- Born September 24, 1840 in Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York.
- Parents were REUBEN SEELYE and SABRINA SEARS.
- Married MARTHA EGAN on March 2, 1869 in Clinton, Oneida County, New York.
- EDITH MABEL SEELYE, born August 21, 1870.
- The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Mass., 1638-1888 by Samuel Pearce May, J. Munsell, Albany, 1890. Page 307