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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Its Family Time~Hardy J. Sellers

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Hardy J. Sellers, son of Elijah Sellers and Sarah Purvis, was born on  17 September 1831.

Hardy along with his brothers, John E., Elijah and Phillip Albert all served in the War between the States.  Two of the brothers John E and Elijah gave their lives on the same day at Hawes Shop, Virginia in service to their country.

After the war, Hardy J. came home twice wounded and married Elizabeth Smith on 16 March 1871. 

Hardy J. Sellers and Elizabeth Smith had the following children:

i. Maggie May Sellers was born on 23 May 1880 in Marlboro County, South Carolina. She died on 27 May 1885 at the age of 5 and is buried at Bethel Methodist Church, Marlboro Co., SC.

ii. William Arthur "Bub" Sellers, born 10 Mar 1882, Marlboro County, South Carolina; married Letty Alliene Merriman; died 1 Jul 1959, Chesterfield, Chesterfield, South Carolina.

Hardy J. Sellers is my 1st Cousin 4 times removed.

1. Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, database and digital images, ( : accessed 18 August 2013); Memorial page for Hardy J. SELLERS; (17 September 1831–19 September 1910); Find a Grave memorial # 34308662, Citing Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery; Chesterfield, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, USA.
2. Ancestry, "Civil War Service Records" database, Military Service Records ( : accessed 18 August 2013), entry for Hardy J. SELLERS, Private; Company A, 4th South Carolina Cavalry; Confederate.
3. 1910 U. S. Census, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, population schedule, Court House, Chesterfield County, South Carolina, enumeration district (ED) 0036, Page: 8B/111(stamped); Line 52, Dwelling 140, Family 142, Household of Hardy J. SELLERS; digital images, ( : Viewed 6 June 2011); citing National Archives Microfilm T624, Roll 1455.
4. James C. Pigg, Chesterfield County Cemetery Survey; Chesterfield County Genealogical Services, 1995, page 736. Tombstone of Hardie J. Sellers; 17 September 1831–19 September 1910, Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.
5. Hardy J. SELLERS obituary, The State, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, 21 September 1910, page 3, Column 2. Deaths in South Carolina.
6. Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Probate Files & Loose papers, Hardy J. SELLERS; digital images, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch ( viewed 18 August 2013); Estate Folder#1114.
7. Find A Grave, Inc., Find A Grave, database, "Record, Elizabeth Smith Sellers (4 June 1849–12 February 1922), Memorial # 33953547.
8. James C. Pigg, Obituaries from the Chesterfield Advertiser 1892-1926; Chesterfield County Genealogical Services, 2001. Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth [Smith] Sellers;The Chesterfield Advertiser,2 March 1922, page 1, col. 2, Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

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