Charles Sellers1

M, b. circa 1862
     Charles Sellers was born circa 1862 at Fayette Co., OH.1 He was the son of Albert Sellers and Charity Kirkpatrick.1

Citations

  1. [S566] 1880 Federal Census, Fayette County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Rolls 1013-14; FHL #1255013-14.

Della Sellers

F, b. May 1868
     Della Sellers was born in May 1868 at Licking Co., OH.1 She married Robert Franklin Youst, son of William Youst and Sarah Catherine Larimore, circa 1890 at Licking Co., OH.1 Della Sellers died at Magnetic Springs, Union Co., OH.

Citations

  1. [S280] 1900 Federal Census, Licking County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1293; FHL #1241293.

Eliza Sellers

F, b. 1820
     Eliza Sellers was born in 1820 at Rockingham Co., VA. She married Abner Harrison, son of Zebulon A. Harrison and Mary Tallman, in 1841 at Rockingham Co., VA.

Frank D. Sellers1

M, b. 7 May 1873
     Frank D. Sellers was Lutheran.2 He was born on 7 May 1873.2 He was the son of J. S. Sellers and Eliza Dice.2 Frank D. Sellers married Laura Ellen Keefer, daughter of Henry Denton Keefer and Mary Jane Musselman, on 19 November 1903.2 Frank D. Sellers lived in 1926 at R.D. 4, Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA.2

Children of Frank D. Sellers and Laura Ellen Keefer

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 753.
  2. [S82] Price Genealogy, 754.

Harry Keefer Sellers1

M, b. 27 May 1906
     Harry Keefer Sellers was born on 27 May 1906 at Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA.1 He was the son of Frank D. Sellers and Laura Ellen Keefer.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 754.

J. S. Sellers1

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     J. S. Sellers married Eliza Dice.1

Child of J. S. Sellers and Eliza Dice

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 754.

Jesse Louis Sellers1

M, b. circa October 1869
     Jesse Louis Sellers was born circa October 1869 at Fayette Co., OH.1 He was the son of Albert Sellers and Charity Kirkpatrick.1 Jesse Louis Sellers married Emma Lutz circa 1893.2

Child of Jesse Louis Sellers and Emma Lutz

Citations

  1. [S566] 1880 Federal Census, Fayette County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Rolls 1013-14; FHL #1255013-14.
  2. [S417] 1900 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1246; FHL #1241246.

John Peter Sellers

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     John Peter Sellers married Lidia Catharine Gilmore, daughter of David Gilmore and Jane Gibson, on 16 June 1854 at Rockingham Co., VA.

Lillian Blanche Sellers

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     Lillian Blanche Sellers married Lloyd E. Frush.

Child of Lillian Blanche Sellers and Lloyd E. Frush

Margaret Sellers1

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     Margaret Sellers married Michael Cope.

Child of Margaret Sellers and Michael Cope

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.38.

Marjorie Ruth Sellers

F, b. 14 July 1927, d. 3 October 1989
     Marjorie Ruth Sellers was born on 14 July 1927 at Verona, Preble Co., OH. She was the daughter of Virgil D. Sellers and Mary I. Walker.1 Marjorie Ruth Sellers married Harold Holp, son of Homer Francis Holp and Edith Mae Pierson, on 14 December 1946, Indiana license date. Marjorie Ruth Sellers died on 3 October 1989 at age 62. She was buried in October 1989 at Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, Montgomery Co., OH, Findagrave Memorial #77022745.

Citations

  1. [S4194] 1930 Federal Census, Preble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1863; FHL #2341597.

Mary C. Sellers

F, b. 22 March 1844, d. 21 January 1911
     Mary C. Sellers was born on 22 March 1844 at Ohio. She married John Eli Locke. Mary C. Sellers died on 21 January 1911 at Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH, at age 66. She was buried in January 1911 at Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Preble Co., OH, Findegrave #24383686.

