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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > Horace G. Seely


Source: History of Whiteside County, Illinois - 1877
Edited by Charles Bent
Morrison, Illinois

Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
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HORACE G. SEELY was born in Cayuga county, New York, in 1804, and started for Illinois in company with his brother Jeduthan and family, and his sister, Mrs. Marvin FRARY, late in the fall of 1835, but could get no further than Quincy, Illinois, on account of the cold weather and ice. They remained all winter at a camp meeting ground, three miles from Quincy, and arrived at Portland in March. He resided at Portland for a few years, and then went to Jones county, Iowa, where he is still living, hale and hearty, at seventy-three years of age. He married Miss Bethsheba MILK.

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