Sellers Genealogy Blog

Many people are searching for Sellers ancestors. This blog is concentrating on Seven generations of James Sellers family descendents from N.C. to Mo.

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Location: Missouri

I was born and raised in this town that has lots of hills, churches and the U.P.railroad car repair shop. After many years away, I returned and am quite satisfied with life in this small town.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

ZENA, my pet

Tomorrow, I am taking my little friend to the Vet for another test. It is likely she has Cushing's Symdrome.

JERRY SELLERS

Jerry was a minister of United Baptist Church and lived in Boss, Missouri.
· Name: Jerry SELLERS 1
· Birth: 13 NOV 1864 in Crawford Co. MO 1
· Death: 16 APR 1934 in Crawford Co. MO 1
Father: James SELLERS b: 8 JUL 1824 in Grainger Co. TN Mother: Catherine BOWERS b: 9 APR 1822Marriage 1 Belle COTTRELL b: 1864 Married: ABT 1884 in Crawford Co. MO 1
Children Viola SELLERS b: ABT 1885
Marriage 2 Margeiline TURNBOUGH b: 15 AUG 1866 in Crawford Co. MO Married: 1887 in Crawford Co. MO 1
Children
1. Corby Lee SELLERS b: 16 MAR 1890 in Crawford Co. MO
2. Ferman Esby SELLERS b: 19 APR 1892 in Dillard, MO
3. Tom SELLERS b: 14 MAY 1896 in Dillard, MO
4. Ira SELLERS b: 22 SEP 1901 in Boss, MO
5. Alice SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911
6. Charley SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911
7. Ida SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911
8. Walter SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911
9. William SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911
10. Zona SELLERS b: WFT Est 1884-1911

Thursday, July 27, 2006

the third JAMES SELLERS

Name: James SELLERS 1 · Birth: 8 JUL 1824 in Grainger Co. TN 1
· Death: 5 APR 1900 in Dillard, MO 1Father: James SELLERS b: 29 OCT 1791 in NC
Mother: Elizabeth BROCK b: 20 NOV 1799Marriage 1 Catherine BOWERS b: 9 APR 1822 Married: 28 DEC 1847 1
Children
1. Andrew Jackson SELLERS b: 3 DEC 1847
2. William Memphis SELLERS b: 1 JUN 1849
3. Elizabeth SELLERS b: 3 JUL 1850
4. Cornelius SELLERS b: 4 JUN 1852
5. Minyard SELLERS b: 20 JUN 1855
6. George SELLERS b: 14 JUL 1856
7. Lewis Calloway SELLERS b: 30 APR 1858
8. Eliza SELLERS b: 18 MAY 1859
9. Polly SELLERS b: 31 AUG 1860
10. Jerry SELLERS b: 13 NOV 1864 in Crawford Co. MO
11 Laverna Sellers 12 3 1865

the second JAMES SELLERS

· Name: James SELLERS 1· Birth: 29 OCT 1791 in NC 1 · Death: 14 DEC 1853 in Dillard, MO 1Father: James SELLERS b: ABT 1759 in Chatham Co. NC
Mother: UNKNOWN b: WFT Est 1750-1772Marriage 1 Elizabeth BROCK b: 20 NOV 1799 Married: 24 APR 1817 in Grainger Co. TN 1
Children
1. Mary SELLERS b: 11 AUG 1818 in Grainger Co. TN
2. Sarah SELLERS b: 19 MAY 1820 in Grainger County, Tennessee
3. George SELLERS b: 14 FEB 1822 in Grainger Co. TN
4. James SELLERS b: 8 JUL 1824 in Grainger Co. TN
5. Elizabeth SELLERS b: 11 MAR 1826 in Grainger Co. TN
6. Martha SELLERS b: 19 APR 1828 in Grainger Co. TN
7. Anna SELLERS b: 24 APR 1830 in Grainger Co. TN
8. Dicey SELLERS b: 29 MAR 1832 in Grainger Co. TN
9. Ellender SELLERS b: 26 JUN 1834 in Grainger Co. TN
10. Minyard SELLERS b: 26 MAY 1836 in Grainger Co. TN
11. Minfres SELLERS b: 15 DEC 1839 in Grainger Co. TN

the first JAMES SELLERS

Name: James SELLERS 1 · Birth: ABT 1759 in Chatham Co. NC 1 · Death: 20 DEC 1842 in Grainger Co. TN 1 · Note: In Rev. War Nov.2, 1779 to Aug.2, 1780. Capt. Mathew Ramseny's Co. Col. James Thaxter's Regiment. Fought in Battle of Stono. Pension executed 19 Feb 1833 at age 74 in Grainger Co. TN. Previously lived in Burke Co. NC. In Rutlege, Grainger Co. Oct. 1842. Previously in Bradley Co. TN. In 1843 Grainger Co. Court Records his sons James & John attest to there being no living widow and naming 8 living adult children & heirs.Source: Rev. War Rec S.3872. Grainger Co. TN. Estate Rec. pg. 31. See James b. 1791.Grainger Co. TN Court Records 1842-1848 pg. 31.Marriage 1 UNKNOWN b: WFT Est 1750-1772 Married: WFT Est 1775-1808 1Children Children 1. James SELLERS b: 29 OCT 1791 in NC 2. Ruth SELLERS b: ABT 1792 3. John SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1809 4. Sarah SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1809 5. Rebecca SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1814 6. Elizabeth SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1809 7. Nancy SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1809 8. Margaret SELLERS b: WFT Est 1780-1809

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Electricity off due to storm from noon on Thursday to 1:00 Sunday. Jefferson County declared disaster area.

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Overview of My Research

Overview of My Research: "BOWERS), Catherine: What is the maiden name of Catherine, Andrew Bower's (Sr.) wife? My working theory is that she was a Campbell and that her family may have lived in Rockbridge County, Virginia."

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

: "Rev War James SELLERS =
JAMES SELLERS 1759/1842 Grainger Co, Tenn
REV WAR =born ca 1759- enlisted 1779 CHATHAM CO, NC,
1833 Grainger Co,Tn = he had previously lived BURKE CO, NC "

This is my first post

Hello Sellers family researchers. Are you researching the descendents of James Sellers born 1759 in N. C. and died 1842 in Tenn. He is my husband, James Paul Sellers' oldest ancestor. N. C., Tenn. and Missouri are the states where they lived. I will be glad to share information.
Ursula