Eugene L. Seely

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: November 4, 1804

Date of Death: January 6, 1883

Birth Place: Orange County, NY

Eugene L. Seely, the fourth son of Thaddeus and Susannah Seely, was born in Orange County, N.Y., November 4, 1804. He was a farmer, and married Sally Gilmore of Churchville, N.Y., who born him 13 children, nine of whom survive. He died January 6, 1883. Harriet, now the wife of Vincent Brown, and Laura, wife of Charles Birge, live in Michigan; Elizabeth, wife of John McPherson, lives in Le Roy; Sarah, wife of Joseph Farnham, lives in Bergen; Homer and Eugene L., live in Bergen, on the Lake road; and Maurice lives at Stone Church. The later is a grocer and postmaster at that place, and was born February 25, 1841. He married, February 10, 1884, Mary, daughter of Fredrick Gearing, of Riga, N.Y. He has been a resident of this town his entire life except eight years spent in Michigan. Homer Seely, the eldest son of Eugene L., was born August 24, 1833, and has followed farming, now residing on the home farm of his father. He was married, December 3, 1877, to Lovina Orra, daughter of L. Farnham, of Bergen and they have two children, namely: Sarah, born August 10, 1865, and Homer L., born December 3, 1870. His grandfather on his mother’s side served in the War of 1812.

Page 347, “Part First, Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, N.Y. 1788-1890” edited by F.W. Beers, Published J.W. Vose & Co. Publishers, Syracuse, N.Y. June 1890.

[Eugene L. is SGS # 1771 – Eugene Luzette; Thaddeus; John; Ebenezer, Jonas; Obadiah]