Child of Mary C. Sellers and John Eli Locke

Maude Sellers1

F, b. December 1874, d. 12 May 1956
     Maude Sellers was born in December 1874 at Fayette Co., OH.1,2 She was the daughter of Albert Sellers and Charity Kirkpatrick.1 Maude Sellers married Elmer Kurtz Algire, son of Andrew Luther Algire and Mary Ann Fish, on 21 June 1899 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH; no children.2 Maude Sellers died on 12 May 1956 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, at age 81.

Citations

  1. [S566] 1880 Federal Census, Fayette County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T9, Rolls 1013-14; FHL #1255013-14.
  2. [S417] 1900 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1246; FHL #1241246.

Ruth Elizabeth Sellers1

F, b. 18 February 1905
     Ruth Elizabeth Sellers was born on 18 February 1905 at Chambersburg, Franklin Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Frank D. Sellers and Laura Ellen Keefer.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 754.

Virgil D. Sellers

M, b. 1898, d. 1961
     Virgil D. Sellers was born in 1898 at Ohio.1 He married Mary I. Walker.1 Virgil D. Sellers died in 1961. He was buried in 1961 at Arlington Cemetery, Brookville, Montgomery Co., OH, Findagrave Memorial #75253919.

Child of Virgil D. Sellers and Mary I. Walker

Citations

  1. [S4194] 1930 Federal Census, Preble County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1863; FHL #2341597.

Ward Lutz Sellers1

M, b. 27 June 1899
     Ward Lutz Sellers was born on 27 June 1899 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH.1 He was the son of Jesse Louis Sellers and Emma Lutz.1 Ward Lutz Sellers began military service on 12 September 1918 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH, Draft registration. He married Virginia B. (?) circa 1927.2 Occupation: Deputy County Auditor in 1930 at Springfield, Clark Co., OH.2
Note: Cannot find any of this family in the 1940 census. DLB 2014.

Citations

  1. [S417] 1900 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1246; FHL #1241246.
  2. [S1358] 1930 Federal Census, Clark County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 1756; FHL #2341491.

William Sellers

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     William Sellers was born. He married Nancy Harrison, daughter of Zebulon A. Harrison and Mary Tallman, in October 1839 at Melrose, VA.

D. Sellman

M, b. circa 1869
     D. Sellman was born circa 1869 at Illinois. He was the son of Freeman P. Kirkendall and Medora D. Fell. D. Sellman was adopted circa 1870 at Illinois.

Albert William Sellner

M, b. 29 May 1913, d. 6 June 1966
     Albert William Sellner was born on 29 May 1913 at Murdo, SD. He married Eleanor Olmstead, daughter of Edmund Walter Olmstead and Loretta Elmira Miller, on 4 August 1935 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA. Albert William Sellner died on 6 June 1966 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 53.

Children of Albert William Sellner and Eleanor Olmstead

Lawrence Eugene Sellner

M, b. 13 June 1936, d. 22 December 1981
     Lawrence Eugene Sellner was born on 13 June 1936 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA. He was the son of Albert William Sellner and Eleanor Olmstead. Lawrence Eugene Sellner died on 22 December 1981 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 45.

Wanda Jeanine Sellner

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     Wanda Jeanine Sellner was the daughter of Albert William Sellner and Eleanor Olmstead.

Emma W. Sells

F, b. 28 June 1860, d. 8 April 1925
     Emma W. Sells was born on 28 June 1860. She was the daughter of Joseph Sells. Emma W. Sells married August Bert Höh, son of Valentin Höh and Margaretha Munzinger, circa 1908. Emma W. Sells died on 8 April 1925 at age 64.

