Matthew Bacon Sellers (and Angelina Leathers Lewis), circa 1900

Matthew Bacon Sellers was born in Baltimore, Maryland on march 29, 1869, the first of four children born to Matthew B. Sellers, Sr., and Angelina Leathers Lewis, who were descended from families native to Kenton and Carter Counties, Kentucky.  Known sons of Matthew Bacon Sellers were Matthew III and John Clark Sellers.

Matthew Bacon Sellers made crucial contributions to the development of aviation in this country, w ith his many inventions.

See Matthew's airplane.

Submitted by  Garrett and Sherry Lowe

Blakemore, home of Matthew Bacon Sellers


Link to a biographical sketch

Submitted by: Joel Carter

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