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   Just found the following information from a social security application of
one
of the children in this family group.  Sorry I don't have a county in GA;
I've
tried a url I have where I can type in a town & state, but I come back with
nothing for HOMER BANKS, GA.  Does anyone have a gazateer??  Since they
moved
to Anderson County, S.C., it could be a nearby county, such as Floyd Co, GA
or
surrounding area.

My mother always spelled this family name as SELLERS, but this was what I
found:

WILLIAM SELLARS, b ? 1850 - 1880  (?GA)
m. "SUSIE" WARD, (b GA?),    Their children:

JANIE (JANE) SELLARS, b 14June1898 in HOMER BANKS, GA
married Polk Arflin, died February, 1983.
TIMA LUCILLE SELLARS, b April1900, married Henry Grady Phillips
JOHN SELLARS (spouse Beluh), b ?
OSCAR SELLARS, b ?
IDA LOUISE SELLARS, b ?
MAUDE SELLARS, b ?
CHESTER MARIE SELLARS, b ?, married Will Ballard

This family group moved from "Homer Banks," GA to the Anderson or Abbeville
County area of South Carolina (at one time called "the Old Pendleton
District," where most of them remained & had families of their own.

Anyone recognize name(s) or places?

Thanks,
msgcooper@aol.com



MSG - Thanks -
Homer , GA is county seat of BANKS CO, GA
made in 1858 from FRANKLIN and   HABERSHAM Co's GA

I would read 1900  BANKS CO, GA census and see who JANE SELLERS 1898 BANKS
CO, GA is
living with = should equal her parents

TRACE Their PARENT = ?
WILLIAM SELLLERS  born 1850 died 1880?  WHERE?

WHO is he OR recheck dates-

FIRST child born WHEN/WHERE=

 READ 1910 CENSUS for her brothers/sisters =

WE don' t have info on these counties - BUT, if send your PROVEN earlier
info , it MAY
help others recognize NAMES

SEND = WHERE born=
WHERE married=
WHERE died=
WHERE kids born=

THANKS for sharing - start with younger kids and work back - with
PLACES/DATES-

SEND Name on Social Security index = zip code of where born/died=
SEND All Numbers -
marie, iowa 



Subject:
             SELLERS: HAYWOOD CO, NC>HABERSHAM / BANKS CO
             GA>SC

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             MSGCOOPER@aol.com

Reposting my "trail" after doing some research at the National Archives ,
Chicago Regional location.  I believe I had only back as far as William,
when
I posted before, but now:

(1)  Sellers, Conrad, born 1790 to 1800, Haywood County, N.C.
        --OR--
        Sellers, John, born 1780 to 1790, Haywood County, N.C.  (prob.
brothers)

(2)  Conrad Sellers, born about 1820 in Haywood County, N.C.. Married
Artimifaw ?
        Known children:
        A.S. Sellers, born abt 1841
        May Jane Sellers, born abt 1846, GA
        JOHN H. SELLERS, born abt 1848, GA
        Francis M. Sellers, b abt 1851, GA
        Rebecca M. Sellers, b abt 1854, GA
        Leonard Sellers, b abt 1856, GA
        Ephraim Sellers, b abt 1859, GA

(3)  JOHN H. SELLERS, b abt 1846, GA,  married Elizabeth J. ?
                William E. Sellers, b March 1869, Habersham Co, GA, d
Anderson Co, SC
                Conrad Sellers, b abt 1866, Habersham Co, GA, d ?
                May E. Sellers, b abt 1868, Habersham Co, GA, d?

(4)  WILLIAM E. SELLERS, b March 1869, Habersham Co, GA, d Anderson Co, SC
                Susan (Ward), b abt 1869, GA
                Chester Marie, b ?, married Will Ballard
                Oscar, b ?
                Maude, b Aug 1890, BANKS COUNTY, GA, married ? Jackson
                Ida Louise, b January 1892 (BANKS CO, GA)
                John Buren Sellers, b April 1894, married Beluh Arflin
(BANKS CO, GA)
                Rose Sellers, b February 1896 (BANKS CO, GA)
                Jane Sellers, b 14 June 1898, married Polk Arflin (BANKS
CO, GA)
                Tima Sellers, b April 1900, married Henry Grady Phillips
(BANKS CO, GA)

I know that most of the children of this family (if not parents - haven't
found on census) moved to either the Abbeville or Anderson Counties
(counties
neighbor), of South Carolina. Some family members past this point could
still
be living, hesitant to post further info.....    Would love to find some
connection out there!!!

Can anyone tell me who is the father of my first Conrad  .. John Sr., or
the
1st Conrad????

I accumulated a lot of census information just today researching this line
-
more in later, less earlier as I narrowed in (of course).  Will post
seperately so will not be so long....  I'm sure some are cousins, some not;
maybe it'll help someone else?

