Fifth Generation

70. Hans Heinrich SEEMANN was born on 7 Apr 1860 in Jackson co., Iowa, to Hinrich and Magdalena (SCHNOOR) SEEMANN.  In 1879, he went to Woodward, Dallas co., Iowa, with his father, brother and 2 sisters, where he farmed.  He died on 4 Nov 1928, and was buried in Woodward Cemetery, Dallas co., Iowa.

Hans Heinrich SEEMANN and Luella Matilda GILL were married on 27 Nov 1881 in Dallas co., Iowa. Luella Matilda/Melissa GILL was born in 1866 in Iowa, to Stephen and Sarah Gill, of Woodward. She died in 1950.


Back Row: Hans H. Seeman, wife Luella, Hans' sister Maria Hensen.

Adults, seated: John Hensen (Maria's husband), and Lizzie Knutzen (Hans' sister)

Children, back row: Ella Hensen, Henry Seeman, Bill Hensen

Children, front row: Bill Seeman, Walter Seeman, Lizzie Knutzen

(photo courtesy of Jan Baker)


Hans Heinrich SEEMANN and Luella GILL had the following children:

i. Henry S. SEEMAN was born in 1882.  He married Emma Burk (1883 - 1973) on 22 Dec 1903.  They had the following children: Louella, Lettie, Hansie, Thelma, & Carl. Henry died in 1959.
ii. Walter SEEMAN was born in 1886.
iii. Will SEEMAN was born in 1892.  He married Allie Belle Nicholson on 08 Mar 1911, and died in 1963.
iv. Fred SEEMAN was born in 1893.  He married Ida Nicholson on 26 Oct 1926, and died in 1963.
v. John SEEMAN was born in 1891.  He married Dora Meier on 24 Dec 1914.  He died in 1980.
vi. Edd SEEMAN was born in 1898.  He died in 1971.

(additional information contributed by Jan Baker)