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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

William D. and Jane Selder , Burlington



The Selder/Selders family migrated to Jones County, Iowa about 1849/50, where the family remained until some time after the 1860 US census. This is the family as it appears in Monticello Township, Jones County, Iowa in the 1850 census;
William Selders M 39 Pennsylvania
Matilda Selders F 34 Kentucky
Fidelia Selders F 13 Indiana
Lafayette Selders M 12 Indiana
John Selders M 11 Indiana
Robert Selders M 9 Indiana
Martha M Selders F 6 Indiana
James L Selders M 1 Indiana
FindaGrave # 61103996.
Lafayette Selder Co A, 15th Iowa Infantry, died in 1894, is buried in Evergreen cemetery, Fall River County, South Dakota, # 51276239.

In 1896 Adaline Selder of Rushville, Nebraska was granted an original widows pension.
Adeline Selder 1839-1910 is buried in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska, # 53189403.
1904 "Shoe Retailer"

George Adams - Dec 9, 1912 - Sarah Adams April 25, 1923, and George B. Adams March 12, 1938 are buried in Hillside Cemetery, Sioux City.
William D. Selder was born May 30, 1867 in Iowa, mother's maiden name Will, and died December 6, 1940 in Los Angeles County.
In 1880 Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, George Adams is 40, a dealer in boots and shoes born in Bremen, with Sarah 39 New York. George B. 13 works in the boot store, Jane E. is 12, William L. is 10, Archey F. is 8, Jessie M. is 6, Flora A. is 4, and Sarah E. 1.
In 1885 Monona County, Iowa, George and Sarah have George B, Jennie E. William L. Arachie F., Jessie E, and Flora A.
In 1894 Sioux City, Iowa, Wm. D. Selder is a cashier for the Am. Exp. Co, boards at 711 Douglas.
In 1895 Sioux City, Jane E. Adams is single, 35 born in Pennsylvania, parents born in New York.
(George B. Adams had married Minnie J. Freyman in Woodbury County July 19, 1895, and in 1900 is a boot and shoe merchant.
Also in Woodbury County in 1900, in a boarding house are Jennie E. Adams March 1869 - a cashier in an oil warehouse, Arch F. Adams Aug 1873, a bookkeeper, and Flora A. Adamas Feb 1878 a bookkeeper, all three born in Pennsylvania.
1898 Valentine, Nebraska "W.D. Selder, one of Sioux City's most prominent bank officials was in town the past week looking after his business interests. Mr. Selder is one of the Selder Bros who run a large cattle ranch near Merriman."
1898 Valentine "William Selder of Sioux City was up visiting and looking after his interest in the Selder Bros. ranch. He filed on a quarter section of land while here."
"A sister of Mrs. Selder, of Hot Springs, has been visiting with her the last week or ten days."
1903 Valentine "Wm. Nichols and John Selder have sold out and moved away, the former to Colorado and the latter to Rushville."
1898 Valentine "Wm. Nichols and Inez Selder were married on December 28, Squire Sullivan officiating."
In 1900 Cherry County, William is 27 born in Minnesota, Inez 28, Iowa.
Sarah Adams is widowed in 1920 Portland, Oregon, 78, with single daugher Jessie M. 45, who manages an apartment house.
1930 Sioux City, Iowa " Miss Jessie Adams, of Portland, Ore., is visiting in the homes of Mr. and Mrs, George B. Adams and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Sears. "

In 1900 Sioux City, "D. W. "Selder, born May 1867 in Iowa, is in a boarding house, a bank clerk
In 1901 W.D. Selder is the cashier for the Stock Growers Bank of Burlington, Colorado.
In 1912 W.D. Selder was president of the Ankenny Linseed Oil Company, with headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.
1903

1905




Flora A. Adams and Laura V. Wagner were witnesses.

In 1907 William D. Selder was a director of the new Central National Bank of Denver.
In 1908 Mrs. Jane Adams Selder was the only one practicing Christian Science in Burlington.
William cash-claimed 160 acres in sections 10, 27, and 28, 6S 44W in 1908.
In 1910 Burlington, Kit Carson County, William is a bank cashier, 42, born in Iowa, with Jane A. 40 Pennsylvania.
1911 "Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Selder left Tuesday morning for Denver from which place they go to Sioux City Iowa and from there they start for California where they will spend the winter visiting places of interest."
1910 Burlington "B.H. Brooks and family have moved into the house recently purchased by him from Mrs. W.D. Selder."
Also in 1910, W.D. Selder resigned as member of the Burlington city council.
1910 "Mrs. Adaline Selder of Rushville, Nebraska spent a few days last week as the guest of her son banker W.D. Selder."


In 1910 H.G. Weare and W.D. Selder advertise for the Stock Growers Bank of Burlington.
In 1920 Jane E. Adams Selder of Burlington, Colorado, published a Helps to Bible Study, Proper Names and their Definitons, from Cruden's Concordance .
In 1920 they're in Los Angeles 51 and 50 - no occupation. (But in the 1922 University of Colorado advisory board he's listed with a Burlington address).
1931 Spearfish, South Dakota "W.D. Selder of Santa Monica, California, who has been visiting the H.G. Weare family for several days, left yesterday for his home.


In 1930 Los Angeles County, they have financial investments, and in 1940 no occupation.
Jane Selder, born March 6, 1868 in Pennsylvania, mother Whalen, father Adams, died April 18, 1948 in Los Angeles County.


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