Julia Janet Selley

Female13 March 1854–6 June 1939

Brief Life History of Julia Janet

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.

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Daniel Chapman King
Julia Janet Selley
Marriage: 22 September 1871
Leta May King
Ida Minnie King
Herbert Wells King
Florence Alice King

Sources (36)

  • Julia King in household of Daniel C King, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Julia J Selley, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Julia Jennette King, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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  • Marriage
    22 September 1871Johnson, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 3

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 27

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon):

    variant of Seeley .

    habitational name from Selly Oak in Northfield (Worcestershire), probably from Old English scelf ‘shelf, ledge’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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