Sellers Lee

Sellers Lee (1821 - 1891)

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Hon. Sellers Lee
Born in Appling, Georgia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married in Appling, Georgiamap
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Died in United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Mar 2012
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Sellers was born in 1821.[1] He is the son of James Lee (1790-1872) and Cindarilla Sellars (1803-1885).

Judge Lee served as Justice of Peace, 442nd district Appling County, 1853-57, Justice of Appling Inferior Court from 1857 until its abolition in 1868, and was Representative from Appling County, 1873-1874. He married Dorcas Dedge in 1841.

He passed away in 1891. Judge Sellers Lee was a Mason as indicated by a large Masonic emblem on his tombstone. Tombstone reads: "Remember friends as you pass by, That all mankind are born to die, Then let your cares on Christ be cast, That you may dwell with him at last".[2]

Sellers Lee was postmaster in the Sellers community of Appling County, GA on July 23, 1888.

DNA Chalkboard

T702146 Roger Lee => ggf Sellers Lee
T038409 David Johnson => ggm Keziah Lee
(Relationship: 4C)
MRCA: James Lee.
GEDmatch® Genesis Autosomal One-to-one Comparison - V1.0 B37
Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 3.7
4 Shared Segments > 7cM = 87.2 cM (2.431 Pct)
Chr1: 19.1cM; 2217 SNP
Chr7: 29.9cM; 4,251 SNP
Chr18: 11.7cM; 852 SNP
Chr18: 26.5cM; 3,760 SNP


  1. Entered by Allen Minix, Mar 20, 2012
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  • Database of M. F. Samson
  • Family Bible, public records of Martha Lee
  • Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971. NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls. Records of the Post Office Department, Record Group Number 28. Washington, D.C.: National Archives.
  • 1850 United States Federal Census; Year: 1850; Census Place: Militia District 442, Appling, Georgia; Roll: M432_61; Page: 14B; Image: 36
  • 1860 United States Federal Census; Year: 1860; Census Place: Southern District, Appling, Georgia; Roll: M653_111; Page: 70; Image: 70; Family History Library Film: 803111
  • 1870 United States Federal Census; Year: 1870; Census Place: Subdivision 1, Appling, Georgia; Roll: M593_134; Page: 37B; Image: 78; Family History Library Film: 545633
  • 1880 United States Federal Census; Year: 1880; Census Place: District 442, Appling, Georgia; Roll: 133; Family History Film: 1254133; Page: 14D; Enumeration District: 001; Image: 0031
  • Military 4 Mar 1862 • Appling, Georgia, United States; Georgia, Civil War Muster Rolls, 1860-1864; (Appling County)

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Said to be a copy of a photo of Sellers and Dorcas Lee
Said to be a copy of a photo of Sellers and Dorcas Lee

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On 15 Aug 2017 at 21:29 GMT Karen Brubaker wrote:

Lee-20585 and Lee-4027 appear to represent the same person because: Same person

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