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John J. Sellers
Birth: Aug. 14, 1800
Orangeburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: 1875
Mississippi, USA

Died between 1870 and 1880. Oral history about his burial. It was during the hot summer time when he died. Some of his people made him a homemade casket that was actually too small for him. But they used it anyway. The casket was placed on a wagon pulling by the horses. The family was taking him to Zion Cemetery for burial. The jolying of the wagon caused the casket to burst so they had to bury him immediately in an old field on this present private property of Mr. Robinson. Mr. Robinson said he did not know there were a small cemetery when he purchased the property. There were few stone markers left. Some of them were damaged. Our John Sellers has no stone marker. His death date was not known.

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Two memorials linked for Richard Sellers/Sellars

Please note Andrew M. Sellers # 157552822 and first unknown wife is this parents per DNA matching. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew M. Sellers (1774 - 1813)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Joriah McLemore Sellers (1806 - 1859)
  Martha Jane Rankin Sellers (1837 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  James W Sellers (1821 - 1862)*
  Elizabeth Ann Sellers Keyes (1825 - 1912)*
  Irvin Sellers (1827 - 1899)*
  Richard Sellers (1830 - 1864)*
  John Andrew Sellers (1834 - 1922)*
  Hardy Sellers Sellars (1842 - 1863)*
  Christopher Columbus Sellers (1844 - 1913)*
  Francis Marion Sellers (1849 - 1908)*
  Quilla Sellers McQueen (1851 - 1933)*
  Martha Jane Sellers Clark (1868 - 1953)*
  Harrett M Sellers Rutland (1871 - 1933)*
  Emma J. Clark Hollingsworth (1901 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: no headstone
 
Burial:
Old Cemetery
Mize
Smith County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: MyrtisJane
Record added: Feb 06, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65285760
John J. Sellers
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