Alexander Seely

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Gender: Male

Date of Birth: May 24, 1832

Birth Place: St. Joseph County, MI

SEELY, ALEXANDER, carpenter, Sec. 29, P.O. Troy Mills; born in St. Joseph Co., Mich., May 24, 1832; came to Linn Co. 1850, and settled near Cedar Rapids. His father was one of the first men who volunteered in the Black Hawk war, and helped to drive that notorious warrior out of Michigan. Mr. S. has traveled very extensively throughout the Western States, but has always made Linn Co. his home. He enlisted in Co. I (Capt. Cook), from Linn, and served about nine months, when he was honorably discharged because of poor health. Mr. S. is yet an unmarried man.

“History of Linn County, Iowa” Published Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1878.

[Son of Abijah SGS # 3141 and his 2nd wife Temperance Jordan – Alexander; Abijah; Thomas; Abijah; John S.; Obadiah; Obadiah; Obadiah]