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Solomon Sells
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Birth: Sep. 22, 1740
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 21, 1816
Bristol
Bristol City
Virginia, USA

He was a Revolutionary War Soldier, he is in the DAR Patriot Index Vol. III.

Solomon Sells bought 219 acres of land known as Timothy Meadows in Pennsylvania. This tract of land was acquired by land application in 1709 by John Michell and later assigned to Solomon Sells. The application was dated Aug. 8, 1768. The land lay next to that of John Ashbaugh in Huntington, Pennsylvania. Prior to the death of his father, Anthony Sells, Solomon bought land from a government agent, Henry Harklerode. The land at that time was in North Carolina but prior to moving it became Washington Co., Virginia, it consisted of 166 acres, he purchased it for the price of $923.00.


Father: Anthony Sells b: 21 SEP 1721 in Pennsylvania
Mother: Catherine Schneider b: 1720 in York Co., PA.

Marriage: Margaret Ashbaugh b: 1748 in Mt. Joy Township, York Co., PA.
Children
Joseph Henry Sells b: ABT 1760 in Bedford Co, Pennsylvania
John Sells b: 1774 in Bedford Co., PA.
Fannie Sells b: 1774 in Pennsylvania
Andrew Sells b: 1776 in Bristol Co., Virginia
Abraham Sells b: 1783 in Huntingdon Co., PA.
Susannah Sells b: 1785 in Bedford Co., PA.
Peter Sells b: 20 JAN 1787 in Sullivan Co., TN.
Jacob Sells b: 20 FEB 1789 in Washington Co., Virginia
Benjamin Sells b: 21 DEC 1792 in Huntington Twp., Bedford Co., PA.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anthony Sells (1712 - 1792)
  Catherine Schneider Sells (1723 - 1792)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Ashbaugh Sells (1748 - 1832)
 
 Children:
  Henry Sells (1760 - 1856)*
  Abraham Sells (1783 - 1846)*
  Susannah Sells McDonald (1788 - 1850)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Sells (____ - 1815)*
  Solomon Sells (1740 - 1816)
  Ludwick Sells (1743 - 1823)*
  Abraham Sells (1752 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Miller Cemetery
Washington County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: John Carroll
Record added: Jun 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38193152
Solomon Sells
Added by: John Carroll
 
 
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In memory of my 6th Great Grandfather, Solomon Sells
- Lorena McLaughlin Engvall - White
 Added: May. 16, 2016
My six-times-great-grandfather
- Patricia Williams
 Added: Feb. 22, 2015
My paternal 6th great grandfather
- Genealogy Lover
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
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