Father of Hannah Seeley (Seeley-706) b. 1692 Fairfield, CT ?

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I have been researching the parents of Hannah Seeley (Seeley-706) via LDS records. Her mother is generally listed as Rebecca Sanford but her father is listed both as John Seeley (Seeley-56) and Joseph Seeley (Seeley-36) (who were brothers). Both John and Joseph have records of multiple wives including Rebecca Sanford (I'm also working to try to resolve the wives in some rational way). I have posted some typical LDS references showing both John and Joseph as Hannah's father in the (Seeley-706) profile.

My current question is to ask if anyone might have access to an alternate source that could help clarify this situation. I have not made any connections yet and will try to find something definitive before doing so. I would appreciate any advise or assistance. 

 

in Genealogy Help by David Holbrook G2G1 (1.4k points)

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From Jacobus, Donald Lines, MA (compiler, editor.) ''History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield.'' Fairfield, Conn.: The Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, 1930.

Hannah Seeley b. 9 Mar 1692/3; m. Matthew Sherman. She was daughter of John Seeley by his second wife. The note says their births were recorded in the Probate Rec.

According to the same source he had wives (1) Sarah Squire, and (2) Rebecca Sanford. Rebecca married (2)Benjamin Nichols and (3) Jon Mann
by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
Same source Joseph m. Mary, widow of Joseph Jackson, d/o George Godwin.  Children Ephraim, Samuel, Benjamin and others not listed.

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