William Eller

Male1803–9 August 1876

Brief Life History of William

When William Eller was born in 1803, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Eller, was 15 and his mother, Elizabeth Eller, was 11. He married Sarah McGlamery about 1825, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. 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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William Eller
Sarah McGlamery
Marriage: about 1825
Peter Eller
Nancy Eller
Caroline Ellen Eller
William Eller
Mary Eller
Alpha Jane Eller
Henry Harrison Eller

Sources (5)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1825Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    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

    North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an alder tree, from Middle Low German elre, alre ‘alder’.

    German: habitational name from any of the places in the North Rhine and Mosel areas, so called from an old stream name Elera, Alira, of Celtic origin.

    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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