Sarah Jane Sellers

30 October 1827–1 March 1900 (Age 72)
McMinn, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Sellers was born on 30 October 1827, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States, her father, Rev Micah H Sellers, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Breeden, was 27. She married William Riley Dobbs on 17 November 1846, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Pineville, McDonald, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 1 March 1900, in McDonald, Missouri, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Riley Dobbs
Sarah Jane Sellers
Marriage: 17 November 1846
Paris Lafayette Dobbs
Nellie Dobbs
Sarah Ann Dobbs
Francis M Dobbs
Joseph Laudawick Dobbs

Spouse and Children

17 November 1846
McMinn, Tennessee, United States



    Sarah Ann Dobbs


    Francis M Dobbs


    Joseph Laudawick Dobbs


    Nellie Dobbs


Parents and Siblings

    Rev Micah H Sellers


    Sarah Breeden




    William Pleasant Sellers


    Mary Sellers


    Isaiah Sellers


    Nancy Sellers


    Charity Sellers


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 2

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.

Age 33

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Sellars in household of Michael Sellars, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah J Dobbs in household of William R Dobbs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J Dobbs in household of William Dobbs, "United States Census, 1850"

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