Seeley Bible for Sale

The HOLY BIBLE

Offered for sale on eBay by “flux2004″ on March 4, 2005

Containing the Old and New Testaments
Translated Out Of The Original Tongues
And With the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised

Published by American Bible Society,New York 1867.

6″ x 9”, original leather binding.1008 + 306 pages.Three inches thick.
Some rubbing and cracking along the spine edge; small tear at lower spine end.

Gilt on page edges is worn.Old dampstaining to some page margins,but pages are not,and never were,stuck together.Newspaper clippings,mostly obituaries,pasted onto endpages or placed between pages of the Bible.Also a few small swatches of cloth between the pages have been left there as found.A wonderful artifact that needs to be reunited with its family.

Family Record pages include names of:
Charles Grandison Seely, born Feb.6,1842,Oakland Township,Pennsylvania
Susanna Seely, born July 21, 1840 in Crawford County,Pennsylvania
Paul Arnold Seeley, born September 6,1906 at Titusville,PA
Twila Eileen Seeley,born Feb.16,1924,Diamond,Penna.

Latest date of an entry appears to be Frank Nelson Seeley,died April 15,1963.

Other names written on endpages include:
Lee Symonds,Lynwood,CA
Mrs. Sarah Yarnell,Salt River,Mich.
Katie Emanuel,Harrisburg,PA

TERMS OF SALE: Requested Minimum Bid of $49.50 + $4.50 for shipping


From what I can find in the census and the SGS records, Charles Grandison Seeley was a son of Zadock Seeley and Athea Cheers, and they lived in Plum Township, Venango Co., PA.
Ken McCrea, Stevens, PA.