I am researching my ancestry. My grandfather's name was Benjamin
Franklin Sellers sr. One may find links to my family tree home page at:
Keith Sellers posted: Sellers family reunion tenative date -
Keith Alan Sellers
Benjamin Franklin Sellers sr and Martha Cogburn Sellers -
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I am researching the SELLERS and the
DONALDSON families from Haywood County,
N.C. These are my grandfathers surnames. In
addition, I am researching my grandmother's families,
the COGBURN and LOOPER families from the
My father's father, Benjamin Franklin SELLERS sr.
married Martha Ann Cogburn in 1905. They have 10
children: Chester, Mary, Edith, B.F. jr., John, David,
Essie, William, Bonnie, and James. He moved from
Georgia to N.C. in the 19th century.
My mother's father, Jacob Lawrence Donaldson
married Lydia Looper (unknown date). They have 8
children: Mary, Florilla, Katherine, James, William,
Clarence, Evelyn, and Francis Elizabeth. They
resided in South Carolina early in the first half of the
I have found numerous references to family members
in the Social Security cd-rom set provided by Family
Tree Maker, but no information in the World Family
Tree cd-rom set.
Any information will be appreciated.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SELLERS, son ofBENJAMIN FRANKLIN SELLER 1872/1972 and Martha COGBURN 1881/1973,
KEITH ALAN SELLERS
I visited relatives this Christmas and picked up a GEDCOM file
See genealogy report at the bottom ofthe page.
It is 38 pages in length.
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Page Genealogy Report:
ABRAHAM LENDA "JESSE" SELLERS
Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Site: User Home Page Genealogy Report: Descendants of PAUL
(HANS PAUL) SELLERS (SOLLER)
Keith Alan Sellers <email@example.com>
Marie Sellers Hollinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Where is the web page? All I get is "Sellers Genealogy Page #2". Do
you have any new information for me? My FTM home page is currently
under construction - I am removing living individuals with ged clean.
The book that I had will be put back on soon. You can keep the link to
my page. I have some new information from the Cogburn branch of my
ancestor tree on the Sellers that details their life here in the mnts.
I am working 2 jobs this summer so that I can go to school at the
university this fall and it will be Tues or Wed before I can work on my
web page any more. Visiting my www.dnet.net/kaseller page (genealogy
page) and then the tree graphic will tell you about my 8 ggp(incl
Keith Alan Sellers
Contributed by KEITH
Descendants of ABRAHAM LENDA
Generation No. 1
1. ABRAHAM LENDA "JESSE"1 SELLERS was born Abt. 1730 in GERMANY
and died 1790 in NORTH CAROLINA ?. He married UN-KNOWN SELLERS.
Notes for ABRAHAM LENDA "JESSE" SELLERS:
Abraham Jesse Sellers came from Pennsylvana with 7sons & 3 daughters.(In
Ireland SELLERS is known as BACK STRIPE'S.in GERMANY is known as SCHLLERS.)
This was taken from my Father's papers(William Henry Sellers). An Abraham
Sellers had patent on 100 acres in Duplin co. NC 3-13-1756.(maybesame
Children of ABRAHAM SELLERS and UN-KNOWN SELLERS are:
DAVID2 SELLERS, b. 1755, PENNSYLVANIA; d. 1821, NORTH
JERIMIAH SELLERS, b. 1757, PENNSYLVANIA; d. 1817,
HAYWOOD CO. N.C.; m. JANE MCCULLOCH, January 06, 1780,
ROWAN CO. NC.
JAMES SELLERS, b. 1759, NORTH CAROLINA; d. 1830, TENN.
FRANCIS CONRAD SELLERS, b. 1760, PENN ?; d. November 12,
1854, CANTON N.C..
JOSHAWAY SELLERS, b. 1761, NORTH CAROLINA; d. 1820,
JOSEPH SELLERS, b. 1763, NORTH CAROLINA; d. 1830, TENN.
REBECCA SELLERS, b. 1765, NORTH CAROLINA; d. October 16,
1834, BURKE CO. N.C..
