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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Elizabeth Sells: Birth: 15 FEB 1818 in Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 18 AUG 1890 in Hutton Valley Twp., Howell Co., MO

  2. Sarah Sells: Birth: 6 OCT 1820 in Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 17 FEB 1901 in Overton Co., TN

  3. Peter Wisenand Sells: Birth: 27 NOV 1823 in Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 1855 in Overton Co., TN

  4. Mary Magdalene Sells: Birth: 14 SEP 1826 in Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 10 FEB 1915 in Sulphur Lick, Monroe Co., KY

  5. Pleasant Henry Sells: Birth: 4 JUN 1832 in Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 3 MAR 1863 in Kentucky or Overton Co.,TN

  6. David Leander Sells: Birth: 12 OCT 1835 in Fentress, Sullivan Co., TN. Death: 14 MAY 1908 in Livingston, Overton Co., TN

  7. Rebecca Jane Sells: Birth: 4 MAR 1841 in Overton Co., TN. Death: JUN 1860 in Overton Co., TN


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Julia A. Sells: Birth: 1865 in Overton Co., TN.

  2. Margaret Lucinda Sells: Birth: 30 DEC 1867 in Overton Co., TN. Death: 29 MAR 1928 in Overton Co., TN


Notes
a. Note:   There was a woman named Reader who had a child while she was living in the house with David L and Mary M Sells. A woman named Edna Walker from Springfield, MO. that corresponded with Dorothy B Sells Zachary and Susy Ethel Sells Zachary back in l975 or before. She was trying to trace an ancestor that was named Reader. This person lived in the house with David & Mary. Pleasent Henry claimed the child but for some reason she thought it was really David L. that was the father.
  Mother (Ethel Sells) & (Dorothy Sells) had a list of the children of David L. and Mary M.. This information was from what they called "Grant's list."
  The house they lived in was made of square logs, and was still there as late as 1946 and in good condition. At some time or other the logs were covered over with boards. It had two rooms with a sleeping attic for the boys. The fire space had one stone for the hearth and one for the mantel. The 1st David Leander's powder horn was found in the walls when Rebecca Janes, son Floyd decided to tare it down and build a new house on the same site.
  All of the children of David Leander and Sarah Amanda were born in Livingston, Tenn. R.F.D.2.


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