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John S. Seely (1693 - 1756)

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John S. Seely aka Seeley
Born in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Jun 1720 in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 21 May 2019 | Created 18 Jan 2013
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Obadiah's son[citation needed]

According to a research document by The Media Research Bureau, Washington, D.C., John was the second son of Robert(35) and Obadiah was the third son. No other evidence has been located to support this.


John S. Seely[1][2][3][4]


25 Aug 1693 Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut[3]


5 Dec 1692 Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut[5]


1756 Connecticut


  1. Fairfield Co., Conn. Probate Records
  2. Jacobus
  3. 3.0 3.1 Huntington
  4. Milles
  5. Stamford Conn. Town Records
1756 Will
John Seely, late of Stamford
Will dated: March 12, 1756
Will probated: April 6, 1756
Wife: Abigail
Daughter: Mercy wife of Hezekiah Weed
Daughter: Abigail, wife of James Finch
Daughter: Susannah, wife of David Stevens, Jr
Daughter: Rebecca
Son: John
Son: Gideon
Son: Abijah
Son: Jonas
Son: Stephen
Executor: Son John
Witn: Obadiah Seely, Abraham Davenport and John Davenport (page 166)
Inventory taken June 1, 1756, by Abraham Davenport and James Slason, Jr, and filed June 1, 1756, and estate distributed, pages 168 and 170.
Abstract of probate records for the district of Stamford Connecticut Stamford, Wills page 56
  • Fairfield County Connecticut Probate Records, Stamford Probate District, dated December 24, 1665
  • Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Genealogical Publishing Company, 1930)
  • Milles, Madeline and Katherine. Seely Genealogical Society Publications (1997)
  • Huntington, Rev. Elijah B., Stamford Connecticut Registrations: Births/Marriages/Deaths of Stamford Families April 6, 1797 - 125 of 181.
  • Stamford Connecticut Town Records

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On 10 Apr 2018 at 16:07 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

I added Category: Media Research Bureau, Washington, DC, Fraud to this profile to alert people interested in this profile to the possibility that information about this man and his family (whether in this profile or in another source) may have been contaminated by Media Research Bureau fraud.

Please do not remove the category.

On 30 Jan 2017 at 15:40 GMT John Beardsley wrote:

See which documents Media Research Bureau as a fraudulent company which was forced out of business.

On 29 Jul 2016 at 11:44 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Seely-81 and Seeley-16 appear to represent the same person because: Exact dates and same daughter

On 29 Jun 2016 at 13:01 GMT Esmé (Pieterse) van der Westhuizen wrote:

Seely-170 and Seely-81 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicate. Exact dates and same mother and child

On 19 May 2016 at 21:40 GMT James Rienhardt wrote:

Seely-81 and Seely-170 do not represent the same person because: Mother may be incorrect. Children don't match

John is 17 degrees from Mags Gaulden, 15 degrees from Dennis Wilson and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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