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 Margaret Oland <I>Burns</I> Sellman

Margaret Oland Burns Sellman

Birth
Olney, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 9 Oct 1985 (aged 68)
Olney, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row L, Lot 7, Site 8
Memorial ID 83739200 · View Source
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Parents:
- Leonard Cole Burns [1894-1968]
- Leona Floyd (Oland) Burns [1894-1985]

Married Richard Brooke Sellman on June 7, 1942 in Olney, MD

Children:
- Ann Sellman Murphey
- Jean Sellman Graf

Obituary
The Journal

Margaret B. Sellman, 68, a musician and schoolteacher, died Wednesday at her home in Olney.

Mrs. Sellman, a native of Olney, was a 1933 graduate of Sherwood High School and of Western Maryland College, Westminster, Md. She also attended Peabody Institute in Baltimore and Strayer Business College in Washington. Mrs. Sellman taught music and English at Poolesville and Damascus high schools from 1937 to 1943, and during World War II worked for the General Accounting Office in Washington.

During World War II, Mrs. Sellman worked at the General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C.

She sang with the Washington Choral Society at the Washington Cathedral from 1943 to 1945, and was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Brookville, where she served as organist and choir director from 1946 to 1976. She was a member of the Junior Auxiliary of Montgomery General Hospital in Olney and worked at the gift shop there.

Mrs. Sellman is survived by her husband, Richard B. Sellman; two daughters, Ann Sellman of Gaithersburg and Jean Graf of Annapolis; and two grandchildren.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Barber Funeral Home, 21525 Laytonsville Road, Laytonsville, with burial and graveside services at 3 p.m. at Monocacy Cemetery in Beallsville, Md.


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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 20 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83739200
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Oland Burns Sellman (31 May 1917–9 Oct 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83739200, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .