James Robert Sellers

Brief Life History of James Robert

When James Robert Sellers was born on 21 January 1876, in DeKalb, Alabama, United States, his father, Hugh Lee Sellers, was 19 and his mother, Mahala Missouria Shelton, was 23. He married Elender Rosella Valentine on 8 October 1903, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States for about 60 years. He died on 26 August 1949, in Alamosa, Alamosa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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James Robert Sellers
Elender Rosella Valentine
Marriage: 8 October 1903
Robert Earl Sellers
Delsie Sellers
Dorothy Sellers
Hazel R. Sellers
Arnold James Sellers

Sources (27)

  • James Robert Sellers, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James R. Sellers, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • James Robert Sellers, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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Historical Boundaries: 1878: Conejos, Colorado, United States 1913: Alamosa, Colorado, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Seller , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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