Georgia Ethel Sellars

7 June 1882–1917 (Age 34)
Round Prairie, Benton, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Georgia Ethel

When Georgia Ethel Sellars was born on 7 June 1882, in Round Prairie, Benton, Arkansas, United States, her father, Wesley A Sellars, was 42 and her mother, Mary Ann Frances Philips, was 34. She married Otis W. Kisner about 1903, in Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died in 1917, at the age of 35, and was buried in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Otis W. Kisner
Georgia Ethel Sellars
Marriage: about 1903
Rosalee Kisner

Spouse and Children

about 1903
Watertown, Wilson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    John W. Sellars


    Idella Sellars


    Leona Sellars


    Myrtle Lyle Sellers



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 1

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Sellar( see Seller ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Georgia Sellars in household of Frances Sellars, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Georgia Boatright in household of B B Boatright, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Georgia Ethel Sellers Boatright, "Find A Grave Index"

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