Seeley Holcombe

Brief Life History of Seeley

When Seeley Holcombe was born on 12 September 1814, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Sterling B Holcomb, was 37 and his mother, Betsey Stone, was 31. He married Juliann Wooster on 1 September 1839. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Leroy Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1840. He died on 1 August 1849, in United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Leroy, Leroy Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Seeley Holcombe
Juliann Wooster
Marriage: 1 September 1839
Selena Holcombe
Hollis A Holcombe
Harriet M. Holcombe
Martha Adel Holcombe

Sources (2)

  • Seelye Holcomb, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Seelye Holcomb, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): variant of Holcomb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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