When Julia Janet Selley was born on 13 March 1854, in Sangerfield, Sangerfield, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Selley, was 52 and her mother, Lucinda Fox, was 42. She married Daniel Chapman King on 22 September 1871, in Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States for about 25 years. She died on 6 June 1939, at the age of 85, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.
variant of Seeley .
habitational name from Selly Oak in Northfield (Worcestershire), probably from Old English scelf ‘shelf, ledge’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.