Henry Seamons (1835 - 1914)

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Birthplace: All Saints, South Elmham, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
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About Henry Seamons

(son of Henry Seamons and Mary King of Suffolk, England). Born September 27, 1835, in Suffolk. Came to Utah August 28, 1860, Franklin Brown independent company, stopping off at Rockport, Summit county, while the company arrived at Salt Lake City September 4, 1860.

   Married:	Emma Horton in May 1860, at Omaha, Nebraska. (daughter of Edmund Horton and Maria Meade of Leamington, England, pioneers September 4, 1860, Franklin Brown company). She was born in May 1842.
   Their children:
           Henry, died Infant;
           James Allan, died aged 13;
           George Edmund, married Cora Stembridge.
   Family home Rockport, Utah.
   Married:	Catherine Blake April 9, 1866, Salt Lake City (daughter of William Blake and Sarah Borro of Northmolton, Devonshire, England; former died on the plains, the latter came to Utah September 25, 1866, John D. Holladay company). She was born March 24, 1841.
   Their children:
           Samuel John, died infant;
           Henry E., married Mary A. Staker;
           Catherine, married Thomas Chappell;
           Alfred, married Clara S. Yates;
           David E., married Johannah Sutherland;
           Jesse E., married Mary Sutherland;
           Stephen J.;
           Ruben A.
   Family resided in Rockport and Salt Lake City.

Bishop of Rockport ward 10 years; choir leader at Rockport 30 years. Veteran Black Hawk Indian war. School trustee 20 years. Postmaster at Rockport 40 years. Blacksmith and farmer. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 506
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1150
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September 27, 1835
All Saints, South Elmham, Suffolk, England
November 1, 1835
All Saints, South Elmham, Suffolk, England
April 21, 1914
Age 78
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
April 24, 1914
Age 78
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah