Re: Abbott, Sellers, Roberts
quoting from page 213 in the book COUSINS BY THE DOZENS Volume III by Ivanoel Gibbins,M.D. and Harry B. Clayton
"Amanda Ellen ABBOTT was born in Schuyler County, Illinois c1852, the daughter of Louisa Jane SELLERS and William Miles ABBOTT.She was brought to the home of Emily (Sellers) Ritchey after her mother's death about 1852.After her father remarried he took the children, but his new wife did not care for them well, we are told.Mary Ellen Ritchey brought Amanda to her mother's home again after the father was killed in a cyclone, and she and her sisters loved her dearly.She was eventually brought to Doniphon County, Kansas, near Troy, by her mother's sister, Emily RITCHEY.There she was married to Greenbury MANN.They lived in nearby Blair, Kansas They had two children Horace MANN and Lulu MANN." Lulu MANN married and moved to Los Angeles.