Hello Sellers Seekers!
I have Obits for two Sellers relatives and would love to know if any of you
out there know any more about this family. My line of the family descends
from Anna and Thomas J James. Anna is the daughter of Margaretta and
July 10, 1924
Mrs. M. B. Sellers, 87, Dies at Cramer Home
was Mother of Mrs. Cauffiel and Mrs. James of Johnstown
Mrs Margaretta B. Riehl Sellers, aged 87, mother
of Mrs. Joseph
of the Seventeenth ward and one of the oldest and best known residents of
Indiana county, expired at 6:45 O'clock last evening at the Sellers
homestead in Cramer, where she spent practically her entire life. Mrs.
Sellers had been ailing for some time and her condition became serious
four weeks ago. Members of her family were at the bedside when the funal
Mrs. Sellers was born in Westmoreland county March 18, 1837, and when
she and the late Frederick Sellers were married they took up their
in Cramer. Mr. Sellers' death occured at the homestead 20 years ago. Mrs.
Sellers is survived by the following children: Brinton, wife of ex-mayor
Cauffiel of the Seventeenth ward; Mary, wife of Napoleon Naugle, Cramer;
Anna, wife of Thomas J. James, 207 Vine street; Margaret, wife of leon
Rosenberry, Cramer, and John Sellers, who makes his home with the James
family. A number of grand-children and great-granchildren also survive.
Mrs. Sellers is survived by one brother, George Riehl of Greensburg. She
was a member of the Methodist church at Cramer and was highly respected in
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clck tomorrow afternoon at
Sellers homestead. Interment will be in the cemetery at Cramer.
The Johnstown Tribune
Monday, June 1, 1903
Frederick Sellers, a prominent resident of souther Indiana County, died
yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock at this home in Cramer, aged eighty three
years. He had been ill for some time. Death was the outcome of diseases
incident to his advanced age.
Mr. Sellers is survived by his widow, Mrs. Margaretta B. Sellers; two
brothers John and James Sellers, of Altoona, an adopted son, W. J. Bowen,
Conemaugh, and the following children: John H Sellers, Anna, wife of Thomas
J. James, and Brinton, wife of Joseph Cauffiel, all of Johnstown; Jennie,
wife of J. H. Cauffiel, of Toledo O., Mary, wife of N> B. Naugle, and
Margaet, wife of Lee Rosenberry, both of Cramer.
The Funeral will take place at 10 o'clock to-morrow morning, with
interment in Cramer.
Thanks in advance,
Lisa Barnes Hudgel