hello my name is jessie ann selbe
I am looking for any dates or other information on my ancestors John Selbe and
Sarah Gibbons,[MY 4TH GREAT-GRANDPARENTS] they had 3 children,
1. Peter Gibbons Selbe;[MY 3RD GREAT-GRANDFATHER] b. June 26, 1819
d. May 23, 1900. married Nov. 24, 1842, to Edna W Davis; b. Sept. 18, 1823 d.
March 18, 1902. They had 12 children, John R, Minerva L, Christopher B, Mary
D, Lewis T, Robert Absalom, William L, Edna L, Luella Madora, Henry Alexander,
Alonzo Wilson, and Dona Isabell Selbe.
(see Descendants of for dates of children)
2. Samuel A Selbe; no dates, married to (a) Jane Davis and had 2 sons. (1) Peter
Gibbons Selbe; b. April 17, 1843 d. Feb. 20, 1920, married Feb. 15, 1867, to
Signora Senter; b. Jan. 7, 1844 d. Jan. 10, 1928, They had 3 children, William Dick
Erson, Robert Emmet and Benjamin Franklin Selbe. (2) Frank Selbe; no dates.
Samuel also married (b) Martha Littleton; no dates, they had 2 sons, (1) John
Walter; b. Oct. 8, 1871 d. July 19, 1951, married (a) Garnett Alice Hanley; b. Feb,
1884 d. Oct. 21, 1950, They had 7 children, Lena Alice, Mamy Ruth, John Paul,
Kenneth Alva, Donald Ray, Benjamin Delbert, and Daisy May Selbe. Frank also
married (b) Name Unknown, and they had 4 sons, Earl Walter, Arnold, Raymond
3. Richard B Selbe; no dates, married to Lucinda Davis; no dates, married on
March 22,1849, no known children.
John R Selbe [MY GREAT-GREAT-GRANDFATHER] (oldest of the 12 children
of Peter Gibbons Selbe and Edna W. Davis) b. Aug. 4, 1843 d. Jan. 16, 1908,
married Sept. 18, 1866 to Mary Francis Bickel; b. March 1850, they had 4
children, Robert R, Chris Carol, Mary M, and Lulu L Selbe.
Chris Carol Selbe [MY GREAT-GRANDFATHER](second child of John R Selbe
and Mary Frances Bickle) b. Oct. 19, 1867 d. 1942, married to Viola
Hetherington, no dates. They had 5 children, Homer Harold, Maurice, Elaine,
Mildred, Dorthy, and Francis. I have no dates other than my grandfathers.
Homer Harold Selbe [MY GRANDFATHER](oldest child of Chris Carol Selbe
and Viola Hetherington) b. Aug. 29, 1900 d. Sept. 16, 1968, married Feb. 1, 1928
to Jessie Cordelia Crouch; b. June 12, 1904 d. Oct. 9, 1992. They had 6 children,
Viola Elaine, William Carol [MY FATHER], Lillian Elizabeth, Jessie Mildred, Anna
Louise, and Robert Edward Selbe.
I am also interested in any information on [MY GRANDMOTHER], Jessie
Cordelia Crouch; b. June 12, 1904 d. Oct. 9, 1992, Her parents names are William
Thomas Crouch; b. April 30, 1864 and Lillian Elizabeth Casto; no dates.
William Thomas Crouch [MY GREAT-GRANDFATHER] b. April 30, 1864, His
parents names are Mathew Crouch and Laura Smith; no dates.
Lillian Elizabeth Casto [MY GREAT-GRANDMOTHER], no dates, Her parents
names are James Casto and Martha ?, no dates.
I would love to share any information I have to help further your
search, and would greatly appreciate any help or comments you might have. Feel
free to contact me. I also have stories from other Selbe's about the spelling of SelbE
and SelbY. firstname.lastname@example.org