John A Sellers


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Sellers, John A


John A. Sellers is a fifth generation native to Hopkins County, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in advertising/public relations and received his teaching certificate in history from Texas A & M, Commerce. He has been doing genealogical and historical research since 1985. His favorite area of research is in the courthouse. He has visited courthouses in several southern states and has conducted extensive research in Texas and Louisiana.

He is an active member of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society and has served fifteen years on the executive board and as President, 1997-1998, 2017- current. He has been a member of the faculty at IGHR  2009-10, 2014, 2018 and 2021 and the featured speaker for more than 65 all day seminars located in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. John has given over 275 programs on genealogy and history.

2021 Course

  • Course Nine — Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South