Person:Isaac Sellers (2)

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Isaac Sellers, Sr., of Harrison County, KY
m. abt. 1747
  1. John SellersAbt 1747 - 1812
  2. Samuel Sellers, Jr.1752 - 1830
  3. Isaac Sellers, Sr., of Harrison County, KYEst 1755 - Bef 1819
  4. Margaret Sellers1757 - 1823
m. bef. 1780
  1. Jonathan SellersEst 1780 - Bef 1834
  2. Isaac Sellers, Jr.Abt 1782 - Bef 1834
  3. Elizabeth SellersAbt 1785 - Bef 1847
  4. John SellersAbt 1787 - Bef 1834
  5. Rebecca SellersAbt 1792 -
  6. Martin Sellers1793 - 1864
  7. Eleanor SellersAbt 1795 -
  8. Mary 'Polly' Henry SellersAbt 1799 - 1882
Facts and Events
Name Isaac Sellers, Sr., of Harrison County, KY
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1755 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Marriage bef. 1780 to Rebecca "Rebekah" McCauly
Death? bef. 1819 Harrison County, Kentucky

Estate Records

Estate of Isaac Sellers
To the Hon. the judge of the Harrison Circuit Court in Chancery Humbly complaining showeth unto your honor your orater James Adams & Eleanor his wife that about the year (blank) a certain Isaac Sellers, Senr departed this life intestate leaving the following named children to wit: Jonathan, Isaac, Elizabeth, John, Rebecca, Eleanor, Martin, Polly Henry.
That Jonathan departed this life intestate about the year (left blank) leaving the following children viz: Lewis, Edward, Elizabeth and Amanda who are still alive in Rockcastle county in Kentucky. That Isaac Sellers, the son of Isaac Sellers first named in this bill removed to the state of Indiana where he departed this life leaving the following children: Rebecca, Laurahannah, Nancy, Isaac, Elizabeth, Mary Ann and John. That Rebecca Sellers intermarried with a certain (blank) who is unknown to your orator, and died leaving a child, the other Children of Isaac Sellers, who moved to Indiana, are residing still in that state. That Elizabeth Sellers, the third named child of Isaac Sellers Senr intermarried with a certain Joseph D. Brockman and resides in this county. That John Sellers, the fourth named child of Isaac Sellers decd departed this life intestate leaving the following children viz: Cassandra, Elvina and Harriet. That Rebecca (Sellers) the fifth child of Isaac Sellers Decd intermarried with a certain John Adams & resides in this county. That Eleanor (Sellers) the sixth named child of said Isaac Sellers Senr Decd intermarried with your orator James Adams. That Martin Sellers the seventh named child of Isaac Sellers Decd lives in Scott county Kentucky. That Polly Henry (Sellers) the eighth named child of said Isaac Sellers Senr Decd intermarried with a certain Joseph Vance and resides in Scott county.
That at the death of said Isaac Sellers Senr he left a widow Rebekah who has since intermarried with James Hinton who has departed this life.Your Orator would further states that at the time of his father in law, Isaac Sellers Senr he died seized and possessed of a considerable quantity of personal property consisting of horses, cattle, household and kitchen furniture, hogs, etc. amounting in value to about the sum of five hundred dollars.
That no administration on the estate of said Isaac Sellers Senr Decd was granted to any individual but the property belonging to him as above stated was taken into possession by his wife Rebekah, now Rebekah Hinton, who with the proceeds thereof purchased a tract of land which she has since sold for about the sum of between $250 & $300 and your Orator states and charges that after paying for said tract of land a considerable quantity of household & kitchen furniture remained on hand in the possession of said Rebecca Hinton, also several articles of stock not known to your Orator.
Your Orator states and charges that these actings and doings on the part of sd Deft. Rebekah Hinton took place before your Orator intermarried into the family of Isaac Sellers to his daughter Eleanor.And at a time when your Orator and Oratrix were of young and tender years and your Oratrix incapable of looking after and attending to her own concerns.
Your Orator and Oratrix state and charge that said Rebekah Hinton intends so to dispose of all her property which she has unjustly obtained from the estate of her first husband & a part of which rightfully belongs to your Orator and Oratrix, in such a manner as to wholey exclude your Orator & wife from any interest or share in the same to which they humbly conceive and believe themselves to be equitably entitled to part thereof.
All which actings and doings are contrary to Equity and good conscience and tend to the manifest injury and oppression of your Orator. In tender consideration whereof and for as much as your Orator and wife are(illegible) in the premises & relievable only in chancery (the proof in this case resting in Defts Rebekah Hinton knowledge alone) and relievable only in Chancery where matters of this kind are cognizable.
To the end therefore that the said Rebekah Hinton, Lewis, Edward, Elizabeth and Amanda (children of Jonathan Sellers Decd) Rebecca, Laurahannah, Nancy, Isaac, Elizabeth, Mary Ann, John Sellers, the children of Isaac Sellers Decd & the unknown heir of Rebecca late Rebecca Sellers Decd, Elizabeth Brockman and Joseph D. Brockman her husband. Cassandra Sellers, Elvina Sellers and Harriet children & heirs at Law of John Sellers Decd. That Rebecca Adams & John Adams, Martin Sellers, Polly Henry Vance & Joseph Vance her husband all of whom your Orator and Oratrix pray may be made defendants to this bill may be full true and perfect answers make to all the matters and charges herein contained on Oath what amount and kind of property of her first husband Isaac Sellers Decd came to her hand. What disposition she has made of the same. What property of sd Sellers is still in her hands. What she has done with the proceeds thereof.
And that finally by a decree of this Hon. Court the Deft. Rebecca Hinton may be compelled to pay over to your Orator & wife the full and just portion to which they are entitled as heirs or (illegible) of Isaac Sellers Senr Decd and that they may have such other and further relief as to Equity Belongs & the nature of their case may require may it please your Honor to grant to your Orator & wife the (illegible) the writ of Sp__ etc directed etc Co___ing etc and _____ duty bound they will ever pray etc.Sept 18th 1834, State of Kentucky, Harrison County Hodges for Complts.
Source: Harrison County, Kentucky, Bundle 229, Case 6299.
Source: Genealogy.com
References
  1.   Kentucky, United States. Tax Lists, 1799-1801. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).

    Name: Isaac Sellers
    Residence County: Harrison
    Residence Year: 1800