Barbara Sells

Female26 February 1808–2 September 1880

Brief Life History of Barbara

When Barbara Sells was born on 26 February 1808, in Brown, Ohio, United States, her father, Benjamin Sells, was 24 and her mother, Katuren "Catherine" Baum, was 32. She married Benjamin Collimore Plummer on 16 June 1825, in Brown, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Walker Township, Rush, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 2 September 1880, in Rush, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Goddard Cemetery, Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Collimore Plummer
Barbara Sells
Marriage: 16 June 1825
James Plummer
Martha Plummer
Benjamin A. Plummer
Sarah E Plummer
Louisa Plummer
Tabitha Ellen Plummer
John S Plummer
Cynthia Plummer
July Plummer
Mary Elizabeth Plummer
Benjamin Plummer
Zachory Taylor Plummer
Percilla Plummer

Sources (14)

  • Louisa Plumber in household of Benjamin Sells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Barbary Sell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Barbara Sells Plummer, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1825Brown, Ohio, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1822: Rush, Indiana, United States

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sell , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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