born 11 Dec. 1878 at California (county seat), Moniteau Co., MO
moved in/about 1888 to Colorado Springs with parents Robert Herrmann & Maria Emma (Twiehaus) Seyffert
Sp.-Am. War service: dates unknown, and documented unit does not agree with uniform insignia from his photograph -- no explanation!
married Bird Griffith in Colo. Spgs. on 30 Oct. 1901
article on Seyffert family appears in Colo. Spgs. Gazette on 23 Feb. 1903
lived at 1431 N. Royer St. in Colo. Spgs. in 1907
son Richard born 7 April 1908 in Colo. Spgs.
divorced from Bird Griffith on 14 Aug. 1911 (El Paso Co., CO)
lived in Cincinnati, OH at least from 1912 through 1916
lived in Charleston, Kanawa Co. WV in 1918, by which time he was md. to Sarah "Sadie" Carroll
applies for pension on Sp.-Am. War service on 22 June 1922
lived in St. Albans, Kanawa Co. WV from at least 1923 through 1927, where he operated The Seyffert Music Co. (bankrupt by summer 1928)
lived in Cincinnati from at least 1931 through his 2nd wife's death, 16 Dec. 1937
on 1940 census for Ohio Soldiers & Sailors Home, Erie County
died on 12 June 1955 at Battle Creek, MI
buried in Oakland Cem., Sandusky, Erie Co., OH