Norris Seeley

Norris Seeley, was born in Addison, NY, August 14, 1842, the eldest of three 
children born to Stephen and Sabra (Johnson) Seeley. Stephen Seeley was born
December 22, 1816, in Oxford, Chenango county, NY. His wife was born June 2,
1822 in OTSEGO, NY. She died April 26, 1877. Stephen was the eldest of six
children born to John and Susan (Wells) Seeley, natives of Connecticut and
Massachusetts respectively. John Seeley settled at Oxford, where he died in 1839
and Mrs. Seeley in 1859. Stephen Seeley came to Troupsburg (Steuben county NY)
in 1855, where he still resides on the farm, having retired from active business
in 1879. Norris Seeley was reared on the farm and helped clear the farm he now
owns. He has 117 acres and makes a specialty of hay and dairy products. In 1868
he married Lodema Griffith, who was born in OTSEGO county, August 25, 1847. She
is a daughter of Lorenzo and Eliza (Moak) Griffith, natives of OTSEGO and
Schoharie counties respectively. Mrs and Mrs. Seeley have three children; Stevia
L., born October 13, 1872; Ida S., born March 15, 1875; and Cassie V., born July
2, 1889. From "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896
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