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The family to which the writer belongs, came from about Tarboro, N. C. about 1750. They were of Scotch, Irish and English descent. My great-grandfather, William Sellers, headed the family. He settled in Columbus or Brunswick County, N. C. on what was called the "Seven Creeks," he had and raised six or seven sons - Elisha, Joel, Matthew, Henry, Benjamin and Sion - of these, my grandfather, Benjamin, was born about 1740 grew up and married a Miss Bryant, by whom he had five children - of these my father, Jordan was the eldest, and the only one raised to be grown. My father was born 16 February 1763 and died 9 September 1838, at the age of seventy-five years in this (Marion) county. My grandfather Benjamin, married, a second time, don't remember to whom; by this marriage he raised four children. - three sons, Wright, Luke and Leven and one daughter, Rhoda.
--A History of Marion County, W.W. Sellers (1902)

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