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Dunn noted that "hoosier" was frequently used in many parts of the South in the 19th century for woodsmen or rough hill people. This was so common an occurrence that a settler coming into a tavern the morning after a fight and seeing an ear on the floor would touch it with his toe and casually ask, "Whose ear? But by all odds the most serious student of the matter was Jacob Piatt Dunn, Jr., Indiana historian and longtime secretary of the IHS. 21M OH ====== 1840 MIAMI CO, IN = JOHN SELLERS 1840 CASS CO, IN = JOSEPH SELLERS 1830 CASS CO, IN = JOHN and JOSEPH SELLERS with sons born 1820/25 === JOSEPH SELLERS died 1834 CASS CO, IN = Will and many court records= sons JOHN JOSEPH WILLIAM ROBERT, dec'd ===== Don't Know if we have a Will/Estate on these sons of Joseph 1770/1834= John and Joseph SELLERS which would prove their kids. ===== This JOSEPH SELLERS married 1790 Lincoln Co, KY to Rachael SUMMERS who died 1837 CASS CO, IN = URIAH BUZZER? It is not hard to see how this word was attached to a hill dweller or highlander. ALFRED PERRY SELLERS born PREBLE CO, OH (proven how? GEORGE 14 OH ABRAHAM 11 OH SARAH 9 OH LEWIS 5 OH ALFRED 25 OH MARY J 17 OH ETHAN? In the Cumberland dialect, the world "hoozer" meant anything unusually large, presumably like a hill. They were called "Hoosier's men" and eventually all people from Indiana were called Hoosiers. Joseph Wright derived Hoosier from an Indian word for corn, "hoosa." Indiana flatboatmen taking corn or maize to New Orleans came to be known as "hoosa men" or Hoosiers. There was once a contractor named Hoosier employed on the Louisville and Portland Canal who preferred to hire laborers from Indiana.
KITCHEN FURNITURE rbl i Jlifl CATAL There are seven Cabinets in the Sellers Line for 1939 . Various standard finishes do not all follow the same scheme for the application of color ttim — for example, Red Trim on White Enamel does not always follow the same design and application as Blue or Black Trim on White Enamel (to attempt to explain all variations in detail would cause endless confusion) but our designer has striven throughout for best final results on all pieces.We have preferred to manufacture a very complete line and to expand the number of standard finishes in such a way as to cover a maximum of regular trade requirements.By so doing we CAN and DO maintain complete warehouse stocks. Operating under this policy of supplying merchandise only as cataloged we are able to take full advantage of all line production and reflect these advantages in our prices and service. Seems the name "Hoosier" came into being sometime around 1830. I will put together a more detailed list of children etc. Jim Sellars ========== Wed, -0800 From: "Sherry Balow" To: [email protected]: 1 OK Nancee..isn't what you asked for, but my "contribution" for the day.