Joseph Seabaugh Bollinger Co
- Joseph Seabaugh, a substantial farmer
of German Township, Bollinger
Co., Mo., is a son of Henry and Matilda (Hahn) Seabaugh.
was born and reared in Cape Girardeau County.
subject of this
sketch was born in 1848, and was reared at the home of his
received a very poor education, as the Civil War began when he
twelve years of age, after which the facilities for education
In 1870 he started a store on Whitewater River,
Mills, and three years later was united in marriage with Miss
Crites, a daughter of John and Elizabeth Crites, descendants of
John Crites died in 1858 and his widow
Seabaugh also received a limited education in the common
his marriage Mr. Seabaugh began farming on his father's farm,
1878 purchased 108 acres in Cape Girardeau County, to which he
In 1884 he sold that farm and purchased 107 acres in Bollinger
on which he now resides.
He is a member of the Farmers'
the Wheeler Association.
Being a Republican, he voted
for the first
time for Gen. Grant in 1874.
To Mr. and Mrs. Seabaugh
have been born
six children, viz.: Matilda, Benjamin F., Monroe J., Burney R.,
R.E. and Edward R. [p. 844-845]
Goodspeed's History of
Southeast Missouri, [p. 844-845]