Sylvester Seeley

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Birth: June 16, 1807

Date of Death: March 27, 1878

Birth Place: NY

Sylvester Seeley was born in New York, in June 16, 1807; learned the trade of carpenter in Niagara County; removed to Macomb in 1831, and settled on land on Section 19, now owned by J.S. Warner. Mr. Seeley worked at his trade and at farming in the county, except two years, up to the time of his death, which occurred March 27, 1878; married, September 16, 1827, to Julia, oldest child of Joseph Thurston, a native of Vermont, born January 11, 1808; three children, one of whom is living. Mr. Seeley was an active man in all that pertains to the new settlement. The mother still lives in Armada Village.

Page 489, “History of Macomb County, Michigan,” Published by M.A. Leeson & Co., Chicago, 1882.