Norris Seeley

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Gender: Male

Date of Birth: August 14, 1842

Birth Place: Addison, NY

Norris Seeley, was born in Addison, NY, August 14, 1842, the eldest of three children born to Stephen and Sabra (Johnson) Seeley. Stephen Seeley was born December 22, 1816, in Oxford, Chenango county, NY. His wife was born June 2, 1822 in Otsego, NY. She died April 26, 1877. Stephen was the eldest of six children born to John and Susan (Wells) Seeley, natives of Connecticut and Massachusetts respectively. John Seeley settled at Oxford, where he died in 1839 and Mrs. Seeley in 1859. Stephen Seeley came to Troupsburg (Steuben county NY) in 1855, where he still resides on the farm, having retired from active business in 1879. Norris Seeley was reared on the farm and helped clear the farm he now owns. He has 117 acres and makes a specialty of hay and dairy products. In 1868 he married Lodema Griffith, who was born in Otsego county, August 25, 1847. She is a daughter of Lorenzo and Eliza (Moak) Griffith, natives of Otsego and Schoharie counties respectively. Mr and Mrs. Seeley have three children; Stevia L., born October 13, 1872; Ida S., born March 15, 1875; and Cassie V., born July 2, 1889.

” Landmarks of Steuben County, New York,” edited by Hon. Harlo Hakes, assisted by L. C. Aldrich and others, Published by D. Mason & company, Syracuse, N.Y., 1896.