Grace C. Sells1

F, b. 28 September 1918, d. 7 October 2019
     Grace C. Sells was born on 28 September 1918 at Washington Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of William Emory Sells and Pearl Deborah Keefauver.1 Grace C. Sells married George W. Jenkins, son of George Washington Jenkins and Bertie Hale. Grace C. Sells died on 7 October 2019 at Washington Co., TN, at age 101

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

Grace Sells Jenkins, age 101, of Gray, TN went to be with the Lord Monday, October 7, 2019 at NHC Healthcare. Grace was born in Washington County, TN, September 27, 1918, to the late Emory and Pearl Keefauver Sells.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, George W. Jenkins, a son, Rick Jenkins, two brothers, Russell P. Sells and John W. Sells, and a sister, Ruth Sells Hale.

Grace was a lifelong resident of the Gray community and had been an active member of Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church since 1935 where she was affectionately known as “Amazing Grace.”

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Jeanette and Steve Smith, of Gray; a sister, Evelyn Sells Ferguson, also of Gray; and a brother, Allen Sells and his wife, Betty, of Greeneville; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, her loving church family and many friends and neighbors.

A celebration of Grace’s life will be held Friday, October 11, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church, 197 Suncrest Street, Gray, TN with Dr. John Stevens and Dr. Gene Lasley officiating. The family will greet friends from 12:00 pm until time of service. A graveside service will immediately follow at Sulphur Springs Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Bob Edwards, Mark Larkey, Jerry Lovegrove, Bert Martin, Larry Russell and Larry Trent. Honorary pallbearers will be nephews, great nephews and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund, 197 Suncrest Street, Gray, TN 37615 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services, 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423-610-7171) is honored to serve the Jenkins family.

She was buried in October 2019 at Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Jonesborough, Washington Co., TN, Findagrave #203694333.

Child of Grace C. Sells and George W. Jenkins

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

John B. Sells1

M, b. March 1863, d. 17 February 1941
     John B. Sells was also known as "Bud". He was born in March 1863 at Tennessee per 1900 census, or 27 MAR 1864 per headstone.1 He married Mary Elizabeth Owens circa 1887.1 John B. Sells lived on 30 June 1900 at Civil District 11, Washington Co., TN, farming.1 He died on 17 February 1941 at age 77. He was buried in February 1941 at Highland Church of Christ Cemetery, Gray, Washington Co., TN, Findagrave #61120173.

Child of John B. Sells and Mary Elizabeth Owens

Citations

  1. [S465] 1900 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1603; FHL #1241603.

John William Sells1

M, b. 19 September 1922, d. 5 November 2008
     John William Sells was born on 19 September 1922 at Sullivan Co., TN.1 He was the son of William Emory Sells and Pearl Deborah Keefauver.1 John William Sells began military service WW II service, U.S. Army. He died on 5 November 2008 at Johnson City, Washington Co., TN, at age 86

Obituary -- (Findagrave.com):

John W. "J.W." Sells - GRAY
John W. Sells, age 86, 605 Old Stage Rd., Gray, passed away early Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, 2008, with family by his side in Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.

He was born in Sullivan County, TN, and was a son of the late William Emory and Pearl Keefauver Sells. Mr. Sells was a Christian and he attended Fountain of Life Bible Church. He was a member of the Boones Creek Ruritan and a past member of Gray Community Chest.

He served in the U.S. Army in the Southern Philippines 1942-1946 and in Germany 1951-1952. Mr. Sells retired from Eastman Kodak after 44 years of service in the Power and Services Division.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Russell P. Sells, of Kingsport; one sister, Ruth S. Hale of Gray.

Survivors include one daughter, Penny Sells Treadway, of Johnson City; one son, Chris Sells, of Gray; one granddaughter, Heather Olivia McRath, of Johnson City; one great-granddaughter, Tameira Faith McRath, of Johnson City; one brother and sister-in-law, Allen and Betty Sells, of Milton, W.VA; two sisters, Grace S. Jenkins and Evelyn S. Ferguson, both of Gray; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Friday in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel and any other time at the home of a sister, Evelyn Ferguson, 150 Suncrest St., Gray. Funeral services for Mr. Sells will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Vic Young and Dr. Gene Lasley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Cecil Rutledge, Scott Buckingham, Danny McClellan, Phil Sells, Phil Wheelock, Emory Sells and Leland Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers are his nephews.

