|Birth: ||Nov. 22, 1842|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1866|
One of four sons of Absalom and Orlena E. (Scott) Selcer.
Orlena Scott was the granddaughter of William Bean, the first permanant white settler in Tennessee and Revoluntionary War soldier. William Selcer had tried to leave the area at the onset of the Civil War but was unable to leave with his father who went to Kentucy. His father, Absalom believed that William must have been forced into service in the Confederate Army. He survived the war but contracted smallpox from a fellow traveler on his way home and died after arriving home. His father served a short period late in the war as a Captain and one brother served as a Sgt both in the Union Army.
Created by: David Cox
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
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