Charles Clifton Sellers

26 September 1936–2015 (Age 78)
Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis, Georgia, United States

The Life of Charles Clifton

Charles Clifton Sellers was born on 26 September 1936. He died in 2015, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hazlehurst, Jeff Davis, Georgia, United States.

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Charles Clifton Sellers
1936–2015
Claudia Virginia Grindle
1938–

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World Events (3)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1941

Age 5

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 6

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Seller 1–4.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Charles C. Sellers, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles Clifton Sellers, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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