Elijah B. Seeley

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: 1795

Date of Death: April 10, 1876

Birth Place: Warren, NY

Born in 1795, came from Warren, N. Y., in 1835, and settled on a farm in Pittsford, Hillsdale county. He was frequently called upon to fill town offices. He was the first supervisor in 1836, 1837 and 1838, and also held it in 1840 and 1849. He was a Representative in 1839. He was a founder of the ” First Presbyterian church of Bean Creek,” afterwards the ” Congregational church of Hudson,” and an elder or deacon for forty years. He died April 10, 1876.

Page 576, “Early History of Michigan with Biographies of State Officers, Members of Congress, Judges and Legislators,” published by Thorp & Godfrey, State Printers and Binders, Lansing, 1888