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Jonas Seely


Gender: Male

Date of Birth: July 23, 1776

Date of Death: August 15, 1851

Jonas Seely, born July 23, 1776, – succeeded to the office of supervisor, by election in April 1808, and held the same by repeated re-elections to and including the year 1814. He was again elected to the same office in 1822, 1826 and 1833. In 1821, (with Hon. Robert S. Rose, of Fayette), he was chosen to represent Seneca County as delegate in the Constitutional Convention held in this State, in that year, – and in 1923 and 1824 he was elected Member of Assembly from this county. In 1832, he was also elected a Presidential Elector of this State, and voted, in the Electoral College, for Andrew Jackson for President of the United States.

Judge Seely served as a magistrate of Seneca County, and as an associate Judge for a number of years. He died Aug. 15, 1851, aged 75 years.

Page 40, “Centennial Celebration of the Official Organization of the Town of Romulus, Seneca County, New York, June 13, 1894, printed under direction of the Centennial Committee.

[Jonas is SGS # 1605 – Jonas; Bazaleel, Jonas; Ebenezer; Jonas; Obadiah]

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