John Sellars

(Special thanks to Jane McManus for providing information about the Sellars and Treadway families).

John and Lucretia (maiden name unknown) Sellars lived in Attala County Mississippi.

Their children were:

Catharine Jane Sellars. Catharine was born 22 October 1826 Thomas County, GA, and she died 9 December 1905 Vernon Parish LA. She married William Smith in Thomasville (Thomas) GA, on 15 Jun 1843, and nine children were born. William Smith was born 26 Sep 1817 Barnes SC and died 21 September 1864 New Orleans (Orleans) LA. He is buried in Chalmette National Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Catharine Smith is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, LaCamp (Vernon) LA.

Their children were:

Emeline Smith
Mary Jane Smith
Eliza Smith
Margaret Ann Smith
Amanda Elizabeth Smith
John Archer Smith
Rebecca Lucretia Melviney Smith.

Lucinda Sellars. Lucinda was born August 1828 Thomas County GA and died 1909 (Vernon) LA. She married James Bradley in 1843, and two children were born. Lucinda Bradley came to LA after the Civil War and lived with her mother Lucretia Sellers and her sister Catharine Smith. She is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

They had one child:

John M. Bradley.

Bryant Mentry Sellars. Bryant was born ca 1830 Thomas County GA, and believed to have died in the Civil War in Mississippi. He married Ann Bradley ca 1858 MS and two children were born. Ann died before 1887 in LA and is buried in Provencal Cemetery (Natchitoches) LA.

Their children were:

Mary R. Mentry Sellars
John W. Sellars.

Amanda Sellars. Amanda was born 31 March 1837 Thomas County GA and died of pneumonia 7 March 1912 Provencal LA. She married James Wilson Treadway ca 1858 MS and six children were born. James Treadway was born 5 March 1832 (Barnwell) SC and died 6 October 1895. They were divorced sometime after 1870, and Amanda moved to Vernon Parish to live near her mother, Lucretia Sellars. They are both buried in Provencal Cemetery.

Their children were:

William H. Treadway
Dudley Townsend Treadway.
Dudley married Laura J. Jones
Georgia Treadway/Sellars.
Georgia married John W. Sellars (her cousin)
Laura Treadway/Petrus.
Married Ferdinand Petrus
Augusta A. Treadway/Miller/Brazzel.
Augusta married first S. E. Miller, and then ? Brazzel
Mary Emma Treadway/Bradford/Huffman.
Mary Emma married Samuel Bradford then H. W. Huffman

John M. Sellars. John was born ca 1839 Thomas County GA, and died 8 June 1895 (Blount), AL. He married Mary M. ?, and had at least 6 children.

Their children were:

Bryant Sellars
James Sellars
Clinton Sellars
Addie Sellars
Ida Sellars
Minnie Sellars..



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