James Madison Sellars

6 September 1845–9 January 1922 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life 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
1845–1922
Mary Jane Royse
1852–1938
Marriage: 27 February 1872
Freddie S Sellars
1873–1879
Laura L Sellers
1875–1902
Loretta M Sellars
1877–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 February 1872
children

(3)

    Freddie S Sellars

    Male1873–1879Male

    Laura L Sellers

    Female1875–1902Female

    Loretta M Sellars

    Female1877–1879Female

Parents and Siblings

    Ira Samuel Sellars

    Male1813–1909Male

    Nancy Jane Williams

    Female1824–1905Female

siblings

(6)

    Emily Sellars

    Female1841–1919Female

    Male1845–1922Male

    Anna M. Sellars

    Female1848–1894Female

    Nathaniel Taylor Sellars

    Male1849–1938Male

    Ira Sellars Williams

    Male1853–1854Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

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

Scottish: patronymic from Sellar( see Seller ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James M Sollass in household of Ira S Sellars, "United States Census, 1850"
  • J M Sellers in household of I S Sellers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Sellars, "United States Census, 1920"

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