William Stewart Seely

18 May 1812–16 September 1895 (Age 83)
Pickering, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William Stewart

When William Stewart Seely was born on 18 May 1812, in Pickering, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, Justus Azel Seely, was 32 and his mother, Mehitabel Bennett, was 32. He married Elizabeth Dehart on 22 December 1836, in Whitby, Ontario, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1852 and Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 16 September 1895, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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William Stewart Seely
Elizabeth Dehart
Marriage: 22 December 1836
Elizabeth Seely
George Seely
Mary Seely
Jane Seely
Emily Seely
Moroni Seely
Emeline Seely
Joseph Nephi Seely
Lucinda Seely

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  • Marriage
    22 December 1836Whitby, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    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
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 22
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Michigan Territory, United States 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Des Moines, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Des Moines, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (East Anglia): variant of Seeley .

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

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    Sources (62)

    • Wm S Seelye, "United States Census, 1840"
    • William Stewart Seelye, "Ontario, District Marriage Registers, 1801-1858"
    • William Seeley in entry for Emily Seely Coates Averett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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