Mary was born about 1861 in Mississippi, the daughter of James W Bowie and Caniza Reeves.
She died about 1890 in Jackson County, Arkansas.
Her husband was Robert F. Seaton. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their only known child was Robert Frederick (1889-1952).
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Census 1880 Mississippi, Tate, Senatobia
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Death Cert -...
Alice named by VA on Fred's death certificate in 1952, informant "VA Records"
and also in his SS application 429 09 8797 Robert Frederick Seaton Gender: Male Race: White
Birth Date: 20 Sep 1889 Jonesboro Cr, Arkansas Father: Robert F Seaton Mother: Alice S Bowie
Notes: Nov 1936: Name listed as ROBERT FREDERICK SEATON
1880 Census C Sullivan widow age 40 with son JM Bouie and Daughter Mary A Bouie
oral traditon in family names Alice as Fred's mother
only other evidence of Alice and different spelling of name is Doris two letters and oral traditon
Note also in her letter to Bobby Bowie, Aunt Ruby said that Fred Seaton was half brother of Arthur Bowie. Arthur probably wrote Caniza obit, named her his mother and Fred as her grandson. Cora in Fred’s death certificate name Alice Bowie as his mother.
1870 Census Index of Miss
Seaton--12 are listed
Robert, m w NJ, Harrison Cty, Pass Christian, roll 729, pg 377
1880 Soundex Miss S350
Seaton, Robert w m 30. Alabama, Lafayette Cty, vol 10, ED76, sh 24 line 9
Seaton, Margaret w 31 ala
Jonnie d 11 ala
Sara d 2 ala
Richard s 2/12 ala
Seaton, WJ wm 37 Miss, Panola Cty, vol 17, ED158, sh 18 line 1
Seaton MA w 33 miss
WD s 14 Miss
GR s 12 Miss
ME d 9 Miss
JM s 5 Miss
MF d 2 Miss
1880 Soundex, Arkansas s350
Seaton WW w m Tenn, Fulton Cty, Union Twp, vol 5 ED 68, sh 25, line 4
Alice A w 25 Tenn
James M s 8 Ark
Wm W s 6 Ark
Geo w s 4 Ark
Chares D s 1 Ark
Marriage Index, Arkansas, 1850-1900, FTM CD
B.H. Seaton married Elizabeth Guthrey, Mar 13, 1889, Ashley Cty AR
Benjamin H Seaton married Lydia Bloomer, Feb 05, 1865, Ashley Cty AR
both events are on county court records, film # 0979081-0979086