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Seelye Family Burials, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania
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Joyce's Search Tip - December 2007 -
Do You Know that you can search just the 600 pages of Tioga County Cemetery Records on the site by using the Cemeteries -Tioga button in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page? If you use that partition follow these steps to search just one cemetery
1. Choose Cemeteries - Tioga. 
2. Enter part of the cemetery name [ie Newbury or Furman] AND a surname.
3. Choose the Find ALL Words option. Then it will find just the pages with that surname in the one cemetery you indicated. 
Located on the north side of Scouten Road in the western portion of Sullivan Township near the Sullivan-Richmond Township line. See 1875 atlas of Sullivan where George Seelye resided and the cemetery would be across the road from the residence.
Markers copied October 1983 by J. Kelsey Jones. Seely and Seelye appear on markers and are given below as they appear.
Note from JMT. The markers are still intact at the present (1999/2000) but the area is overgrown and not protected in any way. I would say that this burial ground is threatened.
Seelye monument:
George Seelye Mar 20, 1805 Jan 28, 1879
Emily his wife April 7, 1816 Sept 4, 1881
Allen D. Seelye 1843 Feb 3, 1863
Ellen M. Seelye Jan 30, 1845 Sept 10, 1857
They also have individual markers inscribed Father, Mother, A. D. Seely, and E. M. Seely and Allen and Ellen also have the original markers below
 
Allen D., son of George & Emily Seely died in Washington, D. C. Feb 3, 1863 of wounds received Battle of Fredericksburgh 19y 5m 5d
 
Ellen M., dau of George & Emily Seely died Sept 10, 1857 11y 7m 11d
 
Mary E., dau of Chas. E. & S. A. Seelye died Aug 4, 1878 2y 4m 4d
 
Walter son of C. E. & S. A. Seelye died Nov 23, 1880 2y 7m 14d
 
A. S. (this is a footmarker and there is no evidence of the headstone, unless it was the original footmarker for Allen D. Seely)
Tioga County Agitator - Feb. 25th 1863 issue: Died Allen B. Seeley, of Sullivan, Tioga County, Pa. in Washington, Feb. 3rd of wounds received at the Battle of Fredericksburg.
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Published On Tri-Counties Site On 10/18/2000
By Joyce M. Tice
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