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Walter Terrell Sellers (1908 - 1996)

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Walter Terrell Sellers
Born in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1930 [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 14 Sep 2018 | Created 21 Mar 2018
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Biography

Walter Terrell Sellers was born on Jul 19, 1908 in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, USA as the sixth child of Benjamin J Sellers and Ida O Pugh. [1]

He had seven siblings, namely: Eula Mae, Rufus Ray, Nona Myrtle, Benjamin J, Lilian, Howard Lavelle, and Kenneth J.

He died on Nov 11, 1996 in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, USA (Age at Death: 88). [2] [3]

When he was 21, he married Mamie L. Ivey, daughter of William Henry Ivey and Lydia Viola Satcher, about 1930 (based upon 1930 census). They later divorced.

When he was 47, he married Roselle Myers on Apr 20, 1956 in Douglas County, Oregon, USA. [4]

Walter Terrell Sellers lived in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, USA in 1910 (Age: 2; MaritalStatus: Single; RelationToHead: Son).

He lived in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, USA in 1920 (Age: 13; Occupation: Farm Labore; AbleToSpeakEnglish: Yes; AttendedSchool: Yes; CanRead: Yes; CanWrite: Yes; EnumerationDistrict: 2; Industry: Home farm; IsEmployed: Wage or Salary; RelationToHead: Son; MaritalStatus: Single).

He lived in Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, USA in 1930 (Age: 21; AbleToSpeakEnglish: Yes; AttendedSchool: No; CanReadWrite: Yes; ClassofWorker: Working on own account; EnumerationDistrict: 0003; HomeOwnership: Owned; IsEmployed: Yes; LiveOnFarm: Yes; OwnedRadio: No; RegistrationDistrict: 0003; MaritalStatus: Married; RelationToHead: Head; Occupation: Farmer).

Walter Terrell Sellers and Mamie L. Ivey [5] had the following children:

  1. Jimmie Sellers was born on xxx 1939 in Mississippi, USA.
  2. Glen Sellers.

He was buried in Monmouth, Polk County, Oregon, USA (Fircrest Cemetery). [6]

Walter Terrell Sellers [2]

July 19, 1908 - Nov. 11, 1996

MONMOUTH - Walter Sellers, 88, died Monday in Corvallis.

He was born in Quitman, Miss., later working in the shipyards in Mobile, Ala., during World War II. He then moved to Monmouth from Boonville, Calif., in 1977. He enjoyed gardening and repairing lawn mowers.

Survivors include wife, Rosella; sons, Glen Sellers of Forest Grove, Gerald Vickers of Eugene, Jimmy Sellers of Jackson, Miss., Lannie Vickers of Seattle and Terry Sellers of Milwaukie; daughters, Maria Lindley of Orovada, Bonnie Vickers and Jerri Prewitt both of Albany; 20 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

No services are planned. Arrangements are by Farnstrom mortuary, Independence.

Source: Statesman Journal, 14 Nov 1996, Thu, Main Edition, Page 16

Sources

  1. Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Ancestry.com, Record for Walter Terrell Sellers. http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=60901&h=24143976&indiv=try. Name: Walter Terrell Sellers [Walter T Sellers] Gender: Male Race: White Birth Date: 19 Jul 1908 Birth Place: Clarke Count, Mississippi [Clarke Count|] Death Date: 11 Nov 1996 Claim Date: 23 Oct 1961 Father: Benjamin J Sellers Mother: Ida O Pugh SSN: xxx Citizenship or Alien Status: U.S. citizen. Type of Claim: Duplicate request; evidence of identity only submitted. Notes: 24 Aug 1989: Name listed as WALTER TERRELL SELLERS; 28 Oct 1977: Name listed as WALTER T SELLERS
  2. 2.0 2.1 Obituary for Walter Terrell Sellers Clipped from Statesman Journal, 14 Nov 1996, Thu, Main Edition, Page 16
  3. "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZWY-1KW : 11 December 2014), Walter Terrell Sellers, 11 Nov 1996; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Benton, Oregon, certificate number 96-24217, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.
  4. Oregon, Marriage Indexes, 1906-2009 TEXT: Name: Walter Sellers Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1956 Marriage Place: Douglas, Oregon, USA Spouse: Roselle Myers
  5. Obituary for Mamie L Ivey Lee Clipped from Clarion-Ledger, 30 May 1997, Fri, Main Edition, Page 14
  6. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV29-6YRQ : 13 December 2015), Walter Terrell Sellers, 1996; Burial, Monmouth, Polk, Oregon, United States of America, Fircrest Cemetery; citing record ID 57264404, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V3HJ-XX7 : 20 May 2014), Walter T Sellers, 11 Nov 1996; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "United States Public Records, 1970-2009," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJVM-C6JN : 16 May 2014), Walter Sellers, Residence, Corvallis, Oregon, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMBN-Z78 : accessed 21 March 2018), Terrel Sellers, Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 3, sheet 4B, line 59, family 93, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1141; FHL microfilm 2,340,876.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNRG-TCF : accessed 21 March 2018), Terrell Sellers in household of Reen Sellers, Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United States; citing ED 2, sheet 10B, line 94, family 194, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 872; FHL microfilm 1,820,872.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MP83-ZSF : accessed 21 March 2018), Terrell Sellers in household of B J Sellers, Quitman, Clarke, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 1, sheet 41A, family 623, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 736; FHL microfilm 1,374,749.


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