his wife of 20 years, "Eugenia J," 52, born in Colorado. Jesse apparently had two occupations, as both a musician and as a salesman for a paint & varnish company. 1930 U.S. Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Cnty, CA (T 626, Roll 141, stamped p. 227B).

  • Sources 
    1. [S130] Seabrooks|, Richard S. Wheeler, "Seabrooks of Maryland and Pennsylvania," vol 34, pp. 137-154 , (Maryland Genealogical Soc'y Bull. : 1993), p. 148.

    2. [S1074] CA Death Index, 1905-1939|, California; California Death Index, (CA Dep't of Health and Welfare; online database, https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5187).

    3. [S550] IA Census 1880, CR, 1-WD |, Iowa, Linn Cnty, Cedar Rapids, 1st Ward, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 351, p. 73).

    4. [S552] IL Census 1900, Chicago|, Chicago, Cook Cnty, IL, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 248, p. 292B).

    5. [S52] Myers Marriages 3|, Margaret E. Myers, MARRIAGE LICENSES OF FREDERICK COUNTY [MD], 1841-1865, (Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD : 1988), pp.203, 218.

    6. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 32369713.

    7. [S340] CA Census 1910, LA |, California, Los Angeles Cnty, 1910 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T624, Roll 82, p. 163B).