Jonas Seely, Sr. (1652 - 1703) MP

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Nicknames: "seeley"
Birthplace: Stamford, New Haven Colony (Present Fairfield County), (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Richard McKay Cryan
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About Jonas Seely, Sr.

•Name Variation: Jonas Seely

•Birth*: 22 July 1652, Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT.
•Biography: 1680, Bedford, Westchester, Ny, Usa, Jonas was one of the original 22 proprietors of Bedford, NY. 1680/1, where he received a home lot. He sold his Bedford property between 1680-85 to Cornelius Seeley, Sr. and Jonathan Miller, and returned to Stamford, CT. Jonas will dated Mar.20,1702/3, was not allowed. Inventory of his estate was taken Mar. 5,1704/5; his widow Mary and 8 children were mentioned. Apr. 22, 1719, Jonathan Holmes of Horse Neck was appointed administrator. Feb. 13,1721 /2, it was represented that Jonas, Jr, Martha and Susanna had died after distribution was granted 1705; surviving children: Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Eliphalet, Samuel the eldest son, Sarah. Some records also give him a dau. Elizabeth, supposed twin to Eliphalet. She m. Nathaniel Sanford in 1728. She is not mentioned in any documents concerning the children of Jonas. She was actually the dau. of John (3) (#9). She is #46. ( Taken from SGS files) VOL 1 ,page, 11 Data from Roselyn Whitman who states that her data came from Barbara Seidl, descendant of Obadiah Seeley by Elizabeth White. Barbara White 4880 Newcastlle Way, Anchorage, AK 99508
•Biography*: between 1681 and 1681, Bedford, Westchester, Ny, Usa, Jonas was one of the original 22 proprietors of Bedford, NY. 1680/1, where he received a home lot. 

He sold his Bedford property between 1680-85 to Cornelius Seely, Sr. and Jonathan Miller, and returned to Stamford, CT.

Jonas will dated Mar.20, 1702/3, was not allowed. Inventory of his estate was taken Mar. 5, 1704/5; his widow Mary and 8 children were mentioned. Apr. 22, 1719,
Jonathan Holmes of Horse Neck was appointed administrator. Feb. 13, 1721 /2, it was represented that Jonas, Jr, Martha and Susanna had died after distribution was granted 1705; surviving children: Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Eliphalet, Samuel the eldest son, Sarah. Some records also give him a dau. Elizabeth, supposed twin to Eliphalet.
She m. Nathaniel Sanford in 1728. She is not mentioned in any documents concerning the children of Jonas. She was actually the dau. of John (3) (#9). She is #46. ( Taken from SGS files) VOL 1, page, 11.
•Marriage: 1683, Bedford, Westchester, Ny, Usa, Principal=Mary Slawson
•Marriage*: 1683, Principal=Mary Slawson
•Marriage: 1689, Stamford, Fairfield, Ct, Usa, Principal=Mary Wicks
•Marriage*: 1689, Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT., Principal=Mary (WICKS) Waterbury
•Death*: 27 March 1703, Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT.

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9. Jonas4 Seely (Obadiah3, William2, William1) was born July 22, 1652 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and died March 27, 1703 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married (1) Mary Slawson 1683 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She was born Abt. 1660 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, and died Abt. 1689 in Bedford, Westchester Co, New York. He married (2) Mary Wicks Waterbury 1689 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Notes for Jonas Seely:

Jonas was one of the original 22 proprietors of Bedford, NY. 1680/1, where he received a home lot. He sold his Bedford property between 1680-85 to Cornelius Seeley, Sr. and Jonathan Miller, and returned to Stamford, CT. Jonas will dated Mar.20,1702/3, was not allowed. Inventory of his estate was taken Mar. 5,1704/5; his widow Mary and 8 children were mentioned. Apr. 22, 1719, Jonathan Holmes of Horse Neck was appointed administrator Feb. 13,1721/2, it was represented that Jonas, Jr, Martha and Susanna had

died after distribution was granted 1705; surviving children: Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Eliphalet, Samuel the eldest son, Sarah. Some records also give him a daughter. Elizabeth, supposed twin to Eliphalet. She m, Nathaniel Sanford in 1728. She is not mentioned in any documents concerning the children of Jonas. She was actually the daughter, of John (3) She is.

(Taken from SGS files) VOL 1,page, 11

Data from, Roselyn Whitman who states that her data came from

Barbara Seidl, descendant of Obadiah Seeley by Elizabeth White.

Barbara White 4880 Newcastlle Way, Anchorage, AK 99508

The citizens of Stamford signed an affidavit attesting to the good character of Elizabeth Clauson, on trial for witchcraft. (The original manuscript is owned by The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.)

"Our neighbour Stephen Clason having desired us whose names are under written: seeing there is such a report of his wife raised by some among us: that we would speak what we know concerning his said wife and her behaviour among us for so many year now know all whom it may concern that we do declare that since we have known our said neighbour goodwife Clason we have not known her to be of a contentious frame nor given to use threatening words or to act maliciously towards her neighbours but hath been civil and orderly towards others in her conversation and not to be a busybody in other men's concerns: given under our hands in Stamford: 4th June 1692:

...Jonas Seely...Samuell Dean, Ann Dean, John Dean, Abigail Dean..."

