Sixth Generation

120. Clifton P. "Pete" (Pete) SEEMAN was born on 10 Feb 1896 in Haverly, Orange co., California, to John J. and Lettie (HARPER) SEEMANN.


Census Information:


1910 Census, Los Angeles twp., Los Angeles co., California.

Seeman, John J., head, 44 cross out, married once, for 20 years, b. IA, both parents b. Germany, engineer in mine
Lettie D., wife, 39, married once, for 20 years, 7 children born, 7 children still living, b. IA, father b. PA, mother b. IL
Emma M., dau, 19, single, b. Ia
Edson J. or T., son, 16, single, b. Ia
Clifton P., son, 15, single, b. Ia
Lena M., dau, 13, single, b. Ia
Lewis H?, son, 11, single,b. Ia
George H., son, 8, single,b. Ia
Jessie, dau, 6, single, b. Ia

1920 Census, Inyo co., California.

Seeman, Clifton P., head, rents, 25, single, b. California, both parents b. Iowa, miner, Zink?
John J., father, 54, married, b. Iowa, father b. Germany, mother b. U. S., miner, Zink? He appeared in the census in 1930 in Glendale twp., Los Angeles co., California.178 1930 Federal Census, California, Los Angeles co., Glendale twp., April 10, 1930
Seeman, John J., head, owns home worth $6,000, has radio set, does not live on a farm, 64M, 23 yo at first marriage, b. Iowa, both parents b. Germany, occupation is real estate agent, not a veteran
Lettie D., wife, 59, married, 19 yo at first marriage, b. Iowa, father b. PA, mother b. IL
Olive E., dau, 16, single, b. CA, both parents b. IA

1925 Iowa State Census

Seeman, C .P., head, 30, married,
Seeman, Martha, wife, 25, married

1930 Federal Census, Iowa, Clinton co., Elk River twp.

Seeman, Clifton P., 35, married, 25 yo at first marriage, b. California, both parents b. Iowa, farmer
Martha C., wife, 31, 21 yo at first marriage, b. Iowa, father, b. Germany
Gloria S., dau., 3 4?/12, single, b. Iowa, father b. California, mother b. Iowa
Jensen, John, lodger/employee 


Clinfton "Pete" died on 19 Sep 1966 in Clinton, Clinton co., Iowa, at Mercy Hospital.  He was buried on 22 Sep 1966 in Oakland Cemetery, Lyons, Clinton co., Iowa.  He was a



Obituaries below were kindly provided by Barbara Gehlsen Nugent.



The Clinton Herald Monday September 19, 1966 p. 11

C.P. (Pete) Seeman, 70, of Route 3 died Sunday evening in Mercy hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Pape funeral home, where visitation begins at 7 p.m. today. Rev. Roy I. Priem, pastor of Community Congregational church, will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery.

Mr. Seeman was born Feb. 10, 1896, in Orange county, Calif., the son of John and Lettie Harper Seeman. He married Martha Struve Feb. 28, 1915, in California. He was a veteran of World War I and a retired farmer.

Surviving are one daughter Mrs. John (Gloria) Millin of Goose Lake; six grandchildren; one brother, George of Fresno, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Wickham of Laguna Beach, Calif., Mrs. Jessie Deist of Glendale, Calif., and Mrs. Olive Reynolds of Newhall, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

His wife, parents, two brothers and one sister preceded him in death.



The Clinton Herald Thursday July 21, 1960 p. 11

Mrs. Martha Seeman, 61, R-3, Clinton, died at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday in Jane Lamb hospital after a lingering illness. The body is at the Pape funeral home where friends may call after 7 p.m. today. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home, with Rev. Philip A. Muth, pastor of the Community church officiating. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery.

Martha Struve was born March 24, 1899, in Almont, the daughter of Edward and Agnes Nielsen Struve. She was married Feb. 28, 1920, in California, to C.P. Seeman. She was of the Lutheran faith.

Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Mrs. John (Gloria) Mullin of Goose Lake; five grandsons and a granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents and two sisters.




Clifton P. "Pete" (Pete) SEEMAN and Martha C. STRUVE were married on 28 Feb 1915 in California. Martha C. STRUVE was born about 1899 in Iowa.   She died before Sep 1966. She was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Lyons, Clinton co., Iowa.

Clifton P. "Pete" (Pete) SEEMAN and Martha C. STRUVE had the following children:



Gloria S. SEEMAN was born about 1926 in Iowa.  She lived in Goose Lake in Sep 1966, and married Mr. Mullin.