Isaac Seeley, also from North Haven, a brother of: Abraham Seeley, and the father of our respected townsman, Isaac Seeley, Esq., settled in 1799, just above Van Deusenville, in a small house formerly owned by Asa Eddy. After a few years Mr. Seeley erected a. new dwelling, a short distance north of the old one — the same now owned by John Sheridan. Mr. Seeley was by occupation a tailor and in addition cultivated a small farm. He was moreover a fine musician, and his skill as a violinist was known and appreciated at the balls and frolics for miles around.
Page 336-337, “History of Great Barrington, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts,” by Charles J. Taylor, Clark W. Bryan & Co., Publishers, Great Barrington, Mass., 1882