GEORGE E. SEAVEY, formerly a prominent lumber dealer and sawmill operator, and one of the leading citizens of the town of Windham,
Rockingham County, N. H., was born in Pelham, Hillsborough County,
N. H., June 20, 1839. His parents were Benjamin and Sarah (Coburn) Seavey. He was a grandson of Joseph Seavey, who in his day was a prominent citizen of Pelham. Benjamin Seavey, father of the subject of this sketch, was born in Pelham, and early in life learned the wheelwright's, trade, which he followed for a number of years. Later he engaged in the manufacture of lumber, and, removing from Pelham to Windham, carried on that business here until his death in 1886.