Robert Emmet Seibels Jr.

b. 20 February 1917, d. 30 August 1947

Robert Emmet Seibels Jr, 1917-1947
US Naval Academy Yearbook, 1938
  • Robert Emmet Seibels Jr. was born on 20 February 1917 in Alabama.
  • Robert Emmet Seibels and Fanny Lockett Marks appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 629 South Perry Street. Other members of the household included Robert Emmet Seibels Jr., William Temple Seibels.
  • Robert Emmet Seibels and Fanny Lockett Marks appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 619 South Perry Street. Other members of the household included Robert Emmet Seibels Jr., William Temple Seibels.
  • He was serving as an ensign in the US Navy, according to the 1940 census.
  • Robert Emmet Seibels and Fanny Lockett Marks appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, at 619 South Perry Street. Other members of the household included Robert Emmet Seibels Jr., William Temple Seibels.
  • The following appeared on 20 April 1941 in The Anniston Star: Plans are announced for the marriage of Miss Julie Sellers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Leon Sellers, to Robert Emmett Seibels, Jr., ensign, United States Navy.
         The ceremony will take place at six o'clock in the evening at St. John's Episcopal Church, on Saturday, April twenty-six.
         The Rev. Edgar Ralph Neff, the rector, will be officiating clergyman.
         Bridal music will be rendered by the Fanny Marks Seibels orchestra.
         The bride's only attendants will be her sister, Miss Rebecca Sellers, and Mrs. Fred Bibb.
         Ushers will be: William Arrington, Chris G. Hume, Jr., William Ashley, Dr. William L. Sellers, John L. Sellers, brothers of the bride, and both of Mobile; George Seibels, of Birmingham, and Davis Stakely, Jr.
         A series of lovely parties will honor Miss Sellers prior to her wedding.
         Last evening Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hopkins entertained at a buffet supper at their home in Thorn Place for Miss Sellers and Ensign Seibels.
         Mr. and Mrs. Seibels, parents of the groom to be, will give the after rehearsal party on Friday evening, April 25, this climaxing the list of pre-nuptial courtesies.
  • He married Jule Sellers, daughter of William Leon Sellers, on 26 April 1941 in Montgomery, Alabama, at St. John's Episcopal Church, with Rev. Edgar Ralph Neff officiating.
  • The following appeared on 7 May 1941 in The Anniston Star: Ensign and Mrs. Robert Emmet Seibels, Jr. (Jule Sellers), have left for San Diego, Cal., from which port they will sail May 11, for Honolulu, for his two-year naval assignment.--Montgomery Advertiser.
  • Robert Emmet Seibels Jr. died on 30 August 1947 at age 30.
  • His wife Jule Sellers became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Last Edited: 25 Jun 2016

Family: Jule Sellers b. 25 November 1918, d. 23 August 1972