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.
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.
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