John Henry SELLS Edith May Stanton SELLS John Arthur SELLS Frances Isabel SELLS Sarah Isabelle JONES Annie Edith MARCH Mini tree diagram

John Francis Charles SELLS

10th Mar 1889 - 13th Jan 1962

General Office Manager, Morrell Company, Ottumwa, Iowa

Life History

10th Mar 1889

Born in Titaghur, India

15th Jun 1889

Baptised in St. Stephen's, Kidderpur, India

about 1895

Immigrated to England

between 1905 and 1913

Educated University of Alberta

about 1905

Immigrated to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

about 1905

Occupation Farm hand

between 1906 and 1913

Educated McGill University, Montreal, Canada

before 1913

Occupation Engineer, Ampere, New Jersey


Occupation Manager of a law office


Occupation Accountant

15th Jun 1915

Married Sarah Isabelle JONES in St. Augustine's Church, Lethbridge, Canada

10th Jul 1916

Birth of son John Arthur SELLS in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

26th May 1917

Educated Certified as Chartered Accountant

10th Dec 1919

Educated Admitted to bar

2nd Jan 1920

Immigrated to Entered US at Portal, North Dakota

4th Jan 1920

Occupation Price, Waterhouse & Co.  Chicago


Naturalized in US Citizen

between 1940 and 1943

Occupation General Office Manager, Morrell Company, Ottumwa, Iowa

after 1943

Occupation Controller and Board Member, Morrell Company


Retired in Morrell Company

13th Jan 1962

Died in St Mary's Hospital, West Palm Beach, Florida

17th Jan 1962

Buried in Ottumwa Cemetery, Ottumwa, Iowa

Other facts


Birth of daughter Frances Isabel SELLS