Other names for Nellie: Nellie Irene Sellers, Nellie Sellars.
Nellie was born 28 Sep 1894 in Nebraska. She died 31 Dec 1920 in Winfield, Cowley Co., Kansas from chronic pulmonary tuberculosis. She was buried 7 Jan 1921 in Winfield State Home Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley Co., Kansas.
She has been identified with the Nellie Sellars found on FindAGrave #72253988 but that appears to be a different individual given the dates on the grave marker.
Her death certificate lists her step-father, William Henry Sellers, but not her mother.
Nellie had a learning disability and, in 1917, was placed in a State Home in Winfield. She lived there for about three and half years before her death.
Nellie never married.
1910 U.S. Census, Barneston, Gage Co., Nebraska, Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009..
1920 U.S. Census, Kansas Sate Home and Training School, Cowley Co., Kansas, Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, Utah, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010..
Nellie Irene Sellers, cemetery notes, www.findagrave.com, #29860092 .
Nellie Irene Sellers, death certificate, no. 182899, registered no. 1 (4 Jan 1921), Div. of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Kansas.
Line Generation: 9
Relationship: Fifth Cousins Two Times Removed through Diebold "Theobald" Mechling◊