ROBERTSON CO, TN
OHIO, WV (Miller's)
Two pictures of George Sellers can be found at:
They were taken in December 1947 in Pike Co IL.
1830 PIKE CO, IL =
ABRAHAM H. SELDERS, PAGE 94 6S2W
CYNTHIA SELLERS, PAGE 41 3S2W
BENJAMIN SELLON, PAGE 247 SNY ISLAND
1850 PIKE CO, IL CENSUS =
1850 Chambersburg Township
268 272 Abram Nighswonger 25 M 500 Va.
Jane 23 F Ky.
Margaret 2 F IL.
Cynthia Sellers 14 F IL.
1006 1038 Abraham H. Selders 55 M Blacksmith
Sarah 32 F N.Y.
Isaac F. 3 M IL.
Levina 2 F IL.
Martha A. Meachem 7/12 IL.
1627 1644 Benjamin Sellon 31 M Farmer
Harriett 34 F Ireland
John 1 M IL.
It looks like I found a duplicate entry for Michael Sellers=1850 DAVIS CO, IOWA
MICHAEL SELLERS 32 OH, PAGE 254, PERRY TWP
LUCRETIA 24 OH
MILES E. 4 IA
GEORGE 1 IA
next MIZE, EVANS
Found in the 1850 Census for Pike Co IL is:
Michael Cellers, 31, M, PA
Lucretia Cellers, 23, F, OH
Niles Cellers, 3, M, IA
George Cellers, 1, M, IA
These are most certainly the same people. Most likely moved
in the spring of 1850 around the time the census was taken and managed to get
into it in both locations?
Also found in the 1850 Pike Co IL census is:
Abram Nighswonger, 25, M, VA
Jane Nighswonger, 23, F, KY
Margare Nighswonger, 2, F, IL
Cynthia Sellers, 14, F, IL
Abraham H. Selders, 55, M, PA
Sarah Selders, 32, F, NY
Isaac F. Selders, 3, M, IL
Levina Selders, 2, F, IL
Martha A. Meachem, 7/12, F, IL
All three entries in Pike Co are in different townships so
there is no definate connection between the three families at this time.
Barbara (Saxbury) Freeman
15 Apr 2002 03:18:53 EDT
I wasn't able to find the Michael Sellers family in the 1860 census
Co IL though they were there in 1850 and 1870. I did find several families
that I do not know if they are connected.
1860 Pike Co IL Census
Sellers, George, 25, m, farmwork, IN
, Sarah, 16, f, housework, IL
Sellers, David, 37, m, farmer, PA (ck 1850 Martin Co, In) Where 1870/1880 =
, Eliza, 35, f, housework, IN
, Loursa, 13, f, IN
, Ema, 11, f, IN
, George, 9, m, IN
, Cornelia, 7, f, IL
, E**ana, 5, f, IL
, Alice, 3, f, IL
, Volney, 1, m, IL
Sellers, J. B., 33, m, Carpenter, PA
, Ellen, 22, f, OH
, M. A., 5, f, IA (IA state has an 1856 CENSUS , msh)
, A. C., 1, m, MO
1870 PIKE CO, IL = partial?
"The Sellers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
1870 (Pike Co. Census) (unable to locate in 1880) (ck Hickory Co, Mo)
Sellers, Milton 37 steam engineer TN. (ck 1860 Scott)
Millie 35 keeps house MO.
Pleasant Hill Twp, Pike Co, IL
Page 10, Household 67
[ ] = My notes
Sellers, Michael, 45, m, farmer, OH
, Amanda [Lucretia], 44, f, keep house, OH
, George, 20, m, farm hand, IL
, Curtis, 18, m, farm hand, IL
, Frances [Franklin], 16, m, farm hand, IL
, Lucretia, 14, f, , IL
, Parker, 10, m, , IL
, Cain [King], 8, m, , IL
, Mary, 6, f, , IL
, Cora, 2, f, , IL
Mary Cellers married Daniel Miles May 2, 1886 - Pike Co IL
Pleasant Hill Twp, Pike Co, IL
Page 12, Household 81
Sellers, Miles, 22, m, laborer, IL
, Mary, 20, f, keep house, IL
, Ellen, 1, f, , IL
George Sellars 35 IN , BARRY TWN
Sarah Sellars 25
Rena Sellars 8
Ellen Sellars 4
Robert Sellars 1
1880 PIKE CO, IL
DANIEL MILES AND MARY SELLERS =
The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Mrs. Cyntha Buffington.
