James Madison Sellars

Male6 September 1845–9 January 1922

Brief Life History of James Madison

When James Madison Sellars was born on 6 September 1845, in Indiana, United States, his father, Ira Samuel Sellars, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Jane Williams, was 21. He married Mary Jane Royse on 27 February 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 14 Pomona, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 9 January 1922, in Appleton, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Sellars
Mary Jane Royse
Marriage: 27 February 1872
Freddie S Sellars
Laura L Sellers
Loretta M Sellars

Sources (9)

  • James M Sollass in household of Ira S Sellars, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Madison Sellars, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Madison Sellars - Cemetery record or headstone: burial: ; Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 February 1872
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1851 · Constitution of 1851

    Age 6

    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 21

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sellers .

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

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