Jonas Seely's will was dated 17 Mar 1702/3 and the inventory was dated 5 Mar 1704/5.

Title: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield

Author: Donald Lines Jacobus

Publication: 1930

Abbrev: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield

Page: I, 526-527

Title: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield

Author: Donald Lines Jacobus

Publication: 1930

Abbrev: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield

Page: I, 346, 526 -------------------- Jonas Seely (Obadiah3, William2, William1) was born July 22, 1652 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and died March 27, 1703 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. He married (1) Mary Slawson 1683 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She was born Abt. 1660 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, and died Abt. 1689 in Bedford, Westchester Co, New York. He married (2) Mary Wicks Waterbury 1689 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Notes for Jonas Seely: Jonas was one of the original 22 proprietors of Bedford, NY. 1680/1, where he received a home lot. He sold his Bedford property between 1680-85 to Cornelius Seeley, Sr. and Jonathan Miller, and returned to Stamford, CT. Jonas will dated Mar.20,1702/3, was not allowed. Inventory of his estate was taken Mar. 5,1704/5; his widow Mary and 8 children were mentioned. Apr. 22, 1719, Jonathan Holmes of Horse Neck was appointed administrator Feb. 13,1721/2, it was represented that Jonas, Jr, Martha and Susanna had died after distribution was granted 1705; surviving children: Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Eliphalet, Samuel the eldest son, Sarah. Some records also give him a daughter. Elizabeth, supposed twin to Eliphalet. She m, Nathaniel Sanford in 1728. She is not mentioned in any documents concerning the children of Jonas. She was actually the daughter, of John (3) She is. (Taken from SGS files) VOL 1,page, 11 Data from, Roselyn Whitman who states that her data came from Barbara Seidl, descendant of Obadiah Seeley by Elizabeth White. Barbara White 4880 Newcastlle Way, Anchorage, AK 99508

The citizens of Stamford signed an affidavit attesting to the good character of Elizabeth Clauson, on trial for witchcraft. (The original manuscript is owned by The Stamford Historical Society, Inc.) "Our neighbour Stephen Clason having desired us whose names are under written: seeing there is such a report of his wife raised by some among us: that we would speak what we know concerning his said wife and her behaviour among us for so many year now know all whom it may concern that we do declare that since we have known our said neighbour goodwife Clason we have not known her to be of a contentious frame nor given to use threatening words or to act maliciously towards her neighbours but hath been civil and orderly towards others in her conversation and not to be a busybody in other men's concerns: given under our hands in Stamford: 4th June 1692: ...Jonas Seely...Samuell Dean, Ann Dean, John Dean, Abigail Dean..."

Jonas Seely's will was dated 17 Mar 1702/3 and the inventory was dated 5 Mar 1704/5.

Title: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield Author: Donald Lines Jacobus Publication: 1930 Abbrev: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield Page: I, 526-527 Title: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield Author: Donald Lines Jacobus Publication: 1930 Abbrev: History & Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield Page: I, 346, 526

      

Children of Jonas Seely and Mary Slawson are: + 13 i. Samuel5 Seely, born 1687 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; died Abt. 1779 in Orange County, New York.

      14       ii.        Sarah Seely, born February 16, 1683/84.
      

Children of Jonas Seely and Mary Waterbury are:

      15       i.        Martha5 Seely, born September 20, 1690.
      16       ii.        Jonas Seely, Jr., born July 22, 1692.
      17       iii.        Susanna Seely, born June 12, 1694.
      18       iv.        Ebenezer Seely, born January 18, 1695/96 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; died March 07, 1767 in Goshen, Orange County, New York.

More About Ebenezer Seely: Burial: "Old Seeley Cemetery" near Cromline Kill

      19       v.        Nathaniel Seely, born August 23, 1699.
      20       vi.        Eliphalet Seely, born August 20, 1701.

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Jonas SEELY #440 died at age: 50 Born: 22-Jul-1652 in: Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT. 5 Baptized: in: Died: 27-Mar-1703 in: Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT. 6 Buried: in: Gen: 2nd in: Ref: SGS#19 Occupation: 3 Spouse: Mary SLAWSON #441 d. abt1689 Married: 1683 in: 7 Ceremony: Divorced/Annulled/Separated: Year: Spouse: Mary (WICKS) WATERBURY #442 b. abt1660 d. 31-Dec-1738 Married: 1689 in: Stamford, Fairfield Co. CT. Ceremony: Divorced/Annulled/Separated: Year: M Child

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Jonas Seely, Sr.'s Timeline

1652
July 22, 1652
Stamford, New Haven Colony (Present Fairfield County), (Present Connecticut)
1685
February 16, 1685
Age 32
Stamford, Fairfield, CT, USA
1686
April 12, 1686
Age 33
Stamford, CT, USA
1690
September 20, 1690
Age 38
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1692
July 22, 1692
Age 40
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1694
June 12, 1694
Age 41
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1697
January 18, 1697
Age 44
Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
1699
August 23, 1699
Age 47
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1701
August 20, 1701
Age 49
August 20, 1701
Age 49
Stamford, Fairfield, CT