Lenox Time Table
Thursday, November 5, 1914
OBITUARY ~ MILTON HAWKINS SELLER
Milton Hawkins Seller was born at Evansville, Ind. Nov 12, 1822, and passed away at the home in Lenox, Oct. 29, 1914 aged 91years, 11 months and 14 days.
He was married Feb 28, 1851 to Sarah J. Leach, who preceded him in death, dying on May 11, 1906. To their union were born nine children—six boys and three girls—all of whom are living, and except two who were too far away were present at thef liberal. The children are Colubus S. of Clearfield; William H. of Bismark, Washington; John F. of Mabton, Wash.; Mrs. Florence Gossline of Van Wert; Mrs. Luella Ray, Albert M., Mrs. Una McGrew and Charles R. of Lenox and Edwin R. of Memphis, Mo.
For 26 years after his marriage Mr. Seller lived in Putman county, Ind., near Greencastle, from which place they came to Iowa and settled in Grant township on the farm where he lived until last March when he removed to Lenox. Soon after he was married he was converted and with his wife became a member of the Methodist Church.
A double funeral was held for Mr. Seamans and Mr. Seller at the M. E. Church at 2 o'clock, Sunday, Nov. 1, conducted by Walter A. Morgan, assisted by Rev. A. L Davidson. The body of Mr. Seller was laid to rest in the Clearfield cemetery and that of Mr. Seamans in Fairview cemetery, Lenox.
Transcription by Lorelei Rusco, November of 2011
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