Barbara Sells

26 February 1808–2 September 1880 (Age 72)
Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary 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 4 sons and 6 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 Plummer
Louisa Plummer
Tabitha Ellen Plummer
John S Plummer
Cynthia Plummer
Mary Elizabeth Plummer
Zachory “Zac” Taylor Plummer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1825Brown, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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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 9
    BROWN COUNTY This sub-division of the state was formed from Adams and Clermont, March 1, 1817, and named for Gen. Jacob Brown, a gallant officer in the War of 1812.
    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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    Sources (13)

    • Barbary Plummer in household of Bery C Plummer, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Barbary Sell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Babara Sells in entry for Taylor Plumer, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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