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Frances A. Sellers

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At a Glance

Frances A. Seller's name heads the list of students in the Burwell School Catalogue of 1848-51 [1] [2].


A  "Fanny S. of Clinton"  signed Robina Norwood 's autograph album on May 24, 1850. She and her younger sister, Rosa Sellers , were from Sampson County, NC.

Biographical Data

Frances was called Fanny.

Places of Residence

Schools Attended



  1. Burwell School Catalogue of 1848-51.
  2. Mary Claire Engstrom. The Book of Burwell Students: Lives of Educated Women in the Antebellum South. (Hillsborough: Hillsborough Historic Commission, 2007).