Note: War of 1812 Pension records Henry Sells served in VA or TN Militia. He married Mary Smith in 1815 at Bluntsville in Sullivan Co. TN. He died Oct 9 1858 in Overton Co. TN, his widow lived at West Fork in Overton Co. TN and on Oct 28 1872, Mary was 77 years old. Her widow's pension was rejected for want of proof of service. John Smith may have been a brother to Mary as he was a witness on her widow's application. Microfilm Roll#21 Overton County insolvent estates 1837-1849 Pg.308?804 Henry Sells dec. personal property sale Sept. 7, 1859 Phillip Sells Admin Overton Co. TN, register of Deeds office (per Ron Dishman): Bk.R Pg.263 Lease December 25, 1865 Louiza Sells, Emeline Sells, Margaret Sells, Jenna Rooker, heirs of Henry Sells deceased to James Howard of Knox Co. TN oil & mining comany. This land was a 150 acre tract more or less that these heirs had inherited from their father it was located in Dist.#11 of Overton County.
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