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 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. 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.
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