Mini-Bio of Ada SEELY Crandall b. 1858

Mini-Bios for CAMPBELLs, LUGGs, & BLACKWELLs of Nelson, PA

Ada Campbell SEELY Crandall (1858 - 1944)

Ada Campbell Seely was born Nov. 12, 1858, in Osceola., Tioga Co., PA; d. Oct. 16, 1944 in Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA. Married Dec. 1, 1875 to Campbell Cousin Truman M. Crandall, b. Dec. 18, 1853, in Osceola; d. there Jun. 20, 1895. Truman's parents were Philetus Crandall, b. 1819 in NY, and Campbell Cousin Sally Ellison, born 1831 in PA. (Philetus 2nd wife, Elizabeth Sellen, later became the 2nd wife of Robert Campbell, son of Mary Blackwell & James Campbell).

Ada was the youngest of 3 children of Mary Ann Campbell, b. 1826 in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA, d. there 1875; and Allen Seely, born 1826 in Osceola, died there in 1909.

In 1923, 24 & 25 Ada lived in Osceola. Her home burned Mar 2, 1925. She then moved into the vacant home of the late Grant Seeley and Della Carpenter Seeley, the later having just died. They were the parents of Ada's daughter-in-law, Heloise Seely. That house was next door to that of Minnie TUBBS Clark.

Truman was a merchant in Osceola.

Truman and Ada Seely Crandall had two children:

  1. Lizzie Mary Crandall, b. Dec. 3, 1880 in Osceola, died there Jul. 1, 1894; and
  2. Mahlon Philetus Crandall, b. Oct. 23, 1891 in Osceola, m. Lois Heloise Seeley.
Campbell Cousins Correspondence Letters Written:
v1r1 p32 June 15, 1923
v1r2 p18 Oct. 7, 1923 - photo
v2 p11 Mar. 25, 1924
v3 p2 Mar. 30, 1925
v4 p20 Mar. 19, 1926

Mentioned in CCC Letters:
v1r1 p3 Intro - Ada
v1r1 p22 Minnie TUBBS Clark - Ada
v1r1 p33 Emma CONGDON Buck - Ada
v1r2 p55 Mahlon Crandall - Mother
v1r2 p68 Mabel SHIPMAN Shaw - Ada
v3 p18 Inez HOYT Boller - Ada
v3 p21 Ann TUBBS Van Dusen - Ada
v3 p23 Minnie TUBBS Clark - Cousin Ada
v4 pi Photo - Ada Crandall
v4 p11 Mark Seely - Ada & Mahlon
v4 p13 Lena Seely Goodrich - Aunt Ada
v4 p25 Jud D. Seely - Ada
v4 p26 Minnie TUBBS Clark - Cousin Ada
v4 p41 Emma CONGDON Buck - Ada
v4 p46 Florence BOSARD Neal - Cousin Ada
v4 p48b Photo - Ada Crandall
v4 p51 Mary BOSARD Snavely - Ada Crandall

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[wbt - 10/18/2000; last rev. 12/20/2017]

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