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Henry Smith Selman
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1868
Death: Dec. 4, 1949

Henry Smith Selman was the oldest child of John Henry and Edna DeGraffenreid Selman. He was born 10 Jun 1868 in Stephens Co., Texas near the Stockton Ranch, and he died at age 81 on 4 Dec 1949 in Monahans, TX. He was eleven years old in 1880 when at his mother's death he was left in the John C. and Sarah Lawrence McGrew household. He was in their care until he is found married for 4 years on the 1900 Erath Co., TX census. He had married Nettie Steel, daughter of George Washington and Marian Unknown Steel in Brown Co., TX in 1896. Nettie Steel Selman died 27 Dec 1970 in Pleasanton, TX at age 90, but had lived her later life in San Antonio near the youngest son. Nettie is buried in San Fernando Cemetery #3 in Bexar Co., TX.

Henry and Nettie children: Priscilla Selman b. 1898, m. J.R. Jones; Edna Selman b. 1900, m. Creek; Francis Anna b. 1902, d. in Breckenridge, TX age 24; John Riley b. 1905, m1) Juanita Faye Lanham, m2) Kathleen Chorn; Mary Lee Selman b. 1912, m. Burnett; Monroe G. Selman b. 1914, m. Eva Pauline Greene. Will Vernon Selman married Opal Dickson in 1937.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Selman (1839 - 1896)
  Edna Beatrice DeGraffenreid Selman (1847 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Nettie Steel Selman (1881 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Priscilla Selman Jones (1898 - 1945)*
  Francis Anna Selman Creek (1902 - 1927)*
  John Riley Selman (1905 - 1998)*
  Monroe G Selman (1914 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Smith Selman (1868 - 1949)
  William Mathis Selman (1870 - 1952)*
  Margaretta Mazeene Etta Selman Alderson (1872 - 1950)*
  John Marion Selman (1875 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Volunteers have searched for this grave marker and not found it. It may be unmarked.
 
Burial:
Monahans Memorial Cemetery
Monahans
Ward County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Boynton
Originally Created by: Robert Coburn
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41052877
Henry Smith Selman
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