DAR ID Number: 34629
Born in Pike County, Illinois.
Widow of John Buffington.
Descendant of Howell Sellers.
Daughter of Howell Sellers and Margaret Conner, his wife.
Howell Sellers, (1762-1842), served under different commands in the South Carolina line and
was at the battles of Stone Ferry, Briar Creek and the siege of Savannah. He was [p.220] born
in Chatham county, N. C., and was a pensioner from Pike county, Ill., where he died.
Also No. 14475.
The index can be found at:
and the surnames from the pictures are:
Saxbury, Buttram, Pulliam, Brown, Pickett, Stewart, Swan, Ragen,
Barnett, Christianson, Blacketter, Schueff, Orville, Nighswonger,
Christianer, Arville, Howard, Peek, Colvin, Henderson, Scott, Arthur, Leo,
Horn, Brashears, Emerson, Wilson, Klitz, Amos, Seba, Murphy, Bangert,
Hathaway, Sellers, Baker, Pyrar, Lord, Niffen, Brackley, Steers, Beck,
Ripple, Kinnamon, Kelso, Shandham, Carpenter, Ward, Neff, Jefferies,
Pziemmer (sp?), Williams, McCleary, and Havens.
Feel free to download any pictures you want from the site.
Have a great day,
13 Apr 2002 01:22:32 EDT
As far as I can tell none of these Sellers are in my lines though
my home county. Just thought it may help someone else.
Jeremiah Pence, farmer, sec. 6; P. O., Pittsfield; was born in Rockingham
county, Va., in 1807; is a son of William and Christina (Sellers) Pence, of
that State. He was married in Ohio in 1832, to Margaret A. Brawly, a native
of North Carolina; he came to this county in 1837, and the following year he
selected the site of his present home, which, from an unbroken wilderness,
has been transformed to a well cultivated farm, comprising 185 acres, valued
at $40 per acre. Mr. P. is one of the oldest settlers of the county, and a
staunch Democrat. Of his several children 3 are living.
Page 854 & 855
Kinderhook Public Schools --The high-school department of the Kinderhook
schools is an excellent running order under the management of Prof. Elkanah
Sellers, who conducts the school on the latest Normal plan. The recitations
of the B. class in geography are given in writing by the entire class upon
the blackboard. This work is examined the following morning and criticised,
the pupils generally manifesting great interest in their studies. The school
building is a large two-story brick structure, and contains three rooms.
B. F. Guss, farmer, sec, 3; P.O., Barry; was born in Juniata county, Pa. In
1835, and is a son of William and Mary (Foltz) Guss, natives of
where she died. Wm. Guss came to this county with his family in 1848, and
settled in this tp., where he is at this time living. The subject of this
sketch was married in 1859 to Miss Jane Sellers, a native of Pennsylvania.
them have been born 4 children, all of whom are living; Rosaline, Edwin S.,
William C. and Hattie E. He settled on his present farm in the fall of 1859,
consisting of 116 acres, valued at $50 per acre. Mr. Guss has served as a
School Director, and in politics is a Democrat.
Elkanah W. Sellers, school-teacher, was born in Barry tp., Sept. 27, 1857,
son of David Sellers, of the same tp., who brought his family to this county
in 1852. Mr. S. received a part of his education at the Christian
Canton, Mo., and a part at Chaddock College at Quincy, and is the present
principal of the Kinderhook schools.
Barbara (Saxbury) Freeman
Would someone do an obit look up for an
Alice Sellers, SCHIPULL,SHAPOHL (Br 1859) Died Dec 9, 1898 Buried in Hull Cemetery, Pike Co Her grave marker is Sellers. Her maiden name was Sellers and she married Godfrey Schipull Dec 22, 1897, by the County Judge. Am also looking for obit on Godfrey Schipull Br 1848/49 Germany who died shortly after his wife Alice and child died and is also buried in the Hall Cemetery but there is no marker. Records show Shapohl with no dates or or age and A child (no dates, age or name) also buried with no marker in the same Cemetery. Godfrey died from poisoning??!! Leads to a little mystery! But did write for Corner Records etc and there was no information other than the Hull Cemetery page 57 record. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you Peace, Shirley - CT.shirley Greimann [email@example.com]
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