Military graveside services will be held Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Monte Vista Burial Park. Anyone wishing to go in procession is asked to meet at the funeral home by 11:15 Saturday.

Gray Funeral Home is proud to serve the family of Mr. Sells.

He was buried in November 2008 at Monte Vista Memorial Park, Johnson City, Washington Co., TN, Findagrave #31160527.

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

Joseph Sells

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Child of Joseph Sells

Mildred Ruth Sells1

F, b. 31 May 1921, d. 9 April 2007
     Mildred Ruth Sells was born on 31 May 1921 at Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN.1 She was the daughter of William Emory Sells and Pearl Deborah Keefauver.1 Mildred Ruth Sells married Clarence Hale, son of Jerry M. Hale and Cora Belle Adams, on 5 February 1938 at Gate City, Scott Co., VA, Ceremonty by J. B. Craft, Minister of the Baptist Church. Mildred Ruth Sells died on 9 April 2007 at 876 Suncrest Drive, Gray, Washington Co., TN, at age 85

Obituary -- Johnson City Press, Johnson City, Tennessee; Wednesday, 11 APR 2007, p.2 (Newspapers.com):

Mildred Hale

Mildred Ruth Hale, 85, 876 Suncrest Drr., Gray, died at her residence on Monday, April 9, 2007, under the care of her family, friends and Hospice.

She was born in Kingsport on May 31, 1921, to the late Emory and Pearl Keefauver Sells. She lived most of her life in Gray. Ruth was a homemaker and helped her late husband in his business at the C.E. Hale Jewelry store in downtown Johnson City. She loved making ceramics, fishing and tending to her flowers.

She was a charter member of the Order of Eastern Star Grand View #411 and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Nolichuckey Grand View #194. She was a Christian and of the Methodist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence E. Hale, in 1978; one brother, Russell P. Sells, of Kingsport.

She is survived by her son, Roger Hale, and wife, Margie, of Gray, one granddaughter, Kim Phipps and husband, Kerry; one great-granddaughter, MaKayla Phipps, all of Watauga; two sisters, Grace Jenkins, Evelyn Ferguson, both of Gray; two brothers, John W. Sells, of Gray, Allen Sells and wife, Betty, of Milton, WV; sisters-in-law, Opal Sells, of Kingsport; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Irene Ford and Terena Norris for their loving care in the past several months and to the Adventa Hospice Services for their kindness. The family will be receiving friends Wednesday evening from 6-8:30 p.m., with services to be held at 8:30 p.m. in the Gray Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Gene Lasley officiating.

Pallbearers will be Rick Jenkins, Phil Sells, Danny Sells, Emory Sells, Ricky Sells, Mary Ferguson, Matthew Ferguson, Chris Sells, Allen Sells II, Kerry Phipps

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Tri-Cities Memory Gardens.

Gray Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Hale.

She was buried on 12 April 2007 at East Tennessee Cemetery, Blountville, Sullivan Co., TN, Findagrave #192653311.

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

Russell Patton Sells

M, b. 2 June 1924, d. 5 May 2005
     Russell Patton Sells was also known as Russell Phillip Sells. He was born on 2 June 1924 at Washington Co. (probably), TN.1 He was the son of William Emory Sells and Pearl Deborah Keefauver. Russell Patton Sells married Kathleen DeVault, daughter of Clyde Archer DeVault and Zella Ruth Isenberg, circa September 1946 at Monroe Co., NY (probably). Russell Patton Sells and Kathleen DeVault were divorced. Russell Patton Sells died on 5 May 2005 at Kingsport, Sullivan Co., TN, at age 80

OBITUARY - Herald and Tribune; (TN); March 17, 2005; Cached , Internet:

Russell P. Sells

KINGSPORT - Russell P. Sells, 80, Kingsport, entered peacefully into eternal rest at 12:27 a.m. Saturday (March 5, 2005) at North Side Hospital following an extended illness.

