William Henry Sellers

7 August 1901–2 March 1990 (Age 88)
Graham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Sellers was born on 7 August 1901, in Graham, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Flagerty Sellers, was 23 and his mother, Cordella Allman, was 22. He married Icey Leoah Shope on 21 September 1920, in Rock Springs, Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Kings Mountain, Cleveland, North Carolina, United States in 1930 and Civil District 17, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 2 March 1990, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Sellers
1901–1990
Icey Leoah Shope
1905–1995
Marriage: 21 September 1920
Lillie M Sellers
1921–1996
Ethel Sellers - Whitehead
1925–
Ronald Oliver Sellers
1926–1926
Glenn Sellers
1926–2002
Pauline Frances Sellers
1929–2015
Ruby Sellers
1932–
Arnold Beechard Sellers Sr.
1934–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 September 1920
Rock Springs, Pitt, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Lillie M Sellers

    Female1921–1996Female

    Ethel Sellers - Whitehead

    Female1925–Female

    Ronald Oliver Sellers

    Male1926–1926Male

    Glenn Sellers

    Male1926–2002Male

    Pauline Frances Sellers

    Female1929–2015Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Sellars in household of John Sellars, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Will Sellers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Will Sellers, "United States Census, 1940"

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