Betty Cooper
msgcooper@aol.com



Subject:
             Re: John H. Sellers, GA
  Resent-Date:
             Sat, 21 Nov 1998 21:41:59 -0800 (PST)
 Resent-From:
             SELLERS-L@rootsweb.com
        Date:
             Sun, 22 Nov 1998 00:45:20 EST
        From:
             MSGCOOPER@aol.com
    Reply-To:
             SELLERS-L@rootsweb.com
          To:
             SELLERS-L@rootsweb.com
 
 
 

In reply to:
X-Message: #1, Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 15:20:29 -0600 From: marie sellers
hollinger <mari@netins.net>
DON, Thank You very much for your help and patience. This John H. SELLERS
born
5-12-1848 GA appears to be the son of CONRAD SELLERS in 1850 HABERSHAM CO,
GA
- MSG'S relation.  And sounds like he lived in Appling Since 1907 AND in
1916
and these people from Habersham  Co, knew him and some or all were in
service
with him =  GEO W. GRANT, O.J. REYNOLDS and W.R.C.BEARD
1916 Appling Co, GA, these people knew him = A.F.BYRD and G.F. MILTON
Thanks for sharing Don.  marie, iowa

Don Sellers wrote:
Marie,
At http://www.sos.state.ga.us/archives/default.htm you will find under
Civil
War
Pension Records a document from Appling County, Ga dated 28 Oct 1916.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
Hi Marie, Don, Bill & other Sellers researchers:

It looks like the above JOHN H. SELLERS was in fact my great-great
grandfather.  I believe that he was born in Habersham County, GA and later
moved to Baxley, Appling County, Georgia.  (I understand that he died
there as
well.)   I had no idea there was a civil war record out there to search
for;
thank you so much Don!  I viewed the record available on line, but I
wonder if
this is the complete record - does anyone know if these particular records
are
available at the National Archives Regional Offices or only thru the State
Archives (GA to be specific??)  I'm within driving distance of the
National
Regional Office in Chicago; I can definitely check the next time I can fit
a
trip into my schedule.  He applied in Baxley, Appling County, Georgia, but
stated that he enlisted  on the 12th day of May 1864 (16 yrs old exactly)
in
Habersham County, GA.  The first application was denied 30 Oct 1916 - He
was
told he had to have 3,  not 2 affidavits/witnesses and needed to prove the
medical condition a direct result of service.  The O.J. Reynolds and
W.R.C.
Beard listed in the above message were residing still in Habersham County,
GA
and signed affidavits stating that they also served with John H. Sellers
in Co
B, 11th (Whiteheads) Regiment of Georgia Volunteers.  W.C. Pirkle and J.E.
Mercer were physicians & were, I think, in Appling County, GA.  The
others,
Geo W. Grant, A.F. Byrd and G.F. Milton, I didn't write down relations for
in
my notes - probably clerks of court in either Appling County or Habersham
County, GA.  The record on line shows that he reapplied in Aug 1919 but
only
shows his application and just one affiidavit, from the above same O.J.
Reynolds.  There it ends - surely there is more??
 
I believe that Don asked what the "H" in John H. Sellers stood for; I
really
don't know - haven't seen anywhere - but the given name, "Henry" repeated
in
this family line (& repeated & repeatedů)  But, I'm not sure; The "H"
could
very well come from a maternal lines' namesake.  Perhaps if there is more
of a
pension record available, that information is within???

I saw Bill's inquiry on a James Sellers in regards to this line.  I don't
have
all the census reports for each county / state (they sure jumped around!)
as
I was basically following my direct line.  The ones I have are available
on
the Sellers pages - Haywood County, NC, Habersham County, GA, Banks
County,
GA.   Is there a main index page for the "Sellers pages" where you can
select
a county/state????  I'm sure there is - I just don't have it!   I think
your
James was one born in GA @ 1833?  The only James I have in this line for
sure
was a James Leonard Sellers, born @ 1852 in Habersham County, GA,  son of
Henry Sellers (not my direct line, but brother, or rather, my direct would
be
Uncle of) & grandson of the Conrad Sellers who marred Artemisia Prince
(married in Haywood Co., NC,  Bond # 000066258, on 24 Aug 1839, bondsman:
John
Sellers).   Do you have any other information on your James Sellers, born
@
1833 in GA - wife's given or surname, children's names, etc???

In some recent information forwarded to me by another person researching
Sellers in GA, I see that there was also a JAMES M. SELLERS, born @ 1837
who
married a Jane Roberson.  This James Sellers' father was John Millender
Sellers, b 8 Sept 1813 in Tuttnall County, GA and died 10 July 1888,
buried in
the Sellers Graveyard 5 mile north of BAXLEY, APPLING COUNTY, GEORGIA.
It
looks like John Millender Sellers' father was Samuel Sellers, b @ 1775 in
Duplin County, N.C.   Samuel also had a brother named John Sellers who
married
a Jane Carter in Bullock County, GA, and a sister, named Penelope Sellers,
who
married a John Staten in 1794.   Samuel, John & Penelope Sellers were the
children of Samuel Sellers who was born @ 1744 in Duplin County, N.C.
This
earliest Samuel Sellers was married to Zilpha Sellers (cousin); marriage
bond
signed by JESSE  X SELLERS and Absolem x Mettit; witness was James
Simpson.

I have not checked / researched my line with the above line, nor have I
researched the Abraham Sellers listed in many locations as "head" of my
own
line, but I remember seeing in the Sellers pages or thru a connectable
location(s) thru there,  that my "Abraham"  was referred to as Abraham L.
"JESSE" Sellers, and I believe possibly that he may have owned land in
Duplin
or Sampson County, NC???

I do not mean to infer, positively, connections with/between all of the
Sellers above; there is  much research to be done.  But for those
reseaching
possible connections,  please note ALL the counties in N.C. and G.A. as
possible connections, and do check the Sellers Pages for those already on
line; then further checks should be done before / after what is already
there;
I'm sure we'll find surprises!   ( Also,  I know it is enough work without
duplicating what is already there!)

I am sorry for being so very long winded, but do hope it helps to make a
connection somewhere,

Happy Hunting!
Betty Cooper
Msgcooper@aol.com