William Eller

1803–9 August 1876 (Age 73)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of William

William Eller was born in 1803, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States as the son of Henry Eller. He married Sarah McGlamery in 1825. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years and North Carolina, United States in 1870. He died on 9 August 1876, in Harvard, Clay, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Eller
1803–1876
Sarah McGlamery
1806–1880
Marriage: 1825
Peter Eller
1821–1908
Nancy Eller
1830–
Caroline Ellen Eller
1846–
William Eller
1835–
Mary Eller
1837–
Alpha Jane Eller
1839–1906
Henry Harrison Eller
1840–1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1825
Ashe County, North Carolina, USA
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Walton War

Age 1

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 22

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’.2 German: habitational name from places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin.3 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Heller , reflecting varieties of Yiddish in which there is no h.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Wm Eller, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Eller, "United States Census, 1830"
  • William Eller, "United States Census, 1840"

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