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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Celia Horseley: Birth: 1845 OR 1846 in PA. Death: BEF 1901

  2. Jane M. Horsely: Birth: 27 FEB 1851 in Nelson, Tioga Co., PA. Death: 8 MAR 1926 in Big Grove Twp., Kendall Co., IL


Sources
1. Title:   Census
Page:   1840 Elkland, Tioga Co., PA
2. Title:   Tioga Eagle
Page:   May 19, 1851, p3
3. Title:   Tioga Eagle
Page:   Dec 12, 1849, p1
4. Title:   Tioga Eagle
Page:   Aug 26, 1852, p3
5. Title:   Jane CAMPBELL Tubbs
Page:   History of the Campbells

Notes
a. Note:   unt Pomeroy be granted a license to operate a public house in Tioga Twp. Signers include: C. Horsely, "A. M. Loop", James Cook, Sam'l Rathbone, "A. Hazelette", and A. Fowler. * * * Tioga Eagle of Feb 28. 1844, p3 has "C. Horsley" elected to supervisor of Elkland. * * * Tioga Eagle of May 19, 1851, p3 has a "merchantile" license issued to "C. Horsely, Elkland, class 14, $7' * * * Tioga Eagle of June 2, 1853, p4 has: "ORPHANS' COURT SALE. PUBLIC Notice is hereby given by virtue of an order of the Orphans' Court of the County of Tioga, there will be exposed to sale by public vendue on outcry on Saturday June 5th, 1853, at 1 o'clock, on the premises, near Beecher's Island, in Elkland Township, Tioga County, Pa., the following described premises late the estate of C. HORSLEY, deceased, to wit, One undivided half of a lot situate [? hard to read] to Elkland Township, Tioga County, Pa., called the Riss [?] lot, and bounded as follows. North by the lands of the late Richard Ellison, east by the lands of John A. Smith and A. Locey, south by the land of James Campbell, and west by land of said Ellison and Joseph Campbell, containing in all about one hundred and fifty acres, more or less, with a good sawmill and superior privilege, and dwelling house thereon, and about twenty acres unproved. LEANDER SMITH HENRY RATHBONE, Adm'rs. May 5th, 1853 * * * Charles Horsley, shoemaker, age 31 years, died Sept. 14, 1852, Elkland, Tioga Co., Pa. Buried near Albert Fowler’s at Elkland (Billious Cholic) Birth 1821, wife Sally Ann. Attending physician: Leander Smith, M.D. * * * http://www.joycetice.com/articles/tcpost.htm has: <b>The Agitator: Wellsboro, PA., Wednesday, November 22, 1933</b>  <b>Joseph F. Gartland Continues His Interesting Historical Articles Nelson</b>--this office was established March 31, 1829, with Samuel Snow as the first postmaster.  I have been unable to secure any data concerninghim.  The locality was known for a long time as Beecher's Island from a small island in the river settled early by Hopestill Beecher who was a County Commissioner and 1814.  W.  M. Anderson became Postmaster December 22, 1831 and was succeeded by Joseph M.  White September 10, 1832 who served until October 2,1849 when Charles Horsley took office.  Morgan Seeley, he descended on this well-known Cowanesque Valley family, became Postmaster December 9, 1852 and was succeeded by John Hammond, an early settler August 8, 1856.  Dr. Albert M.  Loop assumed office January 20, 1857.  He practiced, medicine for many years,was president of the County medical Society and a public spirited citizen.  George H.  Baxter took over the position long since discontinued. M.  B. Seeley next took the office and held it from December 6, 1881 to August 26, 1885 when Dr. Loop was again appointed postmaster.  George H.  Baxter again succeeded as Postmaster April 20, 1889, Miss Baxter May 16, 1892 and William H.Baxter in May 21, 1896.  Oliver B.  Blanchard, he descended up early settlers, prominent businessman and well-known throughout the County next succeeded to the office and held it until Frank Selph an attorney was selected for the place January 30, 1914.  He was succeeded by George E.  Selph, as acting Postmaster March 7, 1931 who held the office for a few days until the appointment of Mrs. Lena B.  Smith as postmaster in March 18, 1931.  This completes my record of Nelson.--Joseph F. Gartland
Note:   Tioga Eagle of Jan. 11, 1843, p3 has a court petition requesting that H


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