Oswego County's: Guide To Government

Jacob M. Seldon

Honorable Jacob M. Selden*, a prominent resident of this Countyand formerly a member of Assembly, died Wednesday at Williamstown, age 66. He was stricken with paralysis three weeks ago and it finally resulted in death. July 8, 1885


Asa B. Selden, who was town clerk seven years, and supervisor from 1820 to 1826 inclusive, was a brother of Joseph, and father of Gustavus V. Selden. He located on a farm near Kasoag. G. V. Selden was supervisor in 1847--8. His brothers, Jacob M. and Josiah, were also prominent citizens. Jacob M. Selden was especially active in local affairs, was several years supervisor, and held other positions of importance. He was a leading citizen, and died in town a few years since.

*History of Williamstown, New York - From Landmarks of Oswego County*

Life Sketches of Government Officers and Members of the Legislature of the State of New York


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