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Orange Seeley

First counselor in the Emery Stake presidency, Utah, from 1880 to 1899, was born Feb. 20, 1843, in Nashville, Lee Co., Iowa, the son of Justus W. Seely and Clarissa Jane Wilcox. He was baptized when eight years old, came to the Valley in 1847, was ordained a Bishop in 1877 and presided over the Mt. Pleasant North Ward. Later he presided over the Castle Dale, Ferron and Huntington Wards successively.

Source: Jenson, Andrew. LDS Biographical Encyclopedia: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches of Prominent Men and Women in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salt Lake City, UT: Andrew Jenson History Co., 1901.



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