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Byron A. SELNER

Male 1869 - 1956  (87 years)


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  • Name Byron A. SELNER 
    Born 23 Aug 1869  St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Sep 1956  Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Byron [middle initial illegible] Selner is listed in the 1900 census of Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN.

      Byron is listed in the 1900 census as a day laborer who was born in August 1869 and was then 30 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 7 years.

      Listed with Byron is his wife, Rosella, who was born in October 1874 and was then 25 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in OH, and her mother was born in IN. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 7 years and had theretofore given birth to 4 children, all of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Byron is his daughter, Iva, who was born in August 1893 and was then 6 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Byron is his daughter, Vera, who was born in March 1895 and was then 5 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Byron is his daughter, Lulah, who was born in February 1897 and was then 3 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Byron is his daughter, Hazel, who was born in February 1998 [?] and was then 1 year of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      (2) Obituary, The Bremen Enquirer, September 3, 1956, p. 5:

      BYRON A. SELNER

      Byron A. Selner, eighty-seven years old, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the home of his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Marburger, where he made his home. Mr. Selner was a son of Peter and Elizabeth (Miller) Selner and was born August 23, 1869, in St. Joseph county. August 28, 1893, he was married to Rosella Overholt, who preceded him in death. Surviving relatives are five daughters, Mrs. Marburger of Bremen, Mrs. Vera Fisher, Mrs. Lulu Helmlinger, and Mrs. George Penrose of Mishawaka, and Mrs. Elmer Cline of Osceola. There are eleven grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren, and two great, great grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held this afternoon at two o'clock in the Huff Funeral Home. Rev. J. M. Michael, pastor of First Evangelical Reformed church, will officiate in the service and burial will be in Olive Cemetery, north of Wakarusa.
    Person ID I11229  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2019 

    Family Rosella OVERHOLT,   b. Oct 1874, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 3 Sep 1956  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1892  St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Indiana Marriage Records Index, 1845-1920, Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000:

      Name: Rosella Overhalt
      Spouse Name: Byron A. Selner
      Marriage Date: 18 Aug 1892
      Marriage County: St. Joseph
      Source Title 1: St. Joseph County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Records South Bend City Marriage
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Book Numbers Indicates Location of Record
      Book: 13
      OS Page: 180
    Children 
     1. Hazel C. SELNER,   b. Abt 1899, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2019 14:42:13 
    Family ID F5185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart