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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William Henry Sellers
Icey Leoah Shope
Marriage: 21 September 1920
Lillie M Sellers
Ethel Sellers - Whitehead
Ronald Oliver Sellers
Glenn Sellers
Pauline Frances Sellers
Ruby Sellers
Arnold Beechard Sellers Sr.

Spouse and Children

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


    Lillie M Sellers


    Ethel Sellers - Whitehead


    Ronald Oliver Sellers


    Glenn Sellers


    Pauline Frances Sellers


+2 More Children

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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.

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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