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Henry J. Seely


Gender: Male

Date of Birth: April 19, 1847

Birth Place: Salem Township

HENRY J. SEELY, farmer, P.O. Beach Haven, was born in Salem township, on the farm he now occupies, April 19, 1847, and is a son of Jacob and Leah (Keen) Seely. He was reared in Salem and Fairmount townships, has always followed farming as an occupation, has been a permanent resident of Salem since 1865, and occupies the old homestead of his maternal grandfather, Frederick Keen, which the latter cleared and improved. In August, 1868, he married Mary, daughter of Reuben and Lydia (Longenburger) Seybert, of Salem township, and has eight children: Reuben M., Anna H., Frederick E., Harry O., Ella E., J. Arthur, Ada M. and Francis M. Mr. Seely is a prominent farmer and citizen of Salem township; is a member of the German Lutheran Church; is a Republican in politics, and has held several offices in the township, at the present time serving his fifth consecutive year as school director.

“History of Luzerne County Pennsylvania,” Part II Biographical Sketches, H.C. Bradsby, editor, published by S.B. Nelson & Co., 1893.

[Son of Jacob SGS # 3463 – Henry J.; Jacob (SGS # 3463); John, Michael; John; Samuel; Jonas; Obadiah]

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