|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1815|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1888|
Hunter, trapper, Indian fighter, pioneer, craftsman, musician, saloon and hotel proprietor.
Famous for his handcrafted elk-horn chairs and grizzly bear chair, all given to United States Presidents, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln , Andrew Johnson and Rutherford Hayes, 1857-1876.
Seth stood six feet tall and weighed about 200 pounds. He claimed to have killed 50 Elk in one month, 240 in less than one year and 800 grizzly bears in his lifetime.
Early in 1888 he accidently shot himself, below the knee of one leg. The limb was amputated and he died from complications. Seth was buried in his buckskin clothes.
Eleanor Bower Kinman (1799 - 1863)
Table Bluff Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 40.64938, -124.20909
Created by: Seward R. Osborne
Record added: Sep 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11762346