Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers

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

The Life Summary 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
Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers
Marriage: 3 July 1868
Eula L Hughes
Ada Anna Hughes
Annie Amanda Hughes
Dawson Columbus Hughes
Josephine Hughes
William Fitzhugh Hughes
Gertrude Hughes
Claudia Pastora Hughes
Audrey B Hughes
Robert Hughes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1868Henry, Alabama, United States
  • Children


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    +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.
    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 (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Seller , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • N A M Sellers in household of R D Sellers, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Malissa Sellars, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
    • Nancy M. Hughes, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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