RUTH SELLERS, b. 1766, NORTH CAROLINA; d. 1834.
SARAH SELLERS, b. 1769, CHATHAM CO , NORTH CAROLINA;
d. 1864, MACON CO. N.C..
JOHN SELLERS, b. 1770, CHATHAM CO , NORTH CAROLINA; d.
1840, NORTH CAROLINA.
Generation No. 2
2. FRANCIS CONRAD2 SELLERS (ABRAHAM LENDA "JESSE"1) was born 1760
in PENN ?,
and died November 12, 1854 in CANTON N.C.. He married ELIZABETH ??????? 1785 in
Notes for FRANCIS CONRAD SELLERS:
LAND DEED FROM COONROD SELLERS TO EPHRIAM CHRISTOPHER (91 ACRES)
EPHRIAM CHRISTOPHER (25 ACRES) ON HOMINY CREEK 2-1836 TO JAMES
ACRES) 3-1837 TO JOHN SELLERS (50 ACRES) ON HOMINY CREEK 5-1825.TO
CHRISTOPHER (100 ACRES) ON HOMINY CREEK 6-1842.
Children of FRANCIS SELLERS and ELIZABETH ??????? are:
CATY3 SELLERS, b. 1786, PA or VA; d. 1851; m. ADAM
CARPENTER, 1801, ROCKINGHAM CO. VA.
ANN SELLERS, b. 1787, VIRGINIA; d. 1848, ???; m. JOSEPH
WHITE, August 01, 1805, WYTHE CO. VA.
MARY SELLERS, b. 1788, PA or VA; d. 1870, HAYWOOD CO. NC;
m. HENRY MILLER, 1806, ROCKINGHAM CO. VA.
Notes for HENRY MILLER:
Conrad Sellers consents. Sur: Henry Carpenter.
JOHN "BLACKSMITH" SELLERS, b. 1789, NORTH CAROLINA; d.
1859, CANTON N.C..
BETSY SELLERS, b. 1790, PA or VA; d. 1865; m. ISAAC FRIDLEY,
1809, ROCKINGHAM CO. VA.
Notes for BETSY SELLERS:
Conrad Sellers consented. Sur: Henry Miller.
ELIZABETH SELLERS, b. 1796, VIRGINIA; d. June 13, 1865,
CONRAD LEONARD SELLERS, b. 1799, NORTH CAROLINA; d.
February 17, 1881, CANTON N.C..
3. REBECCA2 SELLERS was born 1765 in NORTH
CAROLINA, and died October 16, 1834 in BURKE CO. N.C.. She married MOSES SR.
Notes for REBECCA SELLERS:
REBECCA MOVED TO MONFORDS COVE, N.C. AFTER MOSES DIED. WHEN SHE
DIED SHE WAS
TAKEN TO BURKE CO. AND BURIED IN THE SILVER CREEK CEMETARY AT THE
CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH.
Notes for MOSES SR. WILKERSON:
MOSES WILKERSON SR., AN IMMIGRANT FROM ENGLAND, SETTLED IN PENN.,
BURKE CO. N.C. IN 1785. HE WORKED THREE OR FOUR YEARS FOR JESSIE
AND MARRIED HIS DAUGHTER REBECCA. THEY HAD FOURTEEN CHILDREN. HE
IN THE SILVER CREEK CEMETARY, WHICH IS NEXT TO SILVER CREEK BAPTIST
BURKE CO. N.C.
Children of REBECCA SELLERS and MOSES WILKERSON are:
ELIZABETH3 WILKERSON, b. 1790, BURKE CO. N.C.; d.
September 11, 1870; m. ABNER MORGAN.
REBECCA WILKERSON, b. June 28, 1792, BURKE CO. N.C.; d.
February 20, 1859; m. JOHNATHAN MORGAN, February 18, 1811.
JETHROW WILKERSON, b. February 25, 1794, BURKE CO. N.C.;
d. October 16, 1854; m. SALLY [POLLY] MORGAN, November 14,
1814, RUTHERFORD CO. NC.
