Samuel P. Seely

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: April 28, 1833

Birth Place: Salem Township, PA

SAMUEL P. SEELY, farmer, P.O. Beach Haven, was born in Salem township, this county, April 28, 1833, and is a son of Jacob and Leah (Keen) Seely. [See sketch of Philip H. Seely.] He was reared in Salem township, where, with the exception of six years, he has always resided, and has been principally engaged in farming. During the Civil war he was a member of Company F, One Hundred and Forty-ninth P. V., joining in August, 1862, was honorably discharged on account of disability, by special order of the War Department. On March 10, 1872, he married Mary E., daughter of William and Anna C. (Kline) Patterson, of Columbia county, Pa., and has four children: Millie, Mary, Leslie B. and Belva. Mr. Seely is a representative farmer of Salem township. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and of the F. & A.M.; in politics he is a Republican.

“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 – Samuel P.; Jacob (SGS # 3463); John, Michael; John; Samuel; Jonas; Obadiah]