Rev Samuel Sellers

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Rev Samuel Sellers was born on 14 March 1787, in Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, his father, Matthew Sellars, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Ann Corbett, was 37. He married Agnes Hannah Norwood on 21 March 1818. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 25 August 1822, in West Feliciana, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Newtonia, Wilkinson, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rev Samuel Sellers
1787–1822
Agnes Hannah Norwood
1791–1860
Marriage: 21 March 1818
Martha Anne Hannah Sellers
1820–1890
Cynthia Louise Maghee Sellers
1821–1900

Sources (13)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Samuel Sellers, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Samuel Sellers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

1789 · Becomes 12th State

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

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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Rev Samuel Sellers - Find a Grave Index History

Great-great-great grandson of William Sellers Methodist Minister. His sermon and diary notes cover a period of 1814 to 1815, whereas he travelled the countryside of Warren County, Mississippi providi …

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