Hyrum Seely

29 March 1848–25 April 1933 (Age 85)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum

When Hyrum Seely was born on 29 March 1848, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Justus Wellington Seeley I, was 33 and his mother, Clarissa Jane Wilcox, was 26. He married Mary Amelia Goldsbrough on 27 February 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Indianola, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 25 April 1933, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Seely
Mary Amelia Goldsbrough
Marriage: 27 February 1871
Clarissa Susannah Seeley
Amelia Mehitable Seeley
Henry Azel Seeley
Hyrum Ernest Seeley
Sarah Ethel Seeley
Lodica Maud Seeley
Alvin Wellington Seeley
James Ross Seeley
Clyde Raymond Seeley
Orange Lyman Seeley
Byard Osmond Seely

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 9
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): variant of Seeley .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Speech of Orange Seely Sr. at Seely Reunion 1912

    Orange Seely Sr. at the Seely Reunion, Mt. Pleasant, Utah 26 June 1912 Robert S. Seely came from England to America in 1630 with the John Winthrop Fleet and settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. …

    Sources (72)

    • Hyrum Seely, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Hyrum Seeley, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Hyrum Seeley in entry for Mary Amelia Seeley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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