MARY "POLLY" WILKERSON, b. October 30, 1795, BURKE CO.
N.C.; d. July 24, 1880; m. PERMINTER JR. MORGAN, November 04,
TEMPIE WILKERSON, b. 1798, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1903; m. (1)
DAVID FRASHEUR; m. (2) NATHAN MCDANIEL, August 11, 1824.
Notes for DAVID FRASHEUR:
LEGEND HAS IT THAT HE DROWN AT THE HANDS OF HIS
PRANKSTER STUDENTS. THEIR
SON WAS DAVID II, WHO MARRIED PAULINE (?), THEIR
CHILDREN WERE:DAVID III,
ELIJAH, ANNA, FATE, JETHROW, CRATE, ROBERT, TEMPIE,
REBECCA, SILAS AND
LOGAN. LOGAN married POLLY BALLARD.
MOSES JR. WILKERSON, b. 1800, BURKE CO.N.C.; d. 1865; m.
(1) MARY HARRIS; m. (2) ??? LEDBETTER.
ROBERT "ROBBIN" WILKERSON, b. 1809, BURKE CO.N.C.; d.
March 08, 1869; m. GRACE MORGAN, March 13, 1833.
ANDREW JESSIE WILKERSON, b. 1812, BURKE CO. N.C.; d.
1862; m. MELINDA ELLIOTT.
MELINDA "LINA" WILKERSON, b. 1814, BURKE CO. N.C.; d.
1872; m. ELISHA MORGAN
SARAH WILKERSON, b. 1816, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1875; m.
NINA WILKERSON, b. 1818, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1892; m. ALAN
NANCY WILKERSON, b. 1820, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1906,
MACON CO. NC; m. MICAJAH HALL.
ANNIE WILKERSON, b. 1821, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1896; m.
ELIJAH MERRYMAN HALL.
HATTIE WILKERSON, b. 1823, BURKE CO. N.C.; d. 1906; m.
SON OF ?
HENRY SELLERS 1820 NC and REBECCA PRINCE son
JAMES LEONARD SELLERS, b. May 22, 1852, GEORGIA; d. August
16, 1889, GEORGIA.
and Mary Jane Anderson, SON
BENJAMIN F. SELLERS 1872 and Martha COGBURN 1881/1973
1850 HABERSHAM CO, GA
Henry Sellers District 18, Habersham, GA abt 1825 North Carolina, no land
Rebecca Sellers District 18, Habersham, GA abt 1825 North Carolina
J T S Sellers District 18, Habersham, GA abt 1850
(2 DOORS from CONRAD SELLERS 1820 = are we brothers?
1860 HABERSHAM CO, GA
CELLARS, HENRY, Household/Dwelling # 960/960, 36, male, farmer,
" REBECCA, 36, female, housekeeper, b SC, can't
" ISSAC T., 9, male, b GA, attended school within the
" JAMES L., 8, male, b GA, attended school within the
year. (ca 1852)
" COLUMBUS H., 4, male, b GA
" JOHN P., 1, male, b GA
1870 HABERSHAM CO, GA
SELLERS, HENRY, Household / Dwelling # 1083 / 1013, 50, male, born NC, (ca1820)
" REBECCA, 47 or 49(?), b. SC
" ISAAC T., 19, b GA
" COLUMBUS, 14, b GA
" JOHN T., 11, b GA
" MAY A., 8, b GA
SELLERS, JAMES L., Household / Dwelling # 1084 / 1014, 18, male, b GA, (ca
married within yr (May)
" MARY J., 22, female, born in GA, married within yr
1880 HABERSHAM CO, GA
SELLERS, JAMES L., Volume 11, Ed 129, Sheet 35, Line 43, male, 28 yrs
old, b GA PO: # 752- Centre Hill (ca 1852)
" JANE, wife, 33, b GA
" HENRY T., son, 10, b GA
" BENJAMIN F., son, 8, b GA (ca1872)
" SARAH J., daughter, 5, b GA
" NANCY, daughter, 2, b GA