RON'S PAGE
Ron Sellers [ronsellerssr@gmail.com]  (march 2008)
        ron@icdc.com
Ron.Sellers3@verizon.net   (MARCH 2002)

    Having just begun 'the quest' it began to be apparent that
you have been involved in research and information gathering
on and about the Sellers Family, and that it might be a quantum
leap to contact you for some assistance.

Hoping that you do not find this an intrusion, I will 'rough out'
what little I know and follow wherever it leads from that point
on.

My name is Ronald W. Sellers (the W. stands for Willis) and I live
in a suburb of Philadelphia, Pa. called Springfield (Delaware County)

I was born March 10, 1928 - (U.S. Grant Hospital) in Chicago where
my Father Willis W. Sellers ( his W stands for William) and his brother
Everett had 'migrated' from Hayesville (Clay County) North Carolina
during the World War 1 period via working in the steel foundries of
Lewistown, Pa. Later Everett moved on to the Los Angeles area and my
Father moved East to Philadelphia.

Adam Sellers (my Grandfather in Hayesville) was born October 23, 1876
and died in February, 1964. His SSN is 237-58-9364. He is buried at
Oak Forest United Methodist Church in Hayesville.

Dorah Sellers, my Grandmother, was 'Kitchens' before she married, and I
have found a fair amount of information about her side of the family, but
there are quite a few errors in what there is, so can't rely on that.

About all there is would be this: an I.A. Sellers listed as the Father of
Adam,
and that's about all! (For some reason always thought it was George or
David?)

Ephraim Woodfin Kitchens (born Cherokee County 7/7/1854, died 12/16/38)
and Lillie Spivey (altho' someone said this is a mistake, it should be
'Byers')
are the parents of Dorah.

>From there on back there are David Kitchens, Ephriam Kitchens, Mary
Polly
Glazner, Virginia Jane Picklesimer, David Picklesimer and Nancy Rodgers.

A final piece of information - the family home and farm are on Downings
Creek
in Hayesville. My Uncle Carl Sellers had three of his boys build homes
there
-
Jackie, Larry and Stephen. Carl and his first wife Lola Catherine
(McClure) are
also buried at Oak Forest, as is my Dad Willis. (Don't quite know why,
but when looking at the cemetary lists the name 'Little Boy' or 'Little Girl'
always tugs at my heart)

And that about wraps up all I know at this time. I appreciate your time
and assistance, and will look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks in advance-
Ron Sellers
( Ron@icdc.com )



RON - Thank You - We have several working on these SELLERS in Macon and
Cherokee
Co, NC  and CLAY CO made from same in 1861.
I see 1880 CLAY CO, NC=
G.A. SELLERS 30M NC
MARGARET 30 NC WIFE
ADAM 3 NC SON
M.M. 2F NC DAU
ALMER KITCHENS 6/12 = Relation Not Reported
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1870 CLAY CO = didnt see any SELLERS - KITCHENS are here
1860 = would be CHEROKEE or MACON CO, NC
1850 CHEROKEE CO, NC=
DAVID SELLERS 43NC
CLARRISA 41 NC
JULIANNA B. 20 NC
JANE B. 19 NC
MARY 17 NC
ANN C. 16 NC
J?EHIEL 15M NC
ELIZABETH 13 NC
FELIX 11 NC
JAMES 9 NC
ENOS M. 7 NC
GEORGE 2 NC

PERHAPS, someone could send us an 1860 census on these families, so we
can SEE
them. Thanks for sharing, marie, iowa



> Marie - Thanks for your response. From what you
> found I can begin to 'straighten out' my information,
> which shows that in 1850 David and Clarissa Sellers
> had ten children, the youngest of whom was George,
> (age 2 at that time)
>
> Then in 1880 G.A. Sellers (must be George, now 30ish) &
> Margaret Sellers have two children, the oldest of
> whom would be my Grandfather Adam (Age 2)
>
> This is further coroborated by his (Adam) SSN
> birthdate as being October 23, 1876.
>
> Adam and Dorah had ten children, Willis (my Dad) being
> the first and oldest.
>
> Now I'll endeavor to obtain 1860 Census information -
> (I recall some few years ago on a visit going to an
> office where they had records of David or George
> purchasing several parcels of land on Downings
> Creek over a period of years. Not having begun
> anything specific at that time, the information was
> interesting but didn't 'connect' with much.)
>
> Having lived with Adam and Dorah on the farm in
> Hayesville for about a year when I was 8 to 10 years
> old may make it easier to dig further into the records,
> if I am able to contact cousins and other family members
> who still live there.
>
> Thanks once more for your interest - will keep you
> up-to-date on whatever I find .
>
> Ron, Pennsylvania

RON  - Thanks - That may have been deed records you saw at that time -
Very Good to trace  families. There are several counties to search here
for these families. And we only have a few of the Older Deeds posted.
You may be able to follow the hi-lited links on our pages and get some
ideas what we need. Thanks, marie, iowa
http://www.netins.net/showcase/sellerfamily/ncmacon.htm

    

Back around 2002 I sent you a a couple of letters

and you were kind enough to reply and offer some

information about my Grandfather, Adam Sellers

and his wife Dora,( whose maiden name was Kitchens,)

who resided in Hayesville, Clay County, North Carolina.

 

My Grandson, Lndsey Sellers has expressed an interest

in 'picking up the banner' and in looking for the correspondence

we shared back then noticed that all of my old e-mail addresses

have changed, so wanted to up-date that information ..my current is:

      ronsellerssr@gmail.com

If you'dike me to forward a copy olf our exchange I'll be happy to

send it along... in hopes that in the intrim there may have been

more information which would have come to light.

 

Cheers!

Ron Sellers

(Philadelphia, Pa.)
Ron Sellers [ronsellerssr@gmail.com]
march 2008

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RON, thanks updated your email on your main page. Were we doing the dna tests then? you might be interested. http://www.sellers-sellars-sollars-zellars.net/sellers_dna_results.htm There is a Join list on there = about $100,. Use the Sellers join list as it is cheaper. Best wishes and glad to meet your grandson. marie, iowa

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