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Seaver History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


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Early Origins of the Seaver family


The surname Seaver was first found in Essex where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1274 when Edith Seviere held estates in that county.

Early History of the Seaver family


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Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1327, 1455, 1487, 1471, 1427 and 1440 are included under the topic Early Seaver History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Seaver Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Sever, Sevior, Sevyer, Seeviour, Siveyer, Sivier, Siver, Sivyer, Saviour, Saver, Seyvior, Sceviour, Scievor and many more.

Early Notables of the Seaver family (pre 1700)


Distinguished members of the family include Henry Sever (d. 1471), First Provost of Eton College and Warden of Merton. In 1427, he served as Senior Proctor in the University. He...
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Migration of the Seaver family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seaver Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Seaver, who landed in Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hugh Seaver, who landed in Virginia in 1637 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Seaver Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Valentine Seaver, who settled in Virginia in 1732

Seaver Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Seaver, aged 36, who arrived in Rhode Island in 1812 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Seaver (post 1700)


  • Thomas O. Seaver (1833-1912), American Army officer during the American Civil War; recipient of the Medal of Honor
  • Tom Seaver (b. 1944), American professional baseball player
  • Hideo Seaver, American voice actor
  • Ebenezer Seaver (1763-1844), American politician from Massachusetts; U.S. representative 1803–13
  • Benjamin Seaver, American politician from Massachusetts; mayor of Boston 1852–53
  • Richard Seaver (1927-2009), American owner of Arcade Publishing
  • Michael Seaver (b. 1967), Irish musician and dance critic
  • Benjamin Seaver Parkhill (b. 1955), American political consultant within the Republican Party

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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