"Rubye R. Phelps" <>

Marie:  I am trying to find if Catherine Sellars b.1796 is daughter of
Duncan Sellers of the
1790 census of Bladen Co. NC.  Catherine married David Melvin Reeves
1816 in Bladen Co.  Their eldest son was named Duncan Reeves; the only
Thanks for any help.
Rubye R. Phelps

MELVIN family = Pridgens and Edgecombe co, NC? msh
Where did David Melvin REEVES and Catherine SELLERS family go =
First child born when/where
Thanks, marie, iowa
Trying to find if Catherine Sellers b. 1796 Bladen Co. N.C. was the
daughter  of     Duncan Sellers in the 1790 Bladen Co. census.
    Catherine married David Melvin Reeves b.1795 Bladen Co., 1816 in
Bladen   Co.NC.
    They had 2 sons that I know, don't know if there were others.
    Duncan Reeves b. 1818 in Bladen Co.; Richard H.Reeves b.1822
Bladen      Co.
    Do not know when Catherine died.&nbsp; David Melvin Reeves m2
Mary  Herring.
    David Reeves with his second wife and sons Duncan and Richard
migrated  to Lowndes  Co. Al. after 1836.

    The above information comes from ANCESTRAL SKETCHES by Le Roy
    My line is from Richard H. Reeves.
Rubye R. Phelps
    Thanks for any information.

RUBYE - We ALL need some help/work here to do - ANY info you have is appreciated and shared.

WE have a DUNCAN SELLERS in War of 1812 in NC Capt Bennemen? CO.
We also have Angus SELLERS in Same =WHERE in 1820?=
WE NEED these files - sometimes info - sometimes not


IN BLADEN CO, NC = several  connections of SELLERS, MELVINS, in/after 1780 and also REEVES esp 1820 = Mostly Land Deeds=

FEB 25, 1780 Angus SELLERS 100 A on both sides of Middle Swamp joing Edward 
MCPHERSON'S lower line #1409
MARCH 5, 1780 Daniel MELVIN to Josiah SIKES. His own line & running to Cypress 
Creek #1420
p - 592.    21 Jan. 1786.    Sampson Davis, planter of Sampson County to
Sellars.    30 lbs, 100 acres on both sides of Cypress Creek, granted to
Davis on 7 Nov. 1784.  Wit:  Jo. Weathersby, John Sellars.  Feby. Term
White, C. C.
Dec 20,1791 #1782 grant to JOHN DAVIS, 100 ACRES ON E SIDE OF TURNBULL CREEK,
(There is a comma between the two names in this extraction, msh)
1791-1804 = #2854- JOHN SELLERS granted 100 and 40 acres on E side Colly
Swamp (no date)
June 16,1794 JOHN P.GRANGE Of Brunswick, Co,NC for 135 to WILLIAM SALLAR SENR of Bladen Co, NC..negro wench ALICE. Wit= Donald BANA. Proven Bladen Co Feb 1793
Nov 16,1798 entered #2590, grant to Wm WHITE, 100 A on E side Jones Creek 
adj SALTARS, patent dat 8-13-1802
--=WHERE'S these dates in between,msh?
ROBESON CO was made in 1787 from BLADEN CO, land -
p - 151    30 Jan. 1827 - Daniel Melvin, Senr. to Arthur Melvin, son of sd.
Daniel Melvin, Senr. . . for natural love and affectiontion . . . on E side
Cypress Creek . . .being part of 100 acres granted to Sampson Davis 7 Nov.
1782 - also one other tract granted to Thomas Suggs 7 Nov. 1784 on S side
Cypress Creek  and another tract of 82 acres on S side of Cypress Creek . .
adj lands of Robert Murphy and John Smith, Edward Reeves . . . granted to
Dan'l Sellars on 11 Dec. 1811 and another tract of 50 acres granted to
Sellars 28 Oct. 1801 . . . on the East of Green Sea Swamp - another tract
granted to Dan'l Sellars 18 May 1789 on N E side of Cypress Creek and 226
acres . . . adj lands of Edward Reeves.  Wit: R. Melvin (underlined), W.
Feb.  Term 1834 1834.  P.K.
There is also a possibility of a ROBESON CO, NC connection and/or NEW HANOVER?
ROBESON CO, NC made in 1787 from BLADEN CO
CAN you SEND us names of the kids of the first two boys and we will also check out any records in AL , but, mine would be only on SELLERS, but, we do have REEVES connected to some of our SELLERS.

THANKS, send what you can - it All Helps, marie, iowa

Subject:  [REEVES] Edward Sellers Reeves

Would like to get in touch with decendents of Edward Sellers Reeves b.1820(+\-)
Bladen Co. N.C.son of David Melvin Reeves and Catherine (Katie) Sellers, gs of
Edward Reeves and Jane Melvin. Edward d. Orange Co. Tx.

Rubye R.Phelps