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 Ebenezer Seelye

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Ebenezer Seelye

Birth
Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death
23 Jun 1837 (aged 81)
Knoxville, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Knoxville, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
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Litchfield, CT did not exist in 1756. Litchfield was considered part of the Crown Colony of Connecticut. Revolutionary War was still 20 years away.
Per Contributor: John Seely (47935466) •

1897 Tioga County, PA. History, Chapter 61, Biographical Sketche of Deerfield Township and Knoxville Borough--Westfield Township and Borough--Brookfield Township.
EBENEZER SEELYE was born in Connecticut, and served throughout the Revolutionary War in Sheldon's Light Horse, a Connecticut company, a portion of the time under Washington. He was married in Connecticut to Mehetabel Todd, and later removed with his family to Lindley, Steuben county, New York, where he improved a large tract of land. In March, 1799, they removed from New York to what is now Deerfield township, Tioga county, Pennsylvania, and settled immediately east of Academy Corners. Here Mr. Seelye erected a saw-mill in 1810, one of the first in the Cowanesque valley. He died June 23, 1837, in the eighty-second year of his age. His wife died May 27, 1839, in her eighty-third year. their children were as follows: Mehetable, Anna, Lucina, Laura, Julius, Elanson, Harvey, Eleazer, and Sally, who was born May 4, 1800, the first female child born in Deerfield township—and married Prince King. Mr. Seelye was a Quaker in religion, an upright man, and a good neighbor and citizen. Many of his descendants are among the leading people of Tioga county.

1897 History of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Chapter 14, page 206, -- Early Settlers Who Were Revolutionary Soldiers --
Ebenezer Seelye, a native of Connecticut, settled immediately east of Academy Corners in 1798, and resided there until his death, June 23, 1837, in the eighty second year of his age. He served throughout the Revolutionary War in Sheldon's Light Horse, a Connecticut company, and a portion of the time under Washington. Before coming to Tioga county he became a Quaker, and was a consistent adherent of that faith during the remainder of his life. He lies buried in the old Quaker burying ground at Knoxville.

Litchfield, CT did not exist in 1756. Litchfield was considered part of the Crown Colony of Connecticut. Revolutionary War was still 20 years away.
Per Contributor: John Seely (47935466) •

1897 Tioga County, PA. History, Chapter 61, Biographical Sketche of Deerfield Township and Knoxville Borough--Westfield Township and Borough--Brookfield Township.
EBENEZER SEELYE was born in Connecticut, and served throughout the Revolutionary War in Sheldon's Light Horse, a Connecticut company, a portion of the time under Washington. He was married in Connecticut to Mehetabel Todd, and later removed with his family to Lindley, Steuben county, New York, where he improved a large tract of land. In March, 1799, they removed from New York to what is now Deerfield township, Tioga county, Pennsylvania, and settled immediately east of Academy Corners. Here Mr. Seelye erected a saw-mill in 1810, one of the first in the Cowanesque valley. He died June 23, 1837, in the eighty-second year of his age. His wife died May 27, 1839, in her eighty-third year. their children were as follows: Mehetable, Anna, Lucina, Laura, Julius, Elanson, Harvey, Eleazer, and Sally, who was born May 4, 1800, the first female child born in Deerfield township—and married Prince King. Mr. Seelye was a Quaker in religion, an upright man, and a good neighbor and citizen. Many of his descendants are among the leading people of Tioga county.

1897 History of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Chapter 14, page 206, -- Early Settlers Who Were Revolutionary Soldiers --
Ebenezer Seelye, a native of Connecticut, settled immediately east of Academy Corners in 1798, and resided there until his death, June 23, 1837, in the eighty second year of his age. He served throughout the Revolutionary War in Sheldon's Light Horse, a Connecticut company, and a portion of the time under Washington. Before coming to Tioga county he became a Quaker, and was a consistent adherent of that faith during the remainder of his life. He lies buried in the old Quaker burying ground at Knoxville.


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