Barrington West Sellers was born on August 24, 1896 in Lexington, Virginia. He was the son of Harvey Lee Sellers and Isabella West Sellers. Barrington was a student in Princeton University, Class of 1917. He died on August 4, 1918 at the age of 21 in France. He is now buried in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery, Lexington, Lexington City, Virginia, USA.