Atwell Thomas Sellars was born on April 24, 1876 in Harrison County, Kentucky. He was the son of John Henry Sellars and Dallas Roberts.
Atwell married Sarah Ellen “Ella” Baker on November 23, 1904 in Harrison County. He was 28 years old and she was 27 years. Ella was born about 1877 in Kentucky, the daughter of Lawson “Las” Meyer Baker and Mary Catherine Miller.
After their marriage, the couple settled in Harrison County, where Atwell found employment as a farmer.
On September 12, 1918, Atwell registered for the draft for World War I in Harrison County. He was described as tall and stout, with brown eyes and dark hair.
By 1930, Atwell and Ella had moved to a farm in McKennysburg, Pendleton County, Kentucky. They never had any children.
Atwell Thomas Sellars died on June 14, 1949 in Pendleton County, Kentucky. He was 73 years old at his death.
Sarah Ellen Baker Sellars died on February 27, 1959 in Harrison County, Kentucky. She was 85 years old at her death.
Notes for Atwell Thomas Sellars
Birth & Death: Ancestry.com. Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Military: Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Marriage: FamilySearch.org, Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979
Residence & Occupation in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: Magisterial District 3, Harrison, Kentucky; Roll: T624_479; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0092; Image: 680; FHL Number: 1374492.
Residence & Occupation in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: McKennysburg, Pendleton, Kentucky; Roll: 774; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 91.0.
Residence in 1940: Year: 1940; Census Place: Pendleton, Kentucky; Roll: T627_1348; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 96-4. Ancestry.com. 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
Notes for Ella Baker
Birth & Death: Ancestry.com. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Divisision of Epidemiology and Health Planning. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-present. Frankfort, KY, USA: Kentucky Department of Information Systems.
Residence in 1880: Year: 1880; Census Place: Richland, Harrison, Kentucky; Roll: 418; Family History Film: 1254418; Page: 82B; Enumeration District: 102; Image: 0418. Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.