Bio Marcus Seely b. 1847

Mini-Bios for CAMPBELLs, LUGGs, & BLACKWELLs of Nelson, PA

Marcus Brutus Seely (1847 - 1932)

Marcus "Mark" Seely was born Oct. 29, 1847, in Osceola, Tioga Co., PA; d. July 8, 1932 in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA. Married Jan. 1, 1871 in Nelson to Susan E. Losey, b. Jun. 26, 1850, in Nelson; d. 1894 in Osceola. Sue's parents were Artemus Losey, born 1797 in Orange Co., NY, and Eleanor Brown House, born 1816 in CT.

Mark was the eldest of 3 children of Mary Ann Campbell, b. 1826 in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA, d. there 1875; and Allen Seely, born 1826 in Osceola, died there in 1909.

Mark was the proprietor of a dry goods store1 on the main street of Nelson, opposite the old post office. Mark was a mainstay of the Beecher's Island Presbyterian Church. And he was Treasurer of the 1893 - 1895, 1903, 1905 & 1908 Campbell Reunions and president of the 1902 reunion.

Mark and Sue (Losey) Seely had two children:

  1. Lena Edna Seely, b. Jul. 24 1873 in Nelson, m. David Zebulon Goodrich [brother-in-law of Cousin Joseph D. Hoyt]; and
  2. Emily A. Seely , b. Mar. 26, 1880 in Nelson, m. Charles Randolph Blanchard.
Campbell Cousins Correspondence Letter Written:
v1r1p6 May 20, 1923
v1r1p24-5 June 12, 1923
v1r2 p15 Oct. 8, 1923 - photo
v2 p2 Mar. 20, 1924
v3 p28 Mar. 30, 1925
v4 p11 Mar. 11, 1926

Mentioned in CCC Letters:
v1r1 p3 Intro - Mark
v1r1 p33 Emma CONGDON Buck - Mark
v1r1 p46 Will Selph - Mark
v1r2 p35 Emily SEELY Blanchard - Father
v1r2 p68 Mabel SHIPMAN Shaw - Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Seely
v1r2 p75 Will Selph - M. B. Seely family
v2 p4 Lena SEELY Goodrich - Father
v2 p6 Jennie CRANE Bosard - Mark, Sue & Lena
v2 p11 Ada SEELY Crandall - Mark & Sue
v2 p41 Laura BOSARD Mowrey - Mark & Sue
v3 p18 Inez HOYT Boller -Mark Seely's
v3 p34 Mary CAMPBELL Shipman - Mark & Sue Seely
v3 p87 John Harry Campbell - Cousin Mark
v4 pi Photo - Sue & Mark Seely
v4 p13 Lena SEELY Goodrich - father and mother
v4 p48b Photo - Mark Seely
v4 p51 Mary BOSARD Snavely - Cousins Mark & Sue Seely
v4 p69 Mary CAMPBELL Shipman - Mark Seely
v4 p76-77 Jessica HOYT Thompson - Mr. & Mrs. Seely

Mentioned in other documents:

1. I have a captain's chair one of mu ancestors bought from Mark's store. My mother, Jessica HOYT Thompson, always referred to Canada mint candy as "Mark's best" because of her childhood memories of buying it at Mark's store-wbt.

[wbt - 10/18/2000; last rev. 12/21/2017]

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