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SELLARS, THOMAS DARLEY.                  1807-1865

     Thomas Darley Sellars (generally referred to as "Darley" Sellars) was
born in Barnwell District, S.C, Feb. 13, 1807, a son of David and Sarah
Sellars and a grandson of John Guess, R, S, (Vol. II). He came to Georgia
with his maternal grandparents in his youth and was in Camden County with
them in 1826. However, returned to his old home in Barnwell District and was
married there in 1829 to Miss Jane Copeland, daughter of Lott Copeland (Vol.
I). She was born there August 25, 1812. To Darley and Jane Sellars were born

1.  Elender                 B. 1830, m. 1st. John G. Rice:, 2nd. William
Hughes (Vol. II).
2.  Mary E.                B. 1832, m. Stephen Moore.
3.  Rebecca J.            B. 1836, m. Benjamin Moore
4.  Rebecca               B. 1839, m. Warren Moore
5.  David Lott           B. 1842, m. Jane Howell, dau. Of John G. , moved to
Pasco Co, Fla.
6.  Penelope              B. 1845, m. 1st. John Moore, son of Allen:, 2nd.
Stephen Wetherington.
7.  George L.            B. 1847, m. Probably died in his youth
8.  James A. F.          B. 1849, m. Mannie J-------------
9.  Isham A. T.         B.  1850, probably died in his youth
10.Rachel                 B. 1854. M. Thomas L. Blanton         

     Darley Sellars moved with his family about 1841 to Lowndes County,
Georgia, and settled in the section just west of the Alapaha River; and in
1858 was cut out of Lowndew into Echols County. He died there Sept. 28,
1865. His wife survived nearly thirty years, and died August 18, 1894. They
were buried at Wayfare Church.
     Mr. Sellars and wife were members of Wayfare Primitive Baptist  Church
and were baptized into its membership about 1843. He served as church clerk
1847-48 and again 1853-58. He was ordained to the deaconshop March 5, 1853.
About 1858-59 he was expelled on account of doctrinal differences, and he
and his wife united with nearby Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church and was
received as a ordained deacon. He continued in that capacity in Macedonia
Church until his death.
     Darley Sellars served as 4th Corporal in the Indian War under Capt.
John J. Johnson in 1840
Betty Jo Colter