Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers

19 April 1853–20 January 1921 (Age 67)
Henry, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nancy Ann Melissa

When Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers was born on 19 April 1853, in Henry, Alabama, United States, her father, Rufus Daniel Sellers, was 30 and her mother, Amanda Caroline Jones, was 27. She married William Nathan Hughes on 3 July 1868, in Henry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 2 Balkum, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 6 Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died on 20 January 1921, in Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union Hill Baptist Cemetery, Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathan Hughes
1852–1927
Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers
1853–1921
Marriage: 3 July 1868
Eula L Hughes
1869–1907
Ada Anna Hughes
1872–1909
Annie Amanda Hughes
1875–1935
Dawson Columbus Hughes
1877–1946
Josephine Hughes
1881–1921
William Fitzhugh Hughes
1883–1948
Gertrude Hughes
1886–1978
Claudia Pastora Hughes
1887–1966
Audrey B Hughes
1889–1957
Robert Hughes
1892–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1868
Henry, Alabama, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Calista Ward Sellers

    Female1849–1919Female

    Ashley Bethel Sellers

    Male1850–1933Male

    Female1853–1921Female

    Virginia Ansley Sellers

    Female1858–Female

    Female1860–1928Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 8

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Seller 1–4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Hughs in household of William Hughs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Milesa Hughs in household of William Hughs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nancy M Hughes in household of William N Hughes, "United States Census, 1910"

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