Fannie H. Seeley

1 January 1864–
Sodus Center, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States

The Life of Fannie H.

When Fannie H. Seeley was born on 1 January 1864, in Sodus Center, Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States, her father, Milton M Seely, was 41 and her mother, Harriet Ellen Holmes, was 30. She lived in Wayne, New York, United States in 1920 and Sodus, Wayne, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

William H Webler
1870–1951
Fannie H. Seeley
1864–

Spouse and Children

    William H Webler

    Male1870–1951Male

    Female1864–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person with a cheerful disposition, from Middle English seely ‘happy’, ‘fortunate’ (Old English sǣlig, from sǣl ‘happiness’, ‘good fortune’). The word was also occasionally used as a female personal name during the Middle Ages. The sense ‘pitiable’, which developed into modern English silly, is not attested before the 15th century.2 Altered form of German Seele , respelled to preserve the bisyllabic pronunciation of the German name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny Webler in household of William Webler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fannie H Seely, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fannie H Webler in household of Wm H Webler, "United States Census, 1920"

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