Russell was born in Kingsport and spent his childhood and youth in Gray, TN, before returning to Kingsport in 1955. He retired from Tennessee Eastman Company in 1986 after 44 years of service in the Tenite Division. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II and the Korean War. Russell was a life member of the Charles DeWitt Byrd Post #3382 of the VFW and Hammond Post #3 of the American Legion, having served with both of the color guards. He was Past Commander and Past District Commander of the American Legion. He was also a member of the 40/8 and the Cooties. He was a member and Past Master of the Kingsport Lodge #688, and a member of Sinking Creek Lodge #575, the Order of the Eastern Star Liberty Chapter 198, York Rite Bodies in Kingsport, the Shrine Jericho Temple and the Scottish Rite. Russell was a member of Greenvale Baptist Church in Gray, TN. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

Preceding him in death were his parents, William E. and Pearl Keefauver Sells.

Surviving are his loving wife of more than 49 years, Opal P. Sells; sons, Rickey D. Sells and W. Emory Sells and wife, Diane, all of Kingsport; four grandchildren, Crystal VanHuss and husband, Richard, William E. Sells III, Brandie M. Sells, Shawna B. Sells; and one very special great-grandson, Bryce VanHuss. He is also survived by a daughter, Luanna Wheelock and husband, Phil, Harmony community; sons, R. Phillip Sells and wife, Diane, Pleasant Valley community, Danny D. Sells and wife, Katherine, Gray, TN; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Grace Jenkins, Ruth Hale, Evelyn Ferguson and husband, John, all of Gray, TN; and two brothers, J.W. Sells, Gray, TN, and Allen Sells and wife, Betty, Milton, West Virginia.

Citations

  1. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

William Emory Sells

M, b. 11 June 1898, d. 13 April 1936
     William Emory Sells was born on 11 June 1898 at Washington Co., TN.1,2 He was the son of John B. Sells and Mary Elizabeth Owens.1 William Emory Sells married Pearl Deborah Keefauver, daughter of James Clinton Keefauver and Flora Louise Bacon. William Emory Sells died on 13 April 1936 at Appalachian Hospital, Johnson City, Washington Co., TN, at age 37

Obituary -- Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee; Tuesday, 14 APR 1936, p.3 (Newspapers.com):

WILLIAM E. SELLS SERVICES PLANNED
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Kingsport Citizen Dies In Appalachian Hospital After One Week's Illness
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Funeral services for William Emory Sells, 38, will be conducted from the Highland church near here tomorrow at 10 a.m. with the Rev. O. L. Mankagre officiating. Burial services will be held at the Highland cemetery.

His death at the Appalachian hospital in Johnson City yesterday was attributed to pneumonia. He had been ill for one week.

He was a member of the Highland Baptist church for years and also of the Masonic lodge at Gray's Station.

His wife died two years ago. Now surviving are six chidlren: Grace, Ruth, J. W., Russel, Evelyn, and Allen, all of Gray's Station; his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Sells, two daughters (sic), Mollie Carroll, Fall Branch, and Mrs. Rane Hodge, of West Virginia; two brothers, Andrew of Washington, D.C., and Joe Sells of Penn.

Active pall bearers will be Lloyd Shipley, John Bickley, Ray Martin, Dewey Brown, Amos Hall, and Carl Holt.

Honorary pall bearers and flower bearers will be his fellow masonic members.

The Masonic order will have charge of services at the grave.

He was buried in April 1936 at Highland Church of Christ Cemetery, Gray, Washington Co., TN, Findagrave #61120176.

Children of William Emory Sells and Pearl Deborah Keefauver

Citations

  1. [S465] 1900 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1603; FHL #1241603.
  2. [S1702] 1930 Federal Census, Washington County, Tennessee. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 2284; FHL #2342018.

Michael Selmo

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     Michael Selmo married Mary Jurish.

Child of Michael Selmo and Mary Jurish