Biography of Truman M. Selleck
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Selleck, Truman M., Stockholm, was born in Parishville. June 18, 1836. He is a son of Josiah Selleck, a native of Vermont, who came to Parishville when a young man. He drove the stage route from Parishville to Ogdensburg and to Plattsburg, for a Mr. Thompson for sixteen years. Mr. Selleck married Sophia Hogle, by whom he had two sons and two daughters. He resided in Parishville, and then went to Brandon, where he lived about twenty three years, and then went to Chateaugay, Franklin county, and there spent the remainder of his days. He was killed by a horse in May, 1891, and his wife died September 3, 1877. Truman M. Selleck was reared in Parishville and educated in the common schools. He married Ellen Berdrow, December 11, 1861. She was a daughter of Francis Berdrow and Adalaide Love of Canada. Mr. Selleck and wife have had eight children: Herbert F., Fred L., Hattie E. (deceased), Lottie S., George J., Albert H., Warren W., and Emma E. Mr. Selleck ha3 always followed farming, and except three years in Franklin county. has always resided in St. Lawrence county. He purchased the farm he now owns of 138 acres in 1888, and follows general farming and dairying. He is a Republican and member of the G. A. R, No, 421, Capt. Gibson Post, Bickneilville; also a member of P. of H. No. 638 of Winthrop. Mr. Selleck enlisted in the 11th N. Y. Cavalry, Co. M, August 28, 1862, and was discharged June 12, 1865, at Memphis, Tenn. Mrs. Selleck is a member of the First Congregational church at Winthrop.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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