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George W. Seely

Personal

Gender: Male

Date of Death: March 2, 1916

Birth Place: IA

Death Place: Aromas, CA

George W. Seely

GEO. W. SEELEY SUCCUMBS AT AROMAS
George W. Seeley, one of the pioneers of California, died at the home of J.J. Collins near Aromas last evening at 7 o’clock after a short illness.
The decedent was a native of Iowa and was aged 79 years, 2 months and 1 day. He came to California 46 years ago and settled in Yolo county where he engaged in mining. Later he moved to Santa Clara valley and then to Aromas where he has resided continuously for the past 22 years.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Mrs. J.J. Collins of Aromas and Jessie B. Seeley of Los Angeles, and two sons, L.G. Seeley of Hemet, Riverside county, and E.E. Seeley of Aromas.
The funeral will be held on Sunday morning at the Aromas Methodist church at 11 o’clock. The body will be shipped to San Jose for burial.
Mr. Seeley had led an active life while he resided in this valley and was regarded as one of the leading farmers of the Aromas section. He was a man of pleasing personality, of high character and possessed the happy faculty of not only making friends easily but by retaining those friendships through life. His death will be mourned by all that knew him.

Published in the Watsonville Evening Pajaronian, dated 3 March 1916:

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George SEELEY Dies At Aromas
George W. SEELEY, an old pioneer, died at the home of J.J. COLLINS near Aromas Friday evening after a short illness. The decedent was a native of Iowa and was aged 79 years, 2 months and 1 day. He came to California 46 years ago and settled in Yolo county, where he engaged in mining. Later he moved to Santa Clara valley and then to Aromas, where he has resided continuously for the past 20 years.
He is survived by his wife, 2 daughters, Mrs. J.J. COLLINS of Aromas and Jessie B. SEELEY of Los Angeles, and 2 sons, L.G. SEELEY of Hemet, Riverside county, and E.E. SELLEY of Aromas.
Mr. SEELEY has led an active life while he resided in this county and was regarded as one of the leading farmers of the Aromas section. He was a man of pleasing personality, and possessed the happy faculty of not only making friends easily, but by retaining those friendships through life. His death will be mourned by all that knew him.

Published in the Salinas Daily Index, March 4, 1916, p.6

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WAS BURIED TODAY

The funeral of the late George W. Seely, of Aromas, took place this afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Oak Hills cemetery, San Jose. The pallbearers were Elmer Snyder, Joseph Totten, W.B. Fly, A. Fly, G.W. Robbins and Mike Mahoney.

Published in the Watsonville Evening Pajaronian, dated 6 March 1916

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SEELY – In Aromas, Cal., March 2, 1916, George W. Seely, beloved husband of Margaret M. Seely, father of Mrs. J.J. Collins and E.E. Seely of Aromas, Cal., L.G. Seely of Hemet, Cal., and Jessie B. Seely of Los Angeles, a native of Iowa, aged 79 years, 2 months, 1 day.

Friends are invited to attend the funeral today (Monday), March 6, 1916, at 1 o’clock p.m. from the mortuary chapel of the W.L. Woodrow Co., corner of Second and San Carlos Sts. Interment Oak Hill.

Published in the San Jose Mercury Herald, March 16, 1916, Monday morning, page 10