1869–1939

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­ary 8, 1869, John­ston, Rhode Is­land.

Died: Ju­ly 21, 1939, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Cole­brook Ce­me­te­ry, Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Biography

Clarence was the son of Dan­i­el An­gell Sea­mans and Ra­chel Ma­thew­son, hus­band of An­nie May Ben­nett (mar­ried 1890), and a des­cen­dant of Ro­ger Will­iams.

An Ad­vent Christ­ian min­is­ter, and well known song lead­er, he served pas­tor­ates in Pas­coag and Ri­ver Point, Rhode Is­land; Do­ver, New Hamp­shire; Chel­sea, Spring­field, and Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts; Rut­land, Ver­mont; and (for his last 19 years) Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

He found­ed the Whit­man, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Coun­cil of Church­es, and was sec­re­ta­ry of the Mar­i­on, Mas­sa­chu­setts, Camp­meet­ing As­so­ci­a­tion. He was al­so ac­tive in the Al­ton Bay, New Hamp­shire, Camp­meet­ing As­so­ci­a­tion.

Publications

Sources

Lyrics

Music

Help Needed

If you have ac­cess to Sea­mans’ pho­to, would you send us an e-mail?