Lee County Biography


SEELY SCOFIELD, farmer, Harmon Township, Lee County, Ill., was born in Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill., Dec. 22, 1867, son of David and Betsy B. (Hull) Scofield, natives of Westchester, N.Y., who located at Sterling in 1856. The father died in 1883, while the mother still survives and makes her home in Sterling. Seely Scofield devotes his attention to general farming, and owns 320 acres of land in Sections 5 and 6, Harmon Township. He is a member of Corinthian Lodge No. 63, K.ofP., of Sterling; Lodge No. 779, B.P.O.E., of Dixon, and M.W.A. Politically he is a Republican, and is a Universalist in religious belief.

Transcribed by Karen Holt - 1904 History of Lee County Illinois edited by Mr. A.C. Bardwell

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