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Multiple Origins for the Surname Seager


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Seager Early Origins



The surname Seager was first found in the province of Wuerttemburg, where the name Seeger was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the Feudal System that became prominent throughout Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Austria and Bavaria, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Seager Spelling Variations


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Seager Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Seeger, Seagar, Seager, Seagerr, Seagr, Seegers, Seger, Sagar, Saigar, Segger, Sieger, Siegert, Seggert and many more.

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Seager Early History


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Seager Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seager research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1740 and 1767 are included under the topic Early Seager History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Seager Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Seager Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Seager Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Seager Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Laurence Seager, who arrived in New England in 1635
  • Laurence Seager, aged 17, arrived in New England in 1635
  • Jon Seager, who landed in Virginia in 1643

Seager Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Seager, who arrived in Virginia in 1719

Seager Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Stephen Seager, who landed in Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Stephen Seager came to Washington County, Pennsylvania in 1802

Seager Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Frederick Seager U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butler's Rangers , married with 4 children [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Jacob Seager U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butler's Rangers [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Seager Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Seager, English convict from Norfolk, who was transported aboard the "Arab" on July 3, 1822, settling in Van Diemen's Land, Australia [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822
  • Daniel Seager arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cheapside" in 1849
  • Daniel Seager, aged 20, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Cheapside"
  • Richard Seager, aged 34, a tailor, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "William Hammond"
  • Nelson Seager, aged 25, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"

Seager Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Seager, aged 30, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Bebington" in 1872
  • William Seager, aged 24, a gardener, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Apelles" in 1878

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Contemporary Notables of the name Seager (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Seager (post 1700)



  • Roger Seager (b. 1926), American college administrator, who was a member of the American Association of Scholastic Administrators and the Association of Presidents of Public Community Colleges
  • Henry Rogers Seager (1870-1930), American economist
  • Allan Seager (1906-1968), American novelist and short-story writer
  • Sir William Henry Seager (1862-1941), Welsh shipping magnate and Liberal Party politician
  • Sara Seager (b. 1971), Canadian-American astronomer
  • Samantha Seager (b. 1974), British actress
  • 1st Baron Leighton Seager CBE (1896-1963), Welsh shipping magnate
  • Lieutenant-General Edward Seager CB (1812-1883), British Army officer who served in the Crimean War and in the Indian Mutiny

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Arab voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1822 with 155 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/arab/1822

Other References

  1. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Seager Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Seager Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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