Rebecca Jane Sellars

Brief Life History of Rebecca Jane

When Rebecca Jane Sellars was born in 1827, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Sellars, Jr., was 45 and her mother, Nancy Mitchen Rainey, was 32. She married James V. Moore about 1845, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1905, in her hometown, at the age of 78.

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James V. Moore
Rebecca Jane Sellars
Marriage: about 1845
Mollie E. Moore Smith

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  • Rebecca Moore in entry for Robert Brown Smith and Mollie E. Moore, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Rebecca Moore in entry for Robert Brown Smith and Mollie E. Moore, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Sellers .

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

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