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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William Eller
Sarah McGlamery
Marriage: 1825
Peter Eller
Nancy Eller
Caroline Ellen Eller
William Eller
Mary Eller
Alpha Jane Eller
Henry Harrison Eller

Spouse and Children

Ashe County, North Carolina, USA


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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

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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